We Invite You To Observe A Holy Lent




  • We continue to evaluate the rapidly changing information

    and guidance regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, including guidance from our Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, and Bishop Reddall.  We will keep you posted of updates and cancellations implemented at All Saints’, out of an abundance of caution

    and to follow suggested measures from our governmental,

    civic, and medical leaders.

     

  • Get Your Lenten Journey 2020 Guide

    Click on this link to view or print this year's Lenten offerings to make your devotional time more meaningful.  

  • Thursday Evenings in Lent

    Please Note: This series has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for additional updates for next weeks.


    Lenten Evenings: Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26

    5:30pm Evening Prayer in the Chapel (optional)


    6:00pm Potluck in St. Barbara    


    6:30pm Program in St. Barbara

    Guest Presenter: Lucian Taylor


    Walking the Road to Resurrection

    Each of us is on a journey toward Jesus. Our early years of faith are often blessed with a sense of ease and wonder. But then seasons change, and we find ourselves walking  a darker road filled with opposition, betrayal, suffering, even death. We avoid this path at all costs, yet this is the road to resurrection. Join us for this 4-part Lenten series as we follow Jesus walking this road, and discover that the end of this road is not death, but joyous life forever with G


    7:30pm Compline

    Evening prayers in thanksgiving for the day that is completed and for safety in the night to come. 

  • Special Guest

    Guest Speaker: Father Bob Rossi, O.S.C.

    Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm**  

    A Reflection on Spirituality and Art  


    Late Have I Loved You, Beauty Ever Ancient, Ever New

    From Father Reed: “Father Rossi has been my spiritual director since the beginning of my time here in Phoenix, and I now consider him a friend. As you will see from his biography, spiritual direction is just one of his many ministries as part of the Roman Catholic Crosier Community, even though he is now officially retired. Something that fascinates me about Father Rossi is how, in recent years, he discovered a love and gift for painting. His paintings are tiny, as you will see at his talk. And they are beautiful, receiving increasing acclaim (not long ago, he exhibited his work in a gallery in Scottsdale). In his time with us, Father Rossi will share some thoughts about spirituality and art (the title of his talk is from Saint Augustine’s Confessions) from his own perspective as priest and artist.”

     

     

     **Following the presentation, there is an organ recital at 3:30pm by organist and composer Pamela Decker, Associate Professor of Organ/Music Theory at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. A beautiful Choral Evensong service begins at 4pm sung by the Chamber Choir of All Saints’– all are invited.


    About Fr. Bob Rossi, O.S.C.

    Fr. Rossi, a Crosier for 57 years and priest for 50, has been pastor, educator, author and religious leader in the Crosier Order and Church world-wide.  His international experience in the U.S.,  the Congo, Brazil, Indonesia and Europe has given him a broad view of culture and a sensitivity to the universal Church and its diversity. The charism of the Crosier Order has shaped him in   the spirituality of the Cross, inspiring him to create the Crosier Spiritual Exercises, a pastoral tool to accompany people toward hope in the midst of personal suffering.  

     

    Now at Crosier Village Ministries in Phoenix, AZ, he is a  spiritual director and retreat master, focusing on clergy direction.  He facilitates CrossWalk, a monthly program he designed for veterans that relates themes of the Stations of the Cross to the life experience of veterans.  He is founder and director of ESEC, a two-year training program for lay Hispanic spiritual directors and of ekLAYsia, a one-year program to empower lay people to step up to greater responsibility in contemporary Church affairs. Fr. Rossi has a personal interest in matters ecological from the moral point of view. He paints for pleasure.

     


  • Lenten Labyrinth Walk:   March 1, 2020

    In Manning Hall


    Walk the Labyrinth on the First Sunday in Lent

    Begin your Lenten pilgrimage this year with a journey into the labyrinth. A labyrinth is a walking meditation that represents an individual’s journey through the world in search of God. One of the oldest symbols known to humankind, the labyrinth is an ancient geometric shape that does not occur in nature, but that has existed since at least 440 BCE. In Medieval Europe, walking a cathedral labyrinth became a substitute for a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, a long and arduous journey that not everyone could make.  All ages are invited to participate. 


    The Labyrinth will be available following the 7:30am, 9am, and 11am services  (from 8:30am-1:00pm) on Sunday, March 1. Come and see where your journey will take you!

     

     

  • The Saint John's Bible Sunday: March 8, 2020

    A Celebration of our amazing Saint John's Bible -- the first handwritten, illuminated Bible in over 500 years.  We are honored and blessed to the full Heritage set of seven volumes of the museum-grade reproduction permanently housed at All Saints'. 


    9am and 11am Holy Eucharist + 4pm Choral Evensong   

    All 7 Volumes of the Illuminated Bible on display


    10:10am: Adult Education

    Some Reflections on The Saint John's Bible: Past, Present and Future

    by Father Poulson Reed


    2:30pm: Special Guest Presentation in St. Barbara

    Guest Speaker: Father Bob Rossi, O.S.C.

    A Reflection on Spirituality and Art

    Late Have I Loved You, Beauty Ever Ancient, Ever New

    details above


    3:30pm    Organ recital by organist and composer Pamela Decker, Associate Professor of Organ/Music Theory at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.


    4:00pm Choral Evensong service sung by the Chamber Choir of All Saints’– all are invited.


