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A Joy and a Privilege-Help the kids on Sunday Morning- Time, Talent

A Joy and a Privilege Do you want to experience more joy in your life? Come help with our religious education programs for an hour on Sunday mornings. Contact Rev. Judith Cady to explore how you can experience the joy and privilege of spending time with the wonderful children and youth of All Souls. 

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Boston or Bust! You Can Help!!! – Treasure

Our Coming of Age youth are raising funds for a trip to Boston to learn about our UU faith and heritage. You can help by providing financial support for our youth. Make checks payable to All Souls COA.  or Click here to make a one-time, online contribution. Put All Souls COA in the Designation line.   […]

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Flame– January 2016

Table of Contents: ( Click to go to that section) Sunday Services     Minister’s Message     Religious Education     Adult Education Committee on Ministry     Caring Connections     Relational Groups     Auction Financials & Attendance     Fundraising Events     Opportunities to Help   Renovation Project Save the Date! Sunday, January 31, Service […]

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All Souls Mitten Tree

 Help us decorate our All Souls Christmas tree with mittens during this holiday season. We are collecting mittens or gloves for all ages of children, youth and adults. Winter weight work gloves are needed for adults. The mittens and gloves will be donated to reStart. reStart provides shelter and supportive services to homeless men, women, […]

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“Reflections on Dreams in Stone, Bread and Community,” November 22, 2015, Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

In 1976, the year I became a student at the Divinity School there, the University of Chicago issued a book of more than 300 photographs of all the buildings on its campus, entitled Dreams in Stone.  The academy – that idealized community of intellectual endeavor and discourse – they said was primarily a dream of […]

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–Space Requests

Simple Room Reservations for meetings can be Made at this link. This is perfect when all you need is a room for a meeting with little to no special requests.   Space Reservations for events can be made at this link. Use this link when planning a meeting that will need more logistics like multiple […]

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“The Thin Veneer,” November 8, 2015, Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Our own Unitarian hero Theodore Parker said it, back before America’s civil war, in a sermon on the moral condition of Boston: What keeps you from a course of crime?  Your Morality?  Your Religion?  Is it?  Take away your property, your home, your friends, the respect of respectable people; take away what you have received […]

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Kendyl’s Column: Building Our Future

All Souls is approaching a time of significant decisions about the future of our congregation, beginning with the conceptual presentation by our architects on Nov. 22, and continuing through our congregational meeting on Jan. 3 to approve plans for our renovation. Decisions will still continue after that point, but this will be an important segment […]

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“Obligation and Choice,” October 11, 2015, Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

  Most of us are probably familiar with the story of the fish who went looking for water.  Traditions vary as to whether he ever found it; the issue is not whether water was available, but whether or not the fish had the reflective capacity to understand what was all around him, the environment in […]

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Kendyl’s Column: We who believe in Freedom Cannot rest…

“We who believe in freedom cannot rest…” Ella’s Song, written by Bernice Johnson Raegan and sung originally by the black women of Sweet Honey in the Rock, reminds us that changing the world is a process, not an event. It is a song that both black folks and white folks can sing with integrity, but […]

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