January 12, 2023

Office Closure:  The office will be closed January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
2023 Altar Flowers:  It’s time to prepare for next year’s delightful flowers for our altar!  Select your desired date and fill out your dedication: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4AAEAC2EA5FC1-2022.  As always, please call Nicole in the office if you’d prefer not to create an account.
Sunday Forum: “How Has Our Thinking Changed: Theology and Worship in the Episcopal Tradition”.  Sundays, at 9:00 A.M. in the parish hall, let’s gather and learn about changes in the Anglican/Episcopal tradition from its roots to the modern day. A lot happens over time! Jan 15, 22; Feb 5, 12.
Ladies Who Lunch:  It is time to get together again to share a meal and experience great fellowship!  Stephanie Elder will make reservations for 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 19th, at the Applebee’s Grill on 2810 W. Elder Street, just off Vista on the way to the airport  She will need to let the restaurant know how many will be there so please let her know of your plans.
Wednesday Evening Wisdom: “Prophetic Spirituality: An Introduction to the Writings of Howard Thurman” Howard Thurman was a minister and civil rights activist of the early 20th Century who influenced Martin Luther King, Jr, and his spiritual writings connect us to how we live our Christian faith. We will use the book, Howard Thurman: Essential Writings, and we’ll start on Wednesday, January 25th, so that people can order the book from their favorite place. (The book has Thurman’s picture right in the middle and is published by Orbis Books).  We’ll meet in the parish hall at 6:00 P.M.
All Saints Moviegoers:  Our first movie of 2023 will be Thursday, January 26th, at 1:00 P.M. in the Parish Hall.  Top Gun: Maverick has been nominated for numerous awards, is a pretty good sequel to the original film, and has lots of action.  Please bring your snacks and beverages.
Annual Meeting:  Our annual meeting is scheduled for January 29th this year. There will be a breakfast potluck, Eucharist will begin at 9 A.M., and the meeting will follow.
Catechism Videos!: Fr. Joseph has put together a little video series on the catechism (an outline of the faith) to help give anyone who’s curious a simple instruction on our faith. The videos are available on YouTube here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtzhUiteQjCi7_fognxOyYH_aoVEr8e-1