Volume 1, Issue 24
June 24, 2016
In This Issue
Ministry Internship Program
Saturday Work Day
Heavenly Hikes
Independence Day
'Ohana Retreat
Book Launch
Beach BBQ Highlights
'Aha Mele
Thursdays at 2
2016 FiF Dodgeball T-Shirts
Photo of the Week
All Saints' Sign
In Brief
This Sunday
Readings for June 26
Proper 8(C)

Joe Adorno (EM)
Jeff Albao (U)
Diane Sato  (AG)

Mary Margaret Smith  (EM)
Sandy Lademan (U)
Larry Lademan (U)
Nelson Secretario (R)
Chris Wataya (R)
Daileen and Reis  (A)
Edith Hashizume  (AG)
Nelson Secretario (OSL)
Vikki Secretario (OSL)
Upcoming Dates
Every Wednesday
McMaster Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert
6:00PM -  Church

Every Thursday
Choir Practice
6:00PM - Choir Room

Satuday, June 25
Saturday Work Day
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Church Campus

Sunday, June 26
Heavenly Hike
11:30AM - Depart Church
Location TBD

Tuesday, June 28
Live by the Spirit, Session 5
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Thursday, June 30
FiF Dodgeball
Committee Meeting
Rector's Office

Sunday, July 3
Independence Day
BBQ and Potluck
After 9:30AM Service

Tuesday, July 5
Buildings and Grounds
Rector's Office

Tuesday, July 5
Dodgeball Practices Begin
See Schedule for Times

Wednesday, July 6
Laundry Love (Team A)
5:30 - 8:30PM
Kapaa Laundromat

Saturday, July 9
Saturday Market
and Swap Meet
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Church Campus

Thursday, July 14
Daughters of the King
Memorial Hall

Saturday, July 16
'Aha Mele Concert:
McMaster Slack Key
and Take Five 
4:00PM - 5:30PM

Sunday, July 17
Dodgeball Setup
11:00AM - 2:00PM

Wednesday, July 20
Laundry Love (Team B)
5:30 - 8:30PM
Kapaa Laundromat

July 22-23
Dodgeball Tournament

Thursday, July 28
Daughters of the King
Memorial Hall

Saturday, July 30
Kauai Island Singers Showcase Concert (KISS)
All Saints' Lawn
Quick Links
Social Media
Get the All Saints' Epistle
Recent Sermons

All Saints Launches a Ministry Internship Program

All Saints' is  excited  to announce the launch of a Ministry Internship Program. The program will offer a year of service and discernment to a young adult interested in exploring a vocation in ordained or lay ministry, education, and outreach.

"Creating a Ministry Internship Program is an innovative solution and extraordinary opportunity for All Saints'. The program will allow us to support, mentor, and empower future leaders in the Episcopal Church," said Father Ryan Newman. "Also, as we look to grow our ministries and increase our outreach to the community, an intern will give to All Saints' another energetic and committed staff member focused on making All Saints' a cathedral for the people of Kauai."

It is a wonderful opportunity to work, serve, and live on the beautiful island of Kauai. Housing (in the cottage), transportation (sharing the Church car), a modest stipend, and professional spiritual direction will be offered with the intern position. Applications are available now online and are due by  Friday, July 22 .

The intern will serve approximately 32-40 hours a week, which will include Sunday mornings and some occasional evening responsibilities.  The intern will have four required "foundational" responsibilities within: (1) Youth Ministry, (2) Elementary Christian Education, (3) Outreach; and, (4) Worship Ministries.  In addition, the intern will work with Fr. Ryan to identify other areas of interest to experience and serve within.

The internship is scheduled to begin August 15, 2016 and concludes July 30, 2017. The intern will have an option to renew for a second intern year pending Rector and Vestry approval.

For more information, please click here .

Work Day This Saturday, June 25

The next Church Workday is this Saturday, June 25. It will begin at 8:00AM and conclude no later than 12:00PM. Volunteers are not required to stay the whole time, but it is always helpful.

For June 25th, volunteers will be staining and repairing the deck and cleaning the gym kitchen. In addition, there will be numerous tasks focused on cleaning, organizing, and beautifying the sanctuary and Church grounds.

Saturday Workdays are vital to the stewardship and preservation of our All Saints' Campus. Our 'Ohana is blessed with a beautiful campus and numerous buildings. However, these amazing resources require a great deal of ongoing maintenance and preventative care.    It is our call and duty  to properly care for our Church home--not only for this generation; but, for many generations to come.

There are jobs for all ages and all abilities. Workdays can be a wonderful family-centered activity. Many hands make light work! 

Mahalo to David Murray and Mary Margaret Smith who got an early start on the deck refurbishing by power washing the deck.

Heavenly Hike This Sunday: Choose Your Own Adventure

This Sunday, Heavenly Hikes heads to . . .  You choose! Meet in front of the church at 11:30AM to decide and carpool. Will it be Sleeping Giant? A walk on the path? Kuilau trail? Or one of the many other stunning options?!  Bring your hats, sunblock, and a snack!
All Saints' annual Independence Day (4th of July) BBQ is scheduled on Sunday, July 3, following the 9:30AM service.

The menu includes but is not limited to hamburgers, veggie burgers, sausages, teriyaki & pineapple chicken meatballs, chicken drumsticks and thighs! There will also be grilled veggies, fruit, potato salad, salad fixings, pie and ice cream, coffee, juice, and root beer floats! 

If you would like to make a donation toward the cost of the BBQ, provide anything listed above or bring something else along (your favorite July 4th dish or beverage) please  contact the Hospitality Ministry Team .

Registration Forms Now Available!!!

