July 02, 2015

Many thanks for your stewardship that has recently helped to provide the following: a portion of the funding for the Cuba trip, the Mental Health Com passion group, grounds upkeep done by the Lawn Rangers and Lay Weeders, Autumn Grace, the 4th of July picnic today, and myriad other ministries. In Christian community your pledges turn into blessings of all sorts.

Stewardship Reflections on the Offering of Our Time and Talent. In the Sunday liturgies of 7/5, 7/12, 7/19 members of All Souls will reflect on why it is they offer themselves to God and to this community. This Sunday we welcome Lewis Sorrells as our speaker. We invite you to fill out the inserts found in the bulletin and either place them in the offering plate or hand them to an usher as you leave

The Artist Abbey presents Reuniting with Wonder: A Morning Retreat with the Works of Mary Oliver”. Friday, July 10, 9:30-Noon, Owen Library. Retreat Fee: $28. Join us for a contemplative summer morning as we draw inspiration from the works of Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Mary Oliver. Led by All Souls Parishioners Karen Lee Turner & Nevin Compton Trammell. To register please email: info@theartistabbey.com

Volunteers needed to help on July 11th from 12:00 - 5:30 at a carnival for children with Koolen De Vries Syndrome. A local student’s parents have organized this year’s conference & arranged funding so the registration # has doubled. There are only 260 known cases in the world. Families will attend from all over the US & several foreign countries. Doctors will present seminars for the parents. These are great kids & it will be a very rewarding afternoon. Call Becky Donatelli at 828-231-0328 or email beckyteach101@aol.com if you are available.

Doug Pagitt, Author of Flipped: The Provocative Truth that Changes Everything We Know About God. Join us for an evening with Doug Pagitt & Heatherlyn. Doug Pagitt is an author and pastor. His book Flipped explores and invites us to expand our understanding of God. Heatherlyn’s music heals the heart, stirs the soul, & inspires the intellect. Book Reading & Sign, Conversation & Music. This event is hosted by Land of the Sky UCC, Kenilworth Church, & All Souls Cathedral. Tuesday, July 14 from 7:30-9:00pm at the Kenilworth Center, 4 Chiles Ave, behind Kenilworth Presbyterian Church Molly Walling will lead the July Autumn Grace meeting in a discussion about her book, Death in the Delta, the story of her search for the truth behind a closely held, 60 year old family secret - her father’s complicity in the murder of two black men in the Mississippi Delta. Molly will discuss her journey of truth-seeking & the issue of breaching family honor. Please join us in the Owen Library on Saturday, July 18. Coffee & snacks at 9:30am followed at 10am by a short meditation and our meeting. We will end by 11:30am. Questions? Contact Babie Chromy (jstrobel5@charter.net, 687-2926 or Linda Kane (linda@80watt.com ), 338-0222

Children First/CIS Donations. We will continue with our donations on the 1st,3rd, & 5th Sunday. Please condsider offering personal care items, cleaning supplies & baby needs on July 19. Food donations are always appreciated, & at this time the need is greater for non food items. Thanks for your support.

The Cathedral Arts Commission is proud to sponsor a recital by former scholarship singer Corey Hart. It will be a lovely evening of American music spanning three centuries by composers including Francis Hopkinson, Charles Ives, Samuel Barber, Stephen Sondheim & Sam Hunter (also a former scholarship singer). The concert will be Thursday, July 23rd, 7:30pm at the Cathedral. There will be a free will offering to benefit Loving Food Resources.

AmiciMusic returns to All Souls for another intimate chamber music concert on Thursday, August 6 at 7:30pm. This program, entitled “Around the World in 80 Minutes” features violinist Rachel Patrick, clarinetist Matthew Boyles & pianist Daniel Weiser on a whirlwind musical trip to several countries. Cost is $20 for general admission & $15 for Church members. Free for children. Tickets available at door. Advanced purchase discounts available at www.amicimusic.org.

Kairos West Community Center FREE Food Markets - Join us this summer for our free food markets at Kairos West 742 Haywood Rd sponsored by Asheville Youth Mission. We would love to have you join us to play music, meet our neighbors, or network around resources. Share the good news with others & join us to celebrate caring for our neighbors & the abundance of God’s creation! Call Milly if you have questions! 828 -772-1429 Mondays 1-3pm June 8, June 22, July 6, July 20 & August 3 & Sundays 11-1pm July 12 & July 26.

Where are the pew racks? We are in the process of repairing our original pew racks & there may be some Sundays where Prayer Books & Hymnals are found in the pews while the racks are being repaired. We appreciate your understanding while this work is in progress.

Kairos West Community Center is seeking regular Volunteer Hosts for the space during week day shifts 9-1pm or 1-4pm. If you would like to be the face of radical welcome while also doing art work, computer work, reading or playing music then Kairos West is a great way to serve the community. If you are interested please call Rev. Milly Morrow at 828-772-1429 or stop by Kairos West at 742 Haywood Rd in W. Asheville on the 1st or 4th Wednesday at 12pm for a host orientation/training! We would love to have more All Souls members hosting the space so thank you for considering this invitation.

The Clothes Closet of Church of the Advocate: Thanks for all the summer tops, & shorts, please keep them coming—especially small and extra-large tops (we have a fair supply of medium sizes at the moment). We’re low on men’s T-shirts & urgently need men & women’s sneakers & sandals, also men’s white socks, caps, and men’s and women’s underwear. We welcome reading glasses, sunglasses, women’s bags, and men’s belts. And we’re out of blankets, sleeping bags, and backpacks. Thanks so much for all you do for our homeless congregations.

Seeking a Way to Serve at All Souls? Visit the New Ministry Board. If you have been seeking a way to offer your gifts in ministry we have a new way for you to consider how to do so. The Ministry Board will be hanging on the church porch each Sunday and will have cards you can take which have the following on them: a basic introduction to the ministry, what kind of gifts/skills work best in that ministry, and who you can contact for further information.

DID YOU KNOW? The Cathedral of All Souls has made it easier for members - and visitors - to make donations and/or payments to your pledge simply go to www.allsoulscathedral.org, click “make a donation” and enter your donation with your credit or debit card. This is a secure site and you do not need a Paypal account. You may also wish to use this qr code which will take you directly to our donation page of our website. To use this qr you will need a qr reader on your phone. Free apps available for both Android and iPhone.