Week of 5/7 Youth Update

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Week of 5/7 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday night youth group is an incredible place to meet friends and learn about faith -- and play a few games too. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall, followed by separate programming for middle school  and senior high from 7 till 8:30.

We are in our final few weeks of Wednesday night youth group, so make sure you join us as we wrap up the year!

Not So Bored Game Night

Our monthly Not So Bored Game Night meets this Friday, May 11th, from 6 till 9:30 pm in Sweetland Hall. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Confirmation

Our Confirmation service is scheduled for Saturday, May 12th, at 10 am. Please come and support our Seekers class as they complete their year-long confirmation journey. Acolyte team 1 is scheduled to serve.

CYF BBQ -- Calendar Update!

Our annual Children, Youth and Families BBQ will be held on Wednesday, June 6th from 6:00 till 8:30 pm. Our BBQ is our annual end of year celebration for the entire family! We'll have bounce houses, lawn games, and lots of great food! More details to come!

Youth Sunday -- Calendar Update!

In order to accommodate some church-wide scheduling conflicts, we have moved youth Sunday from June 3rd to June 10th. Youth Sunday is an important time when the community gathers to hear the powerful, prophetic voices of our youth -- please make sure to join us on June 10th.

Please note the following updates to the acolyte calendar:

June 3rd: Team 3 (9:00 am service); Team 1 (11:15 am service)

June 10th: Teams 7, 8 (9:00 am service); Teams 2, 5 (11:15 am service)

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Week of 4/9 Youth Update

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Week of 4/9 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday night youth group is an incredible place to meet friends and learn about faith -- and play a few games too. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall, followed by separate programming for middle school  and senior high from 7 till 8:30.

Not So Bored Game Night

Our monthly Not So Bored Game Night meets this Friday, April 13th, from 6 till 9:30 pm in Sweetland Hall. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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Week of 3/5 Youth Update

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Week of 3/5 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday night youth group is an incredible place to meet friends and learn about faith -- and play a few games too. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall, followed by separate programming for middle school  and senior high from 7 till 8:30.

This week in Middle School

This Wednesday we'll be continuing our study of the book of James. Additionally, we will spend some time listening to each other as we consider how we might participate in the March 24th March for Our Lives protest in Los Angele

This week in Senior High

Senior high will continue their work organizing for the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. We'll also discuss various student walkouts scheduled for March 16th. Come and be a part of this holy work.

March for Our Lives, Washington, D.C.

As discussed last week, several parishioners have donated funds to send 10 youth to participate in the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. We've created an online google form where you can apply to go with us. For obvious reasons, we cannot take everyone who applies (unless only 10 do), so May and I will do our best to select a diverse group of youth to represent All Saints in this important work. Click here to complete the form.

In addition to sending an All Saints youth delegation to Washington, D.C., our youth are organizing and leading our parish as we participate in the Los Angeles March for Our Lives rally. All youth leaders, whether traveling to D.C. or leading our local effort, will be required to attend a mandatory training session on Thursday, March 15th, from 6:30 till 8:00 pm -- dinner will be provided. Both groups will have an opportunity to meet with our local representatives, and we want to make sure that everyone is prepped in how to do this.

Please stay tuned for additional details as they are worked out.

Not So Bored Game Night

Our monthly Not So Bored Game Night meets this Friday, March 9th, from 6 till 9:30 pm in Sweetland Hall. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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Week of 2/26 Youth Update

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Week of 2/26 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday night youth group is an incredible place to meet friends and learn about faith -- and play a few games too. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall, followed by separate programming for middle school  and senior high from 7 till 8:30.

This week in Middle School

This Wednesday we'll be continuing our study of the book of James. Additionally, we will spend some time listening to each other as we consider how we might participate in the March 24th March for Our Lives protest in Los Angeles.

More details to come.

