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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
Cristina Breshears, Administrative Assistant

 
Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see you in your one and eternal glory, O Father; who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Adult Forum at 9:30 a.m.
"He flies through the air with the greatest of ease, the daring young man on the flying trapeze..."  What do trapeze artists at a circus have to do with theology?   This Sunday's Adult Forum will feature the film "Angels Over the Net," where Father Henri Nouwen enthusiastically explains some profound insights he found while watching The Flying Rodleighs at work. We will meet at 9:30 in the Guild Room. Come enjoy the show!
 
At the 10:15 a.m. service, the First Lesson will be a presentation
by the Godly Play Group, Laura Axon and Miriam Lain.
Homestead Preschool Open House
June 10th
2:00 to 4:00 pm
 opens very soon!
Thanks to all the wonderful folks who helped set up, brought food, and/or helped clean up at last Sunday's Pentecost brunch.  The food was absolutely delicious and everyone enjoyed the chance to share a meal and conversation with All Saints friends, family, and newcomers!  It wouldn't happen without volunteers willing to step up.  Much, much appreciation!
~ Laurie McDowell

Amaka Agum, daughter of Ejy and Patience, graduated from David Douglass High School on June 7, 2017.

A prayer shawl will be presented to Amaka during the 10:15 a.m. service as is our tradition for high school graduates.
 
John Herr, son of Laurie Herr member of Chancel Choir, attended Whitworth University in Spokane for the last four years.  He majored in accounting with a minor in vocal performance.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

After his graduation trip to Italy, he will be working with his mom in the family business, Lincoln Tax & Accounting Service, located in Lincoln Center on Greenburg Road.
 
One of  our hobbies is medieval re-enactment, which is why the picture shows him in 16th century Italian clothing. Congratulations, John!
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Mackenzie Broderick, daughter of Chris and Mary Gay, graduates Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University in Illinois with a degree in Creative Writing on June 16.

She plans to land a job in Denver, where she will move this summer.
Congratulations, Mackenzie!


 
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Susan Hanks'
75th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:


Please join us on Trinity Sunday, June 11th to celebrate Susan Hank's birthday hosted by her daughter, Nicole Budlong. Friends and church family are invited for light refreshments and cake following the second service.
A special thank you to Steve and Sue Hiscoe for their thoughtful and generous gift of professionally installed lighting over the cross and tabernacle in the Chapel.

Light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it .  John 1:5

Eastmoreland Garage Sale on Saturday June 24:
 
Chris McClave has graciously agreed to host the All Saints Garage Sale during the Eastmoreland Neighborhood Garage Sale.  Please start setting aside good condition items for the sale. Sale items can be brought directly to her home.

The following items have been found to sell well: easily moved furniture that is clean, in usable, salable condition, 1950’s furniture and decorations are very desirable, toys, games, everyday dishware, kitchen utensils, vases, small portable appliances, outdoor furniture good condition, picture frames, tools, garden tools, prints, posters, paintings, holiday decorations, costume jewelry, working lamps, good condition children’s books, books, CDs and DVDs. 

Based on previous experience we will
NOT be collecting: clothing, shoes, outdated electronics, large appliances, plants, mattresses, stuffed animals, bedding, pillows, VHS tapes. 

If in doubt ask one of the members of the fundraising committee, we have sold large difficult to move items via Craig's list: Chris M, Nancy Carr, & Sonja
HOT  MEALS NEEDS YOUR HELP
on Third Saturday! 

 
Our 3rd Saturday team is too small to manage the increase in people coming for the meal. Please, if you can help out even for an hour or so, contact Nancy Patrick at 971-271-1339. 

