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Up to date formation information can be found by visiting the Formation page.


Information on Wednesday night classes can be found by visiting the Wednesdays page.

Wednesday Night Suppers (WNS)

Wednesdays, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Ellis Hall
Plan to make your Wednesdays a little less hectic and enjoy the fellowship of your fellow saints. Reservations are needed. The cost for dinner is $9 for adults, $4 for kids (ages 3-12). Complimentary lemonade, tea and water are provided. Beer or wine can be enjoyed with your meal at an additional cost. We always offer PB&J for our pickier eaters.
You can reserve your spot at the parish life table on Sunday morning, online via our website, or by contacting Lauri Begley at 404-267-4273 or at

This Week

The Feast of All Saints Flower Donations

Sundays, Oct. 12 and 19
The Feast of All Saints is a time when we remember loved ones who are no longer with us. One meaningful form of remembrance is the adorning of our altars and worship spaces with flowers. This floral offering is completely funded through your donations. Any amount is appreciated and the name of your loved one will be included in our feast day bulletin. Donations will be accepted between the services and after the 11:15 a.m. service or online through our website, beginning Oct. 5. All remembrances must be received by Oct. 19.
For more information contact LaTrell Harrison at

Diocesan Presence in the 2014 Pride Festival and Pride Parade

The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta will have a presence at the Pride Festival in Piedmont Park on Oct. 11 and 12, 2014. If you would like to help staff the diocesan booth, please go to the following link and sign up for one or more shifts:
The Diocese will also have a contingent marching in the Pride Parade on Sun., Oct. 12, 2014. If you would like to carry one of the signs identifying welcoming and affirming parishes, please go to the following link and sign up:

All Saints’ Concert Series

John Tibbetts and Richard Clement, Vocal Recital
Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. in the church

Grammy award-winning tenor Richard Clement, and his student, staff baritone John Tibbetts, will present a concert entitled “Made in America,” featuring American compositions for the tenor and baritone literature. Rick was a staff singer here while he was a student at GSU. He now teaches at his alma mater, and John is a member of his studio, and is becoming recognized as an upcoming talent. Come and support these two All Saints’ musicians in what promises to be an entertaining evening.

October Eggonomics

Tues. Oct. 14, 7:30 a.m.
Mark your calendars for next month’s breakfast series where we welcome parishioner Bill Mitchell as our presenter. Bill is an Atlanta native and resident and a ninth generation Georgian. He is a graduate of the Westminster Schools, Emory University, and the University of Delaware. An architectural and cultural historian, historic preservationist, lecturer, and award-winning author, he was a founding trustee of The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. He is the founding president of Southern Architecture Foundation, Inc. All are invited. The breakfast is prepared by the Men of Hope at Covenant Community. The cost is $5 and all proceeds go to the Men of Hope. Reservations are needed, space is limited.
Please sign up at the parish life table or by contacting Lauri Begley at or at 404-267-4273.

Safeguarding God’s Children Training

Wed., Oct. 15, 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the Connect Room
2nd floor Pritchett Center

Safeguarding God’s Children is a training program that specializes in prevention of sexual abuse of children, youth and adults. The Diocese of Atlanta requires all churches to teach their clergy, staff, volunteers, and church leaders in prevention. The three hour face-to-face training must be completed by all those who work with children and youth in this parish.
To register or for more information, email Tim Black at

Volunteers Needed for Move in Day for New Refugee Family

Sat., Oct 18, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Come help decorate if you can’t do lifting. One or two hours of volunteer work welcome.
RSVP to Louisa Merchant at or 404-403-5908.

Coming Up

Share A Meal With the Men of Covenant Community

Available dates: Mondays, Oct 13 & Dec 1
Covenant Community is a residential drug treatment for homeless addicts. From the time it was founded at All Saints’ over 20 years ago, our parishioners have provided dinner to share with the residents of Covenant Community on Monday nights. It’s a wonderful way to get to know these men. Please consider breaking bread with them on a Monday night. You could bring dinner yourself or with friends or even co-workers. To volunteer or for information, contact Barbara Blender at or 404-520-2479.

Reception Honoring the Rev’d Elizabeth Shows Caffey

Sun., Oct. 19, 10:20 a.m. in Ellis Hall
Between the 9 and 11:15 services next Sunday, we will celebrate and honor the ministry of Elizabeth. There will be no adult formation; everyone is invited to the reception.

