All Saints Church — Bay Head


All Saints Church Welcomes You!

Welcome to All Saints Church located on the beautiful Jersey Shore. We are entering the Advent / Christmas season during which our activities turn to preparing for and celebrating the nativity of Jesus Christ Our Savior.

What is it about the seasons of Advent and Christmas that gets our attention? Is it the frenetic pace that we find necessary to adopt in order to get so many things done? That is, buying presents, giving presents, receiving presents, making travel arrangements, sending out cards, preparing for great meals and parties, being with loved ones, and much, much more.

Well, all those things, and more, play into the whole exciting drama of the seasons we call Advent and Christmas. Now, it may be that there are more than a few “Bah, humbugs” out there. That can easily be understood. Yet, even with all those important things that need to be prepared for and done, there’s something even more important for those who call Jesus their Lord and Savior.

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Jesus came into this world to save the world. He entered in one of the least dramatic ways possible. There were no fanfares, no carefully planned parties. And, yet, it came to pass. Jesus was born into a world that would have significantly mixed reactions to his presence. Some would fall down and worship; while, others would plot his downfall.

Those of us who call ourselves Christian—followers of Jesus—understand these seasons of Advent and Christmas:

We will gather on several occasions to worship during the Advent and Christmas seasons. On Sunday, December 23, at 8:00 am and 10:15 am, we will conclude the Advent season with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Following that service, the Greening of the Church begins in preparation for the Family Service with the Pageant on Monday, December 24, at 5:00 pm. Later that evening, at 10:00, we will have a festive celebration of the Holy Eucharist beginning with a brief service of special music and readings. On Christmas Day, we will gather for the Eucharist with carol singing at 9:30 am. The following Sunday morning, December 30, includes both the eight o’clock and the ten fifteen services.

All are always welcome.

What is it about Advent and Christmas? Come and see.

Wishing you a very grace-filled Advent in preparation for a very blessèd Christmas,
Robert
The Reverend Robert A. Nagy, Rector

New to All Saints? Watch our Advent message.

All are Welcome!


Schedule of Services

Sunday Worship (year-round)
8:00 a.m. ~ Holy Eucharist
10:15 a.m. ~ Holy Eucharist (with choir) and Sunday School (not in session during summer)
Join us for Coffee Hour following 10:15 a.m. service
Wednesday Worship (year-round)
8:30 a.m. ~ Holy Eucharist
Saturday Worship (Memorial Day through September 10)
5:30 p.m. ~ Informal Eucharist in the Memorial Garden

Contacts

Rector: 
The Rev. Robert A. Nagy
(951-303-4815)
Parish Administrator: 
Christine McLeod
(732-892-7478)
9 am — 1 pm

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Upcoming Events

Bay Head Christmas Walk
Friday, December 7, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Please join us at All Saints to welcome the season with our Christmas Tree Lighting, Caroling, and Christmas cookie treats. We need volunteers to bake their favorite cookies and greeters to welcome visitors.
Holiday Gifts for Overseas Military Personnel
Saturday, December 8
All Saints is placing a box in Bristol Hall to collect donations like lip balm, sunscreen, shampoo/conditioner, toothbrushes/toothpaste, shaving supplies, socks, bug repellent, candy, gum, pretzels, granola bars, and a card with holiday greetings. 'Tis the season to remember our troops.
St. Gregory’s Toy Drive
Sunday, December 9
Please take an ornament or 2 (each ornament will have the gender and age of children from birth to 17.) and buy a present for the families served by St. Gregory's Pantry.
St. Gregory’s Pantry Holiday Distribution
Sunday, December 16, 2:00-4:00 pm, and Tuesday, December 18, 9:00-2:00 pm
Sunday: Youth needed to carry food and toys. Tuesday: Food and Toy Distribution, anytime would be appreciated; help is especially needed after 1:00.
Women’s Guild Meeting
Tuesday, December 18, 12 noon
All are welcome! We will have our Christmas Party and Giving Tree. Please bring a dish to share with 6-8 people, $10 (or more) for the Giving Tree, and a donation for St. Gregory’s Pantry. Beverages will be provided.
Supper with All Saints
Tuesday, December 18, 4:00 pm
Christmas comes early this year!. Normally the last Tuesday of the month, for December only Supper will take place on Tuesday, December 18. This allows guests and cooks to spend the last Tuesday, Christmas, with fam-ily. We invite you to join us at Supper or ask you to volunteer; see the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in Bristol Hall. Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!
Recurring Events
Sundays and Wednesdays
Please view our events page for specific times.

Other Information

Church Directories
Issued every six months
Everyone who receives email blasts via their email address should have received a digital copy of the Church Directory.
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