Bill Patzert visited the ASC Rector’s Forum on Sunday, May 25.
Susan Russell preaching on Sunday, May 25:
“The short answer is that God so loved the world that God became one of us in order to show us how to love one another. The slightly longer answer is that Jesus came to show us the way — spent his earthly live modeling the way — and that way is to be so aligned with God’s love, so connected to God’s love, so empowered by God’s love that nothing — not even death — can get in the way.”
School of the Americas Watch – Los Angeles, Office of the Americas & ADDICTED To WAR invite you to hear:
Father Roy Bourgeois
Founder of The School of the Americas Watch
Saturday, May 31st
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
No charge at the door, but donations will gladly be accepted to support The School of the Americas Watch.
Canterbury & Coventry Choirs, directed by James Walker and Szymon Grab, will offer an exciting and diverse program, including music of Connor, Hogan, Miškinis, Paulus, Pfautsch, Phillips, Rachmaninoff, Robles, Schütz, U-2/Chilcott, Vaughan Williams, and the premiere of Prayer for the World by Daniel Corral.
Sunday, June 1st, 2014
5:00 PM in the Church
A reception follows in Sweetland Hall.
Suggested donation to defray expenses: $10.
Child care provided.
All are welcome. Spread the word!
The Economic Justice Working Group and Nonviolence invites you to a half-day topical training on the issue of challenging wage and income inequality in support of a living wage. This issue emerged as the top area of initial interest among participants in our March plenary session.
Come to this participatory training and get grounded, versed, and equipped for action, in community. This will be the first of a series of trainings on this issue, as we build our commitment and capacity to create a more just economy for all!
Saturday, June 14, 9 AM – 1 PM in the Learning Center
All the details can be found in this flyer, which you can download.
Please spread the word!
Dwight Trible is a singer who combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills to the delight of audiences and musicians alike. In addition to performing with his own group, the Dwight Trible Ensemble, Dwight is the vocalist with the Pharaoh Sanders Quartet and is also the vocal director for the Horace Tapscott Pan Afrikan Peoples’ Arkestra.
From Rector Ed Bacon:
On Tuesday, May 13, we received final approval for the design of our Master Plan from Pasadena’s Design Commission. A vote of 6-0, with one abstention, gave a green light to proceed to the implementation phase of our building project. It is a moment to rejoice and be glad in!
Ed Bacon preaching on Sunday, May 11:
“The call of life and the key to abundant life is to let this Love, this Belovedness, this grace-filled resonance be our home base, our emotional and spiritual headquarters as a way of keeping us receptive not reactive. This resonance with God, with our self, and with others is our center. This is what is meant for us.”
A conspiracy of hope and transformation for God’s glory.
All Saints Church is honored to partner with the Center for Action and Contemplation in a pioneering event on June 8 & 9 to launch the Conspire Community — using video teachings by renowned spiritual teacher Richard Rohr, exclusively available at All Saints Church, followed by dialogue with Rector Ed Bacon.
Scripture as validated by experience, and experience as validated by tradition, are good scales for one’s spiritual worldview.
Richard Rohr offers this principle as a foundation for authentic knowing. He teaches that each leg of the stool — sacred text, individual experience, and faith tradition is vital to holistic and reality-based thinking about God and our world; if imbalanced, the stool collapses and our worldview is necessarily biased and partial. Fr. Richard calls this knowledge base the force field of the Holy Spirit — an ever-evolving yet eternally true understanding of God, timeless yet relevant to our specific place and moment in the universe, always bringing us to union with Love.
Calendar for the entire Conspire weekend:
Sunday, June 8:
Richard Rohr video presentation in the Rector’s Forum at 10:15 a.m.: “A Conspiracy for God” (Sunday AM Rector’s Forum is free.)
Richard Rohr’s video presentation: “Rediscovering the Contemplative Mind,” 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Monday, June 9:
Richard Rohr’s Video Presentation: “The Force Field of the Holy Spirit,” 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$10 for any and all of the Conspire Event (Sunday AM is free). You can sign up and pay online or register on the church lawn any Sunday morning.
Childcare will be provided for the Conspire weekend. Please call 626.583.2781 before Friday, June 6, to reserve a space for your child.
How All Saints Rector Ed Bacon spent this afternoon: Doing Bible study with seniors preparing for their Youth Sunday sermons on June 1st. Mark your calendars now!
We are all in need of healing, because of what we have done, what we have failed to do, and what has been done to us.
You are warmly invited to participate in an experiential process of deep listening, reflecting, creativity and sharing led by Father Michael Lapsley and other facilitators from the Institute for the Healing of Memories. In sharing our unique stories, participants will be enabled to move towards emotional healing and grace.