All Saints' Blog

All Saints' Episcopal Church, Lakeland, Florida.

Dr. Rickey Cotton is a trained and commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer and of Lectio Divina and a facilitator of All Saints’ Monday night Centering Prayer group. He is on faculty at Southeastern University where he teaches courses in English and Religion. He has presented workshops on spirituality and our Christian heritage around the country. In addition to Contemplation: Living in the Spirit, Living with the Spirit, these have included such topics as The Desert Ammas and Abbas and Our Monastic Heritage. Rickey and his wife Anna live in Lakeland, FL, and are the parents of three adult daughters.

I am an ordained Baptist minister who moved from the mid-Atlantic to Lakeland in the summer of 2010. It has been my joy and privilege to have the opportunity to serve at All Saints' Church since August 2013, first as the Children and Youth Music Director and now as the Director of Family Ministries. My husband and I are the parents of a young adult, and I am an Aspirant to the Ordination of the Priesthood in the Diocese of Central Florida.

The Rev. Dr. Reid Hensarling was the Associate to the Rector of All Saints' from April, 2003 to December, 2015. His ministry as Priest-in-Charge began on January 6, 2016. He became the Rector of All Saints' on November 14, 2016. Fr. Reid loves the All Saints' family, his sacramental duties, building adult Christian education, and leading the parish in spiritual growth through the faithful proclamation and teaching of the gospel. He supervises the Family Youth and Children's minister, the young family ministry and newcomer ministry. Fr. Reid is the Chaplain of the All Saints’ Chapter of the Order of St. Luke. Fr. Reid loves to preach and teach the Bible. He particularly loves the Wednesday morning Bible Study, Men's Friday morning Bible study, and Wednesday night Parish Academy.

Scripture Readings for Sunday, July 2

First Lesson Genesis 22:1-14
Psalm Psalm 13
Second Lesson Romans 6:12-23
The Holy Gospel Matthew 10:40-42

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Upcoming Events

28
Jun
All Saints'
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Lakeland
Date: 28 June 2017
By Dan Bridgeford - Mark Classroom

28
Jun
All Saints'
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Lakeland
Date: 28 June 2017
By Dan Bridgeford - Mark Classroom

28
Jun
Date: 28 June 2017
By The Rev. Dr. L. Reid Hensarling - John Classroom

28
Jun
Date: 28 June 2017
By Susan Waldron - Luke Classroom

28
Jun
Date: 28 June 2017
By Phil Mays - Moses Hall

01
Jul
Date: 01 July 2017
Meet at Lake Hollingsworth by 8:00 a.m. followed by Breakfast at Fred's (9:00 a.m.)

01
Jul
Date: 01 July 2017

02
Jul
Date: 02 July 2017
Luke 18:9-14

02
Jul
Date: 02 July 2017
10:50 a.m. Service

02
Jul
Woodsby Hall
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Lakeland
Date: 02 July 2017
Patriotic Picnic following the 10:50 service on Woodsby.

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