Right now, while in-person gatherings are discouraged, please call friends and family to check in with one another. Particularly, check in on those who are not comfortable online or have Internet access. Not everyone texts. So be conscious of your loved ones' preferred method of communication.
For those battling any form of mental illness, be it anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, etc. times like these can be truly overwhelming. We may be required to physically distance ourselves from others, but we need to keep in contact in any other ways we can. So call, text, FaceTime, Skype, use social media, send a card, whatever, but keep in touch, especially with those you know are also battling other issues. We all need to know there are people out there who care about us right now.
Taking care of each other is the best way we can serve the
Loneliness is a struggle for everyone right now and recent surveys
indicate that almost half of Americans are having feelings of depression or
anxiety as the effects of social distancing drain our spirits. All Saints’
developed an educational brochure to help you and the people you care
about manage loneliness in the midst of pandemic.
In it you will find ideas for addressing loneliness when life requires us to
stay apart from each other. We also invite you to explore the Loneliness in America Project for other
resources and education. Loneliness has been a significant problem in the
United States for many years but the pandemic of 2020, and the self-isolating
behavior it forced on us, makes this distressing state of mind an almost
Virtual Men's Breakfast NOW EVERY THURSDAY
Deacon Bade invites the All Saints’ men to come together for
a Virtual Men’s Breakfast on Zoom every Thursday at 8am. To join on the day, click on the link to Join the Men’s Breakfast Zoom Meeting below. Join us when you are able. Bring your favorite coffee mug,
tea cup, and breakfast; be that fruit, toast, or fried eggs and sizzling
bacon. There is no agenda for the gathering, just friendly conversation. Questions, please email Deacon Bade: firstname.lastname@example.org. To
Join the Men’s Breakfast Zoom Meeting Click on the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87120792718?pwd=aWgxV2VyN2VWRlBPV1dobklOWm1ZZz09
Virtual Women's Breakfast NOW EVERY FRIDAY
All women of All Saints' are invited to join the All Saints' Women's Breakfast group every Friday at 9:30am on Zoom. The meeting is BYOC (bring your own coffee)! Simply click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89979883593?pwd=bWYyRFQ0MU1zVTd0MTg0a0ExWmFyZz09
and follow the instructions on your screen to join the meeting! (If prompted, you may need to enter the Meeting ID: 899 7988 3593 or Password: 411001).Questions?, contact Pastor Emilie Finn at email@example.com.
"The Gathering to Grow" Home Study Group with Patrice & Lucian Taylor
Gathering to Grow will meet the second and fourth Monday evenings of the month, 6:30pm to 8:00pm, September 28, October 12 and 26, and November 16 and 30.
we all contend with pandemic living, are you feeling stressed and a little
imprisoned? Are you wondering if there's any meaning in this suffering? If so, you’ll want to join
Deacon Patrice Al-Shatti Taylor and educator Lucian Taylor for the Fall
session of Gathering to Grow, a Zoom-based small group where we care for each
other through teaching, fellowship, and prayer. This session, we will be studying
the life and work of the apostle Paul while living under house arrest. There we
hope to find nuggets of inspiration for our situation as well as laughter and
support in the hearts of each other.
Here’s an outline of the
Making the Most of Your House Arrest: The Apostle Paul’s Guide to
Thriving Under Pressure
September 28: The
Root of the House Arrest: An
and Breaking up the Ground: Suffering,
Praying, and Sharing
October 12: Growing
Under Pressure, Part 1: Writing
the Book of Ephesians
October 26: Growing
Under Pressure, Part 2: Writing
the Book of Philippians
November 16: Growing
Under Pressure, Part 3: Writing
the Book of Colossians
November 30: The
Fruit of House Arrest: 5
Billion Souls Touched by God
Please join us by emailing Patrice at firstname.lastname@example.org. In gathering, we all grow.