Sunday School

Whit Hayslip

Whit Hayslip

This fall, for the 33rd year, I will be greeting a new group of two, three and four year old children into Sunday School at All Saints Church. The hour I spend with those children each Sunday has nurtured me and supported my own spiritual growth in ways I could not have imagined when I first volunteered to teach in 1981. No matter how difficult or stressful a week may be for me, the joy and enthusiasm that those children express in Sunday School always puts a smile on my face and fills me with hope for the future.

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Welcome Ministry

Jamie BarnettJamie Barnett

Many years ago, my husband, children and I tearfully said our goodbyes to the small southern town we called home and moved to Los Angeles to work in the entertainment industry. One thing we knew we would miss dearly was our church — Saint Philips Episcopal Church, which was so small that we were all more like a family than some families actually are. We took part in almost all aspects of church life there, from vestry to choir to teaching bible school to lay reading.

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Prayer Shawls to the Glory of God

Alma StokesAlma Stokes

I was a part of the Prayer Shawl knitting Ministry from the very beginning. I was involved because I loved to knit. Never attended a meeting. I just made shawls. Toni Larsen, a crocheter, took over the ministry and I was ask to lead the knitting part.

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Youth Choir

luke readyLuke Ready

Having been in choir for about 12 years, you could say I’m a lifer. I started in mini-singers, and now continue to sing in the high school Trouveres. Over this time I’ve come to realize the meaningful opportunity that the choir program has given me: the opportunity to break down barriers and touch people emotionally in a unique way.

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Children and Youth Choir Program

Choir Signup

Kyla McCarrel and Lora McManus

I joined the All Saints Youth Choirs when I was four years old and attended fourteen years of weekly rehearsals and early Sunday morning services. This program was my first introduction to the world of classical choral music, and I know that without it, I would not be where I am today. I will be starting my senior year at Chapman University this fall, with a double major in Music Education and Vocal Performance.

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Transformational Journeys, China

Transformational Journeys

Transformational Journeys Ministry plans local and global journeys that challenge participants to go outside of their comfort zone to encounter people of different cultures who live in challenging circumstances.

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Foster Care Project

Last year the Foster Care Project launched a family visitation program in partnership with the Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) using a newly decorated, toy filled room at DCFS. Here parents whose children have been removed from their homes and placed in foster care can visit their children in a family-friendly environment monitored by a trained volunteer family visitation coach.

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Building Campaign Update

The All Saints Master Plan for our expanded campus has achieved an important milestone, receiving final approval from the City’s Design Commission.

Since we first envisioned the space the new buildings will provide, our need has continued to grow. We are committed to ensuring that our exceptional ministries and programs have the necessary facilities so they can continue to serve as beacons of God’s light and love for many years to come.

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“Faith into Action”

ASC’s Peace and Justice Ministries, along with the Office of Creative Connections, have just published the new edition of the newsletter “Faith into Action,” with stories about Homeboy’s Father Greg Boyle, transformational journeys to El Salvador and China, among others.

You can download the PDF version of the newsletter here.