13. October, 2017Weekly Messages

Tomorrow is “A Fair in the Fall” from 10 am – 3 pm in Davidson Hall.  Many, perhaps most of you, have helped with the Fair and tomorrow represents the culmination of your preparation.  Please, encourage your friends to come and see what’s special about the Fair  Many things stand out: remember that we’re known for our food   So, come, volunteer, visit, and shop tomorrow, and be sure to have lunch.

 

All Saints will worship Sunday, October 15 at 8 am and 10 am.  We’ll celebrate the Feast Day of St. Luke the Evangelist.  Church School will be taught by Caroline Westin-Garcia.

 

The coffee hour is POTLUCK and may include baked goods from the Fair.

 

Coming up on Tuesday this week is a Community Night at Dante’s with 20% of your bill (lunch, dinner, or take-out) donated to the Leonia Community chest.  Please support the Community Chest which makes an annual grant to the Child Care Center.

 

Lynne and I will be away next Sunday, October 22.  Terri Donati will lead you in Morning Prayer, with one service only at 10 am.

 

On the following Sunday, October 29, we’ll celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, with among other things, an adult education class on Martin Luther at 9 am.  The Reformation began on October 31, 1517 when Luther, an Augustinian friar and seminary professor, posted his “95 Theses” (ideas for reform) on the door of the Wittenberg (Germany) Castle Church.  Come and hear why Luther has meaning today for our lives.

 

On Sunday, November 2, All Saints Sunday, All Saints will worship at 8 am and 10 am.  Departed loved ones will be remembered in prayer at each service.  Please contact Robin Kantrowitz at parishadministrator@allsaintsleonia.com to include your loved one’s names in the prayers.

 

On Sunday, November 12, All Saints will have its Annual Giving Sunday with a brunch and worship in Davidson hall.  You’ll also hear brief talks about what All Saints means to your fellow worshipers and have the opportunity to make your pledge for 2018.

 

All Saints has collected $900 for Hurricane Relief and because of a special matching grant our contribution was doubled!  Please consider giving more: the need in Puerto Rico is dire. They are our sisters and brothers in Christ, and also, since 1917, U. S. citizens.

 

God bless you and all whom you love.

 

Faithfully,

 

Dean+