June 12, 2015

Diane Russell will lead our June Autumn Grace meeting in moving from “what if?” of fear to “what is”! She will help us practice mindfulness, or focusing on sensory experiences in the here and now. As we give up chaos of in our mind, we experience the beauty of the present moment and the gift of our senses and move spontaneously into gratitude in centering prayer. Please join us in the Owen Library on Sat., June 20. Coffee and snacks at 9:30 will be followed at 10:00 by a short meditation and our meeting. We will end by 11:30. Questions? Contact Babie Chromy (jstrobel5@charter.net, 687-2926 or Linda Kane (linda@80watt.com ), 338-0222.

WLOS FOOD DRIVE - On June 12 ,WLOS sponsored a huge food drive to benefit Children First/CIS. We will continue with our donations on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th. Sun., but you might consider offering personal care items, cleaning supplies and baby needs on June 21, July 5 and July 19. Food donations are always appreciated, but at this time the need is greater for non food items. Thanks for your support.

Organ Concert - Canon Organist Kyle Ritter will present an organ at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Cashiers, North Carolina, next Sunday, June 28, at 4 p.m. The concert will feature organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Josef Rheinberger, Margaret Sandresky, Maurice Duruflé, and Louis Vierne.

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 and Nevin Compton Trammell. To register please email: info@theartistabbey.com.

AmiciMusic returns to All Souls for another intimate chamber music concert on Thursday, August 6 at 7:30 p.m. This program, entitled “Around the World in 80 Minutes” features violinist Rachel Patrick, clarinetist Matthew Boyles, and pianist Daniel Weiser on a whirlwind musical trip to several countries, including Hungary, Romania, Italy, Russia, and France. Patrick and Boyles currently live in California, where they run their own chamber music series in Napa Valley. Cost is $20 for general admission and $15 for Church members. Free for children. Tickets available at the door. Advanced purchase discounts available at www.amicimusic.org.

When you need to reach the clergy for pastoral care - Timely and compassionate pastoral care for you and your family is very important to the clergy of All Souls. We would like you to know that if you or a family member have a pastoral care need during business hours you may reach a clergy member by calling the business office at 828-274-2681. Please tell the person you are speaking with that you are calling for pastoral care and that you need to speak to a clergy person. You will be asked if your need is urgent; please let them know it is if you have need to speak with or see a clergy person right away and they will contact the clergy person on call. If it is not urgent you will be directed to the clergy person’s voicemail. If your pastoral care need is after hours please call the clergy direct. We ask you to please call both clergy persons with your need so that we can insure a timely response. We know that it can be difficult to name your need as urgent, even when it is so, but please know that the staff and clergy value pastoral care that is accessible and thus we appreciate you reaching out to us when in urgent need. You can reach Rev. Dean Todd Donatelli by calling 828-231-4958 and you can reach Rev. Milly Morrow by calling 828 -772-1429. Thank you.

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 and join us to celebrate caring for our neighbors and the abundance of God’s creation! Call Milly if you have questions! 828 -772-1429 Mondays 1-3 pm June 8, June 22, July 6, July 20 and Aug 3 and Sundays 11 am - 1 pm July 12 and July 26

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

EYC - Give to our sister church in Cuba! All Souls EYC will be travelling to Matanzas, Cuba in July to visit the “Faithful to Jesus” community. This will be our third pilgrimage to visit our brothers and sisters in Christ. We are looking for donations as we travel to help support this Episcopal community and their worthwhile service to the families and children in their neighborhood. As we travel, we look for your support to help this community’s mission work. They need: Monetary donations to go towards purchasing windows in their church. We are hoping to raise $1200 to help support this purchase! Over the counter medicines and other toiletries. Single sized bed sheet sets. Any donation is welcome! Donation tables will be set up on the following dates between the 9:00 and 11:15 services: May 31, June 7, June 14. You can also drop off donations in the church office. If you aren’t able to donate goods, you may also mail a check to: All Souls Cathedral. Just be sure and put, “Cuba donation” in the memo line of the check. Thank you so much for your help! All Souls EYC

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.

Church of the Advocate: The Clothes Closet is still low on a number of items for men and women: shorts and cool tops, sneakers and sandals, white socks, and underwear. Our men also need T-shirts, hoodies, caps, and belts; our women also need long casual dresses and handbags, shoulder bags, etc. Sunglasses and reading glasses are most welcome, as are toiletries and (always) sleeping bags, blankets, and backpacks. Members of our homeless congregation are ever grateful for your donations.

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

Marian Daisy and Herbert L. Steele

Agnes Steele Holt

William Patterson Holt

William Patterson Holt III

Francis Steele Holt and

Jane Holt Blodgett

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: 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, 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, Aubree Fox, Molly Kenan, Myrtle and Sondra Stamey, the Teitelbaum Family, Will Bryant, Del Hare, John and Sean, Audrey Donatelli, Pat Hill, Larry Crawford, Joe Gernoske, Elizabeth, Trent, and Luke, Ralph Lewis, Ken Prentice, Lorraine, Heidi, and Benjamin Griepp, Ted Ahl, Julia Gaines, Bruce Barkstrom, Herman Capozzi, M. J. Snook, Mike Martinelli, George Sherrill, David MacKendrick, Jan and Steve Davis, the Rymell and Flynn family, Meredith Norwood, Norma Lea and Bob Ferguson, Aaron and Theresa Stanberg, Oz Henry, Kerstin McDaniel, Nancy Keller, the Butler family, Richard Henning, Helen Maxwell, Becky Almond, Helen Norton, Linda Fite, Sarah Klien, Suzy Riddle, Karen Townsend, Robert Morrow, Laura Morrow, and Nancy Martin.

We give thanks for those celebrating birthdays this week: Steven Cislo, Riley Henry, Janet Jamison, Alex Melton, Alfred Hammar, David Mycoff, Lynn Ordnung, Marc Sanchez, Ellen Clarke, Diane Russell, Jennifer Shelley, Babie Chromy, Jeffrey Kenrick, Bill Bryant, Becky Donatelli, Ann-Marie Kilpatrick, Sophie Mills, and Alice Myer.

We give thanks for those celebrating anniversaries this week: Blair and S. Kay Clark, Lindsay and Rob Moody, Dorothy and Raymond Rapp, Del and Mabel Hare, Alan and Carol Kirchner, Elizabeth and Robert Libbey, Brian and Caroline Turner, Miles and Millie Elmore, John and Margie Johnson, and Allyson and Michael MacCauley.​