Chapter Eight — Make a Small Change and See the Big Difference

“When I hear the word ‘radical,’ I tend to think of ‘extreme,’ and ‘wild.’ But what ‘radical’ really means is ‘root.’ It means getting down to the very essence, the most important thing.”

“Find Your Way Home: Words from the Street, Wisdom from the Heart” is the book our rector-elect Mike Kinman selected for us all to read for our “One Book, One Church” program this Fall. As we engage in that process together as a parish, Mike is offering a series of video blogs, reflecting chapter by chapter. Here’s Chapter Eight.

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A New “Saints Alive” for a New Chapter of the All Saints Adventure!

November 1 marks the launch of a new-and-improved version of Saints Alive – our decades old monthly publication. As we begin a new chapter in the adventure that is All Saints Church with Mike Kinman as our rector,  we also begin a new chapter in the life of Saints Alive as an 8-page, full color, narrative-and image-driven newsmagazine — including stories about parishioners, All Saints history, ministries, worship & liturgy and compelling issues and actions of the day. 

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“Keeping the Faith”

Zelda Kennedy on Sunday, October 23, 2016:

“The recognition of love empowers a person to keep going with truth, courage, and confidence, almost no matter what.”

Ending the Death Penalty in California

Franky Carrillo in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday, October 23, 2016:

“We’re saying let’s get rid of this Dark Ages form of punishing people, which is, murdering them.”

Chapter Seven — Make a Small Change and See the Big Difference

“The most profound and life-changing relationships in our lives all began with a simple meeting. They all began in some way with a small ‘yes,’ a small opening up, a small change.”

“Find Your Way Home: Words from the Street, Wisdom from the Heart” is the book our rector-elect Mike Kinman selected for us all to read for our “One Book, One Church” program this Fall. As we engage in that process together as a parish, Mike is offering a series of video blogs, reflecting chapter by chapter. Here’s Chapter Seven.

Chapter Six: Take the Longer Path

“The beloved community that proclaims original grace recognizes that the path to health and wholeness, the path into the very heart of the divine, is not a straight line… Any addict knows that relapse is a part of recovery.”

“Find Your Way Home: Words from the Street, Wisdom from the Heart” is the book our rector-elect Mike Kinman selected for us all to read for our “One Book, One Church” program this Fall. As we engage in that process together as a parish, Mike is offering a series of video blogs, reflecting chapter by chapter. Here’s Chapter Six.

Chapter Five: Think of the Stranger as God

“If we think of the stranger as God, we are not just concerned with making the stranger comfortable, we are living to serve the stranger.”

“Find Your Way Home: Words from the Street, Wisdom from the Heart” is the book our rector-elect Mike Kinman selected for us all to read for our “One Book, One Church” program this Fall. As we engage in that process together as a parish, Mike is offering a series of video blogs, reflecting chapter by chapter. Here’s Chapter Five.

Chapter Four: Find Your Place in the Circle

“All are welcome here. We say it. And we mean it. But do we really live it?”

“Find Your Way Home: Words from the Street, Wisdom from the Heart” is the book our rector-elect Mike Kinman selected for us all to read for our “One Book, One Church” program this Fall. As we engage in that process together as a parish, Mike is offering a series of video blogs, reflecting chapter by chapter. Here’s Chapter Four.

Chapter Three: Cry With Your Creator

“If we are to be the beloved community, we need to cultivate living spaces where we can cry with our Creator, laugh with our Creator, even rage with our Creator.”

“Find Your Way Home: Words from the Street, Wisdom from the Heart” is the book our rector-elect Mike Kinman selected for us all to read for our “One Book, One Church” program this Fall. As we engage in that process together as a parish, Mike is offering a series of video blogs, reflecting chapter by chapter. Here’s Chapter Three.