April 16, 2015

April 19 - Adult Forum, 10:10 a.m.   The History of Shiloh, Oakley and Biltmore Village. Professor of History at UNC-A, Darin Waters, will discuss the history of the residents of this area, the development of Biltmore and matters of race involved in this history. Early local residents, the YMI and schools topics will be among the matters Dr. Waters will address.


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. 

Flower Memorials - There are several openings during the months of May and June for you to honor a loved one with flowers to beautify our Sanctuary. If you would like to consider this, please call Anne Kime, 505-7089, or email her at agkime1958@msn.com.

SENIOR LUNCH BUNCH GROUP. Wednesday, April 22, at 12:30 pm, Zabriskie Hall. Robbin Whittington is the guest speaker.  Robbin serves as Executive Director for the Center of Spiritual Resources. Her program “Living a Life of Substance”, poses questions like, “What do I long for?, What matters most to me?, and “Where am I out of balance?”. The program viewed as a “living compass”, is grounded in scripture and church tradition. Please join us for lunch as we explore how individuals and families can benefit from this faith based program. We ask that you bring a dish to share with the group.

Service of Healing and Holy Eucharist Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m. Please join us for a Service of Healing and Holy Eucharist on Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the church. This contemplative service offers an opportunity to be still and to be refreshed. Anointing and the laying on of hands for healing are offered.  Charlotte Cleghorn and Thomas Murphy are presiders. Music is offered by Karen Turner and Jacque Combs.

You are invited to join a two part Workshop on Racial Healing. It will take place in Zabriskie Hall on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.. Vanessa Jackson is an author, speaker, therapist, social worker and will lead a conversation for us entitled ” Black Lives Matter”.  This event is sponsored by the Jubilee Community’s Social Justice Team and All Souls. No reservations necessary; registration is at the door. For additional information, please contact Don or Nancy Ackermann Cole at 232 5547.


AmiciMusic returns to All Soul’s Cathedral on Friday, April 24 at 7:30p.m. with a beautiful chamber music program called “QUINTESSENCE” featuring music for piano with wind quartet by Mozart, Beethoven, and Vollbach. Pianist and Artistic Director Daniel Weiser will be joined by members of the new Asheville Wind Quintet, including Steve Loew, clarinet; Carlton Alexander, oboe; Hobart Whitman, French Horn; and Leslie Reim Zarnowski, bassoon. Tickets are only $15 for Church members and $20 for general public. Tickets are available at the door. Advanced tickets at 10% discount are available online at www.amicimusic.org.


Next Cursillo Weekend April 23-26 at Christmount in Black Mountain. Currently there are 26 pilgrims….... plus those who will serve. Carroll Summerour is Lay Rectora and Linda Hundredmark is Asst Lay Rectora. Please pray for God’s perfect will the weekend. Cursillo is a 3 day “short course in Christianity “ experience. For more information - contact Linda Hundredmark at 828 398 4135 or visitwww.wnccursillo.org

Wholly Living/Holy Dying  Sunday, April 26, 2015 1-4pm •Zabriskie Hall Trying to help an aging parent with end of life issues? How to help plan their funerals? What about your own end of life plans…your own funeral? Many of us just never get around to it. Don’t you think it’s time to start the conversation?  Our Pastoral Care Team will provide a workshop to open the dialogue and provide information and resources to help you. In addition to our clergy, we’ll have an expert from Care Partners, parish attorneys and medical folks to help answer questions about terms and forms you may need to have in place. We need to talk about this…now.


Support local non-profit Children First/CIS while enjoying real stories from real people. Fireside Asheville presents: Tales from the Treehouse-Stories of Transformation on Friday May 1 from 6:30 to 8:00 at Rainbow Community School Auditorium 574 Haywood Road. Enjoy story sharing interwoven with live music as real people share their stories of transformation-that moment when they saw something from a different perspective. Admission is $5 all proceeds benefit Children First/CIS and light refreshments will be served. Childcare for children ages 3 & up available for $3 per child. Please RSVP for childcare toKaitlynB@childrenfirstcis.org.


