May Newsletter

This is All Saints’ newsletter for May 2012.

+ Calendar

+ Pastor’s article

+ ELCA “Hunger Rumblings” blog

+ 20-30s group

+ 39+ group

+ “Faith in Daily Life” seminars


Connector Cards:  How can we help you be more connected? To God—in worship and through God’s ministries here? To other people of this congregation? That’s what the white cards in each pew are for—you sharing how we can help you be more connected. Feel free to complete a card and either drop it in the offering plate or hand it to Pastor Clark after worship. Peace & God’s blessings.

Spring Semi-Annual Meeting on May 6th

This is a reminder that our Spring semi-annual meeting will be on Sunday, May 6, at 12:30 p.m. We will have a potluck immediately following service. Please bring a dish to share. We will be downstairs in the fellowship hall for the potluck event. The meeting will be held upstairs in the sanctuary. Members please make plans to attend. This is a celebration of our ministries as well as an election of new officers.

All Saints is hosting a Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 9, from 3:00-6:30 in Fellowship Hall.  Please consider giving this most precious gift. To donate, your last donation must have been 54 days prior to May 9th. Mark your calendars, roll up your sleeve and don’t forget to eat your spinach!!!!!!

Happy Mother’s Day – May 13th:  Wishing all mother’s a wonderful and blessed Mother’s Day.  Be sure to do something nice for mom and thank her for all the love and special things she always does for you.

All Saints spring clean-up/work day is scheduled for Saturday, May 19th from 8 am – 1 pm. Some of the things we will be doing (but not limited to) are: weeding and trimming bushes in the flower beds, removing wood  and brush on the back of the property, power washing the siding and windows, fixing the lawn by the mailbox, fixing the mail box post, and painting the newest handicapped parking spot. Please bring supplies to help enhance the curb appeal of the church.   Thanks, Worship Ministry Team

Memorial Day in 2012 is on Monday, the 28th of May.

Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War. By the 20th century Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died in all wars. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. By the early 20th century, Memorial Day was an occasion for more general expressions of memory, as people visited the graves of their deceased relatives, whether they had served in the military or not.  Thank you to all the military personnel who fight to keep us safe, and please pray for all those who have died to sustain our country’s freedom.

It’s a Baby Shower for Pastor Clark, Sara, and the new baby!

Who’s Invited:          Couples Shower; Everyone

Date:  June 10, 2012

Time: 1:00-3:30 pm  Fellowship Hall

If you can attend, please RSVP to Pat Howell, Laura McCreery, or Mary Jo Plumadore. Hope to see you there!

By the Numbers: All Saints publishes attendance and giving summaries in print only. Contact the office for a copy.

In Our Prayers: All Saints publishes its prayer list in print only. Contact the office for a full list.

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