All Saints Church — Bay Head

Stewardship: Annual Pledge Drive

Dear Fellow Parishioners:

Discipleship. It is one of the core principles of our Christian life. St. Paul in his letters writes often of discipleship and disciples, most famously of Timothy. Disciples seek to be selfless examples following in the way of the Lord. As Christians, we should all strive to be disciples who by our actions as well as our words strengthen our Christian community.

Stewardship is a vitally necessary component of discipleship. It recognizes the fundamental truth set out in First Chronicles (29:14b) that
“all things come from thee,
and of thy own have we given thee.”

Consider also in the context of stewardship what Christ was saying in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:21),
“For where your treasure is,
there will your heart be also.”

These and other passages in the Bible underscore what we as parishioners know, that Christianity is a community of faith. We affirm our faith by gathering together and we need a place, spiritual and physical, to gather. For us that place is All Saints Church, Bay Head.

Through our worship services, our Christian education programs, our inreach to our fellow parishioners and our outreach to the community at large, we affirm our discipleship. However, as we all know these efforts require funding. By our gifts, especially our annual pledges, we reaffirm the value of our faith community.

We, the community of All Saints, have always responded generously to the call to fund the physical and spiritual All Saints. May we reaffirm our commitment to one another by pledging generously to the annual stewardship campaign that is essential to maintaining our spiritual home.


The Stewardship Committee

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Upcoming Events

"Loose Plate" Collection
Sunday, November 18
To aid the towns flooded by Florence in the Carolina's and those swept away by Michael's fierce winds in Florida and Georgia. We will place envelopes in the pews for your contributions and checks can be made out to All Saints, with "hurricane" in the memo line. We have been there, we know recovery is a long process, we can help.
Church School
Sunday, November 18
Because of the school breaks and Thanksgiving, Church school will only meet on November 18.
St. Gregory’s Pantry Holiday Distribution
Sunday, November 18, 2:00-4:00 pm and Monday, November 19, 9:00-2:00 pm
Sunday afternoon: Youth needed to carry food. Monday: Any time would be appreciated; help is especially needed after 1:00.
Newsletter Deadline
Wednesday, November 21
Please submit all articles to Linda Gyurko.
Church Office Closed
Friday, November 23
In observance of Thanksgiving, the church office will be closed. Happy Thanksgiving!
St. Gregory’s Toy Drive
Sunday, November 25
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.
More Toy Drive details >
Supper with All Saints
Tuesday, November 27, serving from 4pm to 6pm
We look forward to welcoming All Saints parishioners and friends from the surrounding community to share our post-Thanksgiving evening meal. Shall we gather together to ask the Lord's blessings, and share a meal with friends.
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.
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Holiday Gifts for Overseas Military Personnel
Saturday, December 8
All Saints is placing a box in Bris-tol 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.
Recurring Events
Sundays and Wednesdays
Please view our events page for specific times.
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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