All Saints Church was front-and-center at L.A. Pride on Sunday June 7.
Carlos Gonzalez carried the ASCpas banner in the Parade and Jim White led the prayers at the pre-parade Eucharist where our seminary intern, Guy Leemhuis led the music. ASC member Rick Davis was there with his Lambda Legal hat — and shirt — on and sisters Lori and Lida Kizzia were part of the parade contingent.
And from the L.A. Times feature: “The diocese has been leading a service before the Pride Parade for two decades,” said the Rev. Susan Russell, a priest at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena. “We’re here to undo the damage that the religious right has done to Jesus when they portray him as homophobic,” she said. “We’re here to undo that damage and tell the good news that God loves everybody.”
Here is the full story in the LA Times.