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Wednesday Night Suppers (WNS)
5:00-7:00 p.m. in Tate 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.
The ACCESS ALL SAINTS’ Online Directory
1. Go to the All Saints’ website: www.allsaintsatlanta.org
2. Click the Access All Saints’ button on the top right side of the front page of the website, or the link above.
3. Click “Need a Login? Click Here”
4. Enter the primary email you use for All Saints’. You will be asked to create a password too.
5. You should then receive a verification email.
6. If you have problems, contact Betsey Gibbs.
The Monday Afternoon Study Group meets
Mondays from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in Tate Hall
Facilitated by The Rev’d Karen Evans
Action, drama, suspense, magicians, shipwrecks, and a “drop dead approach to stewardship,” the Acts of the Apostles is a lively and interesting exploration of what it means to be an apostle. We will be exploring this book to see what God did through these apostles and what God might have in mind for us who are also among the “sent.”
MAC Food Drive Begins Lent 1
Once again, it’s that time of year for the All Saints’ Lenten food drive for the Midtown Assistance Center (MAC). MAC is an interfaith nonprofit committed to helping low income working families in times of crisis. The food All Saints collects’ will support MAC’s food pantry. There has been an increasing need for food at MAC these past few months, so your donations are especially needed this season. Please pick up a bag with a shopping list in the back of the church, and return it before Easter Sunday to the bin in the narthex or the Fireplace Room in Tate Hall. All gifts to MAC make a big difference. On behalf of the MAC staff, board, and volunteers, thank you for your support this Lenten season.
To learn more about MAC, visit www.midtownassistancectr.org or speak to your MAC liaison, Virginia Harrison.
Celebration of Memories and Hopes
Thurs., Mar. 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tate Hall
Covenant Community is a residential life stabilization program for homeless men with substance abuse problems. Once individuals successfully complete the six-month intensive program, they are invited to participate in a graduation ceremony or “Celebration of Memories and Hopes.” This ceremony is held in March and September each year, and provides the residents the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments with family members, friends and members of the community. They are also inducted into the Men of Hope Alumni organization. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear an account of the transformation that occurs during their time at CCI, as all graduates will be speaking to attendees regarding their experience.
How William Blake Can Help Us Read the Bible,
A Lecture by Christopher C. Rowland
Thurs., Mar. 26, 7:00 p.m. in the chapel
Reception following in Egleston Library
As the Dean’s Ireland Professor for the Exegesis of Holy Scripture at Oxford University, Christopher Rowland holds the most prestigious chair in New Testament Studies in Great Britain. In this lecture, he will introduce us to the intersection of the Bible with seminal English poet William Blake, exploring how the 18th century poet can elucidate scripture for us.
Join Earth Stewards for Beltline Sip & Stroll
Sat., Mar. 28, 5:30 p.m. at Ladybird on the Beltline
684 John Wesley Dobbs, ATL
Take advantage of the extra daylight to tour the beltline and eat at Ladybird.
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Holy Week Preaching Series and Lunch
Mar. 30-April 2, 12:05 p.m. in the church
The Rev’d Dr. H. King Oehmig
The Rev’d Dr. H. King Oehmig, an Episcopal priest from Chattanooga, is the author/ publisher of a three-volume lay commentary Understanding the Sunday Scriptures: A Companion to the Revised Common Lectionary. Oehmig is also author of Between the Lines: Reflections on the Gospels Through the Church Year and Beyond the Words: Insights on the Gospels Through the Church Year. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the School of Theology at the University of the South. Dr. Oehmig has also served parishes in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia over the last 30 years in addition to his writing life.
A simple lunch will be available each day following the 12:05 p.m. service Monday through Thursday for $6.
Reservations can be made at the parish life table on Sunday mornings or by contacting Lauri Begley. If you would like to volunteer to help in the kitchen or with the lunch set-up please let Lauri know.
For a complete listing of all Holy Week Service times, please visit our Liturgical Calendar.
Sun., April 5, 6:00 a.m. in the church
If you are interested in being baptized with other adults at the Easter Vigil, please contact Pat Kiley as soon as possible.
Tues., April 14
In our April Eggonomics Breakfast, long-time parishioner Tread Davis will lead a discussion of how we want our Atlanta Region to develop between now and the year 2040. Davis will speak briefly on “Thoughts of an Atlanta Optimist about Atlanta in 2040”. Tread is has been a member of the Atlanta Regional Commission and its Transportation Committee for more than 15 years. The ARC is in the process of preparing and adopting a new Regional Plan for the next 25 years. If you have thoughts about where our Region should go in land use, transportation, education, economic development, aging services, water and similar issues, please come and share your input for our Regional Plan.” Breakfast is open to all. Reservations are needed.
