Welcome to All Saints’ Episcopal Church

  • All Saints' Church May 24 (photo: D. Shochat)

We are a welcoming community that seeks to follow Jesus Christ with all that we are and all that we have. Through worship, fellowship, education, and mission we open ourselves to God and our neighbor.

Our Sunday worship services during the summer are at 8:00 AM in the chapel and 9:30 AM in the church. There is a nursery at the main service but no Children’s Church School. Wednesday worship: noon in the chapel.  10 Billerica Rd. Chelmsford Center. Whoever you are, we invite you to join us.

Sermon–Jesus and Orlando Shooting–June 19, 2016

Sermon

5 Pentecost–Proper 7-C

June 19, 2016

William Bradbury

1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a,  Psalm 42 and 43, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 8:26-39

I first learned of the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando as I drove from All Saints last Sunday on my way to my son’s house in Connecticut. 49 dead and more than 50 wounded.  My daughter-in-law who is from Orlando, said she and her friends liked dancing at the gay nightclubs since they were spared being hit. One of her friends living in Orlando received 56 text messages from friends on Sunday morning wanting to know if she was safe.  Continue reading

Financial Committee meeting

                On Sunday July 24th there will be an informational meeting at 11:30 after coffee hour on re-establishing All Saints “Financial Committee”- (AKA Fin-Com). Individuals interested in joining this committee as a member or possible alternate are invited to attend.

                This will be an informational meeting only. Attendance does not commit anyone to being a part of the committee. We will be discussing the functions and duties of the committee, and discerning existing talents/skills and interest levels.  No special experience or education is required; team players and those with a strong desire to help All Saints function more efficiently are welcome!

This committee will be responsible for assisting with development of All Saints yearly operating budget, and possible other projects including outreach, ministry work etc. Please remember, attendance does not commit you to anything, so please save the date. If you have any questions, please email Bob Camacho, Camachorf@msn.com.

All Saint’s Fourth of July Fried Dough!

Yes, the 4th of July is just around the corner and the fried dough booth plans are underway! We need help setting up the booth on Sunday (the 3rd) in the afternoon, and people to work the booth on Sunday and Monday. Please let Madeline or Beth Anderson-Balmer know your availability during the coffee hour, or at one of the Email addresses listed below. Gonna be away on the 4th? That’s okay. There’s other ways to help! We’re “selling” shares in cases of fried dough, and taking donations of bottled water and soda. This will cut down on the overall cost of the booth! Cases of bottled water or canned soda can be dropped off over the next few weeks. “Fried Dough Share” will be available for $25. Make checks payable to All Saint’s Church and mark “fried dough” in the memo area, or give cash to Beth or Madeline! We’ll mark your name on our flag! Limited shares are available. We’ll be providing more information as the date approaches

Contact Info:

          Madeline – madelineab1@verizon.net

          Beth – bethab123@verizon.net

Church School Newsletter – Spring/Summer 2016

asc5After many months without a Church School Newsletter, our Spring/Summer edition has finely arrived!  Please click the link below for updates on all the events and activities going on in our church school program.  Our newsletter will now be seasonal instead of monthly, so be on the lookout for our Fall edition in September.  Have a blessed summer!

Spring-Summer 2016 Newsletter

 

Calling all summer musicians!

Summer musicians are wanted to sing or play at the 9:30 Sunday services, beginning June 26. Our Parish Choir will sing on June 12, and then takes a much deserved break until after Labor Day. Please contact Maggie Marshall if you are interested in sharing your time and talent.

 

Summer Worship Schedule

We switch to our schedule of summer services on June 19. Our 8am service will be in the chapel, and our 9:30 service will be in the main church. The Worship Commission, for the past few years, has discussed the time of our second summer service, with arguments being made for keeping it at 10am, and for keeping it at our now traditional summer time of 9am. The commission felt that 9:30 would provide a win/win, so will gather your feedback in the fall.

Sermon–Living Stones–May 1, 2016

Sermon

Easter 6—Year-C

May 1, 2016

William Bradbury

Acts 16:9-15, Psalm 67, Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5, John 14:23-29

In the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams”, Kevin Costner plays Ray Kinsella, a novice Iowa farmer who keeps hearing a voice telling him, “If you build it, they will come.” So finally in faithfulness to the voice, Ray plows under his corn and builds a baseball field, putting his family in financial jeopardy since they now can’t pay the mortgage on the farm. But it turns out this is no ordinary field, because from out of the corn beyond the outfield come baseball players from the 1920s to play ball. This field is a link between heaven and earth, a link that brings healing to Ray and others.   Continue reading

Summer feeding program help needed!

Our annual feeding mission at the Epiphany School in Dorchester, B-Safe, is on July 5 and 6 this year. We prepare the meal for 140 here, drive it in, and serve. The B-Safe program is a Diocesan-run free day camp for at risk Boston youth, and is held at several sites throughout the city. Please let Maggie Marshall know if you are able to help cook, serve, or offer financial support.