Cathedral Email lists

One of the best ways to stay in-the-know about news and events around the Cathedral is to sign-up for our email lists. Our list includes our weekly "E-pistle" of news and info, Dean's Blog emails from Dean Donatelli, an online reminder about our monthly Cathedral Connection, and our general email list letting you know about parish news and events.

Below is a collection of archived posts from 2015 and before. For the most recent emails, please sign-up using the link above.

Archived Epistles

Update on the Roof

On September 20 and 24, the Cathedral held a series of parish meetings to bring the congregation up to speed on the work on the roof above and beyond initial … Read More

Stewardship Speaker Series - Scott Huebner

As we approach Ingathering Sunday, October 11, the Cathedral will be hosting a series of stewardship speakers, talking to us about how their financial … Read More

Birth in the All Souls Family - Owen James Kilpatrick

It is with joy that we report that Owen James Kilpatrick was born on this past Monday to Jeff and Ann-Marie Kilpatrick. Please say prayers for sleep and … Read More

September 24, 2015

Announcements For the next few weeks leading up to Ingathering Sunday, October 11, we will be hearing presentations from our stewardship speakers. An archive … Read More

Stewardship Speaker Series - Caroline Fleming

As we approach Ingathering Sunday, October 11, the Cathedral will be hosting a series of stewardship speakers, talking to us about how their financial … Read More

September 17, 2015

Announcements As we anticipate further work on the roof beyond our initial estimates, we are asking all of you to join us at one of two called Parish Meetings: … Read More

Stewardship Speaker Series - Kyle Ritter

As we approach Ingathering Sunday, October 11, the Cathedral will be hosting a series of stewardship speakers, talking to us about how their financial … Read More

September 10, 2015

Announcements As we anticipate further work on the roof beyond our initial estimates, we are asking all of you to join us at one of two called Parish Meetings: … Read More

Death of Jane Atchison

Dear All Souls family, I am very sorry to share with you we received news tonight that Jane Atchison died during her sleep last night three days following … Read More

September 3, 2015

Announcements If you missed last Sunday’s adult forum presentation on our 2016 Budget and the challenges and opportunities it presents, you can watch the … Read More

Parish Dinner - Wednesday!

We invite you to join us for our Parish Dinner this Wednesday, September 2, at 6:15 p.m. in the Zabriskie Parish Hall. All are welcome! Dinner is $5 per … Read More

August 27, 2015

​Announcements As the summer draws to a close and our fall schedule ramps up, we hope you’ll join us for our Welcome Back Picnic, this Sunday August … Read More

August 20, 2015

Announcements Rev. Nancy Mills will again offer a workshop at All Souls Cathedral on the Basic Tools of a Christian Contemplative Prayer Practice: An Introduction … Read More

Backpacks, Welcome Back, and Parish Dinner

August 23rd at the 9:00 service we will be blessing backpacks for all students and teachers! Please plan to join us and bring your backpack! August 30th … Read More

August 13, 2015

We welcome as our guest preacher this SundayPastor Brian Combes of the Haywood Street Congregation. Sunday, August 23: What is the Mission of All Souls … Read More

Diocese of WNC Bishop Search

Dear All Souls family, We have received information about your ability to participate in the Bishop Search Process. I will apologize as this information … Read More

Service for John Chromy

Dear All Souls family, The Burial Service for John Chromy will be this Thursday, August 13, 10:00 a.m. at All Souls. “O God, let light perpetual … Read More

Death of John Chromy

Dear All Souls family, I wish to let you know that John Chromy, husband of Babie Chromy, died this morning. John had been receiving hospice care since … Read More

August 6, 2015

“In the wake of the Charleston Church shootings there have been numerous burnings of African-American Churches.  There will be a special collection … Read More

Death in All Souls Extended Family

Dear All Souls family, We wish to let you know that Dee Smith, father of Sumner Smith, died last night.  Please keep Sumner, her husband Clark and … Read More

Community Policing Forum; Tonight 5:30

Please join us tonight for this important event! Building Trust: A Community – Police Forum An engaging, interactive forum on the topic of improving community-police … Read More

July 30, 2015

*Service Times for August 2 are 7:45a and 10:00a* Due to the Arts & Crafts Fair. Children First/CIS Donations. We will continue donations on the 1st, … Read More

