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  • Choral Evensong - Second Sundays

    Next Choral Evensong: Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 4pm

    3:30pm Organ Recital by Dr. Kimberly Marshall

    4pm Service with music by the Chamber Choir

    A deeply moving service with candlelight, sung prayers, chant, and incense. Sung the Second Sunday of the Month, September through April. Evensong is one of the jewels of the Anglican tradition, with sung settings of the psalms, evening canticles and prayers from the 1662 Prayer Book. Experience the timeless texts of the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis as interpreted by celebrated composers.

    The organ recital precedes the service at 3:30pm.ASU professor Kimberly Marshall, who is celebrated worldwide for her compelling concerts, master classes, and lectures. She is a creative advocate for the King of Instruments in many different contexts.  Evensong begins at 4pm featuring the Choirs of All Saints'. The reception follows in St. Barbara. 


  • The Rector's Coffee

    New or returning parishioners? You are invited to The Rector's Coffee if you've joined us in the last

    12 months. Come have a cup of coffee and treats with the Rector and other ministry leaders on

    Sunday, January 12 at 10:10am in the Urbano Library. RSVP to Fr. Tim Yanni at tyanni@allsaintsoncentral.org.

  • Choral Evensong - Fourth Fridays

    Fourth Fridays in the Holy Innocents' Chapel at 5:30pm

    Next service: Friday, January 24, 2020

    It's a simple Evensong -- lasting not more than 30 minutes. Come join us! It’s a great addition for those who pray Evening Prayer Monday through Thursday, or for those who’d like to support our young singers, while starting the weekend with prayer.  Music by the Choristers of All Saints' Church. 


  • The Annual Parish Meeting

    Sunday, January 26, 2020

    Join us at 10am in the church for the Annual Meeting, which includes the election of 4 new Vestry Members and the Junior Warden. Fr. Poulson Reed will share the State of the Parish in his sermon at all services January 25 and 26 (Saturday 5pm, Sunday 7:30am, 9am, and 11am. There will be a children’s activity at 10am in St. Barbara, as well as nursery care for babies through age 4, so parents and Sunday School teachers may attend the Annual Meeting. More details soon on the candidates.

  • Adult Christian Education

    Sundays 10:10am in St. Barbara


    December 29: No Adult Education 

    January 5: Special Class from Our Music Department

    January 12: New Year, New Life: The Quest for Digital Simplicity

    It’s so difficult to nurture a quiet mind and calm spirit in the midst of digital chaos. Spend time with Deacon Patrice Taylor to explore how you can tame your social media, internet, and digital communications habits to improve your capacity to focus on meaningful goals, reduce materialism, and live a more centered Christian life.


    January 19:  Annual Budget Review

    January 26: Annual Parish Meeting in the Church


  • What's Up For Children, Youth & Families


    No Nursery. No Children's Chapel. No Christian Education. 

    See you after the New Year!


    All Saints’ Nursery for babies to 4 years

    Sunday mornings 8:30am to 12:30pm in the church’s north wing.

    9am Children's Chapel in the Chapel

    10:10am  Children through Grade 3: Day School Library

    10:10am  Youth Grade 4-7: Day School Library 


    Sign Up Now for Youth Confirmation Program

    Youth Confirmation preparation begins in January! If you are a student in grades 7-8 (or above), or if you know someone who is, it is not too early to sign up for Confirmation class! This year, youth preparation for Confirmation will consist of Sunday morning sessions during the regular education hour, from 10:10-10:50am, January 12, 19, & 26, February 2, 9, & 23, March 1, 8, 22, & 29, April 26, & May 3, and a mini-retreat on the church campus on Saturday, April 25, from 10am-2pm. As students prepare to make their own mature commitment to their Christian faith and to the Episcopal Church, we will read and discuss the Gospel of Mark together, learn about the baptismal covenant and different practices of prayer, discuss with All Saints' clergy and adult mentors how our faith influences our daily lives and actions, and participate in service projects, both within the church and in the wider community. Students and their families are encouraged to attend the Eucharistic service on Sunday either before or after classes. The registration fee is $100 (scholarships are available). For more information, or to sign up, contact Pastor Emilie Finn at efinn@allsaintsoncentral.org



    Day School Open Houses: January 22

    Come learn more about our school focused on “Educating Children Head to Soul.” From 9-11am, meet with administrators, faculty and Parent Ambassadors.  There is so much that All Saints’ has to offer, so start with a campus visit or call 602.274.4866 to schedule a private tour.  You can RSVP for an Open House by using the link on our website, allsaints.org.



