January 29, 2015

All Souls Epistle - January 29, 2015

Adult Forum: February 1, 2015:  1) Lent Small Groups Introduction; 2) Richard Rohr, Created in the Image and Likeness of God. We will have a brief introduction of small groups being offered in Lent followed by continued viewing and discussion of this series. Are we created in original sin or in the image and likeness of God and what difference does that make in how we know God, ourselves and others? Led by Todd Donatelli.

The Daughters of the King will meet Sunday, February 1, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in the CE room.  We invite all current Daughters and other interested women to attend.

Bob Feeser and his Tai Chi friends will celebrate Chinese New Year in the Parish Hall, Saturday, Feb 7 from 1 to 4 pm. The Chinese Lion will start his dance at 1:00 appealing to children of all ages. Bob, other Asheville instructors and their classes will demonstrate various Tai Chi forms and styles. Tai Chi’s health benefits (strength, flexibility, balance and stress reduction) are well known. Come join the fun; all are welcome.

Newcomers Class starts February 15th and runs for 6 weeks. The class is intended for individuals new to All Souls or those wanting to learn more about the ministries, the architecture, the ethos of the Episcopal Church, and the gifts of our community. We will meet at 10:10 in the Owen Library. For more information, contact Thomas Murphy at thomas@allsoulscathedral.org, Helene Heilig at hrheilig03@gmail.com, or Sherry in the Cathedral office at 828-274-2681.


Autumn Grace February 21, 2015 The second meeting of the New Year for the women of Autumn Grace will be held on February 21 in the Owen Library with refreshments at 9:30 a.m. At 10:00 we will worship together; then Jane Dawson will lead us in the second of three programs focused on learning about the religious traditions of other faiths. February’s focus will be Hinduism. There will be time for discussion with the program ending by 11:30 a.m. All women in their autumn years of life are encouraged to come join us for refreshments and stay for the program. Questions? Contact Babie Chromy (jstrobel5@charter.net, 687-2926)


AmiciMusic returns to All Soul’s on Saturday, February 28 at 7:30PM with a program called “The Enchanted Hour: Songs of Twilight” featuring soprano Amanda Horton, flutist Lea Kibler, and pianist Daniel Weiser. They will perform music by Handel, Mozart, Debussy, Ravel, Hahn, and many more, all evoking the theme of twilight and the thin line between dream and reality. Cost for the program is $15 for All Soul’s members and $20 for general audience. Tickets available at the door. Buy in advance at www.amicimusic.org for a further 10% discount. AmiciMusic is dedicated to performing great chamber music in intimate venues.


Register now for the Kanuga Parish Weekend (May 29-31, 2015)! There are now three payment options to make the weekend more accessible to everyone. You may make monthly payments, pay a discounted rate (with a commitment to fundraising), or pay the regular rate in full. Register and pay a $50 deposit by January 28 to take advantage of the discounted rates or the monthly payments.   Click here for more information and to register for the All Souls 2015 Parish Retreat at Kanuga. http://www.allsoulscathedral.org/publications-and-forms/Kanuga


Spanish and English Class series at Kairos West Community Center 742 Haywood Rd West Asheville 1/21, 2/4, 2/18, 3/4, 3/18 Every Other Wednesday Evening From 7:30pm – 9:00pm The first half of our evening we will be split into two groups; Spanish learners and English learners. In the second half we will come together for conversation and fellowship. please register with Rev. Milly Morrow through her email,milly@allsoulscathedral.org Gracias!


Meeting for Worship on the Occasion of Business at Kairos West Community Center Every Wednesday  9:00am – 11:00am we will gather together in worship to corporately discern the will of God in relation to the emerging mission of Kairos West Community Center; an outreach of All Souls and the Episcopal Church located in West Asheville. If you are interested in the mission of Kairos West please join us. This is a chance to give your support to Kairos West through worship and communal spiritual growth as we guide the day to day operations of our newest missional enterprise.

A CURE FOR THE WINTER DOLDRUMS If you are looking for a little fun and excitement go to your computer and click on Mountain X and search Children First CIS. You will find info on “our children”; everything from horses, to healthy snacks, to hip hop lessons. You will learn what’s happening on a day to day basis in the Learning Centers, Emma Resource Center, the Hispanic youth program etc. There is more going on than can be included in this space. Check it out.

Roots + Wings School of Art and Design Art and Design Classes Clay and Mixed Media Explorations / K-5 / Thursdays, 4-5pm Visual Art Adventures / Ages 3-6 / Wednesdays, 4-5pm $55 per month Location: The Cathedral of All Souls classrooms

The Church of the Advocate: Please keep the warm items coming, as they’ve been snapped up: blankets, jackets, hoodies, coats, thermal underwear tops and bottoms, sweatshirts, sweaters, gloves, mittens, warm caps, warm socks. Our men also need sneakers and boots, belts, and white socks. Our women need sneakers, bags, underwear, and long casual dresses. We’re out of sleeping bags, backpacks, and totes. Our homeless congregation is always grateful for all you do to ease their lives—never more so than in bitter cold weather.

The pledge envelopes are available to be picked up. On Sunday mornings they will be in the back of the church and during the week they will be in the church office.

DID YOU KNOW? 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 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.http://goo.gl/KSQCgC)


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

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, Fallon Elkes, Rebecca Jackson, John Chromey, Jon Davis, David Truelove, Suzzy Sams, Sophie Van Keer, Guy Sayles, Jennifer Shelton, Robert Keifer, Karen Sams, Phillip Brent, Dan Powell and family, the Spangler family, Carolyn and Jean 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, David, and the Hare family, Clyde Heatherly and family, Bill Norlin, Mildred Dutten, John and Sean, Audrey Donatelli, Tiger Lily Miceli, Kitty Johnson, Jim, Aline, and Jeff Carillon, Gretchen and Jack Ryan, Nancy Reid, Pat Hill, Larry Crawford, Mallory Mantiply, Joe Gernoske, Paul Flynn, Elizabeth, Trent, and Luke, Amistead Neely, the Rt. Rev. Rustin Kimsey, Ralph Lewis, Julie Carlinnia, Ken Prentice, Lorraine Griepp, Pellyn Kurtz, Sam Davis and family, Ted Ahl, Jack Parsons, Laura Osting, Julia Gaines, Joe Jenkins and Rosemary Sells.

We give thanks for those celebrating birthdays this week: Mary Alice Nard, Bootsey Birthright, Emily Neal, Ralph Schwarzkopf, Jackie Combs, Brendan Smith, John Gardner, Anne Kime, Chris Lynn, Charlotte Cleghorn, David Garver, Sybil Groulx, Joanna Maitland, Robert Pierce, Ric Albrecht, Andrew Harper, Sondra Stamey, Eryn Miller, Claire Garcia, Leslie McCrory, and Sophia McKeown.

We give thanks for those celebrating anniversaries this week: Candace and Robert Peebles, and Judy and Ronald Winchell.