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Announcements
April 4, 2014

  

IT'S FIRST SATURDAY MARKET TOMORROW!
Plant & Bake Sale at Saturday Market, April 5
Support the Battle Against Cancer!
In their continuing effort to raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event in May, our ECW ladies and Ke Akua Youth Group will have a booth at the Saturday Market TOMORROW, April 5, selling baked goods, plants, produce and more! Be sure to come by and purchase some ono goodies, or purchase a plant for your Spring gardening. If you'd like to donate items to sell, bring your pre-priced items to the booth between 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Mahalo!
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Restoration Sunday
Kealia Beach Clean Up - 
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 at Kealia Beach. Folks are invited to meet at the south end of the parking lot at Kealia.  Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information!
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Quarterly Buildings & Grounds Meeting
Tuesday, April 8
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The quarterly Buildings & Grounds meeting will be held this coming Tuesday, April 8, at 9:00 a.m. in the church office.  Anyone interested in joining this group is invited to attend the meeting. For more information, contact Chris at 822-4267.
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Seeking Donations for Easter Gift Packages
On Thursday, April 10, the ECW will be putting together 10 Easter packages for the children of Hale Ho'omalu, and have compiled a list of items needed.  If you would like to donate an item, download the list HERE and be sure to contact April Womack at 245-6413, with your selection. Please note that some items may already be spoken for, so be sure to get the okay from April before making your purchase.
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Going Green! Electronic Waste Collection
Drop off items before April 12!
As part of the environmental ministry of the church, Bill and Cece Caldwell will be providing an opportunity for members to dispose of their electronic waste on an ongoing basis. Members can drop off their old computers, printers, cell phones, etc., at All Saints', and the Caldwell's will take it to the monthly collection site at the Kauai Resource Center on Ahukini Road. Be sure to check the list of acceptable items for disposal on the County's Recycle site HERE.
The Caldwell's will be making a run on the next collection date of April 12. 
 
You may leave your recycle items at the back of the gym on the covered patio area. The Caldwell's, along with Chris Wataya, are also willing to pick up items from members' homes. If you have any questions or would like to arrange a pick up, e-mail Cece or call the church office at 822-4267.   
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Silent Retreat: Calming the Storm
Saturday, April 12
In preparation for Holy Week, All Saints' will be holding a silent retreat on Saturday, April 12, entitled "Calming the Storm". The retreat will take place at church from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, and will be structured around three worship experiences; communal centering opportunities, personal prayer and reflection. For more information, e-mail Fr. Ryan.
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Hawai'i Episcopal T-shirts Available!
Deadline to order is April 13
If you missed purchasing the blue Diocese of Hawaii t-shirts last November, you now have a chance to order one in red! For a limited time only, you can order these great t-shirts and support our youth delegation to EYE'14 at the same time!  The shirts list all the churches in the Diocese on the back, and All Saints' is first on the list! To order your shirt today, click HERE. Deadline to order is April 13.
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WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING AT ALL SAINTS':
EYE'14 Updates from Casey

With little more than three months remaining before our youth delegation heads off to Philadelphia for the triennial Episcopal Youth Event (EYE), planning it is a monumental task with over 1,000 registered to attend. Our very own Casey Nakamura is part of the planning team, and in an article that appeared in the latest Diocesan E-News, she shared an update of the February planning meeting she attended in New York. Pictured above is Casey with Cydney Jackson from San Diego, who was her roommate in New York, and Valerie Harris, from The Episcopal Church's Formation & Vocation Ministry. You can read Casey's article in the April 2, 2014 E-News HERE. Please keep her in your prayers as she heads off for another meeting in Philadelphia this month.

In the meantime, please support our youth and the youth delegation representing Hawai'i.  Each person must raise $1,500 to help cover costs. The upcoming Mother's Day Craft Fair is a fundraiser for our youth, and you can also purchase a Diocese of Hawai'i t-shirt (see above) that supports the entire youth delegation. Hurry---deadline to order these shirts is April 13.

