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.”

Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “Living the Unpredictable Life”


Ed Bacon preaching on Sunday, March 16:

“Listen, look – at everything in creation and let it say to you that God so loved the world – everything in the world – so that nothing – nothing! – would be condemned, and that everyone and every thing will be saved.”

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Pasadena Legal Aid Clinic, Sat. April 5, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department, the Public Counsel Law Center, and All Saints Church Pasadena will be holding a legal aid clinic open to all individuals, families and community members who need legal assistance, but who lack the resources to hire an attorney.

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Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “Temptations as Growth Experiences”


Ed Bacon preaching on March 9:

“I truly believe, my friends, when we listen deeply to our lives, and to the life that’s pulsing in the depths of our souls, that you and I will discover… that we can establish our hope, and our encouragement of ourselves and others, in the reliable, never-failing love of God… In this time of wilderness, that divine love, when listened to mindfully, will provide you your path in each and every moment.”

Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson, Rector’s Forum, Sunday, March 16, 10:15 AM

Human rights lawyer, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson is dedicated to helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. One recent victory: A ban on sentences of life imprisonment without parole imposed on children convicted of most crimes in the U.S.

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