Beyond Sunday – All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Torresdale

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Torresdale

9601 Frankford Avenue • Philadelphia, PA 19114

Office: (215) 637-8787
Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllSaintsTorresdale/

Don’t forget – Saturday, October 21

All-You-Can-Slurp Soup Dinner and the “Unfortunate Circumstances” Cemetery Tours. Tickets for both events are available at the door. No RSVP, just show up. Enjoy both events for $8 or $5 each.

The soup dinner (dine-in only) will be serving from 3-6:30 PM in Friendship Hall. And there are two cemetery tours given at 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM.

Congratulations Lisa Burke

Lisa Burke was received into the Episcopal Church by the Rt. Rev. Daniel G. P. Gutierrez on Sunday, October 15th at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church. Pastor Liz presented her.

If you would like to be presented and received by the Episcopal Church, please see Pastor Liz. Guidelines can also be found at http://archive.episcopalchurch.org/documents/confirmation.pdf

Stewardship Ingathering & Celebration

An ingathering and blessing of pledge cards will be part of our worship on October 28-29th. If you haven’t done so already, complete your pledge card and mail it in or bring it to church next weekend. Additional cards will be available if needed. Thank you to all who have already submitted their pledge.

Then, on Sunday, November 5th, to cap off our month’s focus on stewardship, you are invited to a lunch after the 10:00 AM service. Sandwiches, salads, and beverages will be served. Donations of desserts are requested. See you there!!


November 5 – All Saints Sunday
All Saints Remembrances and 245th Celebration

Members of the congregation are invited to submit the names of their saints for inclusion in our All Saints’ celebration, and, if they wish, to make a monetary offering which will help to offset the cost of our flowers throughout the year, so often given in memory of those who have gone before. Please write “All Saints” in the memo line of your check, or enclose cash in an envelope clearly marked “All Saints”.

We will be also be celebrating two baptisms at the 10 AM service.


Remember to FALL BACK at 2:00 a.m. on November 5

Join us in Worship & Eucharist Celebration
Saturday: 5:30 PM (Eucharist & Healing Service)
Sunday: 8 AM (Spoken) & 10 AM (Choir-led)
See you at worship!!

The Reverend Elizabeth W. Colton

The Reverend Lori T. Exley

Beyond Sunday – All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Torresdale

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Torresdale

9601 Frankford Avenue • Philadelphia, PA 19114

Office: (215) 637-8787

ALL ARE WELCOME

Saturday, October 14 – Breakfast at 9 AM
Open to all on the 2nd Saturday of EVERY month (Sept.-June). Bring a friend, the family or come alone and leave the cooking to us! There’s something on the menu for every taste bud for only $5! RSVP (215) 637-8787 so we make enough for everyone!

See Tony & Nora in the kitchen when you arrive in Friendship Hall.


Saturday, October 14 – Adult Spiritual Growth

Open to all on the 2nd Saturday of EVERY month (Sept.-June) at 11:00 AM. Explore your faith in a safe, judgment-free environment. Help with ideas of Advent, Lenten Series and other adult formation programs. See Maggie or Jane when you arrive in Friendship Hall.

“In Thankfulness”

How blessed is All Saints’ Church with our wonderful volunteers. Volunteers who did not hesitate to give up their Saturday afternoon on 9/30 to spend a few hours to clean our beautiful church. With a grateful heart, I would like to thank:

Lillian Chinn, Linda Chinn, Michelle Haberle, Debbie Klak, John Klak,

Diane Laidlaw, Ada Rodriquez, Dolores Ryan, Sandy Stewart, JoAnne Tempest, Hermine Thompson, & Grace Walter

Please know how much you are appreciated. -Carol May Rifkin-

Finance Committee Meeting
Sunday, October 15
12:30 PM

Stewardship Pledges

You should have received a mailing with information on All Saints’ 2017 -2018 pledging. Please be sure to return your pledge card by October 29 to the collection plate or to the office. If you did not receive the mailing, please contact Kristine (215) 637-8787.

Annual Parish Meeting

Sunday, November 12 in Friendship Hall. All MEMBERS are invited to attend and vote. You are considered a member if you have attended church a year and upward, contributed to the annual church expenses, are baptized and 18 and upwards.


“Unfortunate Circumstances” Cemetery Tour

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All-You-Can-Slurp Soup Dinner

Saturday, October 21st, come enjoy a soup-n-tour event. Cemetery tour times are 3:30 and 5:00 PM. Meet outside in front of the church and see the dead come to life. Each tour is approximately 45 minutes. BUT FIRST, decide if you want soup before or after your tour! Come up to Friendship Hall where the Bazaar Committee will be serving a slew of delicious homemade soups (dine-in only). Try them all! Soups are being served from 3 to 6:30 PM. Tickets available at the door.

Tour only = $5 Soup only = $5 Tour-n-Soup Combo = $8

Trunk-OR-Treat EVENT!!

Saturday, October 28

3:00 – 5:00 PM

The All Saints’ Day School is hosting this event open to EVERYONE! $5 a parking space (1st come-1st serve). Decorate the trunks of your car and park in the rear of the church. A tailgate for adults and safe place for our kids to trunk-n-treat! Games – Candy – Treats – Costumes! RSVP to Jennalyn Whitley (215) 637-8788.


Halloween in the Cemetery

Tuesday, October 31

6:00 – 8:00 PM

We dare all ages to come out for some trick-n-treating in the cemetery haunted by mysterious ghosts and goblins!!

If you wish to donate wrapped candy for the event, please drop it off in Friendship Hall.

See you at worship!!
Saturday 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.

The Reverend Elizabeth W. Colton

The Reverend Lori T. Exley