Holy Week Events at ASC

Good Friday, March 18

Three-hour service:

Noon to 3 p.m. (Church). This service commemorating the passion and death of Jesus is a major moment in Holy Week. The rector and members of the clergy staff offer five meditations on the meaning of the crucifixion in our own time. Each meditation is part of a fabric of worship and reflection that includes hymns, scripture, prayers and silence. Canterbury and Coventry choirs offer spirituals and music of Ireland, Stainer, Duruflé, Connor, Beach, Greene, Britten, Bach and Hogan. Parking is available at Plaza Las Fuentes. Signs and parking attendants will direct you.

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Pasadena Legal Aid Clinic, Sat. April 5, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department, the Public Counsel Law Center, and All Saints Church Pasadena will be holding a legal aid clinic open to all individuals, families and community members who need legal assistance, but who lack the resources to hire an attorney.

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COLORS Annual MLK Brunch, Sun. Jan. 19

The COLORS Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. brunch will be held Sun. Jan. 19 from 12:45–3:30 p.m. in the Forum.

We will screen a new documentary about the criminal justice system: Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration, and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S. This film focuses on the concepts presented in Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow regarding the racism which has poisoned the system at all levels.

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Alternative Christmas Market, Dec. 8

Reclaim the Christmas story on December 8th, 8:00-1:30pm, by participating in an alternative to the consumer frenzy that has overtaken the Christmas season. While enjoying Mama’s Hot Tamales, you can warm your heart by purchasing gifts for your loved ones that also help someone less fortunate.

You can view the catalog here. For our seasoned ACM shoppers, we have posted an English and Spanish shopping list online that you can print, fill out ahead of time, and bring to the market on the 8th.


Film: “LIVING WITH SLIM,” Sat. Dec. 7, 4 PM

For World AIDS Day, Director Sam Kauffman presents his documentary “LIVING WITH SLIM: Kids Talk about HIV/AIDS” in the Forum at ASC from 4 PM to 5:30 PM.

In many African countries, HIV/AIDS is called “Slim.” In this film, seven African children — four girls and three boys — talk about what it means to be HIV positive.

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Relief Efforts for Typhoon Haiyan

typhoon-philippines-haiyanPlease pray for all those in the path of Typhoon Haiyan, for first responders and for the relief efforts that will follow the storm’s wake. And please consider a gift to the Relief & Development Diasater Fund — already on the ground in the Philippines through the Philippine Episcopal Church.

You’ll find more details here.

You can go here to contribute.

Readings: Economic Justice and Nonviolence, Week 1

This week, ASC continues its project “Awakening to a New Vision of Economic Justice” with a series of small group meetings. Here are the readings that will be discussed this week. Can’t attend?  Read along with us! And check back next week for more articles.

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