Also, our 3rd Saturday cook will be out of town in June on business. I will be cooking but would like some help. Just give me a call. Thank you.
~ Nancy Patrick

From our Junior Warden
~Judy Clark

You may have noticed that the small dogwood in front of our All Saints sign is missing now.  It was a decision of the Building and Grounds Committee and the Vestry to remove it.  We have been trying to make the approach to our church more open and welcoming, and it was clear that the dogwood was blocking our sign to those driving up Woodstock Boulevard. It was a hard decision take down a beautiful tree, but we will plant another one, or possibly two, to replace it in a more appropriate spot.    
Safe Church Training
 
Saturday, June 17, 2017
8:30am   Safeguarding God's Children:
St. David of Wales, Portland
12:30am               Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Harassment:
St. David of Wales, Portland
Sunday schedule for greeters to welcome visitors and guests:
 
June 11: Elizabeth Allen
June 18: Mary Earl
June 25: Ena Weick
July 2: Judy Clark
July 9: Laurie McDowell
July 16: Ruth Mumm
 
Thanks again for your participation. It's been going well so far and I think you will find it enjoyable to connect with newcomers. If you have any questions, just ask myself or Kathy Martin. If a conflict comes up and you have to change your schedule, please contact me via email.
Thank you,
Chris Broderick
Thursday, June 8
2:00 p.m. Suzuki Violin Lessons

Friday, June 9
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed
5:00 p.m. Homestead Preschool Graduation
6:45 p.m. After Dark Cookies


Saturday, June 10 
8:30  a.m. Suzuki Violin Lessons
11:00 a.m. Mustard Seed
11:30 a.m. Hot Meals
2:00 p.m. Homestead Preschool Open House
6:45 p.m. After Dark Cookies


Sunday, June 11 -- Trinity Sunday
8:00 a.m. The Holy Eucharist: Rite I
9:15 a.m. Choir Convenes
9:30 a.m. Adult Forum
10:15 a.m. The Holy Eucharist Rite II
11:45 a.m. Susan Hanks' Birthday Celebration
3:00 p.m. Kenyan Prayer Group in Parish Hall
3:00 p.m. Portland Metro Convocation at St. Paul's
4:00 p.m. Youth Group (last)

5:45 p.m. After Dark Cookies


Monday, June 12
11:00 a.m. Tai Chi Practice
7:30 p.m. I Chuan


Tuesday, June 13
2:00 p.m. Suzuki Violin Lessons
5:00 p.m. Banners
6:00 p.m. NAMI Multnomah (MR)
6:30 p.m. AA


Wednesday, June 14
9:00 a.m. Suzuki Violin Lessons
7:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies
7:30 p.m. I Chuan


Thursday, June 15
8:45 a.m. Dental Van
9:00 a.m. Over the Hill Gang
2:00 p.m. Suzuki Violin Lessons
7:00 p.m. After Dark Cookies

 
Parish Cycle of Prayer  
Kathleen Borsch; Rebekah Borsch; Chris & Mary Gay Broderick, Delaney, Mackenzie, Tally; Nathan & Amelia Brooks; Mary Cammann; Sally Campbell; Nancy Carr; David Champion.

Special needs, immediate concerns  
Susanne Bateman; Sally Campbell; Chuck Martin; Sue Nunley; Sue Pliska (friend of Laurie McDowell); Greg Powers (brother of Rev. Liz).
Ministry Schedule June 11, 2017
Trinity Sunday

The First Sunday after Pentecost —Year A
             8:00 a.m.                                                                                           10:15 a.m.
Rev. Laura C. Truby Celebrant & Preacher Rev Laura C. Truby
Rev. Dn. Kathleen Borsch Deacon Rev. Dn. Kathleen Borsch
  Dir. of Music & Organist Dr. James Denman
Nancy Janecek Worship Leader Jerry Meter
Mary Camman, Jen Schafer Lectors Godly Play Group, Belinda Nissen
Nancy Janecek Intercessor Rev. Dn. Kathleen Borsch
Nancy Janecek Eucharistic Ministers Jerry Meter, Nancy Patrick
Peter & Esther Muiruri Ushers Bill & Jocelyn Cox
Peter & Esther Muiruri Greeters Elizabeth Allen
Mikki Wooldridge Coffee Hour Hosts Rev. Liz Powers & Pat Roach
Lessons Appointed for the First Sunday after Pentecost
You can find all the readings here:
When to call the Rector ...

You should call Mother Laura when:
  •  You would like a pastoral conversation or visit
  •  You are facing serious life challenges
  •  Someone wants to join the Church
  •  There is the birth of a child
  •  There is illness in the house
  •  There is a surgery scheduled
  •  When there is death in the home
  •  There is an engagement leading to marriage. 
The All Saints Episcopal Church seeks to be a serving church.
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 p.m.

 
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