Weekly Saints' Alive
This Weekly Newsletter provides quick reference information for the members and friends of All Saints. We invite you to find full descriptions, flyers and lots of other information at the:
All Saints Facebook Page - facebook (link)
Website - allsaints (link)
October monthly Newsletter (link)
Other future events and details can be found on our Parish website calendar or on Facebook. The calendar can be found on the link below:

Welcome to virtual worship for this, the 20th Sunday after Pentecost

You can access the texts for Sunday by following this link:  
This week, Isaiah offers some hope to the exiles in Babylon with the breaking news that Cyrus of Persia may just be the vehicle for God's deliverance from captivity that they have been waiting for; Paul offers greetings to the faithful of Thessalonica in what may be the oldest epistle in the New Testament and... Matthew's Jesus outsmarts the pharisees in another taxing battle of wits. (Oh, where will our esteemed deacon, Lisa Siciliano+, take us with these lections?)

As always, we will open the worship space at 9:45 AM to give everyone a chance to do a little greeting before the service begins at 10. And, we will once again be called into silent reflection before the service begins.

To join the service by pc, laptop or smart device, click on this link:
If you are asked for a password, enter 014954
(You may join directly through the Zoom app by entering the Meeting ID: 715 310 766 and then the Password: 014954)
To join by cell phone (audio only)
Call in number: 1-301-715-8592 When asked for the access code, enter: 715310766#  Wen asked for the password, enter: 014954#
To join by landline:
Dial: 1 301-715-8592   Meeting ID: 715 310 766  Password: 014954

Link to our bulletin >>> Bulletin

Dear Friend,

Bishop Sutton and the Diocese of Maryland invite you to submit the names of loved ones who have died from the COVID-19 coronavirus for an All Souls' Service of Remembrance. The service will be livestreamed from the Cathedral of the Incarnation on our diocesan livestreamed worship
page, https://bit.ly/edomlive, at 11:00 AM on All Souls' Day, Monday, November 2, 2020. Bishop Sutton will officiate and the Rev. J. Joseph Hart, director of Spiritual Support Services at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), will preach. The liturgy will be from the Book of Common Prayer for the Burial of the Dead and will include prayers for all who have been affected by this pandemic. 

Please submit names for the November 2 service of remembrance using the form here. You may submit more than one form.
On Tuesday, November 3, the Cathedral will be open on Election Day for private prayer and worship. There will not be a livestreamed service* that day but the regularly scheduled contemplative Eucharist service will resume on Tuesday, November 10.
*our Tuesday livestreamed Eucharist is back. Beginning Tuesday, October 20, 2020, you can worship with us online on our livestreamed worship page, https://bit.ly/edomlive. All are welcome.
A letter to the Editor from All Saints was published by the Calvert County Times LETTER

MASKS restocked. There is a new supply of adult and child sized face masks available in the back of the church.
A Coronavirus Covid-19 update from Dr. Laurence Polsky, Calvert County Health Department Director: UPDATE

Calvert Arts Festival Benefit for Children BRAVO! We did it! We blew the top off of the $10K Goal thermometer! With the help of so many wonderful donors, we have raised $15K+. Stay tuned for the final total next week! Thank you to all who have supported our effort to care for the children in need in Calvert County! Final total $17,255
Outreach Breakfast Returns
Mark your calendars now. Our Outreach Breakfast is coming back... virtually. Ken+ will open the Zoom meeting at 9 AM, Sunday October 18, for those who would like to have time to chat, drink a cup of coffee or have your breakfast together. We might not be sitting next to each other in the Parish Hall, but we can certainly creatively continue the tradition online. As we gather together, please consider an Outreach donation as you would when we gather together for a delicious breakfast provided by our Parish chefs. Use this link to donate: https://app.easytithe.com/App/Form/75a4c0ce-62fc-401c-abaf-991d27947bcf . 
All Saints Cooks Chicken and Broccoli Casserole This Saturday
Erick Marsh will present his special Chicken and Broccoli Casserole this Saturday, October 17th, 1000 AM, by Zoom. It’s a perfect dish for Fall Days. Erick says it’s the first thing he ever cooked, the dish he first cooked for Kathryn to try to impress her (It apparently worked!), and is now their families’ favorite. The recipe is attached. We’ll see you Saturday morning!
Join Zoom Meeting by clicking here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81882920709 and when they ask for a passcode use this: 011574
OR use the Zoom App with the following information:
Meeting ID: 818 8292 0709
Passcode: 011574
OR call in by phone to +1 301 715 8592 US, providing this information when asked:
Meeting ID: 818 8292 0709
Passcode: 011574

Link to recipe >>> RECIPE
Skills Extravaganza

Extra special event with guest presenter Ken Mathews, a good friend of All Saints who discovered us through the Calvert Arts Festival, for 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct 24 Skills Extravaganza. He and his delight wife Martha are faithful members of Les Saints du Vin, our wine tasting group. An accomplished home wine maker, Ken will explain how to make your own very nice wines. He grows a lot of his own grapes, but also purchases grapes and juice for his production. This fascinating presentation may peek your interest into learning more and making your own wine or help you understand how good wine is made and why it is worth the price to have someone else make it! Make a point to join us as Ken explains the tricks of the trade.