Labor Day Weekend, w e invite your family to join All Saints' for our inaugural 'Ohana Retreat hosted this year at YWCA Camp Sloggett in Kokee. The retreat promises to be an enjoyable, family-centered, and spirit-filled weekend. Activities will be offered for all ages and a variety of activity levels. Check in will be Saturday, September 3rd at 3:00PM and check out will be Monday, September 5th at 11:00AM. 

Registration forms are now available  and are be due by Sunday, July 31.

There is no charge to attend, but donations to underwrite the retreat are always welcomed. The Church will provide some meals, snacks, and drinks with the remainder being the responsibility of the 'Ohana. Currently, we are exploring transportation options since parking is limited and we do not want to make a larger-than-needed environmental footprint.

Camp Sloggett offers a 15 person lodge, a 15 person bunk house, a 4 person cabin, and plenty of space for outdoor camping amid the grounds. Tentatively, we have set a 50-person enrollment cap.

We will need volunteers to share their gifts, talents, and skills to coordinate activities and oversee responsibilities (ie. hiking, crafts, games, music, prayer and spiritual reflection, cooking, cleaning, etc.).

We hope that you join us for this amazing opportunity for fun, fellowship, and spiritual renewal. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to assist with the planning process, please email  Mary Margaret Smith .

Please note: On Sunday, September 4, All Saints' will not offer services at the Church. To view more photos of Camp Sloggett, click here .

Seductions of Kauai - History Remembered by Denis Orme

Denis Orme invites the All Saints' 'Ohana to the launch of his latest book, "History Remembered", the third installment in his series on Kauai. The launch will be held at the Kauai Museum in Lihue, Tuesday, June 28 at 5:30PM. 
The book will be officially launched graciously by Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.

Denis captures the rich history of the island through his limited-edition images and detailed descriptions. Explore significant events, landmarks, and stories like the Menehune, the sugar cane and pineapple industries, CoCo Palms, Mana airport, PMRF, World War II bunkers at Barking Sands, and much more.

For more information, please contact Denis by email or by phone (808) 855-5731.
The Sellner 'Ohana visit All Saints'

In October 2009, Fr. Ben Nelson hired George Sellner to serve as All Saints' Choir Director--a position he held for two years before moving to the mainland. George, his wife, Jadah, and their daughter Zoe now live in Northern California. This past Sunday, the Sellners returned to All Saints' to attend the 9:30AM service.

George is the founder of " One Heart Music ",  an early childhood music program designed for families to sing, play, move and learn together. One Heart Music offers parent and child classes, birthday parties, community events, preschools, after-school programs, enrichment camps, teacher workshops, and world travel, and cultural exchange. 

" Music is a universal language that speaks to all people and heals hearts," says George.

George recently released his first CD, "One Heart Music Kids Album," which is available for purchase on the One Heart Music website.

Jadah is the co-author and co-founder of Simple Green Smoothies.

Missional Voices

The Episcopal Church recently launched a weekly video series, "Thursdays at 2" that  previews innovative ministries in  The Episcopal Church.

Here is this week's installment: "Missional Voices."  The Rev. Katie Nakamura Rengers speaks at the recent Missional Voices conference.

Pre-Order 2016 FiF Dodgeball Shirts

This week, the FiF Dodgeball Committee revealed this year's tournament shirt. There are TWO limited-edition versions of the 2016 shirt--both designs will be offered in yellow and pink in adult sizes. The youth yellow shirt features the male figure and the youth pink features the female figure. The designs feature the tournament's new logo and a fun, whimsical look at life on the dodgeball court.

Reserve your shirt(s) today!  Proceeds help to underwrite the tournament's cost and keeps FiF Dodgeball free to the community. To order, click here .
Helping Hands at Eucharist
IN BRIEF . . .
These news briefs were featured in previous issues of "The Epistle"

FiF Dodgeball at All Saints'
The 11th anniversary of Kauai's premier family-centered sporting event that draws people from around the island, state, and mainland is scheduled for July 22 and July 23, 2016. Team and individual registration is now available, please visit the FiF Dodgeball website. It is recommended that players and teams register early. Participants are NOT required to have a team when they register. Individuals who do not have a team will be placed on a team a week before the tournament starts.

The FiF Dodgeball Tournament is run solely by volunteers. This ministry welcomes the help of our All Saints' 'Ohana to make this year's dodgeball program another huge success. Volunteer roles include referees, tournament staff, gym supervisors, setup and breakdown assistance, and traffic/security oversight. To volunteer, please click here. 

Slack Key Music Concerts at All Saints'
In partnership with All Saints', Doug and Sandy McMaster are now offering their popular slack key and guitar concerts to the Eastside every Wednesday evening at All Saints'. The McMasters are prolific composers and storytellers and have dedicated their lives to perpetuating slack key music. Concertgoers experience slack key music in the real old style while learning about its history, legendary players, culture, and natural resources of old Hawaii.

The McMasters Slack Key and Guitar Concerts are every Wednesday at 6:00PM in the Church beginning May 25th. Tickets are $15 for Kids and Seniors, $20 Regular Admission (Children 5 and under Free). Part of the proceeds will benefit All Saints' Pipe Organ Reconstruction Project. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit their  website .

Mutual Ministry Review
The Mutual Ministry Reviews have been sent out via US Mail and email.  Parishioners are asked to either fill out the paper copy of the survey and  r eturn it in the enclosed self-addressed stamped envelope or complete the online version via the emailed link. If multiple members of a family want to fill out a survey, please photocopy the paper copy or contact  Chris Wataya for additional copies.  The survey has five questions  asking about the health of our parish and directions that you would like to see our ministry go. Please take a moment to fill out this very important survey.
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