October 30, 2018
Weekly Diocesan Update
Featured News
Bible Symposium: "The Book of Revelation for the Church Today", Nov 3
Saturday, Nov 3 8:30AM-1:30PM
Cathedral of All Saints
Featuring The Rt. Rev. Professor Grant LeMarquand, Th.D, Retired Bishop of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa and Visiting Professor of New Testament, Trinity School for Ministry.
Tickets are going fast. Register now!
Honorary Canon Installation, Nov 4
Elizabeth Strickland, Transition Minister for the Diocese of Albany, will be installed as an Honorary Canon of the Cathedral of All Saints at an Evensong Service this Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3pm.

The Rt. Rev. Professor Grant LeMarquand will be the guest preacher at this special service.

All are invited to come and celebrate this honor with Beth, who will be retiring as Transition Minister at the end of the year.

Healing Center & CtK
Upcoming Programs

with Fr. Brad Jones
11/6/18 10am

November 3rd

Veteran Ministry
Men & Women Nov. 12-14

Holiness Conference
March 31-April 2, 2019
Once again the Sisters of St. Mary and Christ the King Center will offer an ecumenical conference to address the topic of Holiness in personal and corporate life.
For info click here
Bulletin Board
Holiday Nickle Sale, Nov 3
This is a fundraiser for St. Mark's Church, Philmont, New York. We will have Holiday Gift Item, Gift Certificates, and special Holiday Foods. Lunch is available. The event will be held 11am-1pm.

Securing and Preserving Your Retirement Strategy, Nov 5
You are invited to a free educational event hosted by Paula-Christy Heighton of Thrivent Financial. This will be held at 6:30PM Monday November 5 at St Andrew's Church, 50 Sacandaga Rd, Scotia. Please rsvp to the parish office by phone (518-374-8391) or email (standrewscotia@yahoo.com) 

Britten's War Requiem and the New Coventry Cathedral, Nov 5
The Cathedral of All Saints Mission and the Arts hosts a roundtable discussion on Monday, November 5, at 7pm with the Dean, The Very Reverend Dr. Leander S. Harding, Mr. Woodrow Bynum, Director of Music and Dr. Eugene Garber, Professor Emeritus, The University at Albany. Mr. William Douglas, Lloyd Cast Organ Fellow of the Cathedral will moderate. The roundtable aims to place Britten’s masterwork in its historical contexts bridging the 20th Century’s two world wars; to explore its unique shaping of the traditional requiem mass; and to investigate its startling choice of poetic texts. Audience participation is welcome.

This event is offered in conjunction with the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem on Saturday, November 10. Parts of the performance will be sung by the boy choristers of the Cathedral Choir led by Woodrow Bynum. You may purchase tickets at a 20% discount on the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s website by entering the coupon code: ALLSAINTS

Veteran's Breakfast, Nov 10
St. Paul's in Greenwich will host a parish breakfast to honor veterans on Saturday the 10th at 8am. All are welcome and veterans and their families are encouraged to attend.

Women's Cursillo, Nov 16-18
Cursillo is a weekend retreat that is designed to show us how to have a closer relationship with our Lord and how to share His love with others. “I strongly recommend Cursillo as a way to strengthen your faith” stated one of the women after her weekend. Jeri Vincent will be leading the next Women’s Weekend on November 16-18 at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center in Greenwich NY. If you are interested in attending speak to your clergy, ask if anyone in your church has attended, visit the website at  www.albanyepiscopalcursillo.or or contact John Hyde at 518-376-9477.
 
If you have attended a weekend please pray about who you may want to sponsor as we will limit the candidates attending to 16. On Saturday the 17 th  the Holy Hour will be at 4:30 in the Healing Chapel and Serenade at 6:00 in the lobby of the Welcome Center. The Closing will be held on Sunday the 18 th  at 4:00 in St. Michael’s Chapel. Please bring a dish to share and all family and friends are welcome!
Acolyte and Altar Guild Festival
Nov 17
Mend your parish banners, polish up your processional crosses, and clean your thuribles; the Acolyte Festival is coming! The Cathedral of All Saints will be the site of the Grand Procession - a colorful parade of all the acolytes participating - followed by a Eucharist service and workshops. All first-time participants will receive a medal and seasoned veterans will receive a pin. Join us on Saturday, November 17 from 9:00am – 3:00pm.  Register before November 7 to receive a box lunch. Tickets are $10 each. To register click here

St. Luke's Recovery Resource Center Forum, Nov 17
Please join us on Saturday, November 17 th  at 6 pm for a panel discussion: “It Takes a Village”: Empowering Communities to Help Build and Support Resilient Families in the Midst of the Opioid Crisis”. The panelists will share what they are doing to build a resilient community that helps prevent substance abuse. Attendees will leave with ideas and information on how to share in this effort. The forum is preceded by a 12 Step Eucharist at 4 pm and Community Potluck Dinner. St. Luke’s on the Hill, Mechanicville:   http://stlukesonthehill.org/RRC.html

Cathedral Lock-In
Survive the night!
As an unknown contaminate spreads and the world begins to spiral out of control, the Cathedral of All Saints is the last safe sanctuary in the north-east. A brave group of young people gather to work out what to do next. Will they discover a light in the darkness? Is it too late for the world and these young people? Will the barricades hold out all night? Join us to find out!
WHEN:  December 7-8th 2018
WHO:  7-12th Graders
PRICE:  $30​
DROP OFF : Fri. 6 PM
PICK UP : Sat. 10 AM
LOCATION:  Cathedral of All Saints,
62 South Swan Street, Albany, NY 12210 *Dinner, snacks & breakfast provided*


Cathedral in Bloom, Feb 22-24
Imagine the splendor of the Cathedral of All Saints bedecked with the work of two dozen of the Capital District's leading florists! Running from 22-24 February, this is an event not to be missed! Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Louis Bannister , 518.813.4990.