All Saints News Sheet

Visit of Archdeacon Adèle Kelham, Sunday 3rd September

Family Time Parenting Course, starts Monday 11th September

All Saints Church Weekend, 22nd to 24th September, Leysin

Harvest Sunday, 1st October

Michael Harvey “Creating a Culture of Invitation”, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November

We are back! After a busy and restful summer with All Saints, Youth and Children’s groups are starting back this week!

Below are the dates when we kick off each group.
Sunday August 20th – Climbers and Explorers
Friday August 25th – Place2Be
Friday September 1st – Ripple
Sunday 3rd September – Core Junior and Core Senior.

We cannot wait for another year of fun, fellowship and learning more about Jesus.
If you have any questions or queries, please contact Michael Anderson on 0793362963 or

From Sunday 3rd of September we are returning to our normal service schedule, with two morning services each Sunday at 09h00 and 10h30.

There will be a Church BBQ on Sunday 27th August immediately after the 10h00 service. Please bring your own meat to grill plus a salad or dessert to share.

At the back of church, you can find various pamphlets from different mission groups. These include the Open Doors (Portes Ouvertes), ICS and The European Anglican. Please feel free to take one home.

Sound Desk
All Saints wants to grow the number of volunteers responsible for the Sound Desk at either the 09h00 or 10h30 service. This service opportunity is open to anyone and will involve some training in addition to working alongside the current team. If this would interest you, please contact Clive (

Children and Youth
Working with Children and Young People is a daunting task, the noise, the energy, the chaos. But it is also one of the most rewarding and fulfilling roles there is within the life of the a church. We are at a point within the life of All Saints that we need more volunteers to help with our youth and children’s work. If you can make juice, or can play games, or can lead a discussion group, or can make crafts I would love to meet you. Can you contact Michael Anderson at or on my mobile 0793362963 or talk to him during coffee downstairs.

Flower Arranging
The Flower Rota for the Summer is on the board at the back of church. Please sign up if you would like to help with this creative ministry.

It’s time to sign up for the Church Weekend. Sign up forms are at the back of the Church. We’d love as many from the Church Family to attend as possible so please get in contact with Clive if you have financial concerns. Ian and Ruth Coffey will lead the Adult stream, Brice Johnson and the Youth Compass Team are coming back to lead our Teenager Stream and we hope to have confirmation on our Children’s stream by the end of the month. Most importantly of all, there will be a Crèche!!

Starting Monday 11th September at 19h30, All Saints Church Hall
You are warmly invited to join us for the Parenting Course for Parents of 0 to 10 year olds. Topics included are: goals for your family, family values, guiding, shaping… Please contact Jeremy and Claire Daglish ( 076 344 9346 for more information or if you need babysitting help.

The dates and themes are:
September 11th: A vision for the family
September 18th: Communicating love
Sepember 25th: Who is influencing my children?
October 2nd: Family values
October 23rd: Guiding, shaping, boundaries
October 30th: Modeling love and respect

Sat 4th and Sunday 5th November
Every single member of All Saints is invited to join Michael Harvey for an in-house training weekend at All Saints on Saturday 4th (09h00 – 15h30) and Sunday 5th (joint service) November.

Michael was the pioneer behind “Back to Church Sunday” in the UK. However, in doing so, he discovered that there was a vital missing link in the chain – church members were not inviting their friends and family back to church. In response, he has developed training to help church members grow in this vital area of discipleship. Join Michael for this entertaining, engaging and equipping experience as together we seek to grow in being a church that invites others.

The Summer Edition of Contact Magazine is now available here with hard copies at the back of the church. Margaret and Kate have once again done a fantastic job with the focus this time on Retirement.

The summer edition of the Neuchatel magazine, with news of what their congregation here has been doing lately and some information about future events is now available here. It has a mix of articles of a religious nature and others of human interest – with of course a few jokes to get you smiling! – with the hope to keep you scotched to your computer screen … or tablet, as you laze on your balcony or beside your hotel swimming pool!

The Neuchatel website address is

ASIS is a Swiss humanitarian and Integration association in collaboration with the ebereijere foundation in Nigeria. Doris Gomwalk, the founder and President, is currently seeking clothes (ages 3 to 12), English children’s books, teaching aids and donations for orphanages and the less privileged children and babies for a most worthwhile project in Nigeria. If you are able to help, please contact Doris or Sandra Darra who will happily collect any items by car (

Bernice Reid works as a midwife at the CHUV and they are looking for clothes for newborn refugee babies. If you can help, please contact her on

For the near future, Crèche will be unsupervised.

In general, on a Sunday morning, we try to keep the Church Carpark free for the older members of All Saints as well as families with babies or disabled members. Alternative parking can be found along the Route de Blonay (above the railway bridge).

Christel Thompson is collecting clothing to send to Moldavia, Belorussia and the Ukraine. If you can help, please contact her on Christel is happy to receive any donations throughout the year.

If you are new to All Saints and are considering making us your spiritual home, please pick up a welcome brochure at the back of Church or better still, please say “hello” to one of our Welcomers. You can also contact our Church Office ( if you have any questions. You can also find tonnes of information about our Church on this website.

In addition to Prayer Ministry in church, you now have the opportunity to also send prayer requests for you or loved ones by completing a prayer request card at the back of church or email your request to You can also call Pieter or Rene Roux at 021 9443382 if you need someone to visit you

All Saints’ has a Facebook Page. Please click here to Like the page. If you would like to receive details from this page, also click Get Notifications (found by clicking the arrow on the Like button). Please share articles from this page to increase publicity for our events. If you have any photographs of current or previous events, please contact Louise Bowley on email

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