For All the Saints – November 2012

“For All The Saints” — November 2012

Celebrate All Saints’ Worship and Ministry 

All Saints’ Name Day Celebration

All Welcome

All Saints’ Day  Thursday, 1 November

Low Mass with Hymns at 6 p.m.

All Souls’ Day  Friday, 2 November

Low Mass with Hymns at 6 p.m.

  • Please call the church office by Thursday at 5 p.m. to give the names of the departed you want remembered at this annual memorial Mass

All Saints’ Sunday  Sunday, 4 November

Mass at 8 a.m., Solemn Mass at 10 a.m.

  • Ingathering of the Pledge Drive for 2013 at the 10 a.m. Mass, with Brother Simon of the Society of St. Francis, preaching.
  •  Potluck in the Parish Hall and Garden from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., hosted by the Vestry and Officers of the Parish.  Please bring a picnic dish that can be served at room temperature to the Parish Hall before the 10 a.m. Mass.  Beverage provided.
  •  From 1 to 2 p.m., celebratoryfree Organ Recital by William Visscher, Minister of Music at All Saints’, performing works by Bach, Böhm, Breshnahan, and Buxtehude. Invite your friends!

Groundwork Continues

“Some of the Saints at All Saints’”

Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m., 7, 14, and 28 November

  •  Presentations by Parish clergy and educators on some of the saints portrayed in the stained glass windows in the church: Francis of Assisi; Martha; Stephen, Deacon and Martyr; Michael the Archangel; and Cecilia. 
  • If you can come early: Mass at 6 p.m., with lessons appointed for the featured saints;bag supper at 6:30.

Thanksgiving Eucharist

On the eve of Thanksgiving Day: Wednesday, 21 November

Low Mass with Hymns at 6 p.m.

Special Thanksgiving Brunch

Saturday, 24 November, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the Haight Ashbury Community Services Program

Help wanted to roast turkeys and to donate vegetables, stuffing, and rolls. Volunteers needed from 8:30 a.m. to Noon to set-up, prepare, serve, and clean-up.

Call Joan Carroll at 415-731-6536 for more information

Coming in December:

Advent & Christmas at All Saints’

  • Advent Sunday, Sunday 4 December  Masses at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Lessons & Carols at 4 p.m.; Rectory Open House at 5:15-8 p.m.
  •  Children’s Pageant, Sunday, 16 December at 4 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve, Monday, 24 December, Solemn Mass at 9 p.m
  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, 25 December Low Mass with Hymns at 10 a.m.

Weekly Events

  • Sunday Masses at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
  • Choir Rehearsal Sundays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m.
  • Godly Play” Children’s Program As announced
  •  Office Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday,1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  •  Rector’s Day Off Friday
  •   Weekday Masses Monday through Thursday at 6 the Lady Chapel; with Evening Prayer on Fridays.
  •  Neighborhood Brunch Program — Every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall,  Sponsored by the Haight Community Services Committee

Monthly Events

  • Vestry Meeting Monday, 12 November at 7 p.m.
  • Eldercare Ministry Sunday, 25 November at 2 p.m. at the Grove Street Extended Care & Living Home
  • Building & Grounds Committee Tuesday, 27 November at 7 p.m.


All Saints’ Episcopal Church
1350 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Telephone 415.621.1862
Facsimile 415.624.7008



All Saints’ mission statement

All Saints’ is a progressive Episcopal church in the Anglo-Catholic tradition.  In the name of Jesus, we strive to build a spiritual home rich in worship, parish life, and community service in gratitude for the fullness of God’s love.  Please join us in our prayer and work:

Sustain us, O God, in your Holy Spirit.  Give us an inquiring and discerning heart, the courage to will and persevere, a spirit to know and to love you, and the gift of joy and wonder in all your works.  Amen.


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