All Saints' Episcopal Church Newsletter, April 1, 2018
God in all things, people of all kinds.
Vision and Mission Statement 

Vision Statement
We, the community of All Saints',  endeavor to live the love of Christ, as we embrace and serve all of creation as one family.
 
Mission Statement
1. To become a community of people who worship together and live the Gospel of Christ to the fullest.
 
2. To become a community of people who practice the Baptismal Covenant and respect the dignity of all people.


3. To become a community of people who, on a daily basis, welcome, empower, and equip one another for the individual ministry to which one is called.
 
4. To become a people who incorporate the best from the past, embrace the best of the present and prepare for a better future.


Easter Services
 
Saturday, March 31, at 8 pm - Easter Vigil with the Lighting of the Paschal Candle and Renewal of Baptism Vows
 
Sunday, April 1, at 8 am - Holy Eucharist Rite I
 
Sunday, April 1, at 10:30 am - Holy Eucharist Rite II with Baptism



The Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone will meet  Tuesday, April 3 at 12:30 pm  at the home of Joyce Desiderio, 1005 S. Phoenix Ave.  Please bring a sack lunch; beverages will be provided. Any questions, please call Pat Applebaum at  479-968-0915  or Joyce Desiderio at  479-968-7625 .
Easter Brunch


We will have a pot luck brunch on Easter Sunday between services. Please join us and bring a dish to share.


First Thursday Book Talks at All Saints'

Exploring the Lives of our Marginalized Neighbors
 
Noon to 1 on April 5, 2018 - READING WITH PATRICK by Michelle Kuo
            
Here's what we'll do:
1. Prepare by reading the book.
2. Notice the questions it raises, the questions that you can't answer.
3. Bring a quote from the book that you find helpful/troubling/important.
4. Join the conversation in the All Saints' Parlor.
Free Speech and Hate Speech: A Conversation

All Saints' is hosting a panel discussion on free speech and hate speech in which we will explore the following questions: What limits (if any) are there to free speech? What responsibilities come with free speech? How does hate speech affect our public conversations and life together? How does it influence the lives of our young people, especially in the form of bullying? What are the philosophical and theological underpinnings of responsible speech?
 
The following persons will comprise our panel, with each panelist speaking for 5-6 minutes: John Van Kleef, J.D. - Attorney at Law, Legal Parameters of Free Speech and Hate Speech
Dr. Chris Housenick - Dept. of Political Science at ATU, The First Amendment and Hate Speech (historical and current context)
Dr. Jay McDaniel - Dept. of Religion at Hendrix College, The Philosophical and Theological Underpinnings of Responsible Speech
Rashad Woods - Dardanelle City Councilman, Hate Speech and Our Common Life
Sheila Jacobs - Principal of Russellville High School, Hate Speech and Our Youth
 
Following statements from each of our panelists, we will encourage responses and questions for the audience. This discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Sean Huss, Professor of Sociology at ATU.
 
When: Thursday, April 12th, at 6:30 pm
 
Where: All Saints' Episcopal Church, 501 South Phoenix Ave. Russellville, AR.

Summer Camp
If your child is interested in going to camp this summer, please fill out an application form on the Camp Mitchell Website, https://www.campmitchell.org/
If a scholarship is need, please contact Kimby Tackett or David Williams at the church office.
Neighbors Table

Join us on Sat. April 7 for our weekly meal served from 12:00-1:00 PM
 
Thanks to those whose generosity helps us serve delicious, nutritious meals every Saturday.  We continue to welcome newcomers to Neighbors Table nearly every week.  Please remember Neighbors Table in your prayers.
 
 
 
Volunteers are welcome to join the teams on Saturdays from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM or for a couple hours during this time to help prepare food, serve or clean up after lunch.  Schedules and dates are listed on the sign-up white boards in Sutherland Hall.  Anyone with questions or would like to serve in other ways contact Sue Hastings-Bishop at shastingsbishop@gmail.com or by phone 231-349-3671.
 
Team Leaders and Members for April 7: Carolyn McLellan (AS Lead), Latter Day Saint's Missionaries, and need two-three other volunteers.
 
Team Leaders and Members for April 14:  Sue Hastings-Bishop (AS Lead), Community Improvement Program (CIP), Chrys Ruiz and Leah
 
 Team Leaders and Members for April 21:  Need an All Saints Lead and Central Presbyterian
 
Team Leaders and Members for April 28:  Melissa Simpson (AS Lead) and local 4-H Members.


Remember In Your Prayers
Weekly Prayers:
Larry and Lois Amundson, Joy Anderson, Jeffery Sherman, Martin Guerrevo Castillo, Bill Post, Sara, Pam Van Horn, Keith Folmer, Bobbie Hlass, Aaron Tackett, Dave Daily, Eshter Smith.  

Long Term Prayers:
Sandy Britt, Susan Shelton, Matthew Hlass, Nancy Smith, Don Lee Sr., Gib Bewley, Donna Van Horn, Tom Munson, Jim Tischhauser, Robert Woods, Barbara Johnson, Dr. Allison Hodge-Selig, Mark Brandhorst, Alison Millsap, Caleb Judd, Aja Estes, Bobbie Edwards, Irene Thuston, William Gillum, Anne Hartschlag.

Weekly Service Times

Sundays: Holy Eucharist 8 & 10:30 am
Spiritual Formation on Sundays: 9:00 am
Sunday School 9:00 am
EfM 2:00 pm

Activities During the Week

Mondays: 
 AA Meeting 12:00 noon
MOPS 9:00am (2nd Monday)

Tuesday: 
 Healing Prayer by appointment
Comfort Zone 12:30 (1st Tuesday)
Yoga 5:30 pm

Wednesday: 
 Fit Girls 5:30 am
Bible Study 10:00 am
Daughters of the King 4:30 pm. (1st. Wed.)
Diabetes Support: 11:00 am (2nd Wed.)
Holy Eucharist 6:30 pm
Choir Practice 7:15 pm

Thursdays:
 Community Market 4:00 pm

Fridays:
 Fit Girls 5:30 am
AA Meeting 12:00 noon

Saturday: 
 Neighbors Table: 12:00 noon

Contributions Statements: Please Check


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All Saints' Episcopal Church 
501 South Phoenix Avenue
Russellville, AR 72801
479-968-3622
www.allsaintsrussellville.org
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