Food Booth needs, parking shuttle and Sunday service times

Dear All Souls family, With the Arts and Crafts Fair. Food Booth this weekend a couple of important items: 1) Services this Sunday, August 2, are 7:45 … Read More

Death of Rev. Goldy Sherrill

Dear All Souls family, I wish to let you know that The Rev. Goldy Sherrill, brother of Prue Wilson, died this evening.  Please keep Prue, Goldy’s … Read More

July 23, 2015

Children First/CIS Donations. We will continue donations on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sun. Consider offering personal care items, cleaning supplies & … Read More

July 16, 2015

Stewardship Reflections on the Offering of Our Time & Talent. This Sunday is the last of our 3 reflections and today we welcome Jeff Benninghofen. … Read More

July 09, 2015

Stewardship Reflections on the Offering of Our Time & Talent. In the Sun liturgies of 7/12 & 19 members will reflect on why it is they offer themselves … Read More

Birth of Jacob McCabe

Dear All Souls family, I wish to let you know that Jacob McCabe, grandson of Michael and Shari Raife, was born on July 3. Please keep the Raife family … Read More

Death of Karen Strobel

Dear All Souls family, I wish to let you know that Karen Strobel, daughter of Babie Chromy and sister of Ellie Fulton, died from a brain aneurism today. … Read More

July 02, 2015

Many thanks for your stewardship that has recently helped to provide the following: a portion of the funding for the Cuba trip, the Mental Health Com passion … Read More

New Presiding Bishop Elected

Our church has listened and responded to the whisper of the Holy Spirit and to the needs of this broken world as we elected today our new Presiding Bishop. … Read More

June 25, 2015

Children First/CIS Donations. We will continue with our donations on the 1st,3rd, & 5th Sun. Please condsider offering personal care items, cleaning … Read More

Death of Roger Merriman Henry, Sr.

​Dear All Souls family,I wish to let you know that Roger Henry’s father, Roger Merriman Henry, Sr., died last night in Atlanta from the effects of … Read More

Last Call for Cuba Donations!

​This Sunday we will be commissioning our pilgrims for their journey to Cuba at the 9:00 service. Please join us if you are able! Also, please note that … Read More

June 18, 2015

United Thank Offering In Gathering This Sunday. Thank you for your support of this worldwide work. WLOS FOOD DRIVE - On June 12 ,WLOS sponsored a huge … Read More

Welcome Brandy Hansen our Interim Office Administrator

​Dear All Souls family, During this time while the search committee does its work to find our new Administrative Assistant we have hired on a temporary … Read More

June 12, 2015

Diane Russell will lead our June Autumn Grace meeting in moving from “what if?” of fear to “what is”! She will help us practice mindfulness, or focusing … Read More

June 5, 2015

The next Service of Healing and Holy Eucharist will be next Thursday, June 11 at 7 pm in the church. This contemplative service offers an opportunity for … Read More

Birth of Kendall Anne Beasley

Dear All Souls family, I wish to let you know that Kendall Anne Beasley was born to Sarah and Andrew Beasley. “O God, we give thanks for the blessing … Read More

Birth of James Burgess Fain

​Dear All Souls family,I wish to inform you of the birth of James Burgess Fain to Kelly and Joel Fain. “O God, we give thanks for the blessing you … Read More

Birth of Eliza Claire Hooper

​It is our great joy to share the news that Briley Hooper and Carrie Rains welcomed their daughter, Eliza Claire, into the world! We rejoice with Briley, … Read More

May 28, 2015

​Kanuga Parish weekend! When You Need To Reach The Clergy for Pastoral Care Timely and compassionate pastoral care for you and your family is very important … Read More

May 21, 2015

Sunday, May 24th is Pentecost Sunday remember to wear red! There is no Adult Forum on Sunday, May 24th. Senior Sunday; Blessings and Sermon. Please join … Read More

May 14, 2015

Community Breakfast: Sunday, May 17th. Please join us at 10:10 a.m. in the Parish hall. We remember in our prayers today Thomas Murphy as he begins his … Read More

May 7, 2015

Bishop Porter Taylor will be at the Cathedral for Reception and Confirmation on Sunday, May 10th at the 7:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. liturgies   … Read More

April 30, 2015

Bishop Porter Taylor will be at the Cathedral for Reception and Confirmation next Sunday, May 10th at the 7:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. liturgies. … Read More

April 23, 2015

April 26 Adult Forum, 10:10 a.m. America 50 Years After Selma and Our Own Neighborhood. What bridges have we continued to cross and what bridges remain … Read More

