Open for Prayer: No matter your situation or circumstances, we hope you'll join us in prayer:
Daily Office: Every weekday at 7:30 a.m. in the Historic Church
Centering Prayer: Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
Our Historic Church is open for prayer during business hours.
2020 Stewardship Our annual Stewardship campaign has begun. Life gives us so many opportunities to learn grow, and travel together as the Body of Christ. Please prayerfully consider your pledge to All Saints' for 2019. Download a 2020 Pledge Card, or pledge your work, wealth, and wisdom online now!. You can also read our pleddge letter.
The Sunday Special Kind of like the diner where they know your name, come get a warm welcome, a generous smile, and a plate of warm breakfast at the table of belonging. Join us at 10 a.m. on the first Sundays of each month (September's will be on the 8th).
Our Annual meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. We'll get copies of the Annual Report, hear updates from clergy and staff, and vote on upcoming Vestry Slate. Standing for election are: Jill Browning, Nikole Brundick, Steve Crum, Dan Huebner, JoAnna Hughes, Lorraine Kituri, and Rosie Russo. Bios are available around the building, or here.
Summer Worship Begins June 9
8:00 AM - Rite I Eucharist in Historic Church
9:00 AM - Fellowship in the Garden
10:00 AM - Rite II with Music
June 9 - 23: Historic Church
June 30 - July 28: Great Hall
August: Historic Church
Sept 1: Great Hall
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
7:30 AM - Daily Office: Morning Prayer (No Eucharist) - Historic Church
Could you be our next Administrative Assistant?
We are look for an individual with a passion for communications and community to be our new part-time administrative assistant. Could that be you? Find out more in our position summary, and get the finer details and how to apply in our full job description. Resumes will be accepted through July 7.
"Program Year" returns Sept. 8
Beginning on Sept. 8, 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
Invisible Systems: Feb. 24, 7 p.m.
Join us for a special, two-woman show that is a powerful chronicle of growth and realization. Songstress Lisa Bromfield's eyes were opened to systemic privilege, societal positions, and racism and advantage. Through the process, she was inspired to create Invisible Systems with Angela Bowden, which has been described as a "powerful and profound" evening of song and word. Tickets are $10 or pay-what-you-can, and proceeds will benefit AARCH and I Believe in Me, Inc. Learn more about Lisa at bromfieldmusic.com.
Sign up for Formation now!
Our Children and Youth Formation programs are an integral part of growing up in the Christian Faith. We hope you'll join us on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. during our Formation Hour to experience the transformative power of God's Love. Learn More. Download a Youth Registration form or Children's Registration form now.
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
Holiday Gifts and Greens Sale
Thurs., Dec. 5: 10am-7pm; Lunch 11am-2pm
Fri., Dec. 6 10am-4pm; Lunch 11am-2pm
Sat., Dec. 7 10am-7pm; Food 11am-7pm; After 4pm: Beer & Wine
Come shop and eat with us to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the Christmas season. Our mouth-watering lunches are available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday and on Saturday there will be food from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. with beer and wine after 4 p.m. New this year, crafters and artisans will offer their hand-created items for sale on the upper level in our Parish Hall. We are handicapped accessible with elevators available.Learn more
Singing at Sunset: A liturgy of Advent Lessons & Carols
Join us Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. for a liturgy of Lessons and Carols that will immerse you in music, Scripture, mood, and meditation. It is a perfect way to prepare the heart and mind for the coming of Christ.
Join us in Christmas Worship
We invite you to celebrate this exciting and holy season with us. Our Christmas services are:
Christmas Eve: Tuesday, 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: Wednesday, Dec. 25 in the Historic Church
10:00 AM - Holy Eucharist
Dec 29 Worship
Our services on Dec. 29 will be held:
8:00 AM - Rite I Eucharist in the Historic Church
10:00 AM - Christmas Lessons & Carols in the Historic Church
Holy Week & Easter Worship
Palm Sunday: April 14
Morning Prayer each weekday at 7:30 a.m.
Holy Monday: April 15
Holy Tuesday: April 16
Holy Wednesday: April 17
Maundy Thursday: April 18
Good Friday: April 19
Holy Saturday: April 20
Easter Day: April 21
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!
Want a fun and meaningful way to follow the excitement of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship tournament? Join the All Saints March Madness Bracket Challenge! The entry fee is $20 and 40% of the proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Frederick County, an organization that gives youth a safe place to develop essential skills. First, second, and third place finishers will receive 30%, 20%, and 10% of the pot, respectively, while last place will receive $20. This Bracket Challenge will be played entirely online at Yahoo.com and detailed instructions for creating your bracket will be emailed the morning after Selection Sunday. The deadline to purchase an entry into this March Madness is Sunday, March 17.
Register for Camp Now!
