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All Saints Staff Transition Update

Sunday, June 25th we bid a fond and bittersweet farewell to three beloved colleagues and ministry leaders: Zelda Kennedy, Cathy Maginn and James Walker. As they move forward into new chapters of their lives, here at All Saints Church the work and witness goes on apace — with some staffing changes and additions!

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Interim Choirmaster Announced

From Mike Kinman, Rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena:

I am excited to announce that Jenny Wong will be joining the All Saints staff as our Interim Choirmaster. Jenny will be with us from August 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 while we engage in a thorough search for our permanent Director of Music and will conduct both Canterbury and Coventry choirs.

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Gnaw On This: Propers for Independence Day

by Mike Kinman, Rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena

The gospel isn’t meant to be gulped down on Sunday morning, but gnawed on through the week so it really becomes a part of us. You’ve got to work at it, like a dog with a good bone! Here’s the Gospel for this coming Sunday —the Sunday we celebrate Independence Day — with food for thought on loving our enemies, praying for those who persecute us and becoming fully alive in God’s love  … Gnaw away!

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ASC Action Alert: Health Care

The Senate is on the verge of voting to demolish health care for millions women, children, persons with disabilities, and many others. This is not health care reform — it is health care attack that is cruel, morally unjust and inhumane — and incompatible with our baptismal promise to respect the dignity of every human being.

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Save the Date: Diocesan Dodger Night 2017

Friday, September 8

The Dodgers take on the Rockies for our annual Diocese of Los Angeles Night at Dodger Stadium. Join our rector Mike Kinman for his first Diocesan Dodger Night and help put our new Bishop John Taylor on the mound to throw out the first pitch!

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Zelda’s Big Dance Party

Sunday, June 25

We send Zelda Kennedy off into retirement with a blow out party we’re calling Zelda’s Big Dance Party — an intergenerational, multicultural celebration of Zelda’s 14 years of faithful ministry and pastoral care for the All Saints community with music by Dan Cole and The 1pm Ensemble.

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Gnaw on This: Third Sunday After Pentecost

by Mike Kinman, Rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena

The gospel isn’t meant to be gulped down on Sunday morning, but gnawed on through the week so it really becomes a part of us. You’ve got to work at it, like a dog with a good bone! Here’s the Gospel for this coming Sunday —the 3rd Sunday After Pentecost— with food for thought on fear, faith and the cost of discipleship … Gnaw away!

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All Saints in Action: World Refugee Day

Sunday, June 18

This week we honor World Refugee Day (June 20th) by sending letters to our members of Congress urging them to continue making the United the States a source of protection and hope for the persecuted and to increase the number of refugees admitted to the US while also maintaining robust domestic and international funding for refugees and host countries.

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Gnaw on This: Second Sunday After Pentecost

by Mike Kinman, Rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena

The gospel isn’t meant to be gulped down on Sunday morning, but gnawed on through the week so it really becomes a part of us. You’ve got to work at it, like a dog with a good bone! Here’s the Gospel for this coming Sunday —the 2nd Sunday After Pentecost— with food for thought on cultivating compassion, what it means to be “sent out” and finding the balance between serpents and doves … Gnaw away!

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Secure Yourself to Heaven

A Sermon for Trinity Sunday: We “acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity and worship the Unity” by celebrating those who march today for love, justice, compassion and resistance.

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Creating a Budget That Works

Monday, June 19

Now that taxes are done and summer vacations are almost here, let’s work on creating a personal budget that works. Whether you have debt, savings for your family vacation already stashed away — or simply need to figure out how you where your paycheck goes — this workshop will help you take charge of your own finances to reach your goals.

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