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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

Beltline Tour

Sun., Sept. 21, after Church

Join Earth Stewards for a walking tour of the Eastside beltline immediately following the 11:15. We’ll meet at Two Urban Licks and see the art created by David Gebhardt along with the new connector to Old 4th Ward Park.

Acolyte Mini Training

Sept. 21, after the 11:15 service

Several acolyte missed our regular training, need an extra refresher or have asked for more practice. Join us today or next week in the chapel to get everyone up to speed. We will finish no later than 1:30.

Adult Handbell Choir: First rehearsal

Sun., Sept 21, 12:30 p.m. Children’s Chapel
in the Pritchett Center, 2nd floor

Looking for interested ringers. Would you like to join us? Not necessary to read music, but ability to count to 4 is a must. The Adult Handbell Choir rings at the 1:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service. We rehearse seven times before Christmas Eve at 12:30 p.m. in the Children’s Chapel (immediately after the 11:15 service) on Sept 21 and 28, Oct 26, Nov 9 and 16, Dec 7 and 14.
Questions? Contact Karol Kimmell at, 404-267-4262.

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 – register now.
Or sign up at the parish life table or by contacting Lauri Begley at 404-267-4273 or

Concert by The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Mon., Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.

The internationally renowned Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, directed by Graham Ross, will open this year’s All Saints’ concert series with a program of works from the great English choral tradition. The choir has gained an international reputation as one of the leading choral groups in the world, and has toured widely. Their recordings will be available at the concert.
Tickets may be purchased online, in the choir suite on Sundays, or at the door.

Coming Up

Share A Meal With the Men of Covenant Community

Available dates: Mondays, Oct 6 & 13

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.

Newcomer Coffee and Docent Tour

Sun., Sept. 28, after the 9:00 a.m. service in the library

If you are new to All Saints’ or been around awhile, join us in the library of Egleston Hall for coffee and refreshments. Docent Pete Todd will take the group on a tour of the campus from the library. The tour will depart by 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.


Sunday, Sept. 28, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Please join us for a fall pot-luck supper at the home of Joanna and Roger Stroud, 868 Springdale Road NE, Atlanta, 30306. RSVP by Sept. 24 by sending your check, made out to All Saints’ Church, for $10 per person to: Ann Rhodes, 147 15th Street NE, Atlanta 30309. Please bring your favorite appetizer, entree, vegetable dish or salad. We will provide drinks and dessert.
If you would like to be added to the Free to be Saints email invitation list, please contact Pat Leake at

Save the Date: Earth Stewards

Fri., Oct. 3, 7:30 a.m. at Perkins & Will

We’ll tour their LEED Platinum certified building which scored 95, making it the highest scoring building ever under the tougher standards. You’ll come away with ideas on improving your energy efficiency–register at, attend an event, Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable.

Volunteers Needed for Inventory of Refugee Storage Closet

Sun., Oct. 5, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Help us get ready for move in day for our new family by getting our closet organized.
RSVP to Louisa Merchant at or 404-403-5908.

Adult Singles Group Forming

Thurs., Oct. 9, 7:00 p.m.

An opportunity for singles to get together for fellowship is forming at All Saints’. The initial gathering will take place in the home of Jeann Blankenship. All single folks are invited (men, women, younger, older) in hopes of finding commonality in “being single” at All Saints’. The plan is for our regular gatherings of fellowship and fun to be every 2nd Thursday of the month. At our inaugural gathering, please bring an appetizer and beverage of choice to share.
Kindly RSVP to either Jeann Blankenship, Deborah Cox or Glenda Berthelot

Annual Integrity Atlanta Gay Pride Eucharist

Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints’

The Rt. Rev’d Robert C. Wright, Bishop of Atlanta, will preach and preside at the service. The service is open to all and all are welcome. Anyone wishing to be part of a volunteer choir for the service should report to the Choir Suite by 6:15 p.m. A reception follows after the service.
Questions may be directed to Bruce Garner 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:

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.

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.

Save the Date: Woodall Lecture

Thus., Nov. 6, 7:00 p.m., In the church

Dr. Dwight D. Andrews, minister, musician and educator will perform and lecture on the subject of “Jazz, Spirituality and the Church.” The lecture is free and open to the public. Tickets for the reception before the lecture and reserved seating go on sale October 12.

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.


Join All Saints’ CSA

This week’s farmers’ pick includes tomatoes, apples, green beans, butternut squash, spaghetti squash & pink-eyed peas. Order by 10 a.m. Tuesday for pick up Wednesday at All Saints’ from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Go to to 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..

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:

  • 1) Wed., Sept. 24, 1-4 p.m. in The Attic
  • 2) Sun., Sept. 28, 1-4 p.m. in The Connect Room, Second floor, Pritchett Center
  • 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

Youth and Young Adults: Sign up to Serve

Young adults are invited to sign up to serve at refugee ministries by tutoring and Threads by helping clients shop. The third Saturday of each month (Sept. 20), you can tutor refugee children in Clarkston from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The fourth Saturdays (Sept. 27) you can volunteer for Threads starting at 10 a.m. Sign up via a link in email or the website.

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.
Check out the full list at our website on the Novel Theology page.

Are You Kanuga Bound?

Our parish retreat weekend is sold out but a wait list is in place. If you want to add your name to that list stop by the Parish Life table or contact Lauri Begley. If you are already registered, consider being part of our “All Saints’ Idol” talent show on Friday night. Sign up sheets to enter your performance can be found at the Parish Life table. Watch your email for all the details of the weekend from Luke and Elizabeth Barton.
For questions, please contact Lauri at or at 404-267-4273.

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