In response to the House bill blocking patients from receiving care at Planned Parenthood — a direct assault on the health and rights of millions – the Reverend Mike Kinman issued the following statement:
Thursday, March 9 | 7:00 p.m.
When most people hear the term “bottom line,” they usually–and understandably given how capitalism has been defined over time–think strictly in terms of profit and loss. Benefit (or harm) to society has rarely been seen as part of the equation. But as inequality of wealth and ecological devastation have grown at unprecedented levels in recent decades, a movement has emerged to promote what has become known as the “triple bottom line,” or “People, Planet, Profit,” including the social and environmental components of economy in addition to monetary gain.
Immigration advocate Marshall Fitz recently termed the recent onslaught of executive orders a “shock-and-awe campaign of repressing human rights.” The intersectionality of racist, misogynist, and xenophobic trauma of the current political surround has left many in our community and in our nation, angry, afraid, and overwhelmed. Here are just a few examples of the impact on members of our wider community.
March 11 & March 18
by Christina Honchell
The first time I heard the word “Tonglen” was in an Ed Bacon sermon, and when he described it, I almost fell out of my chair. My first thought was “he must have this wrong.” My second thought was, “oh goodness, I’ve been doing this wrong all my life.”
Sunday, March 19
Join us on Sunday evening, March 19th beginning at 5:00 p.m. for a Contemplative Eucharist. The meditative rhythm of choral and instrumental music combined with the silence and the beauty of the church architecture offers space for both reflection and renewal.
Saturday, April 1st
All Saints Church will be the venue for Responding to Fear and the Crises of our Time with the Spirituality of Francis of Assisi and Thomas Merton — a Lenten Retreat with Dan Horan. Over the last year we have witnessed an increase in racism, xenophobia, misogyny, and other forms of fear of the ‘other’ in our society. This day-long retreat/workshop seeks to draw on the rich spiritual traditions of Francis of Assisi and the late Trappist monk and writer Thomas Merton to provide us with resources for both prayer and action.
Sunday, March 12
We welcome back to Jazz Vespers our own Grammy Award-winning arranger and composer-in-residence Bill Cunliffe — widely known for his swinging and lyrical pianism and his creativity and invention as a composer and arranger of jazz. Bill will be joined by special guests Denise Donatelli and Dawn Bishop.
Following a presidential campaign marked by incendiary racial statements, the stoking of white racial resentment and attacks on so-called “political correctness,” the Southern Poverty Law Center issued a sobering report counting 867 hate incidents around the country in the first 10 days after the election.
March 2 – April 6
Registration is open now for our Winter New Member Class! Designed for folks from other faith traditions, from no faith tradition, and for lifelong Episcopalians, the All Saints New Member Class is a place to explore your journey of faith with presentations by All Saints staff members and reflections in small groups.