Ministry and Mission Conference Episcopal Diocese WNC Saturday, May 2, 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. First Baptist Church, Asheville How Can We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Foreign Land? This annual diocesan event offers learning and growth for all. Workshops provide information, ideas, hands-on learning for all facets of congregational life. Workshops include prayer, restorative justice, art and theology, church wealth and mission, enneagram, dementia, racism, recovery, liturgy and many others. For more information and to register please click: http://www.diocesewnc.org/digital_faith/events/3164466


The Artist Abbey presents “Reuniting with Wonder: A Morning Retreat with the Works of Celtic Poet John O’Donohue”. Friday, May 8, 9:30-Noon, Owen Library. Retreat fee: $28. Join us for a contemplative morning as we draw inspiration from the works of Irish poet, author, and philosopher John O’Donohue. Best known for his illumination of Celtic spirituality, he is the author of Anam Cara, Beauty, and To Bless the Space Between Us. Led by All Souls parishioners Karen Lee Turner and Nevin Compton Trammell. To register please email: info@theartistabbey.com. To find out more about this and future retreats please visit www.theartistabbey.com.


End of Grade testing time is quickly approaching for NC public school students.  Madison Middle School is in need of volunteer proctors for the mornings of June 9 and 10.  Being a proctor is an easy job essentially consisting of being in a room during the administration of test.  Those interested in volunteering may contact the school at 649-2269 or our assistant principal, Jennifer Caldwell, at jcaldwell@madisonk12.net 


Roots + Wings School of Art and Design Unique Summer Creativity Camps and Design Studios exploring Art, Design, Film, Dance and More! June 15 – July 31 Ages 3 - Rising 12th graders. Join for our exceptional summer camps and design studios! There is something here for everyone. We collaborate with a variety of artists and art forms including dance, music, film and more. Located in our classrooms at AllSouls! Contact Ginger for questions at info@rootsandwingsarts.com  or  828.545.4827  Register online at www.rootsandwingsarts.com  


Church of the Advocate: It’s April, it’s often wet, and the Clothes Closet needs rainwear—umbrellas, waterproof headgear, raincoats, slickers, umbrellas, galoshes. Our men also urgently need sneakers and sandals, white socks, boxers, hoodies, belts, T-shirts, jackets, jeans, shorts, and khaki pants. Our women only need bags, sneakers, sandals, long casual dresses, and underwear. We’re out of blankets, sleeping bags, backpacks, and totes. Know that your donations are gratefully welcomed by our homeless congregation.


The flowers are to the glory of God and in loving memory of Richard Van Kleeck


These are persons for whom our prayers are requested. All persons listed are prayed for during our Wednesday liturgies. Names offered during the Prayers of the People on Sundays are persons having a specific urgency this week. Bev Gaines, Bob Morrow, John Chromey, David Truelove, Sophie Van Keer, Guy Sayles, Jennifer Shelton, Robert Keifer, Karen Sams, Phillip Brent, Dan Powell and family, the Spangler family, Carolyn Scribner, Linda Evans, Carolyn Herman, Janice Harvey, David Power and family, Emma Mamone-Peeples, Betty Nokes, Stevie Turner, Katie Gonzalez and family, the Zabriskie family, Deacon Alice Mason, Elaine Young, Aubree Fox, Molly Kenan, Myrtle and Sondra Stamey, the Teitelbaum Family, Will Bryant, Del Hare, Bill Norlin, John and Sean, Audrey Donatelli, Pat Hill, Larry Crawford, Joe Gernoske, Elizabeth, Trent, and Luke, Ralph Lewis, Ken Prentice, Lorraine Griepp, Kim Calhoun and family, Ted Ahl, Laura Osting, Julia Gaines, Bruce Barkstrom, Herman Capozzi, M. J. Snook, Mike Martinelli, George Sherrill, David MacKendrick, Jan & Steve Davis, the Rymell and Flynn family, Bill Alexander, Meredith Norwood, Norma Lea and Bob Ferguson, John G. Walker, Bill Alexander, Oz Henry, Kerstin McDaniel, Nancy Keller, the Butler family, Richard Henning, Helen Maxwell, Mary Thompson, Meredith Norwood, and Candy Peebles.

We give thanks for those celebrating birthdays this week: Charles Cummings, Elizabeth Muir, Tony Sciara, Katy Heath, Ryan Miller, Ken Prentice Jr., John Maitland, Kim Simon, Jill Stevenson, and Joan Tidwell.

 We give thanks for those celebrating anniversaries this week: Elizabeth and John Douglas, Elaine and Bob Feeser, Jones and Sandra Byrd, and Marc and Shonda Asaad.