There will be a vote at the end of our 9am Sunday Service. Measures include: updating language about Deacons and rostered ministers to match ELCA updates, streamlining our Columbarium bylaws, and adopting a constitutional change about Continuing Resolutions that was approved at the January 5, 2017 Congregational Council Meeting.
Dive in with All Saints as we explore faith, fun, and anchoring community in Jesus. After worship, all are welcome to mingle, enjoying a maritime-themed buffet and a treasure trove of games. This is a great showcase for anyone hoping to learn more about our community and programs!
All Saints member and musician extraordinaire Dwayne Tannahill will lead jazzy gospels and spirituals on saxophone and clariet, alongside Tom Pieper on bass, Ron Seaman on piano, and Nathan Norman on drums. Tannahill is known for his humor, charisma, and musical legacy directing Woodbury High School’s music program for three decades.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this free concert on the church lawn - refreshment sales start at 6:30pm to benefit Habitat for Humanity, with the concert beginning at 7:00pm. Last summer, the Travis Anderson Trio was entertaining, fun, and played many of the favorites our audiences love. They swing like there's no tomorrow, while saluting the great trios of yesterday, and bringing fresh interpretations to standards and more - from Chopin to Mario Bros.
Talk about life, or just sit and listen. The men's group will also plan service and outreach projects in the local community. Bring your own beverage of choice, and enjoy a meal in good company. There will be a box for freewill donations to support future meals. We hope to see you there!
Save money on fresh produce and frozen meat, which Fare For All gathers in bulk from wholesalers and manufactures to pass the best deals on to the community. Volunteers at their warehouse pre-pack the produce and meat into food packages that range in price from $10 – $25. Discover additional locations and dates here.
Our volunteer numbers are down so we could use as much help as we can get - families with children welcome!
What needs to be done?
- plant 6 bushes
- spruce up our plant staging area (now that the sale is over) by spreading mulch
- front garden needs spruce cones/needles raked up and weeded
- 3 parking lot strip gardens need weeding if time permits and/or volunteers are plentiful
Sometimes referred to as an "affirmation of Baptism", our Confirmation youth will publicly accept their responsibilities as Christians “to live among God’s faithful people, to hear the word of God and share in the Lord’s Supper, to proclaim the good news of God in Christ through word and deed, to serve all people, following the example of Jesus, and to strive for justice and peace in all the earth" (ELW, p. 235).
It's that time of year again to cut back the grasses in the Rain Garden, berms, and around the church building so new growth cn happen. The gang GREEN Team could use your help for any amount of time. All you need to bring is work gloves, and a rake or tools to cut down grassss (if you have them). Questions: please call Sue & Wayne Gale 651-459-8282
Interested in joining All Saints Lutheran Church as an official member of the congregation? We gladly welcome you, and invite you to new member orientation classes, between Sunday services on April 23 and April 30, with a moment of recognition for the whole group of new members during worship on May 7. Contact Pastor Jules (email@example.com) with any questions.
Ha-ha-hallelujah - let's shake the roof and rafters of the church as we celebrate God's gifts of joy in the world. Wear your brightest and zaniest clothes to hear guest preacher Bonnie Wilcox stir up some laughter. French toast, fresh fruit, and various breakfast delights will be served at 9:30am in recognition of this year's harworking volunteers.
Enjoy lunch while teaming up to answer trivia questions for the chance to win neat prizes! Cost is $7 for individuals, $15 for families, includes sub sandwich, snack, and beverage choice of wine, beer, or soda. There is a movie screening downstairs for younger children if they prefer.
Pete Orput, Washington County Attorney, returns to discuss safeguarding ourselves and our loved ones from financial fraud. Scams often target elders in our community, but we are all likely to encounter phone scams, mail fraud, and more as criminals use new technologies to scam people.
Campers who have completed grades 5-9 have opportunities to worship and play at Camp Vermilion this summer. Our church has twenty spots reserved, and while the Early Bird registration discount continues until April 1, these spots are only guaranteed until the beginning of March. You can sign up and read more about this summer's opportunities here!
In this session we will continue to look at the ways that prayer makes a healing difference in dealing with heartache. We will especially focus on grounding prayer, sometimes called centering prayer. We will discuss the “how” of grounding prayer and its benefits as well as some of its challenges.