Join by clicking here:
Password: 844126
OR Use the Zoom App 
Meeting ID: 83771253857;
Password: 844126
OR, call from any phone: +1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 83771253857
Password: 844126

We are looking for others with special expertise to share. If you have a skill, hobby, or particular interest that you would like to present on All Saints Skills Extravaganza, you are invited to join the fun. Please contact Sherrill Munn, email: njoydancin@aol.com or phone: 410-286-7586 to let him know your skill and schedule you program.

Watch Shows You Have Missed From the All Saints homepage, click on VIDEOS to see the selection of All Saints Cooks and Skills Extravaganza that you may have missed.
The Diocese is hosting an online Youth group on Thursday afternoons, from 4:30 until 6 PM. There are programs and online activities for both middle school and high school students and this is your chance to interact with students from around the Diocese. 

You can use this link to register for the October 22 gathering and for information about the subsequent weeks, This will be offered weekly through May of 2021.

Conference Call for Prayer, Thursdays 7- 8 PM, Dial-In-Number: (701) 802-5452, Access Code: 4672453. People are welcome to contact either Barbara or me with questions, prayer requests, etc. Our contact information is: Prayer Warden, Barbara Brown, barbara_brown1@verizon.net; Deacon, Rev. Lisa Siciliano, elizabeth.d.siciliano@gmail.com 
The next Zoom ECW meeting will be Saturday, October 17 at 8:30 AM. If you are not receiving the email invitation for these monthly meetings and would like to attend, please contact Cindy Overstrom at  cynthiaoverstrom@gmail.comIf you would rather not attend with your computer, you can call in with any phone. 
‘Live’ worship service planned. On Sunday afternoon, October 18th at 3pm, the Worship Commission is planning All Saints’ first ‘live’ worship service since COVID-19 forced us to shelter at home. The socially-distant Vespers Service for Peace and Spiritual Renewal will take place on the stage and lawn in front of the Parish Hall. It will also be available to watch on Zoom and will be recorded for later viewing. Temporary distancing circles will be painted on the grass in which individual households will ‘reside’ during the service. Social distancing will be strictly enforced and no direct socializing before or after the service will be allowed. Please note that MASKS ARE REQUIRED for the entirety of the service to ensure the safety of everyone present. Bring your own seating (folding chairs or blankets), as no furniture may be removed from the Parish Hall. (And we encourage you to not need use of the restroom facilities during the time you are on the church campus, so ‘go’ before you leave home! The restroom must be sanitized after each use and we prefer to keep that at a minimum.) Please RSVP to Deb Watson, Worship Commission chairperson, so we know how many ‘circles’ to provide: sdswatson@comcast.net In the event of rain, a rain date will be announced. 
Virtual coffee shop  We gather virtually for coffee, tea and conversation on Thursday mornings. The Coffee Shop opens at 9 AM and closes at 11. Pop in anytime and stay as long as you like.
To access the coffee shop on your pc, laptop or smart device, just click this link: 

Or... If you have the Zoom app, open it and enter the Meeting ID: 878 1395 1329 and then the Password: 027593

Or...you can also join us on your cell phone (audio only) 
by dialing 1-301-715-8592. When prompted, enter the access code: 87813951329#  and then the password: 027593#  
I Am Thankful For....
We will celebrate Thanksgiving very soon. (Can it be that Thanksgiving is less than 2 months away?) Even though this year has been difficult for all of us, we have so much for which to be thankful. Giving thanks is a part of our daily lives, but it plays a major role in any Thanksgiving celebration. This year at All Saints', we would like you to share with all of the parishioners some things that you are thankful for. click https://conta.cc/3hKpaPe to find out about the parish-wide project that the Parish Family Life Commission has in store for us!

The Maryland Statewide Transit Plan is an initiative of the Maryland Transit Administration and will provide guidance on the need for transit services and connectivity in Maryland.

Here is what you need to know about the plan:
  • Includes a 50-year vision for transit, based on existing regional and local plans, proposed projects, and analysis of future activity centers, demographics, and transit needs.
  • Builds upon the transit services that exist today and creates a framework for coordinated transit service and customer experience.
  • Developed with input from a broad range of partners, including other state agencies, local and regional governments, public and private transit providers, business and non-governmental organizations, and the public.
You are invited to take the online survey which will be available through October 25th by visiting the project website:
Parish buildings are not open now. Only individuals specifically authorized for an essential service may be in them (e.g., Heartfelt food packing). Those authorized individuals must wear masks, must practice social distancing and must sanitize touch areas as they enter and as they leave. This is not a matter of personal choice and applies to everyone including volunteers, business suppliers, and contract personnel. If you note a deviation, you may politely remind the individual. If you are not comfortable doing that or doing so doesn’t correct the problem, please contact a church officer. A sign in sheet Is at each entrance. Please fill it out with your name, date and time in/out of the parish hall. Thank you.
Reminder From the News Team. Info and flyers to be published in the November monthly newsletter needed to be received via email by Tuesday, October 27. Please send information to allsaints1692@allsaints1692.org AND allsaints1692connections @gmail.com. This allows time for editing and clarification when needed. Please submit your event in the form you wish it to appear and complete. Example: If it's a cooking show, please include the recipe with the copy.
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