Adult Formation Updates
News about several upcoming events is listed below. I hope you will come for whatever interests you. Feel free to invite others. Many of these announcements plus others are available in the parish bulletin and website. Here is a link to the latest bulletin.
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Get involved in Building a Culture of Life
Wednesday, January 22 is the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized elective abortion (1973). There will be a number of service, witness and prayer related events and activities at All Saints and in the broader community in January. Detailed information is available in the flyers available at the Justice & Service display in the Gathering Space and on the parish website at www.allsaintschurch.com/respectlife.
Conference for Restorative Justice and Reconciliation
The Conference for Restorative Justice and Reconciliation will be held on Thursday, January 23 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 8511 Hudson Blvd., Lake Elmo. This conference is open to all victims, survivors, and anyone else who has been impacted by clergy sexual abuse. Hear from Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, retired Justice Janine Geske from Milwaukee, Tim O’Malley, and others. A panel of survivors and others will share their experiences concerning clergy sexual abuse and how it has changed their lives. Lunch is provided. There is no fee to attend but space is limited. To reserve a spot please email Paula by January 20 at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call 651.291.4429.
Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast
Join us on Sunday, January 26 for all you can eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles from 8:45 am-12:45 pm in Murphy Hall. Adults $9, Seniors $7, children ages 6-12 are $6, and 5 and under are free. Proceeds will support the summer Steubenville Pilgrimage and the Mexico Mission Trip.
Feed My Starving Children
FMSC’s 2020 South Metro Mobile Meal Packing Event will happen January 26 – February 1 at Hosanna! Church in Lakeville. All Saints is one of about 20 Sponsor Churches for this event which has a goal of engaging 10,000 people packing 2 million meals and raising $480,000. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to exercise mercy by, quite literally, feeding the hungry. To learn more and to sign up visit: www.allsaintschurch.com/mobilepack.
World-renowned speaker and author Christopher West, along with critically acclaimed musician, Mike Mangione, are coming to All Saints on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 with an all-new event called Made for More: Visions of the Promised Land. Tickets are on sale now and will sell out. Get yours today online at http://corproject.com/lakeville/ in the Parish Office, or on the parish website. Tickets are $25. Don’t miss this awesome and inspiring event!
Men's Silent Retreat
Looking for the perfect getaway? Let God meet you at a beautiful retreat location in Lake Elmo. Join us for a Men's Silent Retreat at the Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House, February 6-9. The retreat begins Thursday evening and concludes Sunday evening. The cost is free, but donation accepted. For more information, call Steve Pelner at 952.292.0659 or visit the website at www.demontrevilleretreat.com.
Super Saturday Service Day
Join us on Saturday, February 15 from 9:00-11:00 am in Murphy Hall to make gift bags for kids. A fun filled gift bag can brighten a child's day! We will be donating bags to 360 Communities and Shriners Hos- pital. Please sign up online at www.allsaintschurch.com/sssd/ to attend the event. If you wish to donate items for ages 3-12 suggestions include crayons, markers, coloring books, games and activities, small toys/stuffed animals (new items only please!) Donations can be dropped off in the “SSSD Kid Bags” boxes around church or you can bring them to the event.
Cana Dinner 2020
Join in the fun and fellowship of this wonderful evening when we gather to celebrate married life. The annual Cana Dinner will be held on Feb. 22 at Brackett’s Crossing. Registration is required. Cost is $65 per couple for a three-course meal, engaging program, marriage blessing and time to enjoy the company of your friends, family and fellow parishioners. A cash bar is provided. Widows and widowers are welcome to attend!
Be a part of the slide show!! Create a digital image of your favorite wedding photo. Email it along with your names and wedding date to CanaPhotos@allsaintschurch.com by Sunday, Feb. 16. (If you have submitted a photo in prior years, no need to resubmit. We’ll include it upon receipt of your registration!)
Host a table: Tables of 8 may be reserved by calling Julie at (612) 618-6647.
Register online at allsaintschurch.com/cana or in the parish office by Wednesday, Feb. 11. Registration will also be available after weekend Masses from Jan 25 through Feb. 9.
Women of All Saints
Women of All Saints announces its first retreat of the year on February 28 – March 1 at the beautiful and peaceful Franciscan Retreat Center in Prior Lake. Parishioner Christina Smith will be the guest presenter. Plan now to join other women on this first weekend of Lent to encounter Christ through prayer. Visit the website at www.allsaintschurch.com/women for more info.
All Saints Weekend Homilies from Past Weekends
can now be accessed online on our website at this LINK.
Family Conversation Starter
Spend some quiet time today listening to God speak His words of truth - you too are His beloved!
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