All Saints Episcopal Church Bayside
The Ramsay Report
Week of March 7, 2022
As we entered the Lenten Season, All Saints held its 10 a.m. service, both in-person and online, opening with The Great Litany. As Father Byrne mentioned in his sermon, consider revisiting the Great Litany during Lent to see the parts that speak to you in your present season in life.
If you missed Sunday's service, you can watch by clicking here. You can also view/download the bulletin here.
Important note about this coming Sunday's service (March 13). You may have heard that Fr. Dario Palasi's mother passed away somewhat suddenly. Fr. Dario is in the Philippines at the moment. Father Byrne will be covering the service at St. John's. As a result, our service will be starting at 10:30 a.m. Father Byrne offers thanks in advance for our flexibility and our support of our dean and our deanery's motto of "Five Churches-One Community."
Finally, if your circumstances permit, please continue to keep your pledges up to date. You may do so by mail or online using Tithely. Simply click the donate button on the website or click here.
Lenten Film Series
Our lenten series kicks off this week, tonight in fact, with the film, "Saving Grace," about a young pope who feels he has lost touch with the people accidentally locks himself out of the Vatican and believes it is part of God's plan for him.
Father Byrne will lead this evening's discussion. (See below for the full schedule of films and presenters.)
Here's the Zoom Link for those who plan to participate tonight online:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 899 5307 6228
BIG NEWS! Church School will be holding in-person sessions again in the common room following Sunday morning 10 a.m. services. We are working towards preparing for our annual Good Friday retreat in-person and the return of our annual Easter Garden for the first time since 2019!
New online sessions of Sunday school continue. If you need to catch up on previous episodes, you can click right here to access the entire series.
The bread and wine of the Eucharist are given by Judy and Mike Batashoff to the glory of God and in celebration of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Congratulations to the newlyweds!
There is availability for liturgical gifts throughout the year. To offer a thank-offering or memorial, please call the parish office or sign-up in the book in the Narthex.
This Week at All Saints
Wednesday, March 9th
Faith On Film series begins (in-person and on Zoom
Sunday, March 13th
Holy Eucharist in-person and online
READ ALL ABOUT IT!
ALL SAINTS LENTEN SERIES KICKS OFF THIS WEEK
WEEKDAY HEALING SERVICES RETURN
Another sign that we are slowly getting back to normal. On Wednesday, March 16th, we will hold Holy Eucharist and healing service at 12:00 Noon.
COFFEE HOUR IS BACK AND HOSTS ARE NEEDED
A simple coffee hour was held once again. However, we do need volunteers to help with set-up and clean-up.
Consider signing up to host a coffee hour...
the sign up sheet is posted on the board.
The main requirement is that portions be individually wrapped so that the food stays pristine.
THE BISHOP IS COMING!
Father Byrne has received notice that The Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin will be visiting All Saints on Sunday, April 3 at 10 a.m. Please mark your calendars!
Here's a little bit about Bishop Franklin from the diocese's web site:
Bishop Franklin is Assisting Bishop of LongIsland. He was Bishop of the Diocese of Western New York from 2011 – April 2019; and previously served at St. Mark's Church, Philadelphia; at St. Paul's Within the Walls in Rome, for five years; as Associate Director of the American Academy in Rome; and Associate Priest of the Anglican Centre in Rome.
Earlier, he served as Dean of Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, as a professor at the General Theological Seminary in New York and at St. John's University in Minnesota.
He holds a BA from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Church History from Harvard.
The Bottom of the Barrel
...is not something we want to see. As your circumstances permit, please continue to bring food for the food pantry. Food insecurity is a growing concern for many people right now.
Mother Karen shared with the Deanery clergy that demand at the food pantry is way up. All Saints has been a generous supplier, and hope we can continue to be.
Show your parish pride with “Church Merch,” “Sacred Swag” or whatever you call a great collection of custom T-shirts, drink-ware, and more available at the All Saints Shop! Visit via our website. Each item you buy helps to fund our mission and ministry.
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Have a wonderful week!