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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. Mary Anne Gard, Assisting Priest
The Rev. Kathleen Borsch, Deacon
Dr. James Denman, Director of Music
Celtic Cross

Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery 
hast established the new covenant of reconciliation:
Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of
Christ's Body may show forth in their lives what they profess
by their faith; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord,
who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
BCP 172.


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!
Thank you to everyone who sent cards and letters, brought flowers, soup and pies, called and babsat me, and visited. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I'm looking forward to seeing all of you at church one of these days.  

Love, Bettie Meeker
The Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Dear Friends,

The season of Easter continues through May 1st, at which time baptisms could take place during a Sunday service on a date that is convenient for your family. 

After that, May 15, the Day of Pentecost, is another feast day especially designated for and appropriate to Holy Baptism.

 
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 + 
IN SYMPATHY
Our prayers for Gaye Benson in the loss of her dear friend, spiritual companion and housemate, Loraine Brown, who died at home at 11:03 p.m. on Friday, March 11. Loraine was 94 and strong in her faith. Services are expected to take place in El Sobrante, California, and her ashes scattered off the coast. May her soul sing for joy in the heavenly choir.
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.
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.

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!
 
A Life Line Screening event will take place at All Saints on Friday, April 1st.The screening includes Carotid Artery Screening, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, PAD Screening, Osteoporosis Screening and Atrial Fibrillation Screening. Flyers with more information are available in the Parish Hall. If you are interested in having a certificate for a complimentary screening, there are two available to whomever contacts Irene at the church office first.
Parish Cycle of Prayer
Lucille Pierce; Liz Powers & Sam Robertson; Mark & Reta Price; Pat Roach; Elaine Rowzee

Special needs, immediate concerns: 
Chuck Kraft; Sue Nunley; Rebekah Borsch; George & Gail McCowen; Bettie Meeker; Barbara Liniger; Sarah Revak; Gaye Benson.
Friday, April 1
8:30 a.m. Life Screening
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed Thrift Shop


Saturday, April 2
11:30 a.m. Hot Meals
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed Thrift Shop
7:00 p.m. NA


Sunday, April 3
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharsit, Rite II
11:45 a.m. Parish Life Committee
12:00 p.m. Family Choir
12:15 p.m. Executive Committee
4:00 p.m. Youth Group


Monday, April 4
9:00 a.m. Tai Chi
10:00 a.m. Tai Chi Instruction

11:00 a.m. Tai Chi Practice
7:00 p.m. Altar Guild


Tuesday, April 5
9:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
9:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study

5:00 p.m. Banners
6:30 p.m. AA


Wednesday, April 6
8:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies

Thursday, April 7
11:00 a.m. DOK
5:00 p.m. Girl Scout Daisy Group
7:00 p.m. Portland Wheelman
7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir

Second Sunday of Easter, Year C

Ministry Schedule
Ministry Schedule for Sunday, April 3rd:
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Worship Leader:
Ardis Weir 
Lectors:  Jacob Mathai, Esther Muiruri

Intercessor:  Ardis Weir
10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Worship Leader:  
Larry Chalew-Fuller

Lectors:  Larry Chalew-Fuller, Laurie McDowell
Intercessor:  Deacon Kathleen Borsch

Eucharistic Ministers: Larry Chalew-Fuller , Laurie McDowell 
Acolytes: Simon Lain, Noah Kilian

Ushers: Earl Woodruff
Greeter: Kathy Martin
Coffee Hour: Geri Dash, Donna Woodruff
Lessons
Lessons Appointed for the
Second Sunday of Easter, Year C


Acts 5:27-32
Psalm 150
Revelation 1:4-8
John 20:19-21
Thai Chicken Soup - Mary Earl
 1 Frozen chicken breast, slightly thawed, cut into thin slices 1” square or round. Sprinkle season with salt, pepper, ginger, and paprika, 2 Tablespoons high quality oil, 1 – 2 T. red curry paste (mild to medium. Add more for hot).

Heat a deep cast iron skillet or Wok to very hot. Working quickly add oil and curry paste and stir fry for about 30 seconds (more if pan is too cool and less if pan is too hot). Add chicken in 3 or 4 additions to keep pan hot and stir fry until mostly cooked. Remove from pan and set aside.
 
Cut veggies all about same size as cooked chicken pieces and aproximately. ¼ cup of each. Have ready when chicken is done. Heat pan again and add 1 T. oil and 1 T. red curry paste and stir fry as before. Add and stir fry veggies in this order and cook till heated through before adding next.
  1. Carrot - You can use canned and add before Bok Choy leaves
  2. Fresh pepper of any color
  3. ¼ cup red or yellow onion
  4. Halved Mushrooms
  5. Small Egg Plant cubed
  6. 4 stalks Bok Choy stems sliced
  7. Bok Choy Leaves sliced 1” wide strips
  8. 5 or 6 Basil leaves
  9. Chicken and any liquid
  10. ½ cup chicken broth
 Heat through and add Coconut milk that has been stirred.
 Heat through and serve. Garnish with a basil leaf.
  
Ingredient List:
1 Skinless, boneless chicken breast
Salt, pepper, ginger, and paprika, 
1 Carrot
1 Fresh Pepper any color
1 Small onion
1 fist size Egg Plant
5 or 6 Mushrooms
Bok Choy
Basil Leaves
Chicken broth
1 - 15 oz. can coconut milk
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
Thursday, April 7, 11:00-3:30 Grace Memorial, Portland
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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