Current News at All Saints'

2020 Stewardship Kick-Off Bash—Sunday, October 6, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Join us for a bash in the Parking Lot as we kick off our 2020 stewardship campaign. We will have Bob Fowle’s food truck here with scrumptious fare. Bring a dessert or beverage items to share if desired.

Fall Choral Series—Join us for a fall series of Choir and Congregational singing! Each "First Saturday," Oct 5, Nov. 2, and Dec. 7, come at 5 p.m. to sing praises with our wonderful choir. Enjoy great shopping downtown, stop by for worship, and have a delicious bite to eat downtown.

Home Book Study Group: The Gift of Years, Growing Old Gracefully—A new home book study group will explore what it "means to age, to be older, to be old, to become the elderly in our society." (Joan Chittister) Rev. Kay and her husband Wil are inviting those who are age 65 or older to join their home book study. We will meet on 6 consecutive Wednesdays, beginning October 9, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The size of our group is limited to 8-10 people. If you are interested in sharing the journey with us please email Rev. Kay at ricecrispy1@comcast.net, or call on 301-662-2104.

Youth Kickoff—Calling all Youth! It's the last call to join us on Sunday Sept. 29, 8am—2pm for the Ropes Course at Claggett. We’ll meet in the church parking lot at 8:00 a.m. and then carpool over to Claggett. Come for team building, the zip line, eating lunch, and an outdoor worship service. We plan to be back at the church by 2:00 p.m. for parents’ pick up. Carpooling and lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you/your youth have specific dietary needs. Cost of the event is $25 per youth. Friends and neighbors are welcomed and encouraged to join in this fun kick-off event! Contact Rev. Jess by September 22 at jholthus@allsaintsmd.org

Fellowship

St. Mary's Chapter—St. Mary's Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon and business meeting at 12 noon on Monday, October 7, in the Parish Hall. Once again, we will have a delicious luncheon at a cost of $5. St. Mary's has always been in the forefront of outreach contributions to worthy causes within the Frederick community, and this year we will be having representatives of those causes who will share with us what they do and whom they serve. This month, we welcome Barbara Dillon, operations manager of Blessings in a Backpack. St. Mary's is very proud to be a sponsor of Blessings in a Backpack, which feeds needy school children over the weekend for the entire school year. Please come and hear Ms. Dillon!

The Sunday Special—Kind of like the diner where they know your name, come get a warm welcome, a generous smile, and a plate of warm breakfast at the table of belonging. Join us at 10 a.m. October 6th for our "Sunday Special."

Gourmet Night—will be held on Oct. 9. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30. This month's menu is: Normandy Pork Casserole with Apple Brandy, Celeriac (celery root) mash, Creamy Brussel Sprouts and Sundried Tomatoes, Dessert by Dan. Call the office to make your reservation, or pay online at allsaintsmd.org/gourmet-night.php. Reservations should be made by noon on Monday, Oct. 7. The cost is $20.00 per person. We have complimentary childcare—please be sure to mention it and your children's ages when you RSVP.