  • Women's Breakfast

    Our Newest Fellowship Group to Gather: Next Breakfast Tuesday, January 14

    Join us for breakfast, once a month, for conversation and breakfast on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 9am. This month, we will meet at the the First Watch at Park Central. Contact Joyce at jamoderow@gmail.com or 602-957-3211 for more information, or to let her know how many chairs to save!

  • Men's Breakfast

    Next gatherings:  Thursday, January 9

    Join the men of All Saints' for breakfast and conversation on the second Thursday of each month, from 7-8am at Scott's Generations Deli on the Northeast corner of 7th Street and Glendale (Madison Village Marketplace, 742 E. Glendale Ave).  All ages welcome. 

  • SAGES On Central

    Year-round monthly opportunity for 60ish+ to enjoy the pleasures of lunch, enriching conversations and social engagement.  A class taught by the clergy, "All About the Saints" meets at 11am in St. Barbara first. Then lunch starts at 12noon with a delicious seasonal meal provided by Heavenly Scent,  just $7. The program starts at 12:30pm and rarely goes past 1:15pm.  Although the focus is on seniors, all ages are welcome to join us. 


    Enjoy your summer, see you at our next gathering: Wednesday, January 8

  • Caring Crafters

    Caring Crafters (formerly Prayer Shawl Knitting Group):

    Next gathering is Thursday, January 16

    Join us at Panera, 1949 E. Camelback Rd. (faces 20th St., south of Camelback, behind In and Out Burger) at 5:30pm, on the third Thursday of each month. Bring your knitting, crocheting, small hand stitching, beading or just your smiling face and learn more about our donation projects. Contact Sharron (602-499-8134 or email SharronLuther@yahoo.com).


  • All Saints' Prison Ministry

    Send a Prisoner a Message of God's Love

    Matthew 25:36 "For I was in prison and you visited me."

    As Episcopalians, we promise in our Baptismal Covenant to "strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being."   Many of the prisoners experience isolation, rejection by family, and suffer deeply from being separated from their children.  A few encouraging words from your heart can brighten their day and uplift their hearts.  

    Donations of cards and stamps are gratefully accepted for this ministry.  If you would like more information, contact Lora Villasenor at lmvillasenor@msn.com.  

    If you find yourself observing the suffering in the world and looking for an opportunity to help someone  in the little free time you have—consider joining us on our monthly Tuesday evening at 6:30-8:00pm in St. Barbara to send birthday wishes to women incarcerated at Perryville.  So many of the women we write to have been left behind by friends and family and the Birthday cards we sent are often the only cards they receive.  When we receive letters back from the women they are often  filled with beautiful messages of gratitude along with desperate words of loneliness that remind us that no gesture of kindness is too small to make a difference.  

    The 2020 Program Year Dates

    January 21

    February 25

    March 24

    April 21

    May 26

    June 23

  • Wednesday 12:10pm Holy Eucharist  

    Holy Eucharist & Healing Service at 12:10pm

    This is a great time for people to stop by from work for a short spiritual boost at lunch time. It’s a short service, approximately 30 minutes, so you will still have time for lunch.  For you early birds, there is still a 7am Holy Eucharist & Healing Service every Wednesday also.


  • Evening Prayer

    An Invitation to Deeper Faith and Sustaining A Tradition

    Evening Prayer every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 5:30pm in the Holy Innocents' Chapel.

    Special New Offering: Fourth Fridays August through April from 5:30-6pm: Choral Evensong with the Choristers of All Saints' Church. A sung version of Evening Prayer with our youth choir in the chapel. 