This week in Senior High

May Choi, along with L.A. Voice, will be leading our senior high youth as we phone bank on behalf of Dreamers. Please bring a cell phone with you (I never thought I'd type that sentence) and a laptop if you're able. L.A. Voice will provide a brief training (including how to block your number and a script to use) as we call on our fellow American's to protect Dreamers.

Additionally, we'll spend some time organizing around the March 14th school walkout (in protest of gun violence) and the March 24th March for Our Lives protest in downtown Los Angeles.

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Week of 2/20 Youth Update

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Week of 2/20 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday night youth group is an incredible place to meet friends and learn about faith -- and play a few games too. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall, followed by separate programming for middle school  and senior high from 7 till 8:30.

This week in Middle School

Since September, we have been taking a closer look at the book of James. Recent scholarship has made the compelling argument that this particular book of the Bible is one of the earlier texts of the New Testament, in large part due to its focus on our responsibility to provide for the poor, the widow, and the orphan. The primary message of this book is so similar to the message of the gospels that it often feels as if the words of James could be the words of Jesus.

I mention this because the book of James has had many surprising connections to many of the real world problems we are facing today. James spends a significant amount of time addressing wealth inequality, and does not spare the reader from the stinging critique of how we are not doing a good job of providing for one another, particularly those in need.

As we wrap up our study of the book of James in the next couple of weeks, we'll continue to connect the very real concerns of this book to the realities of the world around us today.

This week in Senior High

May has arranged for the senior high youth to engage in phone banking around DACA -- the phone banking is scheduled for Wednesday, February 28th, which means we will spend tomorrow night (the 21st) working on the details for the 28th. The next two weeks are going to provide our senior high youth with some incredible opportunities to really put their faith into action -- you won't want to miss it!

2018 Budget

As some of you may know, our church wide general budget for 2018 is facing some significant challenges. Our current projected budget shortfall is $550,000, which, according to Chris Caldwell, the chair of the finance committee, is one of the largest budget gaps he has seen in his time at All Saints. 

Although we technically ended 2017 in the black (with a balance of roughly $300,000), this is not a true budget surplus. This "surplus" is largely due to savings in unfilled staff positions. Even if this carryover (or part of it) was applied to the 2018 budget, we would still face a nearly $250,000 budget shortfall.

The largest line item in our budget is personnel, and truthfully, if cuts were to be made, this is where it would most likely occur. 

If you haven't pledged for the 2018 budget, I would like to strongly encourage you to consider doing it. Your pledge dollars support so many vital programs in the youth department, including:

  • Wednesday Night Youth Group
  • Acolytes
  • Seekers
  • Not So Bored Game Night
  • Trouveres
  • Summer programming 
  • Retreats and transformational journeys
  • Parent Culture
  • Youth staff
  • ...and so much more

The youth staff provide programming for over 250 youth in 6th - 12th grade, and work with over 400 parents. It is no small undertaking to keep the amazing work of this place moving forward.

When I started here 8 years ago, there were 8 CYF staff members, three in the youth department. There are now 5 of us on CYF, and yet our workload has not decreased. In the past two years, many of you know that several staff, including myself, have taken on additional roles as other colleagues have left and not been replaced. 

All Saints is facing a unique challenge, and, I believe that we have the ability to lives of abundance, not scarcity. It is my fervent prayer and hope that you will consider pledging for the 2018 fiscal year, or increasing your pledge if you are able. I'm happy to answer any questions or speak with you about any concerns that you may have. Peace.

Gun Violence and our Youth

We have been so inspired to see how youth around the country are leading the way to fight the corrupting and destructive influence of America's addiction to guns. To that end, we will be spending some time on Wednesday evenings discussing how to support the efforts of our local youth as they advocate and agitate for change. I expect more details about this to emerge in the next week or so.

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Week of 1/28 Youth Update

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Week of 1/28 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday night youth group is an incredible place to meet friends and learn about faith -- and play a few games too. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall, followed by separate programming for middle school  and senior high from 7 till 8:30.

