Open for Prayer: No matter your situation or circumstances, we hope you'll join us in prayer:
Daily Office: Every weekday at 7:00 a.m. in the Historic Church
Morning Prayer: Thursdays at 8 a.m. in St. Paul's Chapel
Centering Prayer: Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
Our Historic Church is open for prayer during business hours.
2019 Stewardship Our annual Stewardship campaign has begun. God's creation is abundant with beauty, life, and inspiration. The tree provides a rich metaphor for our community of faith.This is an opportunity to be attentive to the ways our deep-rooted faith helps us grow. Thank you to everyone who pledged for 2018 and please prayerfully consider your pledge to All Saints' for 2019. Download a 2019 Pledge Card, or pledge your work, wealth, and wisdom online now!.
Great Season of Youth Events! We kick off our Youth Formation season with our Ropes Course, and continue our season with service projects, a cookie party, the much-loved Lock-in, and more. Download our youth calendar
Formation for all ages, including youth, is held Sundays at 10 a.m. Visit our formation page for more information or youth registration forms.
Our Annual meeting will be held Feb. 10, 2019. The schedule for the day will be: 8 am Rite I Worship, Historic Church; 9:00 am Fellowship, 9:30 am Meeting Great Hall; 11 am Rite II Worship, Historic Church. We'll get copies of the Annual Report, hear updates from clergy and staff, and vote on upcoming Vestry Slate. Standing for election are: Chris Caro, Caroline Cole, Heather Colley, Jody Deveney, Trevor Ellis, Darryn Naylin, Steve Nichols, and Annette Tinder. Bios are available around the building, or here. View our annual report here.
Combined Service this Sunday
Because of the impending weather, we've adjusted our worship schedule for this Sunday.
On January 20, we will hold worship at:
8:00 am Rite I Eucharist - Historic Church
10:00 am Rite II Eucharist with Blended Music and the Men's Ensemble - Historic Church
We have canceled our 6pm service, canceled our Sunday 6pm Youth Group, and have postponed our Newcomer Brunch. Stay safe!
Summer Worship Begins June 10
8:00 AM - Rite I Eucharist in Historic Church
9:00 AM - Fellowship in the Garden
10:00 AM - Rite II with Music
June - July 1: Great Hall
July 8-29: Historic Church
Aug 5-12: Great Hall
Aug 19-Sept 2: Historic Church
6:00 PM - "Sundays @ 6" Holy Eucharist, Historic Church
5:30 PM - Eucharist with prayers for healing - Chapel
8:00 AM - Lay-Lead Morning Prayer (No Eucharist) - Chapel
7:00 AM - Daily Office: Morning Prayer (No Eucharist) - Historic Church
"Program Year" returns Sept. 9
Beginning on Sept. 9, we'll return to our "Program Year" schedule, with Sunday worship at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 6 p.m., and Formation Hour at 10 a.m. We hope to see you then! Learn more about our services
The Sweet Remains are Returning!
Enjoy the wonderful melodies of Sweet Remains as they join us on Sat., March 2. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. There will also be a social hour after the concert. Learn More.
"Love Our Home" Campaign
We're in-progress on several significant, timely repairs on our Great Hall climate system, Sanctuary roof patches, and more, totaling $115K. We're doing a four-week effort to make these projects happen. We've come up with $80K with the help of several generous donors, one in honor of Cleopatra Campbell Anderson. Join us in reaching our goal—Campaign ends Oct. 7!
Join us in Ash Wednesday Worship
We invite you to begin the holy season of Lent with us. Our Ash Wednesday services are:
March 6, 2019
7:30 AM - Morning Prayer with Ashes Download bulletin
12:00 PM - Rite II
6:00 PM - Rite II with Music
Ashes to Go
8:00-9:15 AM - Church Street
12:00-1:30 PM - Market & Church
Join us in Christmas Worship
We invite you to celebrate this exciting and holy season with us. Our Christmas services are:
Christmas Eve: Monday, Dec. 24 in the Historic Church
4:00 PM - Pageant and Eucharist — 3:40 Prelude
7:00 PM - Festival Eucharist — 6:40 Prelude with Choir and Harp
10:00 PM - Festival Eucharist — 9:40 Prelude with Choir and Harp
Christmas Day: Tuesday, Dec. 25 in the Historic Church
10:00 AM - Holy Eucharist
Dec 30 Worship
Our services on Dec. 30 will be held:
8:00 AM - Rite I Eucharist in the Historic Church
10:00 AM - Christmas Lessons & Carols in the Historic Church
ROARing Into Camp!
February 18 from 10-3: Join us for a Summer Camp Registration Kick-Off Event! We'll have crafts, a movie, pizza lunch, fun activities, and photo ops! Open to kids grade K-12th grade. There will be Summer Camp Registration Forms (online and in-print) available at the event. $20 per child, $15 for additional siblings, $40 family cap. Sign up online now! Questions? Want to volunteer to help staff the event? Contact Joanna Gibb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Week & Easter Worship
Palm Sunday: March 25
Holy Monday: March 26
Holy Tuesday: March 27
Holy Wednesday: March 28
Maundy Thursday: March 29
Good Friday: March 30
Holy Saturday: March 31
Easter Day: April 1
Celebrate the Resilient Women in your Life!
Join us as we celebrate amazing women in our community. Nominate a woman, become a sponsor, or buy tickets to our March 8 event!
Learn more now!
Slow Down! Rest. Enter a Holy Advent.
"This calendar is crazy. Phew. I don't know what I'm gunna do . . ."
Our Annual meeting was held Feb. 10, 2019. View our annual report here. We'll post our Vestry Election results soon!
Darkness to Light: A liturgy of Advent Lessons & Carols
Join us Saturday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. for a liturgy featuring organist Wayne Wold, the Sanctuary Choir, and the All Saints' Ringers. As the Christmas season swiftly approaches, it's easy to get caught up in the shopping, parties, preparations, and social functions that the season brings. But what if you took a moment to come and feel the eager anticipation of the mystery of Christ? To center yourself and be refreshed by the message of the Messiah's coming? We hope you'll join us for this wonderful Advent tradition!
St. Mary's Annual Book Sale
The Nineteenth Annual All Saints' Book Sale will be held July 27-30. If you are moving, downsizing, or experience some life-changing event, you may have to dispose of books now and not later. If you have a large collection of quality books, please contact us to see if arrangements can be made to accept your books early. We will open for general donations on April 18.
St. Mary's Annual Book Sale
The Twentieth Annual All Saints' Book Sale will be held July 26-29, and we are now accepting donations! When you bring in your books and other media, please put them in the cabinet located in the foyer of the Patrick Street entrance. If you have too many books to easily bring yourself, please call the church office to request a volunteer to pick up your donations. If you need a receipt, they are located in a pocket posted on the bulletin board next to the donations cabinet. Please spread the word to your friends that we need quality book donations, and Thank You! More info about the Book Sale
Shaping the Students of Maryland
Our Diocese has spearheaded the Sutton Scholars Program, which teaches children to become confident, competent individuals by providing them with the essential gift of soft and life skills. All Saints' Parishioner Waymon Wright, featured on EpiscopalChurch.org, has worked closely with the Diocese of Maryland in their work of truth and reconciliation in our community. Read about Wright's work with the Sutton's Scholars, or engage with the Truth and Reconciliation efforts Sept. Newsletter, page 7.
Inclement Weather Policy
The church office defers to the Frederick County Public School system: if the schools are closed, the office is closed. This also applies to weekday worship services.
During inclement weather, our building will remain available for meetings, groups, and rentals: if you are participating in a meeting, please contact your group's chairperson to see if it will be held.