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Announcements
March 14, 2014

  

Spring Break is here!
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Public schools are officially on Spring Break, which means that a number of our families are traveling.  Please keep them in your prayers for safe journeys.  A number of our youth members will be on the road including Braden and mom Dianne Tabura, who will be heading to California to participate in the Heritage Music Festival with the Kapa'a Middle School Choir and Ukulele Band; Cassie Wilson will be visiting colleges; Casey Nakamura will be attending a youth activity on O'ahu, and a group from All Saints; will be traveling to the Diocesan Youth Retreat on O'ahu. They are Alanna Bauman, Mason Tabura, Cassidy and Grace Yatsko, and chaperones Fr. Ryan and Sybil Nishioka. Have fun!
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Save the date and SPREAD THE WORD!
Saturday, May 10 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Ke Akua Youth Group will be hosting a special Mother's Day Craft Fair on Saturday, May 10, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. The fair will take place out on the lawn between the gym and church. Vendors have been asked to create items with moms and the special women in our lives in mind.  There will also be a food booth and Silent Auction.  All proceeds will benefit the Ke Akua Youth Group's outreach activities and summer conference and mission.  For more information, click on the links below, or e-mail Sybil.
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Lenten Programs Have Begun
Date Correction on Passion and Purpose Series
This past Wednesday, Fr. Ryan started up a three-week study and education series on Discipleship entitled "Passion & Purpose". The series will continue on the next two Wednesdays, March 19 & 26. (Please note that the dates on the previous announcements were in error.) 
 
Then on Saturday, April 12, there will be a Silent Retreat, Calming the Storm, from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. Be sure to mark your calendars and take part in these special Lenten offerings. For more information, click HERE.
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Reminder: Pick up your Lenten Meditation Book
If you haven't already picked up a copy of the Episcopal Relief and Development's Lenten Meditations for 2014, they are available at the church entrance table. This year's meditations focus on creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities, with a particular focus on empowering women. The daily readings are co-authored by a group of leaders from across the Anglican Communion, who bring a range of perspectives as they reflect on Scripture and other sources of spiritual wisdom.
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Eucharistic Minister & Eucharistic Visitor Training
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There will be a Eucharistic Minister and Eucharistic Visitor Training on Saturday, March 29, beginning at 8:30 am at All Saints'. Anyone interested may attend the training, but to become licensed requires the endorsement of your priest. 

The training is open to all Episcopalians. For more information on the training and to register, click HERE.  
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Heavenly Hikes Heads North - Sunday, March 30

Heavenly Hikes will be taking their next hike north to Kilauea, on Sunday, March 30. Mark your calendars and remember to bring your shoes, water bottle and lunch for this 2-hour hike on the Wai Koa Loop trail, located behind the Kauai Miniature Golf. Hikers can plan to meet after the second service at church to carpool. For more information, visit the website HERE.
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Save the date! Restoration Sunday - April 6

The Stewardship Committee is launching a Spring program entitled "Stewardship of Our 'Aina", beginning with the 9:30 service on Sunday, April 6. Following the service, All Saints' will be sponsoring an 'Ohana Beach Clean-Up.  Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information!
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BAPTISM OR CONFIRMATION INQUIRIES
If you are interested in becoming baptized or confirmed, or just learning more about it, please let Fr. Ryan know. Although baptisms can occur throughout the year (with Easter being a popular time), preparation for confirmation usually takes place over the course of several weeks leading up to the annual Regional Confirmation Ceremony with Bishop Fitzpatrick. This year's ceremony will be on Saturday, April 26. Reaffirmations and Receptions also occur at the Confirmation Ceremony.  For a quick rundown on what these different sacraments mean, visit the All Saints' website HERE.
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WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING AT ALL SAINTS':
Cottage Renovation Has Begun

Last Saturday's work day was spent gutting out the cottage next to the rectory, and sanding the wood floors. Despite the rainy weather, the small crew was able to get a lot accomplished!  Pictured above, David Murray breaks down some furniture; cottage cleared out and sanding begun; Fr. Ryan, Linda Crocker, David Murray, Janet Wilson and David Crocker take a break after loading up the truck. 
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House Blessing

Pictured above center is Chris Neumann who invited members to her house blessing on Saturday, March 8.  Fr. Ryan blessed her new home in Wailua, and members enjoyed a huge feast afterwards, prepared by Chris. 
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ONGOING REMINDERS:
Reminder: Annual Easter Art Project

It's that time of year to get the creative juices flowing and to begin working on our new art project for the church walls that will be unveiled on Easter. This year's theme will focus on the environment and we are asking interested members to create a cross or cross picture with recycled materials. It can also include green waste and things found on the beach.  

