2009 Spirituality and Justice Award
at All Saints Parish

Leslie Sterling accepts Distinguished Service Award

From left, Sue LeClaire, Marion Edelman, and the Rev. David Killian. (Photo by Jean Stringham)

The 2009 All Saints Parish Spirituality and Justice Award was awarded to Ms. Marion Wright Edelman on Sunday, May 17. Ms. Edelman is the Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF). Under her leadership, CDF has become the nation's strongest voice for children and families. She has received many honorary degrees and awards including the Robert F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award for her writings. Her latest book The Sea is so Wide and my Boat is so Small was published in September 2008.

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All Saints Parish Distinguished Service Award for Anne Guenzel

Anne Guenzel receiving the Distinguished Service Award    more photos ...

On June 7, 2009, Dr. Anne Guenzel was awarded the All Saints Disinguished Service Award for her two decades of dedicated service to the parish.

Farewell to Leslie ...

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For seven years, the Rev. Leslie K. Sterling served Assistant Rector of All Saints Parish. In late 2008 she was appointed Priest in Charge at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. On February 8, 2009 All Saints Parish thanked her for her service and wished her well in her new ministry. Leslie was presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the 10:30 am service.

The All Saints Parish Spirituality and Justice Award

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On April 27, 2008, All Saints Parish presented the 11th Annual Spirituality and Justice Award to Dr. Paul Farmer, medical anthropologist and physician and a founding director of Partners in Health, an international organization that provides direct health care services for those living in poverty. The Award was presented in recognition of his deep spiritual faith which is manifested in his internationally recognized work providing quality medical care to the poor in Haiti, Russia, Rwanda and Peru. (Photo by Jean Stringham)

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The Rev. David Killian presents the 10th Spirituality and Justice Award to Dr. Peter Stringham at the 10:30 a.m. worship service on June 3, 2007. The award is presented in recognition of Dr. Stringham's deep spiritual faith which is manifested in his nationally-recognized work to help teenagers learn skills to prevent violent and destructive behaviors.

Previous award recipients were: Bishop Barbara C. Harris (1998), Bishop Simon E. Chiwanga (1999), Bishop M. Thomas Shaw (2000), Bishop Steven Charleston (2001), Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu (2002), Dr. Yang Jianli and Christina Fu (2003), the Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas (2004), the Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson (2005), the Honorable Byron Rushing (2006), Dr. Peter Stringham (2007).

The All Saints Parish Yule Candle Award Ceremony

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The Rector awards the Yule Candle to parishioners with a distinguished record of service to the parish at the Parish Annual Meeting. The Rev. David Killian (middle) with Roberta and Bill Schnoor, recipients of the 2009 Yule Candle awards, awarded on February 1, 2009.

Farewell to Valerie ...

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The Rev. Valerie Baily Fischer served as Director of Young Adult Ministries from May to December 2008. She has been appointed Assistant Rector at St. Elizabeth's Church in Sudbury. Congratulations, Valerie!

Congratulations, Christian, Jon, Adam and Chris!

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On January 12, 2008, the Rev. Dr. Christian Brocato of All Saints Parish was received as a priest in the diocese at Trinity Church, Copley Square. At the joyous occasion, long-time All Saints parishioner the Rev. Jon Eden and two former All Saints seminarians, the Rev. Chris Wendell and the Rev. Adam Shoemaker also received their ordination. (Photo by Jeff Hickey)

Welcome home, Jianli!

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After five long years, All Saints parishioner, Dr. Yang Jianli, is finally back home with his family in Boston. Picture taken at the September 16, 2007 homecoming celebration at All Saints.

Click here to read his thanksgiving message at All Saints.

Mission to Nicaragua

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In June 2007, a team of 7 young people and 4 adults from the parish traveled to Quezalguaque, Nicaragua - Brookline's Sister City. While there, they helped refurbish the backyard of the town's public library. This trip was the first time people from All Saints Parish had traveled internationally to engage in mission ministry.

Neighborhood Action Dinner

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All Saints volunteers cooked and served a nutritious meal to over 120 homeless men and women at St. John the Evangelist church, 35 Bowdoin Street, Boston. May 17, 2007

Blessings of the Animals - St. Francis Day October 8, 2006

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(Photos by Viki Gotting)

Schola's 25th Anniversary

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Keith Glavash receives All Saints Parish Distinguished Service Award on his and Schola's 25th anniversary celebration on September 24, 2006. (Photos by AnneMarie Ellis)

All Saints Parish Annual Retreat 2006

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Memorial weekend 2006 retreat at the Bishop Harris Camp and Conference Center in New Hampshire.


Celtic Spirituality celebrates ...

David's 40th Anniversary celebration, May 19, 2007

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Six Years of Celtic Spirituality (2004)

Four Musicians    more photos ...


From the gardens of All Saints Parish...

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Come see how our gardens grow ... With thanks to all our volunteer gardeners! (Photos by AnneMarie Ellis)


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