Church News

December 10,  2023  ~  December 16, 2023






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All Saints, Round Lake is Hiring ~



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MISSION Offering for December The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York ~ They are a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that collects donated food from the food industry and distributes it to nearly 900 charitable agencies feeding our neighbors in need throughout 23 counties of northeastern New York.  The food provided by the Regional Food Bank helps to feed over 350,000 people each month.  According to Kathy Hayes, a volunteer with RFB of 24 years, the need is greater now than during COVID







2023  ~  Many NEW Programs/Events are happening in 2023, here at ALL SAINTS.  A great opportunity to try something NEW!  Deepen your relationship's and grow closer to JESUS!




CTK Listening Sessions

Have you been wondering about the future of Christ the King Center?  YOU have been invited to come and share your mission focused thoughts with the Christ the King Oversight Board on the role of Christ the King Center.  You are welcome to attend any sessions being offered.  There are a variety of dates & venues.  For more information and to pre-register online through the Diocesan website by going to


and scrolling down to click on the "Quick Link" for     "Listening Session Registration"

Your thoughts and perspectives provided through the Listening Sessions will enhance the Oversight Board's efforts to discern the future of how Christ the King fits into the larger mission of the Diocese of "Disciples Making Disciples"


Alpha Course ~  September 26- Dec 12 at 6:15PM  Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks.  Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation.  Alpha is run all around the glove, and everyone is welcome.  Invite your friends on facebook!


72 in 23! Campaign Update ~ Look for the Building Fund envelopes with the hammer in the back of the church to make your contribution.


Youth Ministry ~ All Saints families (youth and their adults) are invited for Christmas crafts, pizza, and caroling practice on Friday December 15 in the parish hall from 5-7PM.   All Saints families will be singing Christmas carols at Peregrine Senior Living in Clifton Park after church (11am) on December 17th.  After caroling, we will return to church to light the Advent candle and celebrate with hot cocoa.


Coffee Hour Host ~  Have you ever wondered how coffee hour happens?  Coffee Hour Team Leader, Maggie organizes the coffee hours.  Parishioners sign up for whatever week works best for them by contacting Maggie.  A coffee hour host provides snacks by hosting alone or team up with another person.  There is NO set menu, it is what you  would like to provide.  If you would like to host a Sunday Coffee Hour, please chat with Maggie.  She would love to hear from you.



The 2023 Vestry is:  Sr. Warden ~ Pat Ellis  Jr. Warden ~ Peg Newell     Vestry: Warren, Cathy, Maggie, Jim, Marie & Ken.   If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to any vestry member.  ALL Vestry meeting's are OPEN to EVERYONE.  This month's meeting will be Tuesday, December 12th before Alpha.



Prayers for the Week Healing Prayer:

Prayer requests for this week are for Robert, Kathleen, Ben, Larry, Nick, Andrew, Thomas, Jean, RaiLee, Faith, Mary Anne, Daniel, Susan, Jerome, Bob, Chris, Sean, Doug, Sandy,  Jennifer, Donna, Joan, Diane, Tracy, Ella, Jack, Joe, Mary, Fred,  Meredith, Nancy, Paul, Gloria, Jim, Ross, Raya, Gordon, Danielle, Jenn, Hope, Trish, Gino, Michael, and Cathy.



Military Prayer List: Sgt. Michael Donovan and LCdr James Franks



Prayers for All Saints Parishioners: Each week we pray for members of our congregation. This week we pray for Dixie Sacks.


Birthdays:    Molly Shapiro, Barbara Gentile, Wayne Burton, and Linda Lumia


Anniversaries:  We pray for everyone celebrating anniversaries this week!

*IF we don't have your birthday or anniversary, we cannot celebrate YOU.  Please give the office a call and let us know.


Book of Remembrance:    Elsie Thomas 12/10


It is with a heavy heart that our church members, John Kniffen, has passed away. If you would like to send a card to his partner, Gordon Delurey, here is the address:  126 North Second Ave #1 Mechanicville NY 12118.  We do not have any further information to pass along at this time.


It is time to update our Church Directory!  To be include, please send the following information to the Church email at  Name, address, telephone numbers, email address, birthdays and anniversaries. It would be good to publish it when it is complete.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sharron Kantor at or call or text at 904-537-3543.



  • Service for THIS SUNDAY, December 10, 2023 @ 9:30am

 Reader 1  ~  Peg N     Reader 2  ~  Barbara O     C /P ~  Warren

Coffee Hour Hostess  ~  Kathy P

Videographer  ~   Jim

 Counters  ~  Marie C & Pat E


Links to Sunday, December 10rd Readings