    Reception following the service. 


     

  • Opportunities for Prayer

    Celebrations of the Holy Eucharist

    6 regular weekly services


    Centering Prayer

    Saturday mornings 8:30am in the Chapel


    Rosary Prayer

    Sunday mornings 10:15am in the Chapel


    Evening Prayer

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings 5:30pm in the Chapel

     

    Choral Evensong

    Sunday, March 8 and April 5

    3:30pm Organ Recital + 4pm Service  


    Choral Evensong

    Fourth Fridays February 28 and March 27

    5:30pm Sung Evening Prayer with the Choristers of All Saints' Church

    in the Chapel


    Compline

    Following Thursday Lenten Evenings

    March 5, 12, 19, 26

    7:30pm in the Chapel

     

    The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Private Confession) in Lent

    In preparation for Easter, some Christians find the discipline of the Sacrament of Reconciliation to be helpful. The service is in The Book of Common Prayer on page 446.  If you would like to understand more about this sacrament and  how it may benefit you in your spiritual life, please speak with one of the priests. Call the Church Office for an appointment - 602.279.5539.

     


  • Opportunities for Learning

    Sunday Adult Education at 10:10am in St. Barbara


    March 1:   All-Parish Event — Experience the Labyrinth      

    Begin your Lenten pilgrimage this year with a journey into the labyrinth. A labyrinth is a walking meditation that represents  an individual's journey through the world in search of God. The Labyrinth will be available following the 7:30am, 9am, and 11am services (from 8:30am-1:00pm) in Manning Hall.

     

    March 8:    Some Reflections on The Saint John’s Bible at All Saints’: Past Present, and Future. with Fr. Poulson Reed

     

    March 15: CANCELLED

     

    March 22:  All-Parish Potluck    CANCELLED

     

    March 29:  Hear from Canon Anita Braden from the Diocesan Office and our Senior Warden Dave English about what’s next.

     

    April 5:   All-Parish Event — Stations of the Cross

    As Holy Week begins, join us for an abbreviated, experiential version of the Stations of the Cross for all ages. Come and pray, learn, and prepare for Holy Week together as a parish community, and don't forget to pick up your Holy Week Passport while you are there. (You may receive a stamp for the Palm Sunday service and the Stations of the Cross activity.) All ages welcome!

     

    April 12:  Easter Sunday—No Christian Education

     


    Thursday Lenten Evening Program

    6:30pm in St. Barbara

    March 5, 12, 19, 26

    Walking the Road to Resurrection with Lucian Taylor

     

    The Path of Discipleship:

    Adult Confirmation Class

    Tuesdays, March 10–April 28, 6-8pm

    in the Urbano Library

    email Fr. Tim Yanni to learn more:  tyanni@allsaintsoncentral.org

     

     

     

  • Opportunities for Service

    Socks for Souls Lenten Collection & Maundy Thursday Foot Care Clinic

    Make someone else’s Lenten pilgrimage a little bit easier this year by donating socks to make sock giveaway bags for those who attend the Diocesan Maundy Thursday Foot Care Clinic on April 9. This Maundy Thursday, for the third year in a row, members of Episcopal congregations from around the diocese will take the foot washing out of the church and into the streets to wash and care for the feet of those who are experiencing homelessness in downtown Phoenix. As part of this ministry, volunteers will give each guest a “sock sack” with foot care items to take with them, including new pairs of socks. Please place your package of new black or white men's or women's socks in the red collection bins in the Narthex/lobby from March 1-31. For more information, or to volunteer for the Foot Care Clinic, contact Pastor Emilie Finn at efinn@allsaintsoncentral.org.


    Prison Ministry at All Saints'

    Join this thriving ministry for their monthly gathering on Tuesday, February 25 and Tuesday, March 24, from 6:30-8pm in St. Barbara to fill out hundreds of birthday and mothers day cards for the women at Perryville Prison. Many hands will be needed.


    All-Parish Volunteer Day at Feed My Starving Children

    Friday, March 20, 3:15-5:30pm

    All Saints’ youth, adults, and families are invited to volunteer together at Feed My Starving Children, Mesa

    (1345 S. Alma School Road, Mesa, AZ, 85210) on Friday, March 20, from 3:15-5:30pm! Begin your Lenten

    pilgrimage by serving alongside your All Saints’ brothers and sisters in Christ, and helping those most in need around the world. Space is limited - reserve your family’s spot soon! Permission slips required for youth attending without their parents. Children younger than fourth grade must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To sign up, contact Pastor Emilie Finn at efinn@allsaintsoncentral.org.

     

     

     

  • Opportunities for Connection

    Women's Breakfast: March 10 at 9am at the Moon Valley Cafe on the NW Corner of 7th Street and Thunderbird Road. 


    SAGES: March 11 (Learn "All About the Saints" at 11am and Lunch & Program at 12pm in St. Barbara)


    Men’s Breakfast: March 12 at 7am at Scott's Generations Deli on Glendale and 7th Street.


    Intergenerational Gathering 10:10am on April 5:  Interactive Stations of the Cross for all ages in St. Barbara


     


     


  • Your Lenten Journal

    Click here to view or print a page you can use for your daily Lenten journal. Write down your thoughts,

    copy the prayer you found comforting, list the ideas you want to pursue, or draw anything interesting you encounter on your Lenten Journey 2020