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Serene Jones: “The Red Button? Or The Blue?”


The Rev. Serene Jones, speaking at ASC on Sunday, Feb. 16:

“We crave learning how to love and be near those we don’t like. We’ve grown weary of the wars inside our own culture, that divide us in hate.”

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Coming up: Level Ground Film Festival, Feb. 20 – March 2

Level Ground fills an important niche in both the film-festival circuit and the wider national dialogue around faith, sexuality, and gender. By focusing on small-venue programming, offering intimate discussions and provocative panels featuring prominent leaders, writers, artists, scientists, and theologians, and hosting events around the films, the festival will become a national innovator in film-festival programming, art curation, and the LGBT dialogue.

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Ed Bacon: “What About This ‘God-Formed Brain’ Stuff?”


Ed Bacon preaching on Sunday, Feb. 10:

“Jesus says you are to be salt seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this Earth. Be salty! If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste their Godliness?… Or, Jesus says, here’s another way to put it: You are light! And to the degree you let your light shine, you’ll bring out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept!”

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Kamasi Washington, ASC Jazz Vespers, Sun. Feb. 16, 5:00 PM

The All Saints Jazz Vespers program brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration six times a year for a service of prayer, meditation and music. So many of them tell us that they love playing in the context of a vespers service with prayers and short meditations and the sense that this is a holy enterprise, not just a jazz concert in the church.

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Zelda Kennedy: “Jesus Is Watching You”


Zelda Kennedy preaching on Sunday, Feb. 2:

“I believe we need to know and to believe that God is beside us; where we live, on the level ground; where we are sick, and in need; where we struggle to do what is right, and where we fight to retain our faith. I believe we need to know and to believe that we, too, can touch, and be touched, by Jesus – right here and now.”

Father Greg Boyle, Rector’s Forum, Sun. Feb. 2, 10:30 AM

father_greg_boyle“Gangs, Kinship and Reversing the Culture of Demonization”

Who is responsible for the number of young people who have stayed out of prison, have reduced their levels of traumatic stress disorder, found full- or part-time work and rekindled their ties with families?

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