It is hoped that the whole process of creating your piece will be a spiritual journey, from the prayerful gathering of your materials to the design, and finally its assembly. If possible, we would like to have a brief description about the creation of your piece and the inspiration behind it.

Please keep in mind that these pictures or items will need to be hung on the walls with limited space, so it should be no wider than 16". Please also include a hanger or hooks on it so that it can be easily hung. Deadline for submission is Sunday, April 13.   

Last year's pictures that have been taken down for Lent are in the church office, so owners can come and claim them there.  
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Luminaria Sales Continue After the 9:30 Service
Support the battle against cancer!
LuminariaThe Ke Akua Youth Group and ECW are teaming up again to battle cancer! If you haven't already done so, you can purchase a luminaria after the 9:30 Sunday services to support the American Cancer Society. The bags are $5 each and are set up at the event with a candle that is lit at sundown. You can either decorate them yourself, or have our youth decorate it for you along with the name of someone that has battled or is battling cancer. You can also donate online to our team (All Saints Angels) or an individual team member HERE.  
 
This year's Relay for Life will be taking place on Saturday May 3-4 in Hanapepe. Last year, the team raised over $3,500 for the American Cancer Society, and won the "Lap Dance" trophy for their choreographed number! 
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Futsal - NEW DAY! Friday Evenings
 
Futsal has taken off with lots of new faces and is being held on Friday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Check out the Facebook page HERE to stay informed, or e-mail Sybil.  All high school youth (or daring middle-schoolers) and young adults are welcome.
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Special Collections for Hale Ho'omalu 
The ECW has started up their special collections for Hale Ho'omalu again, a family service center located 1/2 block away from All Saints'.  For the month of March, they will be collecting bar soap and shampoo.  
 
All Saints' has been a supporter of Hale Ho'omalu for many years, and the special collections are in addition to packaged and canned goods that are always welcome, as well as monetary donations.  All donations can be left in the red wagon at the church entrance every Sunday. 
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All Saints' First Saturday Market
Church members are only $10 all the time!
For more information on First Saturday Market events, visit the webpage HERE.  (Please note that the $10 promo rate for ALL vendors continues!)  If you have any questions, please contact the church office at 822-4267 or e-mail the church office
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Second Sunday in Lent
O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen. 
Book of Common Prayer, p218
SERVICE TIMES:
SUNDAY
SERVICES:
 7:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist  
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9:30 a.m.
Holy Eucharist
with Music
Healing Prayers
Sunday School
Nursery Available
 
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WEDNESDAY HEALING SERVICE:
8:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist

Please see Lenten & Holy Week Schedule HERE
CHOIR PRACTICE
Thursday evenings at 6:00pm

 All are invited to join in, including visitors who are vacationing on Kaua'i!

UPCOMING MEETINGS
 
ECW Meeting
Thursday, March 20, 7:00 pm, Memorial Hall

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
First Saturday Market
Ongoing every first Saturday of the month, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Futsal
Futsal has moved to Fridays! 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Passion & Purpose
March 12, 19, 26
Memorial Hall, 6:00 pm

Vestry Retreat
March 14-15
Haena

Eucharistic Minster-Visitor Training
Saturday, March 29, 8:30 am

Heavenly Hikes
Sunday, March 30, 11:45 am
Wai Koa Loop Trail

Restoration Sunday
Sunday, April 6, 9:30 am

Calming the Storm
Saturday, April 12, Memorial Hall, 8:30 am

Relay for Life
May 3-4, 6:00 pm Hanapepe Stadium

The Next Christians
Thursdays, May 8 - June 12, 7:00 pm, Memorial Hall

CHURCH WORK DAYS
Church work days take place every second Saturday of the month from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

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Chrism Mass & Education Day on O'ahu
The annual Chrism Mass of the Diocese will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 9:00 am, followed by an Education Day featuring special guest speaker the Rev. Kevin E. Martin. 

Rev. Martin is the retired Dean of the Cathedral of St. Matthew in Dallas, TX, and current Congregational Development Officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma. He is considered one of the foremost experts on congregational development, and spoke at All Saints' a couple of years ago.

This event is open to all clergy and lay people in the Diocese. Cost for the day is $30 and includes lunch. To register, visit the event webpage HERE.
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Bishop's Online Bible Study Continues
Bishop Bob Bishop Fitzpatrick has launched an online yearlong Bible Study program, which started on Advent, December 1, 2013, and will continue through November 2014. You can now follow the program through the diocesan website HERE, and view his video/audio readings and reflections. 

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10TH ANNUAL MAYOR'S PRAYER LUNCHEON
 Saturday, March 15, 2014 ~ Kilohana Luau Pavilion
Registration: 8:00 a.m., Program: 9:30 a.m.

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