All Saints Church commends the City of Pasadena for commemorating National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2. On this day we will join millions of Americans in committing to end gun violence in America. And we will wear orange – symbolizing the value of human life.
Sunday, June 26
A dance-theater work about family-making inspired by lesbian moms, gay dads and LGBTQ parents
In her fifth project exploring family, Christine Suarez conducted interviews with lesbian moms and gay dads. The stories are intimate and engage both the profound and the mundane. They unfold with compassion, humor, grit and honesty.
A Transformational Journey
Saturday, June 11
A native of Serino, Italy, Sabato “Simon” Rodia was born in 1879. He arrived in the U.S. around 1894, and made his way to Watts, CA in 1921. The Watts Towers, his masterpiece and the world’s largest single construction created by one individual, was his obsession for 33 years. He called it “Nuestro Pueblo,” or “Our Town.”
All Saints is a place of radical welcome for everyone in our community – and we especially want to extend that welcome to our next Rector. During the next 6 weeks, every member of the All Saints community is encouraged to participate in the We Are All Saints campaign to help make our new Rector’s transition a bit easier.
May 22, 2016
by Jenny Tisi
Every summer, I sit for countless hours at my computer and chose repertoire for the following season. While I listen, I try to keep my mind open for a theme for spring concert, all while concentrating on worship service literature.
What Religious Liberty Is and Isn’t
Sunday, May 22
with Jennifer Pizer, Lambda Legal Law & Policy Director
The surge of anti-LGBT legislation across the country has dominated the news cycle putting homophobia and transphobia front-and-center in our civic discourse. A source of concern for all fair-minded Americans, this latest surge strikes a deep chord with people of faith who once again see their religion being hijacked as a weapon of mass discrimination.
Ed Bacon on Sunday, May 1, 2016:
“We’ve come to celebrate, appreciate and agitate.”
An All Saints Day to Remember
May 1, 2016
by Susan Russell
On Sunday, May 1st All Saints Church gathered 2000 strong to celebrate the 21 year tenure of Ed Bacon as its rector with a blow out “four alarm glory attack” service in the street marked by joy, energy and diversity.