From the Rector

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Dear All Saints:

“In the first century, Jesus of Nazareth inspired a movement. A community of people whose lives were centered on Jesus Christ and committed to living the way of God’s unconditional, unselfish, sacrificial, and redemptive love. As Episcopalians, we believe in a loving, liberating, and life-giving God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in following the teachings of Jesus Christ, whose life, death, and resurrection saved the world.

We have a legacy of inclusion, aspiring to tell and exemplify God’s love for every human being; women and men serve as bishops, priests, and deacons in our church. Laypeople and clergy cooperate as leaders at all levels of our church. Leadership is a gift from God and can be expressed by all people in our church, regardless of gender, sexual identity or orientation.

We believe that God loves us all – no exceptions.”

(https://www.episcopalchurch.org/who-we-are/lgbtq/)

As Pride month draws to a close, we will celebrate as a community with a Pride Mass on the Grass at 5:00pm this Sunday, June 26, on the lawn at Holy Innocents. Everyone is invited and welcome. Bring a friend. Bring lots of friends!

Blessings to you and yours,

ASEPFrom the Rector