October 16, 2014


Pledge Card Sunday, October 19, all liturgies.

Please bring your Pledge Cards for 2014 to the liturgies on Sunday morning, October 19. We will have the opportunity to bring our pledge cards to the altar during these services. Please watch your mail for pledge cards and further stewardship information.

Community Breakfast October 19th at 10 AM :Catch up with your friends and enjoy a wonderful breakfast !

The fall Newcomer’s Class will continue through October 19th. The Newcomer’s Class is an opportunity to learn about the ministries of All Souls, converse with our priests, and learn about opportunities within All Souls. We meet during the Church School hour, beginning at 10:10 in the Owen Library. For more information contact Thomas Murphy atthomas@allsoulscathedral.org, Helene at hrheilig03@gmail.com or Sherry in the Cathedral office at 828-274-2681.

Halloween Party FUNdraiser: Save The Date! Saturday, October 18th - 5:30 - 8:00pm at All Souls Cathedral. Invite your friends and neighbors to show off their Halloween flare! Costume contest, yummy food, warm cider, fun games and Halloween costume parade through the village!  Details and ticket sales to follow! Please put it on your calendar now and get your best costume ideas ready!

“Holidays…Families…and Later Life” is the topic for the Oct. 18th meeting of AUTUMN GRACE. Geographic distance, transportation, & sometimes 3 generations or more can seem overwhelming as we age. Alice Myer, LCSW family therapist, spiritual director and member of All Souls, will facilitate our meeting. She will invite us to examine our family structures and the accompanying places of blessing and stress. How can we become more aware of realistic ways to place our energies this Holiday Season at our age so that we can bless ourselves and those we love? Parish hall - 9:30 - coffee, 10:00 - short devotional followed by program.(Questions, call 215-8825)

The SENIOR LUNCH BUNCH GROUP will meet on Wednesday, October 22,at 12:30 pm, in Zabriskie Hall with Matt Kern, the Board President of the Western North Carolina Nature Center as our guest speaker. Matthew Kern who spent his early years in the Appalachian Mountains, has lived in Asheville for more than fifteen years. The Nature Center, owned by the City of Asheville, features animals native to the Southern Appalachians. Please join us for lunch as we explore and possibly see some of the wild life of Southern Appalachia. We ask that you bring a dish to share with the group.

Service of Healing and Holy Eucharist Please join us for a Service of Healing and Holy Eucharist on Thursday, October 23, at 7:00. PM 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.

Adult Confirmation Class! In preparation for the bishop’s annual visit we will hold a confirmation class on Saturday, October 25th from 10 am until 1 pm to be held at the church office. We will cover topics like Anglican theology, history, and Episco-speak. Please email Thomas if you plan on attending thomas@allsoulscathedral.

Art Workshop: A workshop designed for adult beginners in drawing, painting, collage and other media will be offered in All Souls’ parish hall on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Margaret Harvey, longtime art teacher at Asheville County Day School and at her Cedar Lane Studio, will conduct the course. All abilities are welcome. Art supplies will be provided. Cost is $45 per person. For more information and to register by Oct. 20, call Cedar Lane Studio at 828-684-3947. Proceeds benefit the music program.


Vandercooked Poetry Nights and the Kay Falk Literary Project present poet TONY HOAGLAND in a reading of his work, Wed. 10/29 at 7:30 at Asheville BookWorks on Haywood Avenue in Asheville. Before the reading, at 7 PM, you are invited to print a letterhead broadside on Asheville BookWorks’ prized Vandercooked Press. Hoagland is the author of three poetry collections, including What Narcissism Means to Me, a finalist for a National Critics Book Circle Award, and Donkey Gospel, winner of the James Laughlin Award. The event is free. For more information, please contact Emilie White at etwhite8@charter.net.


The Cathedral of All Souls Arts Commission will host an exhibition of the work of Kerstin McDaniel October 31st and November 1st in the Parish Hall. Kerstin has been a member of All Souls for many years. Her work is on display and in use in churches all across Western North Carolina and includes banners, vestments, altar hangings, needlepoint kneelers, and paintings. The exhibition will be open Friday, October 31st 6 - 8 p.m. andSaturday, November 1st 1 - 3 p.m. Kerstin will give a lecture and question and answer Friday evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.


