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All Saints Episcopal Church

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

www.allsaintspdx.org

The Rev. Dr. Robert Williams, Interim Rector
Laurie McDowell, Senior Warden
The Rev. Kathleen Borsch, Deacon
Dr. James Denman, Director of Music
Cristina Breshears, Administrative Assistant

 
O God, from whom all good proceeds: Grant that by your inspiration we may think those things that are right, and by your merciful guiding may do them; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Mikki Wooldridge has retired!!
 
After over 20 years of faithful service in our Mustard Seed, every Friday and Saturday, Mikki is stepping down.  We will honor Mikki’s retirement at 9:00 a.m. this Sunday, June 10th.
Summer Adult Forum
 
Please join us for an informal Gospel-based conversation in the Guild Room continuing this Sunday, June 10th, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
30-Hour Famine Update
This year's World Vision 30-Hour Famine was a huge success! The youth group had a deeply challenging and rewarding experience this year as we went hungry to put ourselves in the shoes of children around the world who don't have enough to eat. This year's curriculum focused heavily on child refugees in war-torn parts of the world, and participants had to attempt to build a shelter for themselves out of the barest of materials. Thanks to your generous support we also managed to raise over $1000 to benefit hungry children around the world and support long-term projects to reduce global poverty - that's double our goal! On behalf of the All Saints' youth group I want to thank everyone for your support, whether it be through donations, prayers, chaperone help, food, or encouraging words to participants; it all goes a very long way.
 
Best wishes,
Noah
Fun Fact ...
Did you know the word “Episcopal” was the most searched word on Google on the day of the British Royal Wedding? Thanks to the energy and hope Presiding Bishop Michael Curry stirred in his sermon, many of our neighbors are more curious than ever about the Episcopal Church. Let us intentionally share faith and greet newcomers as if they are Christ in our midst!
Thank you to these great helpers -
    
    * Scott McDowell for patching and repainting the closet in the Keiter Hall second floor closet for our new tenants, 
and mowing the lawn around the church.
 
* Jim Hinman for renting a concrete sander to smooth out tripping hazards in the sidewalk by the front door.
 
*  Laurie McDowell and Mary Earl for digging out old plants and planting new Russian Sage and lavender in front of the Homestead pre-school window on Woodstock. 
 
Thanks!   Judy Clark, Jr. Warden
Homestead Preschool Celebrates!
Today, June 7, was the last day of school for these Homestead Preschool students. They performed songs for their families on stage (our front steps!). Summer vacation awaits!

Women's Bible Study will be on hiatus until Tuesday, September 11, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. 

Have a wonderful summer and join us then!
A word from your deacon ...

The ladies of the Mustard Seed Thrift Shop have been giving socks and other clothing items to the homeless for years. We are expanding this ministry and organizing a space that will also include personal care items. We now gratefully accept small hygiene products and
especially men's crew socks year-round. Please drop these off with Dn. Kathleen.  
Thank you.
A Prayer for Special Guidance
Almighty Lord, source of all knowledge and loving kindness, bring your grace upon the  All Saint’s Search Committee as we discern the needs of our parish in finding a new priest to serve as our Spiritual guide. Give us ears to hear, open hearts to feel, and clarity of vision so we might see your light. Shine your light upon us and grant us courage to move forward for your Honor and Glory. Let us all work together in your spirit of love for all who make up our All Saints’ community. We ask this For His Sake, our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen
 
Written By Nancy Patrick & Miriam Lain,
Daughters of the King
Found: 
We have found a silver ring. Check with Cris if you've recently lost your ring!
Thursday, June 7
8:30 a.m. Dental Van Ministry
6:30 p.m. Girl Scouts
7:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies
7:00 p.m. Portland Wheelman


Friday, June 8
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed Ministry & Book Nook
6:30 p.m. After Dark Cookies


Saturday, June 9
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed & Book Nook
11:30 a.m. Hot Meals Ministry

6:45 p.m. After Dark Cookies
7:00 p.m. Anonymous Group


Sunday, June 10 ~ Graduation Sunday
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:15 a.m. Holy  Eucharist, Rite II 
10:15 a.m. Godly Play
4:00 p.m. Youth Group


Monday,  June 11
10:00 a.m. Beginning Tai Chi
11:00 a.m. Tai Chi
7:30 p.m. I Chuan


Tuesday, June 12
5:00 p.m. Banners
6:30 p.m. AA
7:00 p.m.  Finance Committee Meeting


Wednesday, June 13
7:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies
7:00 p.m. I Chuan


Thursday, June 14
7:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies
Parish Cycle of Prayer
Rev. Deborah Hughes-Habel & Bill Habel; Nancy Janecek; Jann Jasperse; Darek Jenkins; Matthew Johnston & Dawn Odell, Alex, William; Ron & Shirley Jones.

Special needs, immediate concerns
Marjorie Ashcraft; Bateman Family; Denman Family; Gina Kytr; Chuck Kraft; Howard & Carolyn Leavenworth; Ruth Ouderkirk; Nancy Patrick; Lucille Pierce; Jim Soland; Emily Springer; Guy Van Ortwick; Waite Family.

Repose of the Soul
George Rice; Beverly Springer; Frank Taylor.

 
Ministry Schedule June 10, 2018
The Third Sunday after Pentecost —Year B
Rev. Dr. Robert Williams Celebrant & Preacher Rev. Dr. Robert Williams
Rev. Dn. Kathleen Borsch Deacon Rev. Dn. Kathleen Borsch
  Music Director & Organist Dr. James Denman
Nancy Janecek Worship Leader Nancy Patrick
Jen Schafer; Mary Cammann Lectors Nancy Patrick; Chuck Bateman
Nancy Janecek Intercessor Rev. Dn. Kathleen Borsch
Nancy Janecek Eucharistic Ministers Nancy Patrick; Noah Kilian
Peter & Esther Muiruri Ushers Bill & Jocelyn Cox
Peter & Esther Muiruri Greeters Michelle Waite
Mikki Wooldridge Coffee Hour Hosts Rev. Liz Powers & Pat Roach
 
Lessons Appointed for The Third Sunday after Pentecost: You can find all the readings here:
 
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, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 
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