Laundry Love: Love your neighbor...by doing their laundry! Join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 8:30am-11:30pm in Palmer Hall for a morning of free laundry service. In addition to providing care for those who are struggling financially, Laundry Love is a great way to begin friendships and network within our neighborhood and city. Please contact Chelsea if you would like to make a donation (quarters or detergent) and to volunteer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intentionally Interact with Youth this Year! This Sunday, (9/24) at 9:00AM Trevor and Lindy are hosting a Youth Volunteer Launch in the Gallery on 3rd floor. We’ll discuss God’s call to discipleship, serving our youth, and practical and easy ways to connect with youth. Attending does not commit you to anything so feel free to show up and check things out! Email Trevor at email@example.com for more details.
Registration closes this Monday (9/25) for All Angels’ Feast Day & Parish Weekend, Sept 29 - Oct 1. Celebrate our feast day, the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels’ with our church family in the city! We’ll be welcoming special guests, our new interim pastor Jim King and his wife Sheila from the UK, along with our speakers the Rev. Christopher Leighton and the Rev. Gabrielle Beam. It will be a weekend of worship, dynamic teaching, celebration, food and friendly (or not so friendly) competition at our Ping Pong Tournament and Epic Lip Sync Battle. The cost is $50 per adult and a sliding scale of $15 to $35/per child or youth. You can see the full schedule and register here or fill out a paper application and give to a staff person. [print friendly url - goo.gl/BfV47M ]
Emotionally Healthy Relationships, Oct 3 through Nov 28 (skipping Oct 31), 7-8:30 PM, led by Christine Lee and Mary Ellen Lehmann. Join us for an 8-week discipleship opportunity to grow in our skills to love others well. The class will be a combination of teaching, biblical reflection, skill development, large and small group communal learning, and contemplative prayer. The total cost is $35. Register on our website by Sept 27. [web version - Register here ]Look under the Announcements for “EH Relationships.” Contact Christine Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Faculty/Graduate Students Prayer Group - September 24th: Please join fellow faculty members and graduate students as we pray together about our work, the particular work/faith pressures we face in academia, and our universities as being places where God's glory can shine. We'll meet after the morning service in the Whiting Room. Email Leslie Paik at email@example.com with questions.
Meals Ministry: One of our love languages at All Angels’ is food. Join the meal ministry and provide a meal when a need arises. An average time commitment would be giving a meal once every couple of months. Email Kerry Salvatierra (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to participate.
Got soap? The Community Ministries shower program needs travel size soap, shampoo, lotion, razors, toothbrushes and toothpaste. [email version Or click here to purchase toiletries on our Amazon wish list]. Comfortable shoes and clothing donations also appreciated. Email email@example.com with questions.
Outside of All Angels:
Homelessness and Mental Workshop: Thursday, October 5th at 7:00pm Hosted by the Rescue Alliance, this workshop will dive deep into the experience of our homeless friends with mental health needs and learn more about the resources and services available to help. TED-Talk style presentations will be given defining the problem, offering solutions, and outlining opportunities to engage in service and care. Speakers include Laura Mascuch, Executive Director of the Supportive Housing Network, Rob Deguzman, Director of Program Effectiveness at the Bowery Mission, and Josiah Haken, VP of Outreach at New York City Relief. Register at everyonebelongs.eventbrite.com
Use Facebook? Like our All Angels’ Facebook page at facebook.com/all.a.church for fun photos, updates on community activities, and more.
Children's Ministry: For more information, contact Director of Children’s Ministry: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greeters Needed! Do you love welcoming people, handing out bulletins and making newcomers feel comfortable? We need you! We're looking for new volunteers to help greet people for Sunday morning and evening services. Interested? Have questions? Contact Maggie at email@example.com to volunteer.
Readers Needed! Do you love reading the Word of God? We are looking for new volunteers to be readers at the 10am and 5pm services. Contact Anne Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
House Churches are geographically based small groups where relationships are built and we connect around Scripture, prayer and worship. They start up again this month, so much sure to check out the House Church page under "Ministries" for dates and times. For more information about house churches, contact Christine Lee at email@example.com.
Contemplative Prayer Group: Sundays 9-9:40am in the 3rd Floor Gallery. All are welcome as we pray using Lectio Dinva, Ignatian Gospel contemplations, or Centering prayer/Christian meditation to listen to God's voice and rest in God's presence. Contact Jen Knight (732-648-7297).