Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “Detached from Personal Salvation Projects”

Ed Bacon preaching on Palm Sunday on “Detached from Personal Salvation Projects”:

“The issue is whether we will be priests of violence and injustice, or whether we will be those who love the greater love and thus lay down our lives–detach from our salvation projects and refuse to hate.”

Zelda Kennedy

Zelda Kennedy: “God’s Reconciling Love”

Zelda Kennedy preaching on Sunday, April 6:

“You really do have a choice. You can continue to live in the valley of the dry bones, or stay in the tomb, or you can see the hip bone connected with the thigh bone, and the thigh bone connected to the knee bone, as you listen to and hear the word of the Lord. And you can slowly unwrap from that which binds you, and live. It is our choice. Which will you choose?”

“Hope for Resolution”

The Trouverés Youth Choir sing “Hope for Resolution,” composed by Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory, and conducted by Paul Caldwell at the 11:15 a.m. service on Sunday, March 30, 2014.

Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “Seeing with a Restored Soul”

Ed Bacon preaching on Sunday, March 30:

“To have your soul restored takes community. None of us can do it alone. We need the encouragement and prayer of one another. Pray for me as I pray for you, and we will continue on this road together, fully confident that God will give us the sight, the innovation, the persistence, the will to make this world a human family.”

Dr. Jane Goodall to Speak on Seeds of Hope

Jane GoodallDr. Jane Goodall will discuss her new book, Seeds of Hope, in the Rector’s Forum at All Saints Church on Sunday, April 6, at 10:15 a.m.

British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace, Dr. Goodall is considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. She is best known for her 54-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.

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Mazin Qumsiyeh

Special Presentation by Mazin Qumsiyeh, Sunday, March 30

The Middle East Ministry invites you to a special Lunch Presentation in the Forum by Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh from Bethlehem University. An author and leader in the non-violent resistance movement in Palestine, Dr. Qumsiyeh will speak about our role as US citizens.

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Marcus Borg

Watch: Marcus Borg’s ASC public lectures during Lent, 2014

All Saints Church was honored to host noted theologian and gifted teacher Marcus Borg as our keynote speaker for LENT EVENT 2014.  During his visit, Dr. Borg offered three public lectures, all of which can be viewed below.  Internationally known in both academic and church circles as a leading biblical and Jesus scholar, Dr. Borg has been in the forefront of the movement calling the church to reclaim the Christianity of Jesus by putting its faith in action in the world.

March 23, “Memories, Conversations and Convictions: Thinking about Our Journeys”

March 23, “Mysticism, Resistance and Counter-Advocacy”

March 24, “Amos, a Case Study in ‘What I Wish Every Christian Knew’ “

Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “Repairing Chaotic Lives”

Ed Bacon preaches on Sunday, March 23:

“When you and I access that grace, and understand that every step we take is a step where blue energy of the divine, loving grace is surrounding our every move — that that can come up into our bodies, into our souls, into our minds, into our relationships — so that we can literally, generously give ourselves compassion, and give compassion to everyone we meet.”