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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Film: “XMAS WITHOUT CHINA,” Thurs. Nov. 14

As Thanksgiving draws near along with the Black Friday launch of the holiday shopping season, Conscientious Projector offers a new documentary by local filmmakers who ask us to reconsider our gift-giving choices and their impact on our economy, both local and global.  XMAS WITHOUT CHINA will screen on Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:00 p.m. at The Armory Center for the Arts.  Director and All Saints member Alicia Dwyer’s captivating film follows young Chinese immigrant Tom Xia, who challenges his Arcadia, CA neighbors to refrain from purchasing gifts or products made in China.  The result is an examination of the American Dream and international relations that is both serious-minded and light-hearted.

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“Murder in the Cathedral,” Nov. 5

GBR251In conjunction with The Getty Center and All Saints Church, The Theatre @ Boston Court co-artistic director, Jessica Kubzansky, will direct a staged reading of Nobel Laureate T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral, Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the church at 7:00 p.m.

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Economic Justice and Nonviolence Small Groups Signup!

ASC ongoing project “Awakening to a New Vision of Economic Justice” has created a three-week long series of small group meetings structured around important readings.  Sign up to further reflect and prepare for action!  Group meetings will take place from Nov. 3–24 from 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM. Select a day of the week that works for you!

It’s easy to sign up online.  Just use this form.

Want to know more? Take a look at this flyer

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