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#AllSaintsWearsOrange | National Gun Violence Awareness Day

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.

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Spring Concert: Canterbury & Coventry Choirs

One Generation to Another
Sunday, June 5

Canterbury and Coventry Choirs, directed by James Walker and Weicheng Zhao will offer music of Gwyneth Walker, David Montoya, Moses Hogan, Daniel Pinkham, Ralph Vaughan Williams and more.

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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.

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Watts Towers

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.”

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Where Everything Is Holy

From the meditation given at Jazz Vespers on Sunday, May 15:

I have ceased distinguishing
between the religious and the secular,
for everything is holy:

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We Are All Saints!

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.

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Children’s & Youth Choirs Spring Concert

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. 

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Finding our Family

When we walked in to the foster/adopt presentation at All Saints, one year ago, we knew in our hearts that our journey was about to take a dramatic turn.

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Winning the Battle Against Religion Based Bigotry

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.

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The All Saints Adventure Continues

Sunday, May 8

And now we turn the page to a new chapter in the history of All Saints Church — moving forward into the future strengthened by the gifts of the past and excited about the opportunities ahead!

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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.

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