Sunday, March 12
Long time friend Reza Aslan will be our preacher at the 9:00 & 11:15 am services and at 10:15 am our Rector’s Forum speaker will be Jessica Jackley — entrepreneur and co-founder of Kiva and Profounder: organizations promoting economic development through microloans. Jessica will present “Going Deeper: Choice, Connection, and Commitment in Service”
Reza is an Iranian-American author, public intellectual, religious studies scholar, producer, and television host. A bestselling author, his books include No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization, and Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. A member of the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the International Qur’anic Studies Association, he is also a professor of creative writing at University of California, Riverside and the host of Believer – a new CNN series debuting Sunday, March 5.
His recent “Message to Speaker Ryan” on the Muslim Ban by the Trump Administration has gone viral. Don’t miss the chance to hear this powerful and prophetic preacher as we welcome him back to the All Saints pulpit.
Jessica currently teaches Social Entrepreneurship at the Marshall School of Business at USC. She is also an independent consultant on social impact initiatives, and an investor and advisor with the Collaborative Fund. She also recently served as Walt Disney Imagineering’s first Entrepreneur in Residence, focusing on projects related to corporate citizenship, the sharing economy, and happiness.You can hear her TED Talk on “Poverty, Money — and Love” here.
Married since 2011 Reza and Jessica live here in Los Angeles with their three children. We are thrilled to welcome this dynamic duo to All Saints for what promises to be an extraordinary Sunday of inspiration and education.
If you can’t be with us in person, join us via our growing live-stream community here.
For more information call 626.796.1172