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welcome!

All Saints’ Episcopal Church is a welcoming and dynamic church, home to Anglican Eucharistic worship since 1979. The only Episcopal parish in Belgium, we are linked to other Anglican churches in Belgium as fellow members of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and to other American parishes in Western Europe as a member parish of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe.

regular service times:

Sundays:

11am - 12pm

Holy Eucharist
(Rite II)

6pm - 7pm

Evensong
(1st Sunday of the month)

contact or visit us:

Address:

Chaussée de Charleroi 2
1420 Braine-l'Alleud
Belgium

Rector:

The Rev. Sunny Hallanan

Associate:

The Rev. Dr Mark Barwick

Phone:

+32 (0)2 384 7780

Email:

info@allsaints.be

Parish Office Hours:

Tuesday - Friday
11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

Administrator:

Chris O'Shaughnessy

support all saints':

If you would like information on how you can help support the work of All Saints' Church through financial contributions, please see our visit our Stewardship page. Thank you in advance for your partnership and generosity!

Click here to go to the Stewardship page.

who's who:

Find out about the clergy and staff at All Saints' Church.

Click here to go to the Ministries page.

All Saints' Mission:

We welcome all with joy to our spiritual home. We seek to share and to deepen our faith and our love of God through Anglican worship, pastoral care, Christian nurture, and vibrant community life.

The Episcopal Church Europe Mission:

The Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe is a welcoming community that knows God loves all people – no exceptions. We celebrate our diversity of languages, cultures and nations. Worshipping together, we rejoice in reaching out to the world and becoming One in Christ.

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All Saints' Church, Sunday Creche, Sunday School and Youth Programs operate The Child Protection Policy of the Convocation of  Episcopal Churches in Europe.

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churchestogether.be is a useful resource for all Christians. As well as giving information about other English-speaking churches, there are links to many sources of information, resources for personal devotion, Bible study, Sunday school, church events and social facilities. And it’s worth looking from time to time to see what’s going on.

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with upcoming events at:

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Movie Night

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This Friday, 17 October, come at 7 p.m. for pizza, followed by watching the film, All Quiet On the Western Front. See it anew in the context of the anniversary of World War I, and as Christian peacemakers. This 1930 classic version was made when people still believed The Great War had succeeded in being The War to End All Wars. (Sorry, we have not been successful at finding French subtitles; the movie will be shown in English.)

This Sunday: Transformed By Stories

We will have another Transformed By Stories (TBS) event in our worship at 11a.m. this Sunday, with a special program for our younger children tat day as well.

All Saints' and All Souls

For All Saints & All Souls (2 November) we remember that we are surrounded with the pictures of the great clouds of witnesses that have gone before us. Please plan to bring pictures of those who have gone before you in faith. If there is someone who has died since last All Saints’ who you would like us to remember by name in worship that day, please send the name to info@allsaints.be

Looking Ahead

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Remembrance Weekend Jazz Mass - 9 November (with International Chorale of Brussels and the Norwegian Church)

Thanksgiving Feast - 16 November (invitations are in the Cafe)

Auction Reminder

Please remember to collect and pay for Auction items you won from our 35th Anniversary celebration.

Nursery / Creche Teacher

Tell your friends who have babies/toddlers: Our new nursery / creche teacher, Flora, is in the room next to the Cafe, to tend to our littlest children every Sunday. If you know someone who has found it difficult to be in church because of a noisy baby, tell them to come back now!

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Les Paniers Verts is a food Cooperative through which you can have fresh organic food delivered directly from farms to All Saints’ (pick it up when it arrives on Fridays, or at church on Sundays) Sign up at http://www.lespaniersverts.be

saints alive!

The October 2014 issue of Saints Alive! is now available. Check out our monthly newsletter which contains articles of interest to the parish as well as calendars and other important information.

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Saints Alive! is available in PDF format: you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it.

Click here to download the latest issue!

if you would like to receive Saints Alive! through the post, pick-up a hard copy at All Saints', or receive email notifications when a new Saints Alive! is ready for download.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, and don’t forget: the last twelve issues of Saints Alive! are always available in our downloads section.

what we believe:

As Episcopalians, we are followers of Jesus Christ, our Lord, and we believe in the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

The Episcopal Church has members in the United States, as well as in Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Haiti, Honduras, Micronesia, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Venezuela, and the Virgin Islands.

We strive to love our neighbors as ourselves and respect the dignity of every person.

The Episcopal Church is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and traces its heritage to the beginnings of Christianity.

Our liturgy retains ancient structure and traditions and is celebrated in many languages.

Both men and women, including those who are married, are eligible for ordination as deacons, priests and bishops.

We believe in amendment of life, the forgiveness of sin, and life everlasting.

Lay people exercise a vital role in the governance and ministry of our church.

Holy Communion may be received by all baptized Christians, not only members of the Episcopal Church.

We uphold the Bible and worship with the Book of Common Prayer.

We affirm that committed relationships are lifelong and monogamous. Episcopalians also recognize that there is grace after divorce and do not deny the sacraments to those who have been divorced.

We affirm that issues such as birth control are matters of personal informed conscience.

We celebrate our unity in Christ while honoring our differences, always putting the work of love before uniformity of opinion.

All are welcome to find a spiritual home in the Episcopal Church.

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