30 Hour Fast

Join us this Friday, February 2nd, as we fast together and take some time to reflect and pray in the midst of our busy lives. This year's fast will include an intentional focus on the spirituality of fasting, as well as our traditional service projects on Saturday morning. We'll have plenty of time to relax and play some games too!

Some additional details:

  • Fasting begins at noon on Friday, February 2nd. Please make sure to have lunch before noon (if possible)
  • Programming at church begins at 6 pm in Regas House
  • The fast ends at 6 pm on Saturday, February 3rd. Dinner will be provided. Pick-up is 6:30 pm.
  • Please note, we understand that some youth cannot fast for a variety of reasons--you are still invited to join us. We will make accommodations for you to eat outside the presence of our students who are fasting.

Please click here to let us know if you're attending.

*Seekers do not need to register, as it is a required retreat.

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Week of 1/8 Youth Update

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Week of 1/8 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Youth Group Resumes!

Just a reminder that youth group resumes tomorrow night! In senior high, May Choi, our interim youth minister, will be sharing her vision of Wednesday nights for the remainder of this program year--junior high will continue their series exploring the book of James. 

Dinner will be held, as normal, at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall.

Not So Bored Game Night

Our monthly Not So Bored Game Night is this Friday, January 12th, from 6 till 9:30 pm in Sweetland Hall.

Light snacks will be provided.

Zelda Kennedy's Memorial Service

As many of you know, Zelda Kennedy, former All Saint's priest, passed away after a battle with cancer. Her memorial service is scheduled for this Saturday, January 13th, at 2 pm. This will be a powerful time to honor and remember her memory, as well as celebrate a life well-lived. 

Acolytes have been requested for this service--please let me know (if you haven't already) if you'll be joining us.

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Week of 12/18 Youth Update

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Week of 12/18 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Isaac's Final Wednesday Night

As you all know, Isaac will be leaving us on December 31st. As a way to honor his past seven years of service to this parish, we are hosting a special celebratory evening on Wednesday, December 20th, from 7 till 8:30 pm in the Learning Center. This event is open to all current and former youth.

Dinner will be held, as normal, at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall.

Posada Sin Fronteras

The Latino/Hispanic ministry welcomes you to attend our annual Posada, a symbolic representation of Joseph and Mary seeking refuge as a reflection of immigrant struggles--a reception following the pilgrimage with chocolate will be shared! Festivities will be from 6 till 8:30 pm this Thursday, December 21st, in Sweetland Hall.

For more information, please contact rosemary.muniz@csun.edu, or check out the flyer on our event page.

Christmas Caroling at the Rectory

Robin and Mike Kinman welcome all youth to the rectory for a mug exchange and hot chocolate party! Please RSVP to cortega@allsaints-pas.org by December 21st.

If you plan on participating in the mug exchange, please bring a mug filled with small goodies, including your name inside, wrapped up. After we exchange mugs, we'll use them for hot cocoa!

Please see the calendar below for additional information.

Acolytes for December 24th and Christmas Day

A reminder that you can always check the youth website for which teams are serving each Sunday. Additionally, copies of the acolyte schedule are accessible via the my.allsaints-pas.org portal. 

Here is the schedule for Sunday, December 24th, Advent IV/Christmas Eve:

Advent IV (One service only!)

  • 9:00 am -- Team 7 (arrive @ 8:30 am)

Christmas Eve

  • 3:00 pm -- Teams 1, 8 (arrive @ 2 pm)
  • 5:30 pm -- Teams 4, 5, 9 (arrive @ 4:30 pm)
  • 8:00 pm -- Teams 2, 6 (arrive @ 7 pm)
  • 11:00 pm -- Teams 3, 7 (arrive @ 10:00 pm)

Christmas Day

  • 10:30 am -- Team 5 (arrive @ 10:00 am)

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Week of 12/11 Youth Update

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Week of 12/11 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Annual Christmas Party!

