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ASYM Spaghetti Dinner This Sunday

Sunday, February 16, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

All Souls’ Youth Ministry (ASYM) will host the annual Spaghetti Dinner as a fundraiser for Youth Group activities.   Teens and their parents prepare and serve a delicious meal with a restaurant feel.  You don’t even need to make a reservation!

Brotherhood of St. Andrew Fundraiser

Tuesday, February 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Stop by the Parish Hall Sunday morning between services and pick up your tickets to the Shrove Tuesday supper.  Sales will continue through February 24. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew will be serving delicious pancakes and ham and red beans and rice with cornbread muffins. 

Coffee with the Clergy

Sunday, February 16, following the 10:00 a.m. service
If you are new to All Souls’ or know someone who would like to join our parish, please join us this Sunday in the Gallery.  A member of our clergy will be there to welcome you to All Souls’.

Join the Consecration Choir!

A Consecration Choir for the Ordination of The Reverend Poulson Reed as Bishop Coadjutor of Oklahoma is being formed and is open to choristers from all parishes of the diocese.  The choir will be responsible for leading congregational hymns as well as singing anthems.  The Consecration service will take place Saturday, April 18th at 11:00 am at the Freede Wellness Center on the campus of Oklahoma City University. Applicants must register online by March 15.  More details can be found on the choir registration website.
Ash Wednesday Services
7:00 a.m. Holy Communion with 
Imposition of Ashes
10 a.m. Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes*
12 p.m. Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes*
6:00 p.m. Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes*
*Nursery available on the lower level

Lenten Speakers

March 4: Fr. Mac Stewart, “God and Disability”

March 11: Tricia Everest

March 18: Fr. Andy Johnson, Associate Rector

March 25: Deidre Franklin, Pastor of Women’s Ministry, Crossings Community Church, Spiritual disciplines

April 1: Interview with Deacon Easter

Quiet Day

 “He Loved them unto the End:
Meditations on Jesus’ Farewell Discourse” 
Father Mac Stewart

Tuesday, March 3, 9:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Reflections for Quiet Day with Father Mac Stewart
9:15 a.m. Session I: Wash
11:15 a.m. Session II: Breathe
Noon – Angelus and Noonday   
Prayers and Lunch
1:15 p.m. Session III: Fructify
2:15 p.m. Session IV: Sanctify

Episcopal Church Women

Grant Application
Episcopal Church Women (ECW) is funding grants to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations whose mission is congruent with the mission of All Souls’ Episcopal Church. Funding priority will be given to Christian programs and programs that serve to alleviate human needs in the greater Oklahoma City area. Applications are available at the front desk or contact Katie Blaik James at OKCKatie@cox.net or 405-641-9404.  The application deadline is April 1, 2020.

Adult Inquirers’ Class

Sundays, 11:30 a.m. 
The group meets in the Chapel of St. Mary following the 10:00 a.m. service. This course is for those who desire to become a member of All Souls’, or who wish to learn more about the Anglican tradition. Those who complete the course will have the option to be confirmed (or received) by the Bishop of Oklahoma on May 10.  Contact Father Yoder (cyoder@allsoulsokc.com) if you have any questions.  Childcare will be available.  

Parenting with Joy and Purpose

Thursday, February 13, 7:00 p.m. 

Join us for our final class of the series.  Register here or call the church office (405) 842-1461 if you need childcare.

Other news and events:

February concert cancelled – Virginia Campbell Piano Artist Series – Sunday, February 16, 2:30 p.m. 

Parenting Toolbox – February 23, 11:30 a.m. (CFLC)  Lunch provided for teens and adults.

Spreading the Love

Thank you to everyone who provided goodies for the “Bags of Love” put together by our M&M children’s group for homebound parishioners.  We appreciate you sharing the L-O-V-E!

Diocesan News

Bishop Ed and Debbie Retirement Dinner

Friday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.
You are invited to attend an evening at the Civic Center Meinders Hall of Mirrors to celebrate Bishop Ed’s retirement.  Tickets are available online.

Consecration of New Bishop of Oklahoma 

Saturday, April 18

The Rev. Poulson Reed will be Ordained and Consecrated as Bishop Coadjutor on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Henry J. Freede Wellness
Center at Oklahoma City University by The Most Reverend Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.  Bishop-Elect Reed will serve as Bishop Coadjutor until Bishop Koniecnzy’s retirement at the end of the year, after which he will become the Bishop of Oklahoma.

The Rev. Reed most recently was the Rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church and Day School in Phoenix, AZ. He served as the spiritual and managerial leader of both the church and school staffs.  He is married to Megan Reed and they have three sons.

All Souls’ to Host

The Living Church Institute Conference

Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5

What is Anglican Christianity? Where did Anglicanism come from, and what should we hope for its future?  This conference will take up these questions in order to inspire a new generation of Anglican Christians seeking faithfulness and holiness within the wider Church Catholic. Find registration details and schedule of events here.

Children

Sunday School Registration – Forms for Godly Play and Children’s Sunday School are located at the reception desk on the lower level.
M&M  Mission and Ministry – 9:15 a.m. (Purple Room, lower level)   
Children 3 years through 5th grade participate in fun and meaningful mission projects or learn a new skill during Adult Sunday School.

Ages 3-Kindergarten – Children gather in the back of the church and process behind the crucifer to receive a blessing at the altar.  They attend Children’s Chapel and Sunday school on the lower level during the 10:00 a.m. service.

Grades 1st-5th – Children sit with their families at the beginning of the service.  During the sermon hymn they follow the crucifer to the Chapel of St. Mary.  Sunday School follows on the lower level during the remainder of the service.

Infant and Toddler Childcare – (Purple and Yellow Rooms, lower level)    Childcare is available for both Sunday morning services. Pagers are available for parents.
Youth
Confirmation Class – 9:15 a.m. (Yellow Room, lower level)
Youth Sunday School – 9:15 a.m. Grades 7th-12th  (Kennedy Parlor)
“THE WAY” – No meeting after church on Sunday, February 16.  Youth will serve at the Spaghetti Dinner! 

Adults

All Classes Meet at 9:15 a.m. 
Rector’s Forum – (Parish Hall) “Anglican Lives: An overview of Anglican history through the lives of Anglican Christians”
Gospel of Grace at Home  – (South Lounge)  
All young adults and parents are invited to join in discussion and prayer on the book of Mark.
Coffee Break – (Red Room, lower level)  

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