All Saints Episcopal Church

Come and be fed. Seek and love God. Serve each person as Christ. East Lansing, MI
All Saints Episcopal Church
All Saints Episcopal Church

Who We Are

We are an open and affirming church that welcomes all of God's children to feast at God's holy table. Our liturgy tends to the traditional side, but our welcome is as warm and embracing as the hug your child gave you this morning. We have a commitment to outreach and social justice and our ministries include a Personal Needs Bank and a Teen After School Center based here in our church. Come visit, taste and see.

About Us

Programs
Social Justice, Children's Ministry, Community Service, Young Adults, Youth Group, Choir, Nursery, Adult Education, Preschool, Disability

Music
Traditional Hymns, Chanting, Organ, Psalms a capella, A capella

Denomination
Episcopal

Networks

Size
Medium

Language
English

Founded
1953

Plan Your Visit

Services

Contact

Address
800 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone
517-351-7160

Website

Directions
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Our Services

What are services like?
Each of our services has a slightly different feel. Our 8 a.m. Service is a time of quiet reflection. We use the exquisitely beautiful Shakespearean language service, which dates to the earliest days of our denomination. Communion is always offered at this service. Our 10:00 am Service is our primary service and seeks to reach out to all generations. The music is led by the All Saints Choir, but our Children’s Choir and Cherub Choir (preschoolers) offer music once a month during the school year. Sunday School for children is held during the first part of this service during the school year, and children join their parents in time for communion. On the first and third Sundays of the month, we offer a special service for families with young children at 9 a.m. Joyful songs a simple Bible story and communion feed parents and children alike. After the service, we hope you´ll stay around, meet some people and enjoy some coffee. Church is about God and worship, but it´s also about community and frie

What if I'm not a Christian?
Bring your questions and your searching. We welcome explorers, the doubting, the dubious and the skeptical.

Leadership View all

Kit Carlson

Kit Carlson

Rev. Katherine “Kit” Carlson began her tenure in February 2007. She comes to All Saints from Church of the Ascension in Gaithersburg, Maryland, where she was associate rector, then interim rector following the rector's retirement. She served Ascension for more than six years, following her graduation from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2000. While at Ascension, she oversaw the development of three additional worship services in the renovated historic chapel, added a labyrinth and centering prayer ministry and an annual silent retreat. She is definitely not a silent person, however. Kit loves almost every kind of music and enjoys singing and playing the cello. She loves the outdoors, especially the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and she likes camping, boating and backpacking. She spent two undergraduate years at MSU (where she worshipped with both All Saints and Canterbury-MSU), and the second two years at University of Florida (Go Gators!), where she met her husband, Wendell Lynch. They have been married since 1980 and have two grown children, Andrew and Katie Carlson-Lynch. Prior to becoming a priest, Kit was a journalist, freelance writer, book author, community coordinator for an au pair program, editor of Discovery Channel's print magazine, marketing director for a long-term care company, and a stay-at-home mom. She is grateful to God for guiding her to put all that experience to good work in one single occupation.

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