All Saints’ Day Parish Wide Celebration with a Concert and Barbeque: “I’ll Be There”

Sat. Oct. 25, 5:00 and 7:00 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m.
The Youth Choir will perform some of their favorite anthems from around the world – Jamaica, Hawaii, Slovenia – as well as spirituals and classical pieces, with a few new ones added, including the Jackson 5′s “I’ll Be There” and a girls’ a cappella song. Our guys will perform a percussion ensemble piece. Last year’s favorite anthem, “I Believe,” based on a poem found scrawled on the wall of a holocaust ghetto, will round out the evening’s musical presentation. Between performances, we will feast together on barbeque. The cost for the concert and dinner is $20 per person, and $10 for kids ages 6- 12. Family of 4 max $50 (2 adults and 2 or more children). I’ll be there… won’t you?
Space is limited. Register online or at the Parish Life table today.

Save the Date: Earth Stewards/Trees Atlanta Volunteer Day

Sat., Oct. 25
Join us as we give back to the community by helping maintain/promote our green canopy.
Contact Marti Breen at for details.

Woodall Lecture

Thus., Nov. 6, 7:00 p.m., In the church
Woodall Lecture Dr. Dwight D. Andrews, minister, musician, and educator, will bring his personal spiritual and musical experience to All Saints’ for the 11th Annual Woodall Lecture, “Jazz, Spirituality, and the Church” on Thurs., Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the church. He will be joined by his jazz ensemble, as he connects music and the church for a very different Woodall Lecture. The lecture and dessert reception following are free and open to the public. An hors d’oeuvres reception and cash bar will precede the lecture beginning at 5 p.m. in Tate Hall. Tickets for the reception are $20 and will include reserved seating in the church for the program. Ticket sales begin today at the Parish Life table between services and online.

Help Feed the Flock at Holy Comforter

Nov. 19
Holy Comforter is a parish in southeast Atlanta in which about 60% of the congregation live with mental illness. On Wednesday evenings several Atlanta parishes take turns to worship with and provide a meal for this community. All Saints’ needs volunteers (individuals or group service project) to help support this
important ministry.
Contact Shane Hunziker to express your interest at or 404-992-5676.

A Christmas Carol VIP Event

Dec. 14
See the beloved play, A Christmas Carol in whole new way. Enjoy a VIP experience that will make this Christmas classic a memorable event. We begin at 1 p.m. with wine and cheese, a pre-show gathering of our All Saints’ Group that includes light hors d’oeuvres and Coca Cola products. At 1:30, we will have a pre-show presentation by a member of the Alliance Theatre team where we’ll hear about the show, production and the cast. Showtime is at 2:30 p.m. The Alliance Theatre main stage will be the scene for the 25th anniversary performance of A Christmas Carol. After the show we will be joined by a member of the cast or crew for a tour of the stage and backstage areas. Seats are reserved in the front two rows in the center of the balcony. This VIP event is a bargain at $95 as everything is included, but you have to reserve early so sign up today at the Parish Life table.
Email for more information.


Chesnuts Roasting on an Open Fire…

It’s a little early for Christmas songs, but All Saints’ CSA has fresh, Georgia grown chestnuts available for holiday enjoyment now. Go to to order by 10 a.m. Tuesday for Wednesday pickup at All Saints’ from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This week’s farmers’ pick box features tomatoes, kale, butternut or delicata squash, apples, and sweet peppers.
Go to to join and order.

Sunday Morning Ambassadors

We need friendly volunteers to stand under the red balloons from 8:40 until just before the start of the 9 am service, greeting everyone with a smile and answering questions. If interested, please contact Christina Holland.

Safeguarding God’s Children Training

Safeguarding God’s Children is a training program developed by the Church Pension Group and Presidium Religious Services, a company that specializes in prevention of sexual abuse of children, youth and adults. The Diocese of Atlanta requires all churches to teach their clergy, staff, volunteers, and church leaders in prevention. The three hour face-to-face training must be completed by all those who work with children and youth in this parish.
Trainings for 2013 will be held at the following dates and times:

  • 3) Wed., October 15, 6-8:30 p.m. in The Connect Room- Second Floor- Pritchett Center
  • 4) Sun., Nov. 2, 1-4 p.m. in The Attic- Third Floor- Pritchett Hall
  • 5) Jan. 11, 1-4 p.m. in The Attic- Third Floor- Pritchett Hall
  • 6) Feb. 11, 6-8:30 p.m. in The Connect Room

To register or for more information, email Tim Black at

Young Adults and Youth- Saturday Servants

The third Saturday of each month you can tutor refugee children in Clarkston from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and the fourth Saturdays you can volunteer for Threads starting at 10 a.m.
Sign up on our volunteer portal via a link in the weekly email and on the youth formation website.

Keep the City of Trees Green

Join Earth Stewards on Sat., Oct. 25 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. as we volunteer with Trees Atlanta at the Atlanta VA Hospital in Decatur.
Contact Marti Breen at for details and to sign up.

Save the Date

Celebrate All Saints Day with good food, friends, and fellowship on Sat., Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Contact for details.

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