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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.

This Week

Kanuga Registration is Closed

Oct. 3—5

We are now on a waitlist. This year Bishop Rob Wright and his family will be with us and Bishop Wright leading our adult program on Saturday morning. There are many fun and relaxing activities to partake in throughout the weekend. A relaxing time on the beautiful rocking chair porch overlooking the lake may be just the activity you are in search of! Stop by the parish life table and meet our retreat chairs Elizabeth and Luke Barton, find out more information about the weekend as you take a look at the agenda for our time there. It is always a weekend to remember, renewal and inspiration upon the weekends end and memories for a lifetime. Stop by the Parish Life table if you want to be added to the waitlist.

Have Your Photo Taken

Every Sunday in August

Have your photo taken for the photo directory (coming in October*.) Photographers should be on hand in the courtyard this Sunday Aug. 24 before and after 9 and 11:15 services. We will also take photos after the 5:30 service. These photos are done at no cost to you or the church. Thanks everyone for your patience with us in the photo line! These photos will look great in the directory. Don’t delay, let us take one today!
*The directory will be password protected via our Membership Office.
For more information contact
Ellen Hayes at or
Lauri Begley at

Celebration of Ministries Sunday

Sun., Aug 24

Our annual day of celebration with a festive parade of banners at both the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services with a ministry fair throughout the courtyard between the services. This is the time to explore new opportunities to become more involved in the parish. All of our varied and many ministries and groups will be represented and folks from the groups will be on hand to offer information on how to take part. The opportunities are endless between fellowship groups, ministry groups, service groups and more. Be sure to be here on this special day to kick off our program year and finding a way to connect with smaller groups within the parish. If you are a ministry leader/chairperson, please check on the condition of your banner! All banners are on display in the horseshoe room and supplies are provided to update your look. Banner carriers are needed at both services.
If you need a table for the ministry fair, please get in touch with Lauri Begley at 404-267-4273 or at

Make New Friends with Foyer Groups

Sign up today for a Foyer Group. It is one of the best ways to get to know your fellow Saints through informal, small dinner group gatherings at one another’s homes. The groups formed are a great mix as it always is at All Saints—single, married, of a varied status and age. Many close friendships have been formed through these fun dinner gatherings; it’s a wonderful and low key way to make connections. Signups will be at the Parish Life table until Sun., Aug. 31.
For more information contact Barbara Blender at or 404–520–2479.

Coming Up

Share A Meal With the Men of Covenant Community

Available dates: Mondays ● Aug 25 & Sept 8

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 who help us so much with parking lot security as well as arranging beverages (and Krispy Kreme) on Sunday mornings. Please consider breaking bread with them on a Monday night. You could bring dinner yourself or with friends or even co-workers. Really special is doing it with family—children of every age are particularly welcome. To volunteer or for information, contact Barbara Blender at or 404-520-2479.

Wednesday Night Suppers (WNS)

Wednesdays ● 5-7 p.m. in Ellis Hall

A full and delicious gourmet buffet is planned and prepared each week by Van Trece Catering. The meals are amazing, the fellowship superb. 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. Join the fun, great food and fellowship, all are invited!
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

Join Earth Stewards for Beltline/Breakfast Walking Tour

Fri., Sept. 5 ● 7:30 a.m.

The sustainable Atlanta round table is sponsoring the tour and you must pre-register.
To register go to

Attention Shutterbugs: A New Photography Class

Sun., Sept. 14 ● 3 p.m. at the Breman Museum

The All Saints’ Arts Theology Group is pleased to present a new photograph class for All Saints members interested in photography. This class is focused on portraits and is an excellent introductory class in the wide ranging subject of how to take the best pictures of people. The class is called: Picturing Peace: An introductory workshop on portrait photography with Joel Silverman and is open to everyone regardless of your level of experience. Whether you have an expensive DSLR camera or just an iPhone, you can learn to take better pictures through this class. We will learn about the art of capturing expressions, personalities, and moods in a shot. Bring your camera or smart phone as we will want to review the different settings available on every camera. The class will be held at the Breman Museum on Spring Street. The cost is $25/person. Please note that space is limited so make your reservation at the Parish Life table today.
For questions, please contact Matt Collins at

Annual Canvass Kick Off

Sun. Sept. 14

Dr. Rodger Nishioka will be delivering a lively talk between services in the church. Dancing Goats Coffee will be served!


