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Aloha All Saints' 'Ohana,

 

Aleluia. Ua ala hou 'o Kristo. Ua ala hou nō ho'i ka Haku. Aleluia.

Alleluia. Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia.

 

This Easter is a special one for Erin and me-we will be celebrating our first Easter with our new 'Ohana. Since arriving in June 2013, we have been deeply touched by the spirit of Aloha that embraces every single worship service, outreach opportunity, class, event, and social gathering. Mahalo nui loa for the love, support, and hospitality you have shared with us.

 

Easter is not a day, nor is Easter just a season-Easter is a lifetime experience, which offers hope, joy, and love to all of God's children. Jesus' sacrifice on the Cross and His triumphant resurrection from the grave are intended to inscribe God's love on our hearts, minds, and souls, each and every day of our lives. On Easter Day, we not only celebrate Jesus' resurrection, but we also celebrate our identity as Easter people-we are marked as Christ's own forever. We are Easter people today, tomorrow, and until the end of time.

 

As Easter people, we are called to seek and serve Christ in all persons, to strive for justice and peace among all people, and to respect the dignity of every human being. Our call is not a single day experience, nor is it a seasonal aspiration-our call is a lifetime opportunity to share hope, joy, and love to all of God's children. For this wonderful and awesome call we joyously shout Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

 

We invite you to share in the Glory of Easter at All Saints'. Service times and additional information are available on the All Saints' website: www.allsaintskauai.org

 

Happy Easter!

 

Faithfully in the Risen Christ,

The Reverend Ryan D. Newman

Rector and Preschool Director

 
Announcements
April 18, 2014

  

Due to Holy Week and Easter, the regularly scheduled work day for April will be THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 19.
 
Please come on down as we prepare and decorate the church for Easter beginning at  8:00 a.m.!

We are also seeking tropical flowers and greenery (gingers, heliconias, ti leaves, etc.) for the large arrangements by the entry of the church.  Items can be dropped off Friday evening or early Saturday morning.  
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Remaining Holy Week & Easter Services:
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Good Friday, April 18
11:00 a.m. - Stations of the Cross 
(Led by the Ke Akua Youth Group)
12:00 p.m. - Good Friday Service

Holy Saturday, April 19
7:30 a.m. - Saturday Prayer Service
7:00 p.m. - The Great Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday, April 20
6:00 a.m. - Sunrise Service at Baby Beach
(Process from Church at 5:45 a.m. or meet at the beach. 
Don't forget to bring a chair.)
7:00 a.m. - Said Eucharist
9:30 a.m. - Festive Eucharist

 
Support Our Confirmands
Regional Confirmation Ceremony - Saturday, April 26

Be sure to show your support for our confirmands at the annual Regional Confirmation Ceremony with Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick.  The ceremony is being held on Saturday, April 26, at Christ Memorial Church in Kilauea, beginning at 2:30 p.m.  Being confirmed from All Saints' are Daileen Barton, Reis Nakamura, Braden Tabura, Mason Tabura, Cassie Wilson and Eryn Yamashiro.  Also being Received into The Episcopal Church from All Saints' will be Joe Adorno and Kent Frank. A reception will follow.  We give thanks and praise to God for blessing our members!
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Organ Fundraiser: Concert on June 9
Come to the Planning Meeting on Tuesday, April 22
Our beautiful pipe organ is need of some serious repair work that comes with a hefty price tag. David Murray, who has been actively involved in the care of our organ for several years, has teamed up with Morris Wise, who has the knowledge and skills to do most of the work. They have come up with an idea for a fundraising concert that will take place on Monday, June 9.  Morris has already secured the Ali'i Strings to play, and we are seeking other musicians to support this concert.  

There will be a planning meeting on Tuesday, April 22, at 6:00 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Anyone who is interested in getting involved with this fundraising effort is encouraged to attend. We also welcome any suggestions and help in making this a wonderful event for the entire community.  If you have any questions, please e-mail David Murray.
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Heavenly Hikes - Sunday, April 27

The next Heavenly Hikes heads up Wailua to the Kuilau Trail on Sunday, April 27, after the second service.  Folks can plan to caravan to the trail head or meet there at around 11:30 am. The trail is rated as easy-moderate, and is a little over 4 miles round trip.  Be sure to bring your water bottle and snack or light lunch.  For a description of the hike and directions to the trail head (it's 7 miles from the church), visit the Heavenly Hikes webpage HERE.
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WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING AT ALL SAINTS':
Glimspes of Palm Sunday

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Happy Birthday Rev. Mary!

