Who we are
All Saints Episcopal Church is a gathering of men and women, young and old, straight and LGBTQ, of varying ethnic, social, and educational backgrounds. Jesus welcomed everyone and we, following him, do too.
We come together through our church and our lives shared to discover and deepen our understanding of God as our Creator, Teacher, and Spiritual Companion (God the Father/Mother, God the Son Jesus, and God the Holy Spirit).
We seek to improve our connection and relationship with God through our worship, fellowship together, our discipleship (learning and practicing God’s will for our lives), and our serving others (each according to our gifts).
Our church belongs to the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, which is part of The Episcopal Church – a denomination that has its roots in the historic Church of England, which during the Reformation in the 1500s broke off from the Roman Catholic Church. Thus we have both Protestant and Catholic traditions in our way of being church.
We call it the Middle Way or the Via Media.
Our Episcopal Church relies on Scripture, Tradition, and Reason (and some add personal experience) to help us develop and grow as God’s children.
We respect the awesomeness of God that is found in both Science and in Divine Mystery in our universe. These two areas we find to be mutually inclusive of God’s sacred presence and design.
We are really just ordinary folks, trying our best to be the people God intended us to be.
None of us claim to have all the answers. None of us is perfect.
All of us welcome you to join us.