Tues., Sept. 16

Our first breakfast in the fall series kicks off with the founder and editor- in- chief of The Bitter Southerner, Chuck Reece. Chuck will join us this day and offer a presentation on “The importance of heritage and it’s assumptions.” The Bitter Southerner is a new kind of online magazine offering one great story from the south every week. Chuck is also a partner in Kredible, an Atlanta based technology company studying the nature of how credibility is established or eroded in the online world. A full breakfast buffet is offered for $5. All are welcome, reservations are needed, space is limited. All proceeds to go the Men of Hope at Covenant Community.
Reserve your spot at the parish life table this morning or contact Lauri Begley at 404-267-4273 or

Men’s Night Out

Sun., Sept. 21

A special supper gathering for the men of the parish immediately following the 5:30 service. Feast on a menu of fried shrimp, oysters, crawfish appetizers, Caesar salad station, steak and potatoes main course, peach cobbler with homemade vanilla ice cream, fine wine (from a parishioners wine cellar!), cognac tastings and a cigar bar! Havana Cabana from Pawleys Island, SC will be here to offer a cigar selection fit for the saints. Don’t miss this fun gathering of great food and fellowship. Cost is $25 and reservations are needed.
Sign up at the parish life table or by contacting Lauri Begley at 404-267-4273 or


All Saints’ CSA
Summer Harvest is in Full Swing

All Saints’ CSA has fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy and eggs that are organically/sustainably grown. This week’s farmers pick includes slicing tomatoes, sweet corn, sugar baby watermelon, winter squash, sweet peppers and heirloom garlic.
Go to www.moorefarmsandfriends.comto join and order.

Baptism Opportunity in Lake Kanuga

If you are in middle school or older and are interested in being baptized in the lake at Kanuga, the weekend of our annual parish retreat, please contact one of our clergy. Lake Kanuga is a beautiful setting for a baptism as a part of our regular Sunday morning worship. The parish retreat weekend is Oct. 3-5.

Refugee Ministries Volunteer Opportunities
Help Tutor Refugee Children Once a Month This Fall

All Saints’ Refugee Ministries provides tutoring to 25 refugee elementary students each Saturday in Clarkston from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday. Consider volunteering once a month this fall. This is a great volunteer opportunity for children and teens. We welcome volunteers age 3rd Grade and up and are happy to provide service hours.

New Biking Program

Starting on Sept. 6, we are looking for volunteers to participate in our first bike ride for 8 refugee kids from the Clarkston Community Center on the bike path that runs from Clarkston to Stone Mountain from 12-2 p.m. Volunteers will need to bring own bikes. Picnic lunch provided.
For more information or to volunteer for either program, please contact Louisa Merchant at or 404-403-5908.

Stepping Stones for Recovery

With only 11 spaces remaining, this is your last opportunity to participate in the final phase of Covenant Community’s Brick Project. We invite you to become a part of Covenant in this very meaningful way by purchasing a commemorative brick, maybe in honor of or in memory of a loved one. All brick sales will be used to support the residents in their recovery. You can purchase a brick at the CCI table in the courtyard or online at All donations are tax deductible.


A gift to the All Saints’ Memorials and Gifts Fund is a wonderful way to remember a loved one or honor someone you care about. Each gift is acknowledged and personal letters are sent to the families of those honored or remembered. Each person honored/remembered has their name written in the Book of Remembrances displayed in the Egleston foyer. Send the gift and the dedication information to All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 634 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308.
For more information, contact Richard Hall, Chair of the Memorials and Gifts Committee at

Novel Theology 2014-2015 Reading List

Novel Theology has determined its book selections for next year! Covering the works of writers from Kurt Vonnegut to Sue Monk Kidd, we are looking forward to another amazing year of learning about faith, each other, and the world through the creative art of fiction. Please consider joining us for The Book Thief on Sept. 17 and visit our table at Celebration of Ministries on Aug. 24.
Check out the full list at our website on the Novel Theology page.

Cathedral of St. Philip Thrift House

The Cathedral of St. Philip Thrift House on Piedmont Road, Atlanta, is relocating to 1893 Piedmont Rd., two blocks north on the same side of the street. Our grand opening will be Tues., Sept. 2 through Sat., Sept. 5. There will be refreshments, daily raffles and discount prizes. Our new store is much larger and will have a huge selection of newly donated merchandise and many beautiful pieces of furniture. There will be a large collection of women’s and men’s clothing, affordable home items, paintings, silver and antiques and over 6,500 books for sales on varied subjects including spiritual and inspirational, art and music, fiction and non-fiction.
The Thrift House has been a dynamic ministry of the Cathedral of St. Philip to the Atlanta community for nearly 67 years. All profits go to the local community as well as The Cathedral of St. Philip. We are open, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For more information contact us at 404-876-5440 or Susan Graham at 404-386-4209.

Flower Memorials

We now are able to take up to four memorial donations on the same day for the flowers in our worship spaces, with all donors and their loved ones or the milestones they are celebrating being acknowledged together in the bulletin. The requested donation for flower memorials is a minimum of $150. We have several open dates.
Interested? Please contact LaTrell Harrison at

Threads Needs

Donations of “Hand Print” gifts continue to come in, in celebration of Threads 10th Birthday. Thank you so much to all who are supporting us and the children of Atlanta who are in need.
This week’s specific needs include: girls underwear sizes 12 and 4, boys underwear size 4, belts and socks for boys and girls in all sizes.
For more information contact Threads at or 404-267-4317.

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