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Eucharistic Minister & Visitor Training at All Saints'

Nearly 30 people from the Episcopal churches on Kaua'i converged on All Saints' for a Eucharistic Minister & Visitor Training on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Fr. Ryan led the training to members from our church as well as St. Michael's and The Episcopal Church of West Kaua'i. There were a number of newbies along with very experienced Eucharistic Ministers that included our very own Dileep Bal who has 30+ years under his belt. With more Eucharistic Visitors now trained on island, it is hoped that more home visits can be made to people who are unable to make it to Sunday services.  
 
If you or someone you know is unable to make it to a Sunday service due to illness or hardship and would like to receive Communion, please contact the church office at 822-4267, or e-mail.
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Heavenly Hikers Head North

Despite the unstable weather and muddy trails, twenty-seven "Heavenly Hikers" headed up north to the Wai Koa Loop Trail in Kilauea. Luckily, there was only a light drizzle, and members enjoyed a wonderful hike with beautiful scenic spots.  To view a slideshow of the hike (thanks John Hanaoka), visit the All Saints website HERE.  Pictured above is the group still "clean", before hitting the trail.

The next scheduled hike will be part of the "Stewardship of Our Aina" program coming up this Sunday, April 6, at Kealia Beach. (See article above.)
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Picture of the Week
 
On Friday, March 28, the children of All Saints' Preschool were treated to the "world's greatest playground" as Fr. Ryan refers to it.  The children went on an excursion to the Na 'Āina Kai Botanical Garden in Kilauea to view its beautiful gardens, but the real fun took place afterwards in their playground and water feature. To view more photos of their trip, visit the preschool website HERE. (Photo by Fr. Ryan Newman) 

 

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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Relay for Life - Ongoing Luminaria Sales
Over $2,600 raised so far!
Support the battle against cancer!
LuminariaThe Ke Akua Youth Group and ECW have teamed up again to battle cancer! Luminarias are still available for purchase at $5 each. If you would like to purchase one, please see one of the ECW ladies or youth members. You may choose to decorate them yourself or our youth will decorate them for you 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
 
REMINDER:  PLANT & BAKE SALE AT 
APRIL 5, SATURDAY MARKET
 
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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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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April's Special Collection for Hale Ho'omalu 
The ECW's special collections for Hale Ho'omalu, a family service center located 1/2 block away from All Saints', continues with new items being requested for the month of April.  They will be collecting instant oatmeal (in packets), peanut butter, jelly and crackers.  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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Futsal in the Gym: Friday Evenings
 
Futsal continues in the All Saints' Gym every 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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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 through May!)  If you have any questions, please contact the church office at 822-4267 or e-mail the church office
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Keeping Up & Staying Informed at All Saints'

Click on all the links below to get your dose of spiritual food and news from All Saints'! 

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Fifth Sunday in Lent
Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that,
among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts
may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with
you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen
Book of Common Prayer, p219
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
 
Buildings & Grounds
Tuesday, April 8, 9:00 am, Office  

ECW Meeting
Thursday, April 10, 7:00 pm, Memorial Hall

Vestry Meeting
(TBA due to Holy Week schedule)

Ke Akua Youth Group
Friday, April 18, after Good Friday service

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

Restoration Sunday
Sunday, April 6, 9:30 am

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

Youth Confirmation Class
Sunday, April 13, 11:30a

Regional Confirmation Ceremony
Saturday, April 26, 2:30 pm
Christ Memorial, Kilauea

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

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

Mother's Day Craft Fair
Saturday, May 10, 9:00 am

GOING GREEN
Next monthly electronic waste disposal date:
April 12
(Drop off your items before this date at the kitchen patio behind the gym.)

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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Save the date!  Hui Pu: Diocesan Summer Youth Camp

The dates for the diocesan summer youth camp at Camp Mokule'ia have been announced! Save the dates and mark your calendars:

'Opio (Grades 9-12) - June 21 - 26
Ahe (Grades 3-5) - June 27 - 29
Lokahi (Grades 6-8) - June 30 - July 4

Please note that the grades shown are the grades "completed" at the end of the current school year. More information will be coming soon. In the meantime, check out pictures and a video from last year's camp on the Episcopal Youth of Hawai'i website 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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Sybil Nishioka, Editor
All Saints' Communications

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