Celebrating her birthday this past Sunday, Rev. Mary Tudela treated members to an ice cream fantasy after the 9:30 service!  Forget the diet--- folks indulged in the irresistible selection of toppings  for their ice cream sundaes.  There was an assortment of yummy candies, crushed cookies, toasted coconut, macadamia nuts and every topping imaginable including hot fudge and caramel!  Thank you Rev. Mary and hope you had a wonderful birthday! 
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Holy Week Features New Worship Experiences

Holy Week has begun, and along with familiar traditions, Fr. Ryan has introduced a couple of very special worship experiences that included a Monday evening Stations of the Cross on the Kealia coastal path. Nearly 30 people showed up for the 2-mile hike that ended just as the lunar eclipse was beginning. Members took turns reading and carrying the wooden Easter cross through the Stations.  

On Tuesday evening, with candles aglow, All Saints' held its first Taizé  service. The music and atmosphere created a deeply peaceful, calming and meditative experience. Members shared their hopes that more Taizé services are in the future.

Another new service coming up (see schedule above) will be an early Sunrise Service at Baby Beach on Easter morning.  Folks can choose to process from the church at 5:45 a.m. or meet at the beach at 6:00 a.m.  Be sure to bring a chair. A complete wrap up of Holy Week and Easter will be coming out in a special edition E-News.
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ONGOING REMINDERS:
Relay for Life - Ongoing Luminaria Sales
Over $3,500 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
 
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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Seeking Silent Auction Items
For Mother's Day Craft Fair

The upcoming Mother's Day Craft Fair on Saturday, May 10, is seeking donations for the silent auction.  The craft fair is being run by the youth group to cover the remaining cost of their summer conference and mission in Philadelphia. Last December's silent auction held during the holiday craft fair, raised over $900 to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, and although this fair is much smaller (outdoors only) they are hoping that the food booth and silent auction will be successful enough to cover all expenses. If you would like to contribute an item, please see Sybil or e-mail her.
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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 is Cancelled in Observance of Good Friday
 
Futsal will continue next week in the All Saints' Gym every Friday evening 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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Fundraising Opportunities for Non-Profits at All Saints'
Saturday Markets, Car Washes, Food Booths
If you know of any non-profit organizations or groups that need to raise funds or share information about their purpose, be sure to let them know about the opportunities available at All Saints'.  Non-profits are able to set up a booth at Saturday Markets free of charge, and we have recently dropped the member requirement for car washes (on first Saturday's only). Detailed information and an application form for car washes can be found HERE.
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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'

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Easter Day
 Almighty God, who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ overcame death and opened to us the gate of
everlasting life: Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord's resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit; through Jesus Christ our 
Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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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

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

Organ Fundraiser
Tuesay, April 24, 6:00 pm, Memorial Hall

ECW Meeting
Thursday, May 15, 7:00 pm, Memorial Hall

Vestry Meeting
(TBA)

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

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

Heavely Hikes
Sunday, April 27, 11:30 am, Kuilau Trail, Wailua

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

Organ Fundraiser Concert
Monday, June 9
More info to come

GOING GREEN
Next monthly electronic waste disposal date:
May 10
(Drop off your items before this date at the kitchen patio behind the gym.)

CHURCH WORK DAYS
Due to Holy Week, April's work day is Saturday, 
April 19!
Church work days take place every second Saturday of the month from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE DIOCESE & OUR COMMUNITY: 
Documentary: It's A Girl
Free showing at KCC - April 23, 2014

There will be a free showing of "It's A Girl", a documentary film about gendercide in India and China. The film will be showing at Kaua'i Community College in the Daniel K. Inouye Tech Center, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  A brief discussion and action points follow the screening of this 63-minute film.  Due to graphic subject matter, this film is not recommended for anyone under 14 years old.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information, download the event flier HERE.
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Be sure to stay abreast of all the happenings and offerings in our Diocese and world-wide Episcopal Church. Read the latest issues of the Diocesan E-News by clicking HERE. Recent highlights include:Ses logo

  • Bishop's Easter Message 2014
  • Presiding Bishop's Easter Message 2014
  • New Rector at Epiphany
  • Registration now open for Hui Pu diocesan youth camp
  • Continuing Education Reports for 2013 Due
  • Apply now for Nellie Hartman Trust fund
  • Parish Spotlight: St. Jude's
  • Scholarship Applications being accepted for Episcopal Church Grants

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!
Hui Pu: Diocesan Summer Youth Camp

Registration is now open for the diocesan summer youth camp at Camp Mokule'ia. Space is limited so be sure to sign up NOW!  The dates are as follows:

'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. For more information and to register visit the Episcopal Youth of Hawai'i website HERE.  Be sure to check out the pictures and video of last year's camp on the site too.

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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