Come join us for VBS Camp! This year we will be offering the opportunity to sign up for our Summer Day Camp Online! Please note that this is only for registration, not payments. If you would prefer a paper form, those are still available as well! Camp is June 24-28. Any questions, please contact Joanna Gibb at email@example.com or 719-359-3111.
To register your camper (entering grades K-6) click here.
To register your Jr. Counselor (entering grades 7-12/Freshman in College) click here.
Want to sign-up to volunteer? Click here.
Slow Down! Rest. Enter a Holy Advent.
"This calendar is crazy. Phew. I don't know what I'm gunna do . . ."
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 Twenty-First Annual All Saints' Book Sale will be held July 25-28, 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
Lao Tizer and his Quartet are Back!
Enjoy the fusion of smooth and modernist jazz as Lao and his crew join us on Friday, Sept. 13. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. Learn More.
Our Annual meeting was held Feb. 10, 2019. View our annual report here. We also have an updated version of the 2018 Financial Highlights and 2019 Budget Summary from the annual meeting. We'll post our Vestry Election results soon!
Take a look at this week's announcements from All Saints':
Annual Meeting Save-The-Date—Our Annual meeting will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at 9 a.m. We’ll get copies of the Annual Report, hear updates from clergy and staff, and vote on upcoming Vestry Slate. Standing for election are: Jill Browning, Nikole Brundick, Steve Crum, Dan Huebner, JoAnna Hughes, Lorraine Kituri, and Rosie Russo. Bios are available around the building, or on allsaintsmd.org. Need an absentee ballot? Contact the church office ASAP (firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-663-5625).
Newcomer's Brunch—Please join us for a Newcomer's Brunch Sunday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall. We’d love to get to know you! Meet other newcomers, our clergy, lay-leaders, and members of the parish. Been here a while? Come and welcome the newest members of our church family! RSVP to the church office at 301-663-5625 or email@example.com.
Visioning Process, Phase 2: Community Listening Campaign—The next step in our parish visioning process is to meet with our neighbors and stakeholders in the Frederick community to learn more about how God is leading us to be engaged in our ministries of outreach. We will be training members of our parish to engage in one-to-one relational meetings with community leaders and stakeholders. If you are interested in being part of this process and would like to learn more, please plan to attend a training led by Rev. Rachel Cornwell, our Visioning Process consultant from The James Company, on Sunday Jan. 26 at 12:30pm, lunch provided.
Invisible Systems: Feb. 24, 7 p.m.—Join us for a special, two-woman show that is a powerful chronicle of growth and realization. Songstress Lisa Bromfield's eyes were opened to systemic privilege, societal positions, and racism and advantage. Through the process, she was inspired to create Invisible Systems with Angela Bowden, which has been described as a "powerful and profound" evening of song and word. Tickets are $10 or pay-what-you-can, and proceeds will benefit AARCH and I Believe in Me, Inc. Visit allsaintsmd.org now to get your ticket! Learn more about Lisa at bromfieldmusic.com.
Men’s Group Breakfast—The next Men's Group is on Feb. 1, from 8:30 – 10 a.m. We will gather in the Parish Hall for breakfast, fellowship and prayer, and then turn to conversation to the topic of the day. For further information, please contact Clarence Harper (Harpster10c@yahoo.com) or Dan Huebner (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Scout Sunday—On February 9, All Saints' will celebrate Scout Sunday at the 11 a.m. service in commemoration of the founding of Scouting in the United States as part of this National Celebration. All current and past Scouts and Scouters, whether Boy Scout, Girl Scout, Venture, Explorer, or Camp Fire, are encouraged to wear their uniforms to that Sunday. Our own BSA Troops will be recognized at the 11AM Service with a reception following.
Newcomer Orientation—Want to learn more about All Saints', or the Episcopal Church in general? Join us for a four-Sunday series, 1/12-2/2 at 12:30 p.m. to deepen your relationship with ASEC. A light lunch will be provided for the first three sessions. A festive brunch will be held for our fourth session (Feb. 2 at 10am at the 'Sunday Special'). The series will conclude on Feb. 9 with an invitation extended to all newer folks to officially become members of All Saints’, and to be recognized and prayed for during worship services that day. You’ll learn more about the Episcopal faith, and life specifically at All Saints’: about worship, Episcopal values, ministries, and even getting around our maze of a building. Consider joining us, wherever you are in your journey of finding a faith home – we hope to see you Sunday at 12:30!
St. Mary's Chapter—St. Mary's Chapter will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday, February 3, at 12 noon in the Parish Hall. Once again, it will be a BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch), so bring a sandwich or a salad; dessert and beverages will be provided. Our guest speaker will be Ed Hinde, co-founder and executive director of SHIP (Student Homelessness Initiative Project) of Frederick County. SHIP, founded in 2014, serves children in Frederick County Public Schools who are homeless. SHIP partners with individuals, organizations, human service agencies, businesses, and government to advocate and provide for these forgotten and often-overlooked children.