This Wednesday is our annual youth Christmas party! Every year we host a white elephant gift exchange--if you'd like to participate, please bring a wrapped or decoratively bagged gift ($5 max). Please note that the gifts are intentionally silly and not serious, so please don't expect to head home with something nice...also, each year, there are at least one or two nice gifts that are "stolen" during the white elephant gift exchange, so please come prepared to play the game and not be too attached to the results...

Because of the number of youth who participated last year, separate white elephant gift exchanges will take place in junior and senior high.

Isaac's Final Wednesday Night

As you all know, Isaac will be leaving us on December 31st. As a way to honor his past seven years of service to this parish, we are hosting a special celebratory evening on Wednesday, December 20th, from 7 till 8:30 pm in the Learning Center. This event is open to all current and former youth--more details to come in the days ahead.

Dinner will be held, as normal, at 6:30 pm in Sweetland Hall.

Christmas Caroling at the Rectory

Robin and Mike Kinman welcome all youth to the rectory for a mug exchange and hot chocolate party! Please RSVP to cortega@allsaints-pas.org by December 21st.

If you plan on participating in the mug exchange, please bring a mug filled with small goodies, including your name inside, wrapped up. After we exchange mugs, we'll use them for hot cocoa!

Please see the calendar below for additional information.

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Week of 12/04 Youth Update

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Week of 12/04 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Wednesday Night Youth Group --Jr. High -- 12/06/2017

This Wednesday we'll be continuing in our series on the book of James. As usual, we'll spend some time playing games and listening to each other in small groups, closing out our time together with prayer.

Wednesday Night Youth Group --Sr. High -- 12/06/2017

This Wednesday we’ll be continuing our series, “Music is All We Got”, as we continue to explore the album, "Dark Side of the Moon." Isaac will also be back with us!

Not So Bored Game Night

Not So Bored Game Night is this Friday from 6 till 9:30 pm in Sweetland Hall. Light snacks will be provided.

Sunday Morning Update for December 10th

All normal Sunday school activities resume this Sunday, December 10th. Please check out the calendar below for additional information.

Christmas Caroling at the Rectory

Robin and Mike Kinman welcome all youth to the rectory for a mug exchange and hot chocolate party! Please RSVP to cortega@allsaints-pas.org by December 21st.

If you plan on participating in the mug exchange, please bring a mug filled with small goodies, including your name inside, wrapped up. After we exchange mugs, we'll use them for hot cocoa!

Please see the calendar below for additional information.

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Week of 11/27 Youth Update

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Week of 11/27 Youth Update

Weekly Highlights:

Youth Group Resumes!

Wednesday night youth dinner and youth group resume tomorrow, November 29th. Dinner begins at 6:30 in Sweetland Hall, followed by youth group from 7 till 8:30 pm.

Sunday Morning Update for December 3rd

Due to Advent wreath making, there will be no Sunday School for grades K - 12. Additionally, both Parent Culture groups are cancelled. Please bring the family by Sweetland Hall and join in the fun of making an advent wreath! Each wreath cost $10--scholarships are available!

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Week of 11/20 Youth Update

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Week of 11/20 Youth Update

No Youth Group this Wednesday

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no choir rehearsal, youth dinner, or youth group. We'll resume on Wednesday, November 29th.

Thanksgiving Eve

This Wednesday at 7:30 pm is our annual Thanksgiving Eve service. Team 5 is scheduled to serve. Please arrive in the acolyte vesting room by 7:00 pm. If you're unable to make the service, we'd appreciate an attempt to find a sub. Thanks!

Sunday Morning

Because of the holiday, all Sunday school classes, including Parent Culture, will not be meeting. Our normal Sunday schedule will resume on Sunday, December 10th. 

