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All Saints Episcopal Church

4033 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 777-3829

www.allsaintspdx.org

The Rev. Laura C. Truby, Rector
The Rev. Kathleen Borsch, Deacon
Dr. James Denman, Director of Music
Celtic Cross
Jesus appears to his disciples on the Sea of Tiberias
O God, whose blessed Son did manifest himself to his disciples 
in the breaking of bread: Open, we pray thee, the eyes of our 
faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; 
through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth
and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one 
God, now and for ever. Amen.
BCP 172.
Special Thanks!
 
I know all of our spirits were lifted by the beautiful colors of the tulips, jonquils, and violets that greeted us as we arrived at church on Easter Day. They were the result of the inspiration, time and effort of our Senior Warden, Laurie McDowell! We thank her for the joyful greeting they provided, reminding us of the Resurrection! Thank you very much, Laurie!

Also, we thank Jerry Meter for taking the initiative on our behalf, to submit two excellent articles in the Oregonian announcing our Holy Week services. They were very welcoming and were an effective outreach for All Saints.  Thank you, Jerry!

SPRING CLEAN-UP!
We need your help to clean and beautify the church grounds.
SATURDAY, APRIL 9th from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Please bring rakes, shovels, clippers, and brooms.
Pizza lunch provided for all workers!

Call Judy Clark, 605-670-8141 for more information 
P.S. Let us know if you need written credit for school 
community service requirements.  We can provide it!
Landscaping at All Saints
A beautiful golden yellow-blossomed Exbury Azalea on the west side of the church was cut down just as it was setting forth buds to bloom.
 
Please: if anyone believes that any of our shrubs, bushes, trees or plants need to be removed, trimmed or relocated, please first talk with your Junior Warden, Judy Clark. Please do not go ahead and remove, trim or relocate without checking with her.
 
Thank you!
Prayer for the Earth
I have come to terms with the future.
From this day onward I will walk easy on the earth.
Plant trees. Kill no living things.
Live in harmony with all creatures.
I will restore the earth where I am.
Use no more of its resources than I need.
And listen, listen to what it is telling me.

 
 from Earth Prayers from around the World
Diocesan Clergy Conference
Mother Laura will be attending the Spring Clergy Conference at the Oregon Gardens from Monday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 13. She can be reached during that time as needed and will be checking her messages.
The Annual Mustard Seed Tea and Fashion Show will be presented on Sunday, April 17th after the 10:15 service.  Please watch for opportunities to sign up and help out with this important event that promotes our Mustard Seed ministry.  We will need models, an emcee, and, of course, tea and munchies.  It is a fun time for families and friends!  Any questions?  Contact Laurie McDowell or Mikki Wooldridge.
A special thank you to our new member, Marjorie Ashcraft, for her assistance in folding and assembling service bulletins. Her cheerful help is much appreciated from week to week and especially throughout Holy Week.  Thank you, Marjorie!

All Saints Sunday School is looking for a nursery volunteer two times a month and an on-call Godly Play Doorkeepers. Please contact Laura Axon if you are interested.

All Saints Bunco Night
Parish Life is hosting another Bunco Night on Wednesday, April 20th, at 7 p.m..  This fun evening will be held at Chris McClave's home.  More info to follow!
 
WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN TO WEAVE A BASKET?
Learn one of the most versatile, basic techniques
of basket-making and make a small twined basket.
If interested, contact Susan Hanks at
sbhanks@comcast.net
and we will plan a time convenient to most people.
A Celebration of Life

A memorial service is planned for the celebration of the life of Jacqueline Kraft on Saturday, April 9th, at 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of All Saints Episcopal Church. A reception for family, friends, and church members will follow in our Parish Hall. 

Jackie Kraft, a member of All Saints for over 50 years, was born on May 12,1936, and returned to her Creator on March 5, 2016.  Condolences may be sent to her husband, Chuck Kraft at Dove Care Services. May her soul now both dance and rejoice in the Presence of God.
Laura Truby + 
Parish Cycle of Prayer
Warren  & Jen Schafer; Diane Scott, Collin; Penny Seidl; Jim & Sara Soland, Grady & Ainsley; Gary Sorenson; Arron & Molly Starr, Grace, Wyatt, Jett & Skeet; Bill Stewart.

Special needs, immediate concerns: 
Chuck Kraft; Sue Nunley; Rebekah Borsch; George & Gail McCowen; Bettie Meeker; Barbara Liniger; Sarah Revak; Gaye Benson; Gary Sorenson.
Friday, April 8
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed Thrift Shop
8:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies


Saturday, April 9
9:00 a.m.  Church Yard Work Day
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed Thrift Shop

11:30 a.m. Hot Meals
2:00 p.m. Jackie Kraft Memorial
7:00 p.m. NA
8:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies


Sunday, April 10
THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharsit, Rite II
12:00 p.m. Family Choir
4:00 p.m. Youth Group


Monday, April 11
9:00 a.m. Tai Chi
10:00 a.m. Tai Chi Instruction

11:00 a.m. Tai Chi Practice
6:00 p.m. Girl Scout Daisy Group


Tuesday, April 12
9:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study
4:00 p.m. Girls Scout Daisy group
5:00 p.m. Banners

6:30 p.m. AA
7:00 p.m. Finance Committee


Wednesday, April 13
8:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies

Thursday, April 14
7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir

Third Sunday of Easter, Year C

Ministry Schedule
Ministry Schedule for Sunday, April 10th:
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Worship Leader:
 Nancy Janecek
Lectors:  Jen Schafer, Jacob Mathai

Intercessor:  Nancy Janecek
10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Worship Leader:  
Mary Earl

Lectors:  Mary Earl, Laurie McDowell
Intercessor:  Deacon Kathleen Borsch

Eucharistic Ministers: Mary Earl, Kathy Martin
Acolytes

Ushers: Bill & Jocelyn Cox
Greeter: Christine McClure
Coffee Hour: Amelia Brooks, Patricia Kugler
Lessons
Lessons Appointed for the
Third Sunday of Easter, Year C


Acts 9:1-6
Psalm 30
Revelation 5:11-14
John 21:1-19
News from the Diocese of Oregon
SAFE Church 2016
The following SAFE Church trainings have been scheduled for 2016:

Preventing Sexual Harassment of Church Workers
Saturday, April 23, 1:00 - St. Paul Salem
Saturday, May 7, 1:00-5:00 – St. Gabriel, Portland

 
Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Communities of Faith
Saturday, April 23, 8:30 - St. Paul, Salem
Saturday, May 7, 8:30-12:30 - St. Gabriel, Portland
 
Safeguarding God’s Children
Sunday, April 24, 1:00 p.m. - St. Paul, Salem
Saturday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. - St. John the Baptist, Portland


To register on-line registration click here:

http://arena.episcopaldioceseoregon.org/default.aspx?page=3113
WOMEN'S CURSILLO WEEKEND
 
Coming Soon
 
Women's Cursillo Weekend
May 20-22, 2016
St. Francis of Assisi, Wilsonville

 

If you are interested in attending, ask a Cursillista,
your priest, or contact Winnie Carey.
winniecarey@ymail.com
503-932-7464
View the Church Calendar here

Printed calendars are updated weekly and available
in the narthex - please take one - thank you!

Printed copies of sermons are available for use during the Sunday service.  Please find them on the table in the narthex.

Office Hours:
Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
OUR MISSION
The purpose of All Saints is to celebrate God's love,
to seek and serve Christ in all persons,
and to go forth into the world,
rejoicing in the power of the Spirit.
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