After 2 years on the street, with 2 kids, our 2nd Hope to Home crew moved our new friend into her apartment Thursday night. We as a group collected beds, dressers, tables, chairs and all the little things that make an empty apartment livable. All Souls members donated a TV, towels, bed linens and many other items. Some furniture came from the Habitat store. We will stay in contact with our friend for a year. Nicole at Homeward bound connected us all, worked with the Asheville Housing Board to find her apartment, and will stay with us all on our journey. If you would like to know about Hope to Home teams, talk to Pam and Steve Van Allen, Bille Stahmer. Gail Wiley or Jennie Zbierki or you may email Pam and Steve at pamkandsteve@yahoo.com

AMICIMUSIC, Asheville’s award winning chamber music organization, returns to All Soul’s Cathedral on Friday, November 21 at 7:30 PM with a concert called “BEETHOVEN’S CELLO” featuring cellist Lawrence Stomberg and pianist Daniel Weiser. They will perform some of the great cello/piano works by Ludwig van Beethoven, part of a weekend where they will perform the complete cello works by Beethoven. Admission is $20 for general public, $15 for Church members, and free for children. A special weekend pass for all the concerts will be available as well for $40. Tickets will be available at the door and in advance atwww.amicimusic.org at 10% off

Church of the Advocate: Thanks so much for the blankets—which were snapped up ten minutes after the Clothes Closet opened on Sunday, so please keeping sending them. It doesn’t matter what shape they’re in so long as they’re clean (the same goes for clothes). Our men need jackets, hoodies, sweatshirts, T-shirts, sneakers, jeans, khaki pants, and belts. Our women need sneakers, long casual dresses, sweatshirts, and underwear. Know that your donations make a real difference in the lives of our homeless congregation

 The flowers are to the glory of God and in loving memory of 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, Meg Karayiannis, Bob Morrow, the Teitelbaum family, Fallon Elkes, Rebecca Jackson, Maude Carver, Taylor Jacobs, John Chromey, Joey and Jon Davis, David Truelove, Suzzy Sams, Sam Craig, John Smith, Ralph Lewis, Sophie Van Keer, Guy Sayles, Robert Keifer, Jennifer Shelton, Cindy Davis, Rob Willhige, Jeremy Lamb, MaryAnn Baker, Karen Sams, Phillip Brent, Dan Powell and family, the Spangler family, Carolyn Scribner, Sheila Gibbs, Linda Evans, Carolyn Herman, Janice Harvey, Joan Tidwell, Carol, David Power and family, Emma Mamone-Peeples, JoFrances Dula, Joan Crook, Billy and Sandy Hinson, Jessica and Jackson Ayers, Del Hare, Betty Nokes, Chris, Stevie Turner, Peter Yaun and family, Archie Turner, Katie Gonzalez and family, Linda Zralek, David Beebe, David Bitgood & family, the Zabriskie family, Tom Drakos, Bob McGee, John and Andrew, Emily Maitland, Nancy Bole, Deacon Alice Mason, Elaine Young, Will Bryant, and Elizabeth Wilde.

John F. A. Cecil
T. J. A. Cecil
H. M. A. Cecil.

We give thanks for those celebrating birthdays this week: Nancy Milan, Becky Hannah, Tom Leeder, Larry Weigel, Tracy Yarbro, Will Bryant, Ashley Cosslett, Sherry Hunley, Jack Macfie, Edith Conrad, James Curl, Howard Jackson, Douglas Taylor, Miles Beasley, Susan Blexrud, Lauren Turner, Joyce Bryant, Franklin Sorrells, Nancy Butler, Pam Penland, Art Swanson, Gail Wiley, Halland Cislo, and Mary Macqueen.

We give thanks for those celebrating anniversaries this week: Pam and Steve VanAllen, Bob and Suzanne Dixon, Melisa and Wesley Giddens, Alfred and Linda Hammar, Nancy and Don Ackermann Cole, John Byrd and Ellen Clarke, Dawn and Walter Dickinson, Helen and Jim Shaw, and Christina and Jason McKeown.