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.

God's blessings to you!
Mike Vievering

mvievering@allsaintschurch.com or mjvees@charter.net
952.469.6480 office
952.261.9486 cell
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NEW PEOPLE FOR RCIA STILL WELCOME!

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Interested in becoming Catholic or completing your Confirmation as an Adult? Come join us for RCIA! Know any adults who might be interested in a deeper life with Christ and his sacraments in the Church? Please invite them to RCIA.  We meet on Tuesdays from 7:00-8:45 pm in the Dining Room. If needed, other options are possible. We began on September 24, but are happy to add new people over the next several weeks, possibly including more Parish Sponsors. To find out more and/or register, call Mike Vievering at 952.469.6480 or email him at mvievering@allsaintschurch.com.

REMAINING THIS WEEK

All Saints Playgroup 

All Saints Playgroup will have a special meeting in the Nursery on Thursday, October 17 from 9:30-11:00 am. Susan Spielberg will come and show the little ones the Eucharistic Chapel. All with young children are welcome to come, stay and play with us. We hope to see you there! For more information please call/text Michelle at 612.203.4235 or learn more online at www.allsaintschurch.com/playgroup/. 

 

NEXT WEEK 

Equip II 

Do you desire a closer relationship with God and a deeper spiritual life? The Equip II formation sessions (new this year) address this need, taking the riches of our Faith in the Catechism and applying them to our daily life. Each of the four sessions will include a large group presentation by an All Saints staff member, followed by break out sessions on topics of particular interest, led by both parishioners and staff. All mission partners and parishioners are welcome. We hope you'll attend Equip II: The Creed on Saturday, October 26 from 8:00-11:30 am (includes Mass at 8:00 am).  Please RSVP to the Parish Office. 

Super Saturday Service Day

Our next SSSD is Saturday, October 26 from 8:30 -11:00 am. We will help neighbors with raking and other yard cleanup. Mission Partners who can drive participants are needed. Visit www.allsaintschurch.com/sssd/ to register.

Carmelite Sisters - Discernment Retreat
In the silence of your heart, do you wonder if God is calling you to Religious Life? Come and see! The Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles will be hosting a discernment retreat for single Catholic women (ages 18-30) who are interested in taking time to learn more about vocation discernment, the beauty of religious life, and an introduction to Carmelite Spirituality. The retreat will take place on October 25-27 at the Church of St. Peter in North St. Paul. For more info please visit the website at www.carmelitesistersocd.com

PLANNING AHEAD

Unlocking the Treasure
Dr. Scott Hahn and Jeff Cavins invite you to a day of pilgrimage, exploring the beauty of the discipleship found along the road to Emmaus, offering a unique opportunity to dive into the riches of scripture and to encounter the Word and the Eucharist on Saturday, November 2 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Elk River. For more info call 740.264.9535 or visit www.stpaulcenter.com/elkriver/

A Prayer and Listening Event

All Saints will host a Listening Event on Friday, November 15 from 6:00-9:00 pm. Participants will gather together to pray, discuss, and give feedback on what is working well now in their parish and this Archdiocese, and what are the challenges and opportunities as we move forward together. Everyone is invited to attend an event (others are offered in the area on a variety of dates) and encouraged to give written feedback that will be read and considered. Archbishop Bernard Hebda is scheduled to attend all events to pray and to participate in the listening process. 

 

All Saints 3rd Annual Craft Fair 

Our Annual Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 7, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you enjoy going to craft fairs, mark your calendar. If you have items to sell, you can reserve a 10’x6’ space for $40. For registration information stop by the School or Parish Office or visit school.allsaintschurch.com/craftfair/.

 

Made For More 

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. There is an Early Bird special until November 1 with tickets only $20. Don’t miss this awesome and inspiring event! 

 

A Mission Trip for Adults
All Saints is ready to continue its mission to the island of Dominica in the West Indies as part of the Good News Project. It is an exceedingly gratifying experience to pass on to others the gifts we have received from God. The next Good News Project house construction mission trip to Dominica is set for February 6-22, 2020. Is the Holy Spirit nudging you to share your gifts? You might consider being a part of this mission group. Or you might want to consider funding the material to build a house. For more information, contact Duane and Charlene Breid at 612.718.9679 or dubreid@gmail.com

HELP NEEDED
Mission Partner Opportunity!
The Welcome/Security Desk needs your help. We are looking for Mission Partners to greet our parishioners and guests by offering a smile, making a connection, providing information and security, while encouraging community. There are open shifts Mondays and Thursdays each month from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Welcome/Security Desk and Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Parish Office. Training provided. If interested please contact Amy Sanders at asanders@allsaintschurch.com or 952.451.4703.

RESOURCES
All Saints Weekend Homilies from Past Weekends 
can now be accessed online on our website at this LINK.

Family Conversation Starter
What are some ways that you spend time with God reflecting on verses from the Bible?

FORMED- Excellent Catholic Faith Resources Free for You
Using our parish subscription to FORMED, enjoy FREE online access to many Movies, Talks, Programs, CDs, and Books that are high quality Catholic resources! HOW? 1. Go to allsaintschurch.formed.org. 2. Set up your account.  3. In future, LOGIN with your account info.