April 16, 2015

April 19 - Adult Forum, 10:10 a.m.   The History of Shiloh, Oakley and Biltmore Village. Professor of History at UNC-A, Darin … Read More

Death of Nancy Reid

​Dear All Souls, It is with great sadness that we learned that Nancy Reid passed away peacefully last night. Please hold her family and many friends in … Read More

April 9, 2015

Bible and Beer is Back after our Lenten Season.    Join us TONIGHT at Appalachian Vintners on Biltmore Ave. We begin … Read More

Birth of Thomas Hamrick

​Dear All Souls, I am pleased to tell you that Thomas Whitman Hamrick was born this morning to proud parents Susan and Joesph Hamrick. Everyone is healthy … Read More

April 2, 2015

Holy Week Services  April 3 –Good Friday Liturgy:  Noon   Meditation on the Passion and Tenebrae:  7:30 p.m.   April … Read More

March 26, 2015

 Holy Week Services   March 29 – Palm Sunday:  7:45, 9:00*, 11:15* March 30, 31 & April 1 – Holy Eucharist:  5:45 … Read More

Letter from Bishop Taylor

Dear All Souls family, I am attaching a letter diocesan clergy received earlier this week about the Bishop’s announcement of his planned retirement. … Read More

March 19, 2015

Holy Week Services March 29 – Palm Sunday:  7:45, 9:00*, 11:15* March 30, 31 & April 1 – Holy Eucharist:  5:45 … Read More

March 5, 2015

March 8 - Adult Forum. 10:10 a.m. “If you don’t have control of your money then you are always living in reaction to it”. This introduction … Read More

February 27, 2015

Adult Forum March 1. 2015 10:10 a.m.  Richard Rohr, An Alternative Orthodoxy: Orthodoxy and Orthopraxy; why do the mystics hold lifestyle … Read More

February 19, 2015

Adult Forum February 22, 2015: Creation and Spirituality. Why was relationship to creation foundational for St. Francis, St. Hilda and others? … Read More

Death of Rosemary Sells

Dear All Souls,It is with sadness that I report that Rosemary Sells passed away peacefully in her sleep last night. A service celebrating her life will … Read More

Resources for Lent Part II

Thanks to the Center for Spiritual Resources for gathering these offerings. You will also find daily meditation booklets from Forward Day by Day and  … Read More

All Souls Offerings in Lent Part 1: Communal Offerings

Dear All Souls Family, You will find listed in this epistle opportunities at All Souls for communal engagement during Lent. You will find information about … Read More

February 5, 2015

All Souls Epistle - February 5, 2015  Join us for our annual Pancake Race and Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner at All Souls! We … Read More

Death of Joe Jenkins

Dear All Souls, It is with great sadness that we inform you that Joe Jenkins, spouse of Rob Newcomer, died last night at Four Seasons Hospice. Information … Read More

January 29, 2015

All Souls Epistle - January 29, 2015 Adult Forum: February 1, 2015:  1) Lent Small Groups Introduction; 2) Richard Rohr, Created in the … Read More

January 22, 2015

  All Souls Annual Meeting in the Context of the Eucharist Sunday, January 25, 10:00 a.m. Eucharists on the 25th will be at 7:45 and 10:00 a.m. … Read More

Death of Sally Bruce McClatchey

Dear All Souls family,I wish to inform you that Elizabeth Brown’s mother, Sally Bruce McClatchey, died last evening after a prolonged illness. The … Read More

Home fire in the parish

Dear All Souls family, A fire begun by a faulty fan occurred at the home of Ted Ahl around 9:30 this morning. Ted is ok having … Read More

January 15, 2015

All Souls Annual Meetingin the Context of the Eucharist Sunday, January 25, 10:00 a.m. Eucharists on the 25th will be at 7:45 and 10:00 a.m. The Annual … Read More

January 8, 2015

All Souls Annual Meeting in the Context of the Eucharist Sunday, January 25, 10:00 a.m. Eucharists on the 25th will be at 7:45 and 10:00 a.m. The … Read More

Death of Ridgeway Lynch

Dear All Souls family, I wish to let you know that Ridgeway Lynch died during the night. Ridgeway was 99 and was baptized as an infant at All … Read More

Death of David Beebe

Dear All Souls,It is with great sadness that we learned that David Beebe passed away peacefully this morning. His generous, gentle presence will be greatly … Read More