  • Centering Prayer

    Saturdays 8:30am, the All Saints’ Centering Prayer Group has weekly meetings in the Chapel. This time of prayer is open to anyone who is interested in practicing the ancient, yet timely practice of Centering Prayer, or learning more about it. The Practice of Centering Prayer familiarizes us with God’s first language – SILENCE. Participation in a weekly Centering Prayer group encourages perseverance in your individual practice, further input through resources and discussions, and an opportunity to share the spiritual journey. Additional information can be found in the Centering Prayer brochure, located in the tract rack, or by contacting Robin Wright at rbnrit@cox.net, Sara Soller at sara.soller@gmail.com, or Jennifer King at jbk393@yahoo.com.


  • Got Prayer?

    Are you happy with your prayer life? Would you like to learn more about prayer? Would you like to join with others and explore the practice of prayer? The Prayer Team offers a class that is a general primer on prayer and provides the background required for an invitation to potentially join the All Saints' Prayer Team ministry. For more information:  Contact Tim Hyland at thyland@cavanaghlaw.com.  

  • The Book Discussion Group

    The first Wednesday of the month from 7:30 – 9:00pm in the Urbano Library (September through April)

    The Book Discussion Group welcomes anyone who enjoys challenging reading and spirited discussion. The group reads mainly nonfiction books, and the occasional novel, that is selected to help develop spirituality and a greater understanding of our faith and the faith of others. Click here for the Book Discussion Group 2019-2020 Reading List.

  • Outreach Opportunities  

    FAITH IN ACTION Opportunities

    Are you seeking ways to give back to our community? Are you in need of tangible ways to say thank you for all the gifts you’ve been given?  Here are some opportunities to provide your time and talents to some of our partner organizations:

    To volunteer with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance:


    To volunteer with Andre House:


    To volunteer with ICM Food and Clothing Bank:


    To volunteer with Feed My Starving Children:


    To volunteer with Homeward Bound Pathways Out of Poverty: 


    To volunteer with Phoenix Rescue Mission:



  • All Saints' Choral Music

    Program for Children

    All Saints’ is very pleased to offer a comprehensive choral program which embraces the tradition of children’s voices.  For nearly one thousand years, children (primarily boys until the last fifty years!) have sung daily services in the great cathedrals and collegiate chapels of England. This new program is based on the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) curriculum entitled “Voice for Life” and provides youth with a musical education which includes music theory, music history, and vocal training. In addition, choristers learn about the liturgy and history of the church.  

    Who can join? Any child in grades K-12.


    What are the requirements?  A love of music and commitment to the singing schedule.


    Do I have to belong to the church? Membership to the church is NOT required, nor do you have to be an Episcopalian.


    What does my child get out of it?

    A first class musical education by highly experienced and trained professional musicians and lasting friendships.


    What is the cost?

    All admitted choristers receive FREE tuition as well as the opportunity to take a variety of music lessons on scholarship. The cost is simply a time commitment.


    Why do we rehearse twice a week?

    The choristers prepare and sing a lot of music during the spring and fall terms. It is necessary to rehearse twice a week in order to give the choristers time to learn music, theory, sing at a high level, do homework, and have fun!

    To learn more, contact Director of Music, Joseph Ripka at jripka@allsaintsoncentral.org


  • All Saints' Music School (ASMS)

    ASMS is an outreach ministry of All Saints' Episcopal Church and Day School serving the community through music instruction. ASMS is open to all persons regardless of religious affiliation. You need not be a member of All Saints' to receive music instruction. 


    Offerings include private and group instruction on a variety of traditional instruments as well as the New Community Chorister Program and group classes for young children.


    Voice, Piano, Violin, Saxophone, Tuba, Trombone, Trumpet, Clarinet, Flute, Percussion, French Horn, & Cello.


    All Saints’ Music School is committed to developing and encouraging musical skill and appreciation in each student, regardless of age or ability. In an artistic and nurturing environment, our instructors offer a first-rate musical education for all through professional instruction and inspiring musical experiences as an outreach program of All Saints’ Episcopal Church and Day School.

    Piano Preparatory Program for Younger Children

    (Birth to 5th Grade) Parents and tots learn rhymes, lullabies, floor and lap games, action songs and dances that stimulate your child’s natural response to music. Older children work on musical literacy through songs, games, and playing percussion and Orff instruments. These classes will lead into the extremely successful, non-traditional Simply Music Piano Program! Group piano classes start at age 5.

    To learn more, contact Director of Music, Joseph Ripka at jripka@allsaintsoncentral.org