Please make your reservation at the Parish Life table on Sunday mornings or by contacting Lauri Begley.
Novel Theology Presents: Ghost on Black Mountain by Ann Hite
Facilitator: Clark Lemons
Wed., April 15, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish House
Steeped in the rich tradition of Appalachian folklore, Ghost On Black Mountain is a study of family secrets and their rippling effects throughout generations. Told from five strong women’s voices, Ann Hite’s debut novel explores mother/daughter relationships and domestic violence in the thirties, themes readers may find even more haunting than the ghosts, who are metaphors for the emotions in this book. Ghost On Black Mountain was a finalist for the esteemed Townsend Prize and Hite won Georgia Author of the Year in 2012. This novel also celebrates good old-fashion storytelling! Author Ann Hite will join us for a discussion of her book.
Check the Novel Theology page for book selections, dates and times for the 2014-2015 year.
Earth Stewards Save the Date
April 18 and April 25
Earth Stewards are planning two outings for April to get out and enjoy God’s creation; Sat., April 18, Farmhouse Dinner at Moore Farms complete with farm tour–pet the pigs, chickens and see where our CSA originates. Email Moore Farms and Friends to reserve your space. On Sat., April 25, biking around Atlanta.
RSVP to Marti Breen at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Arts Theology Theatre Outing
Sun., April 19, 2:30 p.m., Theatrical Outfit on Luckie Street
Join us for a matinee performance of Storefront Church at Theatrical Outfit followed by a talk back with lead actor and director Tom Key. Storefront Church is the third in playwright John Patrick Stanley’s trilogy of plays wrestling with moral and ethical dilemmas. Storefront wrestles with faith and social responsibility with a three way show down between religion, politics and runaway capitalism. If you have seen Doubt and/or Defiance, also by Stanley you know you are in for a thought provoking experience and conversation. All Saints’ has a block of tickets. Tickets are $35 and include a box lunch at the theatre from 1-2 p.m.
Make your reservation to attend by contacting Matt Collins at email@example.com or Lauri Begley.
All Saints’ Concert Series: Daniel Roth, Organist
Mon., April 27, 7:30 p.m.in the church
Daniel Roth, one of the world’s most famous organists and titular organist at the Church of St. Sulpice in Paris, will present a recital here on our wonderful Kenan Memorial Pipe Organ. Messr. Roth is particularly well known for his improvisations, and he will improvise on a theme submitted during the concert. Other works by Bach, Franck, and Vierne. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a world-class recital. Tickets at on the website or at the door.
If you have attended the adult enquirers’ classes and would like to be confirmed on May 10, please contact Pat Kiley.
Come Break Bread with the Men of Covenant Community
Available dates: Mondays, Apr. 13 and 20
For the past 20 years, All Saints’ parishioners have provided dinner on Monday nights for the Covenant Community residents. This tradition means so much to the men of this residential drug treatment facility. These are the same men who arrange beverages for Sunday morning, set up meetings and events as well as provide security. You can bring dinner yourself or with family, with friends or co-workers. What a great way to say thank you!
To volunteer or for information, contact Barbara Blender at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-520-2479.
All Saints’ CSA
Moore Farms, All Saints’ CSA, has strawberries that actually taste like strawberries. Organically grown in FL, they make a perfect ending to a locally sourced meal. Go to www.moorefarmsandfriends.com to join and order by 10 a.m. Tuesday for pick up Wednesday at All Saints’, 12-4:30 p.m. This week’s farmers’ pick includes lettuce, kale, strawberries, mixed root veggies, swiss chard and bell pepper.
Go to www.moorefarmsandfriends.com to join and order.
Deliver an Easter Lily
On Easter Sun., April 5, after the morning services in Ellis Hall, the Sunday Callers need volunteers to help deliver Easter Lilies to 12-15 parishioners. The flowers can be picked up in Ellis Hall immediately following the 9 a.m. or the 11:15 a.m. services and can be delivered any time that day, depending on your own schedule. This is a wonderful way to spread Easter joy to those who may not be able to attend Easter services.
Please contact Diane and Mark Siegel at email@example.com or at 404-459-0129 if you can help.
Spring is here! Please remember Threads when you clean out your little ones winter wardrobe—what they have outgrown and will not be able to wear next year. We take ALL seasons clothing; bring your donations in, the volunteers are ready to go! Threads bins are located in Tate Hall and bottom floor of the Children’s Center!
For more information contact Lori Guarisco, Threads coordinator.
Covenant Community is on Facebook
We at Covenant Community would like to advertise our updated website, and also request that anyone interested “like” our Facebook page and leave a comment about what they like about Covenant Community or a story about their involvement with our Monday dinners and/or events, as well as leave a review in the review portion of our Facebook page. ( https://www.facebook.com/pages/Covenant-Community-Inc/122559527784890 )