Young Adults

Whether you’re in your 20s and 30s, single or married, with or without children, we celebrate your presence in our community! We enjoy opportunities to study, serve, socialize, and sustain our spirits together on our block and in our wider city. Wherever and however you choose to participate in our activities, we look forward to knowing you.

Questions? Contact The Rev. Sarah Stewart, Associate Rector for Young Adults and Innovation, at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org.

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Study

Wednesday Formation Series: Sink Your Teeth Into This
Fall dates: August 28, September 25, October 30, and November 20*, 7:00—8:30 p.m., P307, Parish House
Join our young adults on the last Wednesday of each month to be part of a discussion that invites us to sink our teeth into spiritual resources for living with courage and faith in an ever-changing world.
*Please note that we’ll meet on the third Wednesday in November due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Sunday Formation Series: In Faith
Fall dates: September 15, October 20, November 17, and December 15, 10:20—11:05 a.m., P202, Parish House
On the third Sunday of each month, join our young adults to explore resources from our Christian tradition that can support us in our daily lives.

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Serve

Covenant Community: Celebration of Hopes and Memories
Thursday, September 26, 6:30 p.m., Ellis Hall, Parish House
Celebrate new beginnings with the graduating residents of Covenant Community, our ministry partner that provides treatment and substance abuse recovery support for men experiencing homelessness. This is a meaningful and moving ceremony and dinner to mark the start of a new chapter and honor the hard work these men have done to complete the rigorous life-stabilization program.

Pride Outreach at the Atlanta Pride Festival
Saturday, October 12, 12:00—3:00 p.m., Piedmont Park
Join young adults from our parish and our wider church, as we volunteer to staff at our The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta booth, during this year’s Atlanta Pride Festival in Piedmont Park.  Help us celebrate and share God’s inclusive love with our city! If you’d like to get volunteer, please contact The Rev. Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org.

Volunteering with the Atlanta Community Food Bank
Sunday, October 20, 1:00—4:00 p.m., Atlanta Community Food Bank,
732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd, NW, Atlanta

Join young adults at the Atlanta Community Food Bank Product Rescue Center for an afternoon of service and fun, as we inspect, sort, and pack quality grocery donations for distribution to agencies across Georgia. Closed-toe and closed-heel shoes are required; sneakers or work boots are encouraged. Flips flops, sandals or heeled shoes are not allowed. Please wear comfortable clothing you won’t mind getting wrinkled. Sign up at http://vhub.at/allsaintsatl , and encourage your friends to sign up too! If you’d like to carpool there, please email Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org by October 16.

Saints who Serve:
Young Adult Volunteer Team for Covenant Community Thanksgiving Meal

Tuesday, November 26, 4:30—7:30 p.m., Ellis Hall, Parish House
Welcome guests from all around our city who turn out to enjoy Covenant Community’s annual Thanksgiving Meal, hosted here on our block. Our Young Adult Thanksgiving Volunteer Team will sync up on the prior Wednesday (November 20 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Shaffer Room, 3rd Floor of the Parish House),to learn about Covenant Community’s historic ministry in Atlanta and consider how a ministry of presence can bring a special grace to this important Thanksgiving celebration. No hospitality background needed, only a perceptive eye and a listening ear. To sign up to participate, please email Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org by November 19.

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Socialize

Saints on Tap
Thursday, September 19, 7:00—9:30 p.m., Boxcar, 1000 White St SW, Atlanta
In September, we’ll head over to Boxcar in the West End neighborhood to enjoy locally-sourced, creative food and a 28-tap draft list. Please RSVP to Michael Asmussen at michael.asmussen@gmail.com so he can reserve our seats!

Excursion to Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival
Sunday, September 29, 1:00—5:00 p.m., Historic Fourth Ward Park
Meet in the courtyard after the 11:15 a.m. worship service to venture with young adults to the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival at Historic Fourth Ward Park, off North Avenue across from Ponce City Market. We’ll walk to the festival from the church (or ride your bike, as bike racks are provided by the festival, or meet us there). There is no cost to enter the festival, but bring your own funds for food and shopping and make sure to wear comfortable shoes/clothes and sunscreen. Please email The Rev. Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org to let her know if you’re coming and whether you intend to walk with the group or meet us there.

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Sustain Your Spirit

Cathedral of St. Philip Contemplative Field Trip
Monday, September 16, 7:00 p.m. Labyrinth Walk and 8:00 p.m. Taize Service,
Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road, Atlanta

Explore contemplative movement and prayer, as we engage the ancient practice of walking the labyrinth and participate in a communal service of Taizé prayer at the Cathedral of St. Philip. Meet at St. Philip’s outdoor labyrinth at 7:00 p.m. or catch a ride from All Saints’ parking lot at 6:30 p.m. Anyone needing a ride, please email The Rev. Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org ASAP to coordinate carpool.

Contemplative Night Out: An Evening of Taizé Prayer at the Cathedral of St. Philip
Wednesday, October 2, 6:15 p.m. Carpool from All Saints’; 7:00 p.m. Taizé Conversation; 8:00 p.m. Taizé Service,
Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road, Atlanta
Saints of all (adult) ages are welcome on our Contemplative Night Out! We will join ecumenical friends at the Cathedral of St. Philip for an evening of discussion, prayers, music, and candlelight on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Enjoy Wednesday Night Supper with us at All Saints’ and/or catch our carpool that departs by 6:15 p.m. You also can meet us at the Cathedral entrance by 6:50 p.m. Monastic brothers from France will host a conversation at 7:00 p.m.; Taizé worship begins at 8:00 p.m. Please email The Rev. Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org to let her know if you’re coming, and whether you’d like to carpool or meet us there.

Annual Parish Retreat: Living with Compassion
Friday through Sunday, October 4—6, Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, North Carolina
Join fellow saints of all ages for our parish retreat in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. This fun-filled weekend offers something for everyone; from food and fellowship to relaxation and rejuvenation. This year’s guest speaker is Katharine Jefferts Schori, the first woman to lead The Episcopal Church in her role as presiding bishop from 2006-2015. Register at the Parish Life Table on Sunday mornings or online at allsaintsatlanta.org/kanuga-registration. Scholarships and payment plans available. Questions? Contact Jill Gossett, Director of Parish Life, at jgossett@allsaintsatlanta.org.

St. Bartholomew’s Contemplative Field Trip 
Monday, November 11, 8:00 p.m. Taizé Service,
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church,
1790 LaVista Road NE, Atlanta
Explore contemplative prayer in our diocese with fellow young adults as we participate in a communal service of Taizé prayer at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. Meet us at St. Bartholomew’s at 7:50 p.m. or catch a ride from All Saints’ parking lot at 7:30 p.m. Anyone needing a ride, please email Sarah Stewart at sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org by Wednesday, November 6.

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