April 30, 2015

Bishop Porter Taylor will be at the Cathedral for Reception and Confirmation next Sunday, May 10th at the 7:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. liturgies.

May 3, Adult Forum, 10:10 a.m. Brene Brown on Vulnerability, Wholeheartedness, Shame and Vulnerability Part 2. Featured Speaker at TedX and On Being with Krista Tippett, Brene Brown’s work on vulnerability, wholeheartedness and shame have become compelling for millions of people. “I am an Episcopalian, in one of our prayers, there’s a phrase we say, ‘We have not loved you with our whole heart. ‘What does it mean, what does it take to be wholehearted? How are vulnerability and shame connected?” Led by Rosa Lee Harden and Todd Donatelli. Owen Library.

Do you speak a foreign language? Would you like to read scripture in that language during the 9:00 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. services on the day of Pentecost, Sunday, May 24th? Please contact Mary Thompson at either 822-252-5578 or dancebob44@bellsouth.net.

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.

Common Threads will be meeting on Wednesday, May 6, to finish tablecloths, as needed, and to work on sleeping bags for The Church of the Advocate. We will meet in Zabriskie Hall, from 10 to 2. You only need to bring your lunch. As always, you’re welcome to come for as long as your schedule allows. Questions? Contact Sally Fargo - imaqltr@gmail.com

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 to KaitlynB@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 Daughters of the King will meet Sunday, May 3, at 10:15 a.m. in the CE room. All Daughters and those interested in learning more about the Daughters of the King are invited to attend.

Sighs Too Deep for Words: A Right Brain Theology The Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Western NC Friday, May 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Apple Barn at the Valle Crucis Conference Center $40 (includes lunch) “Real faith means holding ourselves open to the unconditional mystery which we encounter in every sphere of our life which cannot be compressed in any formula.” - Martin Buber This workshop will explore our right brain way approach to the sacred.Bishop Taylor will present the ways in which the arts – especially poetry, painting, and music - can lead us deeper into the mystery. Find a deeper appreciation of the “secret in the middle” and ways that we might dance ourselves closer to it. To register, call the Valle Crucis Conference Center at (828) 963-4453.

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

“Do not be Afraid” is a common one-liner in the Bible, yet we continue to struggle with fear. Fear can be a protector, but often it is a deterrent to love, openness, and getting on with living. We fear things we can’t control or understand. Diane Russell will facilitate two meetings focusing on our fears. In May we will look at the psychological basis of fear and at what scripture says to us. Please join us in the Owen Library on Sat., May 16. 9:30 - coffee and snacks, 10:00 meditation and meeting. We will end by 11:30. Questions? Contact Babie Chromy (jstrobel5@charter.net, 687-2926 or Linda Kane linda@80watt.com ), 338-0222.

Fundraiser for Children First! We will hold our annual trivia fundraiser on Thursday, May 21st in the Parish Hall. Doors open at 5:30 for light refreshments from local restaurants, and local brews at suggested donations. The game begins at 6:30 with prizes including include a spa package, a round of golf, dinner for two at Edison Craft Ales & Kitchen, an overnight stay with breakfast at Omni Grove Park Inn, Navitat Canopy Adventures Ultimate Zipline Passes, brunch at The Barleycorn, and theater tickets from NC Stage. Teams are comprised of up to 6 members for a $250 entry fee. Please contactthomas@allsoulscathedral.org to enter!

The 24th Annual Kanuga AIDS Retreat sponsored by Province IV will be held on June 5-7, 2015 at the Kanuga Center. It is the only national retreat of its kind for those living with HIV/AIDS. Rev. Bob Hudak from Greenville, NC is the retreat leader this year where 250 individuals from across the Southeast will come for spiritual renewal and fellowship. The retreat fee is $195. If you or someone you know could benefit from this life transforming weekend or if you would like to make a memorial donation , please contact Frank Courson at 670-5928 or fcourson76@gmail.com. Registrations are due by May 15. Some scholarships are available.

CHILDREN FIRST/CIS SUMMER DAY CAMP School will soon be out and the children enrolled in the Children First learning centers are looking forward to another exciting summer. Once again we will sponsor tuition for as many children as possible. The cost of $162 per week will provide supervision by loving adults, healthy food, exciting adventures, swimming, hiking, horse back riding, journaling, camp fires, making new friends, overcoming fears and just plain FUN. We will collect donations in any amount on May 17 and May 24. Make a donation and change a life. More details to follow.

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.

AmiciMusic returns to All Soul’s Cathedral for another fantastic chamber music program called “CELLO-BRATION” on Sunday, May 24 at 3:00PM. This concert features renowned cellist Lawrence Stomberg and Artistic Director/pianist Daniel Weiser performing music influenced by the “folk” idiom including Grieg’s Cello Sonata based on Norwegian tunes; Shostakovich’s Cello Sonata, with poignant Russian themes; and a Capriccio by Lukas Foss, with a touch of American cowboy music. Admission is $15 for All Soul’s members and $20 for general public. Children are free. Tickets available at the door. Advanced reservation discounts atwww.amicimusic.org.

Room In The Inn returns on May 10 for the week with us in Zabriskie Hall. We offer a safe night’s lodging, a delicious evening meal, a light breakfast and a bag lunch for the new day. But chiefly, we offer hospitality, a listening ear, and friendship. Could you help out? Call Susan & Mike Stevenson at 254-5227 or email KNLSTV@gmail.com. We think you will be glad you did.

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 All Souls! Contact Ginger for questions at info@rootsandwingsarts.com or 828.545.4827 Register online at www.rootsandwingsarts.com.

End of Grade testing time is quickly approaching for our 3rd and 4th grade NC public school students. Johnston Elementary School is in need of volunteer proctors for the mornings of May 27 & 28. A proctor has the job of being a witness during testing, so it is not a hard role. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Janna Hoekema, Media & Test Coordinator, at Johnston at 232-4291 or by email at jannahoekema@bcsemail.org.

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.

The Church of the Advocate: The Clothes Closet needs lightweight casual tops and bottoms for women, who like our men, also need sneakers, sandals, and underwear. Our women also need bags and long casual dresses, our men need hoodies, jeans and khaki pants, T-shirts, button-down shirts, belts, ties, and lightweight suits for job interviews. We’re out of sleeping bags, blankets, and need toiletries (soap, shampoo, and deodorant). Know that your donations to our homeless congregation make a real difference their lives.

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

Doris B. Henning, Robert W. Henning, and Lois H. Henning

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, 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, Aaron and Theresa Stanberg, Oz Henry, Kerstin McDaniel, Nancy Keller, the Butler family, Richard Henning, Helen Maxwell, Harry Martin, Jack and Debbie Combs, and Candy Peebles.

We give thanks for those celebrating birthdays this week: Barbara Boylan, Matthew Dunn, Steve VanAllen, Bob Feeser, Richard Henning, Russ Rhymer, Colette Russ, Griffin Gibson, Corbin Penland, Gabrielle Rollins, Marleen Varner, Jamye Cooper, Lisa Haupert, Virginia Spigener, Elizabeth Wilde, Charles Murphy, Jamaica Reese-Julien, Zora Allbach, Martha Fullington, Elizabeth Fulton, and Kristopher Wharton.

We give thanks for those celebrating anniversaries this week: Robert Phillips and Susan Sihler, Jack and Sheila Ingersoll, Eric and Lynn Ordnung, and George and Pat Hayes.​