2012 AS header title
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever
loves has been born of God and knows God.  1John 4:7
February 14, 2012
Please keep two of our youth group members, Shane Nishioka-Healy and Ty Shiramizu in your prayers, as they head off to the Hawaii High School State Soccer Tournament this Thursday, February 16 - February 18.  They will be vying for the title in the Division II tournament, representing Kaua'i.  Both are seniors at Kapa'a High School, and this will be their last high school soccer games.
HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to youth group member Jannin Hashizume, who made the All Tournament Team in the girl's state championship tournament that took place on February 1 - 4.  Jannin is a Junior and member of the Kaua'i High School Raiders soccer team that took 3rd place!
Good luck and good job to our wonderful youth!


Nelson family



There will be a farewell potluck party for the Nelson family on Sunday, March 4, after the 9:30 a.m. service.  Please be sure to mark your calendars and don't miss our final festive gathering with Fr. Ben, Linda and Cooper, before they head off to their new home in Texas.  

Ash Wednesday is coming up  - Bring your old palm crosses to Church on Sunday
palm crossesBe sure to bring in last year's palm crosses so that we may prepare the ashes for Ash Wednesday, coming up on February 22.  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.  There will be two services that day at 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  
Reminder - Saturday class for the ceramic crosses for Easter
What a great turnout and such fun it was at the first gathering of members making Easter ceramic crosses for the Church.  For those that took part, this is a reminder that this Saturday, February 18, is the follow-up class to glaze them.  If you have any questions, please see Chris Wataya, or call her at 822-4267. 

2012 ERD lenten
ERD Lenten Booklets available now!
Devotional books for Lent from Episcopal Relief & Development have arrived.  Copies can be found on the table at the Church entrance, or see Chris to pick-up a copy.  Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, is on February 22.
Tropic care flier
Don't forget to spread the word!!!
Sunday services on March 4 will be held in the Gym.
Safeguarding God's Children Classes coming up
Safeguarding logoFr. Ben and Rev. Robin Taylor from Christ Memorial will be conducting a Safeguarding God's Children Training Class on Saturday, March 3, at 9:00 a.m. at All Saint's Church. 
Safeguarding God's Children is required of all clergy, Vestry and Bishop's Committee members, and anyone (paid or volunteer) who works with children. This includes Sunday school teachers, youth group leaders, and preschool and school teachers. Anyone in church is encouraged to attend the workshop, to increase the awareness of how to watch for warning signs of child abuse.
The Diocese uses the curriculum put together by the Church Pension Fund that describes the program as follows:  "Safeguarding God's Children provides participants with the information they need to protect the children they know and care for in their personal lives and the ministries in which they serve. The program is based on the philosophy that if every adult can protect just one child, they will forever change one life. If we can all change one life, together we will make a difference in this generation of children."


For those that have already received training, annual "refresher" courses are now required that can be done on-line.  Details on how to access the site will be forthcoming.  Registration information and details will be posted shortly.  If you have questions about the class itself, please see Fr. Ben.

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany
O Lord, who has taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth: Send thy Holy Ghost and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee.  Grant this for thine only Son Jesus Christ's sake, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the same Holy Ghost, one God now and forever. Amen.  Book of Common Prayer, pg 164, 165

There will be no ECW Meeting this month.


Sun., February 26



After the 9:30 am service at Sloggett

February 28 - March 9
Tropic Care/New Day Kaua'i, All Saints' Church (Free Health Care Services)
Sat., March 3
Safeguarding God's Children Training Class, 9:00 a.m.
Sun., March 4
Following the 9:30 a.m. service
Sun. March 11
UTO Ingathering
Bring in your blue boxes!
Sat., March 24
Ke Akua Rummage & Bake Sale (Save those Spring cleaning items!)
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Happenings in the Diocese & Beyond...
Be sure to stay abreast of all the happenings and offerings in our Diocese and world-wide Episcopal Church.  Read the latest issue of the Diocesan E-News by clicking HERE.  Highlights include:
  • Bishop's Message regarding year-end reports and the Diocesan calendar
  • Continuing Education Report in survey form
  • The Britt Lectures, February 17 - 20 in Honolulu
  • Convention Manual: February Chapter Available
  • Your Photos Wanted for new Diocesan Website & Sesquicentennial Celebration
  • God Camp 2012 - Save the dates!
  • New Community Clergy and Lay Conference, San Diego, CA
Discernment Day 2012 
The Commission on Ministry will sponsor a Discernment Day for the Diocese on Saturday, March 10, 2012.  It will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church (behind the Cathedral) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Discernment Day is a workshop designed for church groups ("congregational discernment committees") who help an individual or one another with answering questions of who God has made them to be and how God calls them to serve. Meeting with a discernment committee is the first step in the ordination process, but discernment committees can be helpful for many people - not just those called to ordination.  For more information and/or to register, click HERE.
Happenings  Around Kaua'i...
Fundraiser for Nadine Nakamura 
NadineHow quickly two years have flown by, and our very own Councilwoman, Nadine Nakamura, is gearing up for her campaign for re-election.  Her first fundraiser will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2012, at 4:00 p.m., at the War Memorial Convention Hall.  Nadine has been instrumental in securing grants that have enabled our church, especially the youth, to serve the community through a wide variety of different events and acitivites.  Let's show our support for Nadine and help get her re-elected so she can continue to do great things for our island!  For more information or tickets, call 822-0388.  
8th Annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon 
cordeiroThe Mayor's annual prayer luncheon will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., at the Kilohana Luau Pavilion.  The luncheon will feature Pastor Wayne Cordeiro, the founding pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu, with over 14,500 in weekly attendance.  His topic will be "Leadership Principles". For more information and to RSVP, please call Kaua'i Island Ministries at 246-0774 or 652-2237.  Buffet lunch is $25 per person.
AS painted logoContact Information
Sybil Nishioka, Communications

All Saints' Episcopal Church
Fr. Ben Nelson, Rector
P. O. Box 248, 4-1065 Kuhio Highway
Kapa'a, Kaua'i, HI  96746
Church Office:  808-822-4267