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Week of 11/13 Youth Update

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Week of 11/13 Youth Update

A Message from the Rector -- Staff Transition

Dear Families-

As many of you know, Isaac Ruelas, our Associate Youth Minister and Multiculturalism Coordinator has been away on a leave of absence for the past six weeks. During this time away, Isaac has discerned that it is time for them (Isaac’s preferred pronouns are they/them/their) to wrap up their work at All Saints so that they can pursue new ways in which they hear God directing them in their professional life. We are grateful that Isaac has had the opportunity to work out their calling here at All Saints for the past seven years, and I know that we will all miss them greatly.

Isaac will return to the office on Monday, December 4th, and his last day will be Sunday, December 31st. We are already planning opportunities for families to say goodbye, and even though Isaac’s leaving is a loss for us, I am confident that they will continue to be a powerful voice for youth in our community and beyond.

Isaac sends their love to you all, and is looking forward to reconnecting with each of you in the weeks ahead.

Con el amor de Cristo,

Mike


Weekly Highlights:

Wednesday Night Youth Group -- Jr. High -- 11/15/2017

This Wednesday Night we will spend time exploring what it means to live a thankful life, especially in the midst of all the different cultural narratives that we have been exposed to and have internalized. As usual, we'll spend some time playing games and listening to each other in small groups, closing out our time together with prayer.

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What is the Kingdom of Heaven?

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What is the Kingdom of Heaven?

The gospel appointed for this upcoming Sunday is Matthew 25, chapters 1-13, the parable of the ten bridesmaids. On the face of it, it's not an overly complicated text--its main point is succinctly summed up in the phrase, "Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour." The hour, traditionally, is an eschatological reflection on Jesus' return, post resurrection.

And yet, its placement in the text is entirely theological, and a quick glance at the surrounding parables gives you a glimpse into Jesus' larger point. The preceding parable is the story of the master who gives his servants authority over his household, and to whom the master handsomely rewards the servants who manage the household well and punishes the servants who waste the responsibilities given to them.

The parable that directly follows is the story of the master who picks three servants and gives to each of them different levels of responsibility for managing his wealth, and then goes away. Upon his return, he finds that two of the servants have invested the wealth that was given to them and made a profit--he rewards them. The third does the complete opposite--he hides the wealth and makes no return on the investment--the master punishes him.

All three of the parables are evocative in many ways, but I'd like to highlight two thoughts that relate to this idea of the Kingdom of Heaven. The first idea is that the Kingdom of Heaven is already present among us--the servants have actual work to do in the here and now--it's not simply enough to wait for some future moment in which the Kingdom of Heaven arrives through some supernatural means.

The second thought is that there is a better "here and now", and that part of our job (along with God) is to be working towards bringing that more heavenly Kingdom, that kingdom of love, compassion, and inclusion, to this world which so desperately  needs it.

In reflecting on the tragedy that unfolded in Texas last Sunday, we thought it would be a good and healing thing to begin to work towards the realization of that better Kingdom of Heaven. This Sunday, November 12th, all students in K - 5 will be given the opportunity to work on an art project that will be sent to the victims of the shooting in Texas. Students in middle school and senior high will have an opportunity to write notes that will be included in a larger package sent from the parish as a part of our action for the morning.

In light of the many deep tragedies in our world today, how will you respond to God's call to be involved in the bringing about of a better Kingdom of Heaven?

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Week of 11/6 Youth Update

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Week of 11/6 Youth Update

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Wednesday Night Youth Group -- Jr. High -- 11/08/2017

This Wednesday we'll be continuing in our series on the book of James, specifically looking at chapter 2, verses 1-7. In these verses, James challenges us to "make no preferences among ourselves," especially as it relates to those who have power and those who do not have power. As usual, we'll spend some time playing games and listening to each other in small groups, closing out our time together with prayer.

Giving Event @ The Rectory

I'm delighted to share that the CYF and Giving departments have worked together to offer a Giving Event that is not only open to the entire parish, but is also family friendly as well. Age appropriate activities will be offered for children and youth throughout the evening. The event begins at 5:30 and will be wrapped up by 7:00 (with the exception of Not So Bored Game Night, which will continue until 8 pm -- please see the note below.)

