“Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone”

Zelda Kennedy on Sunday, July 10, 2016:

“Let our outrage propel us into deepening our commitment to be a loving, compassionate, peace and justice community believing in the right of every human being to live a life of peace and joy with dignity.”

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Episcopal Church (But Were Afraid to Ask)

with Susan Russell | July 10 in the Guild Room Rescheduled Date TBD (cancelled for Prayer Action on 7/10)

There are a lot of ways to live a life of faith and a lot of ways to be a Christian – and being an Episcopalian is one of them. From our historic foundation of “scripture, tradition and reason” to the Book of Common Prayer to where things stand in the latest season of “As The Anglican World Turns” — Susan Russell will lead an exploration about all things Episcopal Church.

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Family Movie & Popcorn Night!

Friday, July 15

Bring a blanket or beach chair and join us on the lawn at All Saints for Family Movie Night, featuring the Disney favorite “The Incredibles.” 

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Shakespeare on the Problems and Promises of Succession

Sunday, July 31st with Gary Hall

Transition is all around us. America is facing a contentious presidential election. All Saints prepares to welcome its next rector. The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles will choose a new bishop diocesan in December. Leadership change is afoot everywhere.

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Human Dignity

Bridging Muslim & LGBT Communities

Salam Al-Marayati in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday July 3, 2016:

“If we’re going to talk about Radical Islam then we also have to talk about Humane Islam. We have to work together to preserve human dignity.”

“A Better Country”

Gary Hall on Sunday, July 3, 2016:

“We who yearn for a better country do not have the luxury of wallowing in our shared alienation as we work to build that dream of just and lasting peace.”

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Faith in Action: Celebrating Speaking Out to End Gun Violence

On Wednesday, June 29th All Saints was honored to serve as the venue for Congresswoman Judy Chu’s National Day of Action on Gun Violence Event. It was an evening of both education and inspiration with presentations from community and faith leaders — including All Saintsers Jack Scott, Julianne Hines, Sandy Padgett and Susan Russell.

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We Resolve: All Saints on Gun Violence Prevention

“Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?” The answer to this question from our Baptismal Covenant is “We will with God’s help.” One way we live out that commitment as a congregation is for the Vestry (the governing Board) to take official stands on issues of justice and peace and in support of the dignity of every human being. We do that through the process of adopting a resolution. One of those resolutions — adopted in 2013 — concerns Gun Violence Prevention.

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The Supreme Court and Immigration Relief Programs

The Future of Undocumented Immigrants in the U.S.

Thomas Saenz in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday, June 26, 2016:

“This is an odd way of commemorating our upcoming Independence Day — to not do your job. This is an epidemic that does not begin or end with the Supreme Court, it is an epidemic that threatens to bring all of our government to a grinding halt.”