Death of Sam Craig

Dear All Souls,It is with great sadness that we learned that Sam Craig passed away Saturday morning. Sam was a World War II veteran and one of the best … Read More

December 30, 2014

Wednesday, December 31 Eucharist at Noon and 5:45 p.m NO Bible Study   Thursday, January 1 - Noon  Celebration of the Holy Eucharist … Read More

October 30, 2014

REMINDER, REMINDER!!  Be sure to turn your clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday night!!  It’s “fall back” time!! … Read More

October 23, 2014

We will welcome The Right Reverend G. Porter Taylor to his cathedral on Sunday for Confirmation, Reaffirmation, and Reception!  Please join … Read More

October 16, 2014

  Pledge Card Sunday, October 19, all liturgies. Please bring your Pledge Cards for 2014 to the liturgies on Sunday morning, October … Read More

Death of Rob Gaylord

Dear All Souls family, Robinson. Rob, Gaylord died this afternoon at Givens Medical Center.   There are no details for his service at this time … Read More

October 9, 2014

Stewardship Ingathering Sunday, October 19, 2014 7:45, 9:00,11:15am Adult Forum for Oct. 12:New Developments with Homeward Bound of Asheville. Homeward … Read More

October 2, 2014

  Pledge Card Sunday, October 19, all liturgies. Please bring your Pledge Cards for 2014 to the liturgies on Sunday morning, October 19. … Read More

September 25, 2014

We welcome guest organist and music director Kathy McNeil. Kyle Ritter and the Cathedral Choir are on retreat at Lake Logan.   The Cathedral will … Read More

September 18, 2014

  We welcome guest organist and music director Kathy McNeil. September 20th 6pm - 8pm we will be joined by Mark Siler and a few friends from … Read More

Death of Barbara Kendall

Dear All Souls,It is with sadness that I report the death last night of Barbara Kendall. She passed peacefully away last night after battling … Read More

September 11, 2014

Adult Forum at 10:10 AM on September14, 2014: Your Outreach Committee has invited some agencies that have received grants from All Souls to speak and tell … Read More

September 4, 2014

Adult Forum at 10:10 AM on September 7, 2014: All Souls youth and adult Pilgrims who traveled to Cuba this summer will report on their trip. Photos … Read More

Death of Kate Spooner

Dear All Souls,It is with great sadness that I report the passing of former All Souls employee and beloved parishioner Kate Spooner. She died late last … Read More

August 29, 2014

This Sunday!:   We invite all students, teachers and administration to come forward for a “Blessing of the Backpacks” this … Read More

August 21, 2014

 ​August 31st - Blessing of the BackPacks for all children and teachers at 9:00 and 11:15. Please bring your backpacks or briefcases, … Read More

Death of Gene McDowell

Dear All Souls, We learned last week that priest and former assistant at All Souls the Reverend Dr. Eugene McDowell passed away this week in … Read More

August 14, 2014

Foyer Groups  2014 Fall Foyer Groups Now forming. Want to get to know more of your fellow parishioners in a relaxed atmosphere? Join a “Foyer … Read More

August 7, 2014

Autumn Grace—Composing Ourselves: (in a wild and worried world) At this senior stage of our lives how do we compose ourselves? Facilitated by Karen … Read More

Death of Jean Veach

​Dear All Souls, We learned yesterday that Jean Veach passed away. Jean was a pillar of this community for many years and she will be greatly missed. The … Read More

July 31, 2014

Food Booth WeekendAugust 2nd  & 3rd Services are 7:45 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  Food Booth is here!  The Biltmore Arts and Crafts Fair … Read More

July 24, 2014

CHILDREN FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING The Children First Committee will meet on Mon. July 28 at 5:30 in the CE Room. We will discuss and vote … Read More

Birth of Annalise Staton Morel

​Dear All Souls, I am pleased to announce that Kelley and Tommy Morel welcomed Annalise Staton Morel into the world late last month. My prayers go out … Read More

Birth of Nora Core Williams

Dear All, It is with great joy that we report that last Thursday Sallie and Ian Williams welcomed their little girl Nora Core Williams into the world! … Read More

Christians for a United Community

CHRISTIANS FOR A UNITED COMMUNITY Hosts    A DISCUSSION OF RACE AND THE TRAYVON MARTIN CASE   Thursday July 25th, 6:00 p.m.  Westminster … Read More