Awakening to a New Vision of Economic Justice

Sun. Oct. 27 & Mon. Oct. 28

Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Helene Slessarev-Jamir, Professor of Urban Studies, Ethics, Politics, and Society at the Claremont School of Theology

  • LEARN about the injustices in our economies
  • QUESTION the narratives we have been told that keep injustices in place
  • ENGAGE with the principles of non-violence
  • SHARE our own stories, worries, pains, and hopes
  • DISCERN our way to prayerful witness and action

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Call to Action: A Vigil for Justice, Dignity and Immigration Reform, Thurs. Oct. 17

Thursday, October 17, 2013
6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
East Steps, on Euclid Avenue side
Across from All Saints Church (132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101)

Faith leaders and over 30 religious and community organizations from the Greater Los Angeles Area will converge on Pasadena City Hall for a candlelight vigil and public prayer service to call for the passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform and an end to the federal government shutdown, which is preventing Congress from passing Comprehensive Immigration Reform. This call to action will also urge the Pasadena City Council to approve a pending resolution of support for immigration reform.

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“The Storm Is Passing Over”

Trust the ASC Trouveres youth choir to raise everyone’s spirits… this time, singing “The Storm Is Passing Over” on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, with Russell Ferrante on piano. (Written by Charles Albert Tindley, arranged by Barbara W. Baker)


Nadia Bolz-Weber, bestselling author, at ASC on Oct. 29

Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 PM

Nadia Bolz-Weber may be the world’s only 6-foot 1-inch tattooed female Lutheran pastor, former standup comic, and recovering alcoholic. Her New York Times bestselling memoir Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint reveals that she is also an honest, hilarious, and irreverent person of deep faith. Bolz-Weber has been attracting hundreds of people to her book tour events around the country, where that honesty, irreverence and hilarity take center stage. She will speak about Pastrix — and conduct a ham raffle for charity, just because she’s always wanted to raffle off a ham.

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Jazz Vespers: Bill Cunliffe’s Imaginacion

The All Saints Jazz Vespers series kicks off on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5 PM in the Chancel with Bill Cunliffe and his Latin Band, Imaginacion.

Jazz pianist, our composer-in-residence and Grammy Award-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe is known for his innovative and swinging recordings and compositions. He is joined by Kye Palmer, trumpet; Art Velasco, trombone; Brian Scanlon, sax; Jimmy Branly, drums and John Belzaguy, bass. Francisco Garcia offers a meditation.

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Valerie Batts

Dismantling Racism: Valerie Batts, Oct. 20 & 21

Rector’s Forum, Sunday, October 20, 10:15 AM
Special Forum, Monday, October 21, 7 PM – 9 PM

Dr. Valerie Batts is a nationally recognized expert on issues of race and ethnicity. Author of Modern Racism: New Melody for the Same Old Tune, Dr. Batts has written extensively on modern racism and multicultural organizational change strategies. She is the originator of the VISIONS training model and experiential workshops for anti-discrimination and reconciliation training.

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Rt. Rev. Armando Guerra

ASC Welcomes The Rt. Rev. Armando Guerra

On Sunday, October 6, All Saints Church was honored to welcome The Rt. Rev. Armando Guerra, Bishop of Guatemala and Primate (Presiding Bishop) of the Anglican Region of Central America. Bishop Guerra is also the father of All Saints staffer Norma Guerra Sigmund, pictured here Francisco Garcia and Janine Schenone.

More on the 1pm Spanish language service here.

Celebrando Nuestra Cultura

Celebrando Nuestra Cultura, Sat. 10/12, 4PM – 7PM

The Latino / Hispanic Ministry at All Saints invites you to a festive afternoon as we celebrate our Latin American roots and traditions. Join us from 4 PM – 7 PM on Saturday, October 12, for music, food, folkloric dance, family activities, and a community resource fair.

For more information, take a look here: Celebrando Nuestra Cultura flyer