What's Coming Up

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  • Adult Christian Education

    May 26: Summer Schedule starts—Adult Education moves to 9am

    (Rosary Prayer moves to 9:15am)


    Find out more about the upcoming JustFaith Program that starts this Fall, on Tuesday, September 10.

    JustFaith is a program of “JustFaith Ministries” that invites participants to live more simply and compassionately,  and make a difference by responding to the needs of the world. The program is led by lay facilitators,  and supported by our clergy.  The small group dynamic (12-15 participants) encourages the group to share and bond in a very special way and form a new small community, and also to connect with the two prior cohorts of All Saints Just Faith alumni. This small group program lasts 24 weeks, meeting weekly on Tuesday evenings. There will also be two Saturday retreats and several immersion opportunities. The curriculum is comprised of three phases that will help you explore today’s issues through the lens of your faith, engage in dialogue around those issues, and formulate a personal/group response. We will be offering the program beginning September 10 and continuing until March 10, 2020.  If you would like more information or would like to register for JustFaith contact :

    Billy Shields - email: billy@shieldsP3.com    phone: 602-451-6654

    Lucy Guernsey - email: lucyguernsey@fuller.edu

    Colleen Warner - email: thewarners3@cox.net

    There will be a second information session during Adult Education  Hour that will take place in August. 

       

    The First and Second Letters of Peter, and the Letter of Jude (Sundays at 9am in Saint Barbara)

    Once again this summer, we will explore parts of the New Testament that are often ignored, led by our clergy and friends. These three, short biblical letters are closely connected. And they offer some intriguing questions, which we will explore. How are they related? Were they really written by Peter and Jude? What do we make of some of their “problem passages”? And how do their discussions of   the relationship of Christian community to the pagan culture around them have wisdom for us in our own day? Please bring a Bible in any translation. You are welcome to read the chapter in advance, but not required to do so.

     

    June 2: Introduction and 1 Peter Chapter 1

    June 9: 1 Peter 2

    June 16: 1 Peter 3

    June 23: 1 Peter 4

    June 30: 1 Peter 5

    July 7: 2 Peter 1

    July 14: 2 Peter 2

    July 21: 2 Peter 3

    July 28: Jude

     

  • What's Up For Children, Youth & Families


    All Saints’ Nursery for babies to 4 years

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

     

    Children's Chapel at 10am starting Sunday, May 26

     

    All Saints’ Kids for the Community is June 24- 28, from 8am -12pm

    Our annual summer camp opportunity for children is back and better than ever! At this half-day camp, children and youth will explore why we serve AND take part in service projects at several organizations through out the city. Participants must be ages 5-17 and have completed Kindergarten. Registration is $90 and includes T-shirt, transportation, and pizza party. Discounts for siblings. Registration is limited, contact Pastor Baker to register! (jbaker@allsaintsoncentral.org) — Registration forms on the CYF Table in the narthex. 

     

      


  • Women's Breakfast

    Our Newest Fellowship Group to Gather: Next Breakfast Tuesday, June 11

    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 Fame at 4700 North Central Avenue. 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, June 13

    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. 

      

    Next gathering: Wednesday, June 12 featuring guest piano virtuoso, Nicole Pesce!  


  • 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. Now is the time to recycle your unused Christmas cards, help us get started for next year!


    Tuesday, May 28, from 6:30-8pm in St. Barbara.  We will work on birthday cards for our sisters at Perryville Prison. 

     


      

     

  • 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. 


  • 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.


     

  • Choral Evensong - Second Sundays

    Next Choral Evensong: Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 4pm


    A deeply moving service with candlelight, sung prayers, chant, and incense. Sung the Second Sunday of the Month, October 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.

    Evensong begins at 4pm featuring the Choirs of All Saints'. The organ recital follows the service at 5pm with a reception after in St. Barbara. 

      

  • Compline - Fourth Sundays

    Next Compline Service: Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 8pm

     


    Compline is the final service in the daily office of the Book of Common Prayer. Originating in the 4th century, Compline follows the traditional pattern of brief psalms, a reading, prayers and the Nunc Dimittis (the Song of Simeon). The word “Compline” comes from the Latin word for “completions,” as we pray in thanksgiving for the day that is completed, and for safety in the coming night. Services are Fourth Sundays at 8:00pm in the main church from September through April with the Men's & Women's Schola of All Saints'. This is a ‘come as you are’ service and congregants may choose freely to participate in the liturgy or to simply sit in quiet prayer and/or mediation. All are welcome.


     

     




  • 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:

    http://volunteer.firstfoodbank.org


    To volunteer with Andre House:

    http://andrehouse.org/volunteer-information/


    To volunteer with ICM Food and Clothing Bank:

    http://www.icmaz.org/Volunteers/Volunteers.aspx


    To volunteer with Feed My Starving Children:

    https://www.fmsc.org/get-involved/volunteer-now


    To volunteer with Homeward Bound Pathways Out of Poverty: 

    http://www.homewardboundaz.org/get-involved/volunteer/


    To volunteer with Phoenix Rescue Mission:

    http://phoenixrescuemission.org/you-can-help/


     

  • 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