If you're planning on attending, please send us an email to let us know.

Not So Bored Game Night -- SPECIAL UPDATE

Please see the calendar event below for a special update about our November Not So Bored Game Night.

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Week of 10/30 Youth Update

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Week of 10/30 Youth Update

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Wednesday Night Youth Group -- Jr. High -- 11/01/2017

This Wednesday we'll be continuing in our series on the book of James, specifically looking at chapter 1, verses 22-27. We'll be exploring the radical idea of what it means to put our faith into action, or, in the words of the book of James, how to be "doers who act." As usual, we'll spend some time playing games and listening to each other in small groups, closing out our time together with prayer.

Wednesday Night Youth Group --Sr. High -- 11/01/2017

This Wednesday we’ll be continuing our series, “Music is All We Got”, by listening to the 1998 album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” Head to youtube if you’d like to check the album out ahead of time. We’ll look back at what was going on in 1998, listen to the album together, and then have discussions in small groups.

All education and formation activities will NOT meet this Sunday due to All Saints Sunday.

This includes Godly Play (K - 5), The Journey for Jr. & Sr. High, and both Parent Culture groups. Our normal Sunday schedule will resume on Sunday, November 12th.

A special family Eucharist will be held this Sunday at the 9 am service. Please contact Kelly for additional details.


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Week of 10/23 Youth Update

Halloween Party!

Wednesday Night Youth Group -- Middle School & Senior HIgh -- 10/25/2017

This Wednesday we'll have our annual Halloween party! We'll begin with a frightfully fun dinner at 6:30 pm, hosted by Parish Celebrations. Afterwards, the fun will continue in the Learning Center with games, crafts, a costume contest, and more fun surprises. Oh, and we'll have some candy too...

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Week of 10/16 Youth Update

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Week of 10/16 Youth Update

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Wednesday Night Youth Group -- Jr. High -- 10/18/2017

This Wednesday we'll be continuing in our series on the book of James, specifically looking at chapter 1, verses 17-21. A highlight of this section is James' encouragement to "speak slowly" and to be "slow to anger." We'll consider how those words can not only be applied in our lives, but how we see them being applied (or not being applied) in the many larger, complex issues we face today in our society.


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#StopTheHate: Next Steps

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#StopTheHate: Next Steps

The image on the front page of the youth website is from a couple of years ago, when our youth participated in a #BlackLivesMatter march here in Pasadena. Since then, tragically, it seems that not much has changed, and so this past Sunday we found ourselves marching again, this time at the end of the 9:00 am liturgy. Normally, at the end of a service, the first cross and torches lead the chancel party out, and then church is done. This Sunday, though, was different. 

Instead, the first cross and torches led the people out--and not just out the door. Nearly 700 members of the parish processed out of the church, onto the sidewalk, and then around the block in order to pray with our feet and add our voices to the chorus crying out for an end to the fear, racism, and violence that has gripped our nation. The procession was led by 21 acolytes and numerous other youth carrying signs of peace, signs calling for an end to gun violence, and signs marking the names of those whose lives have been cut short because of the color of their skin. 

After the service had concluded, some began to ask what the next steps are--to that end, Susan Russell has published an excellent blog with resources aimed at helping everyone get educated about the realities that communities of color live with every day and the ways in which allies can get involved in the work in a helpful and productive fashion. Please check the blog out here.

The youth of All Saints are in it for the long haul--we'll continue to be a place that is loving, inclusive, and safe for everyone, and we'll strive to be a prophetic and radical voice of God's love and justice for all people, all the time.

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Changing the Narrative: Faith & Science

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Changing the Narrative: Faith & Science

We have been taught to believe that faith and science are enemies and sadly, many people have bought into that story. By uncritically accepting that binary narrative, we have created a toxic culture that demonizes and rejects any idea or feeling perceived as "other."

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