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October 2018

Training of Poll Monitors

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

POLL MONITORS NEEDED   The League of Women Voters, NAACP, and ACLU are just a few of the local organizations supporting Election Protection efforts to station “poll monitors” outside poll sites to inform voters of their right to vote, their right for assistance for voting if impaired, and even the right to vote at the curb if needed. Problems arise for some voters and poll monitors are there to ensure no one is deprived of their right to vote.  Volunteer…

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Forum: “United Nations and Global Discontent” with Manny Pedram & Matthew Westra

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dr. Manny Pedram will present a brief history of the annual United Nations Day celebration affirming the "goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all." Then, Dr. Pedram and Matthew Westra will review the causes of 21st century failures to achieve human sustainability and to overcome bigotry, hatred and religious and ethnic conflicts.

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Service: “Broken Pieces and New Visions” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

October 28 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Next month’s election is sure to shuffle the deck of political power and leadership here in the United States, but it has implications for the rest of the world as well. In an age that is increasingly both fractured and interconnected, a whole-earth perspective is especially appropriate as we celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Following the service, our long time friend Manny Pedram will have copies of his recent book, Global Discontent: the Mosaic…

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November 2018

Show Up for Shabbat

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In solidarity and support of the Pittsburgh Jewish community, synagogues around the country we be holding a Show Up For Shabbat service; recognizing that the murders that took place in Pittsburgh occurred during our most sacred time, the Jewish Sabbath. Congregation Kol Ami will be holding a Shabbat service this Friday, Nov. 2, beginning at 6:45 pm at All Souls-4501 Walnut. We are urging friends and neighbors of all faiths to take a stand against antisemitism and be an ally…

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Forum: “Truth or Consequences–Thoughts on the midterm elections ” with Dave Helling

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dave Helling, member of the Kansas City Star Editorial board and well known political columnist, will share his thoughts as we head into Midterm elections.

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Service: “Forethought of Grief” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

November 4 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

There is something both noble and tragic about people participating in an election when at least some are bound to be deeply disappointed by the result. Our innate preference for the time frame of the present can make it easy to lose sight of both our rootedness in the past, and the possibilities of the future, in especially fraught moments like these. How can we stay grounded, when the urgencies of the world come flying at us so fast? Click…

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Forum: “Habitat for Humanity Projects in Natural Disasters Areas” with Scott Burnett

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Scott Burnett has worked with Jimmy Carter on international and domestic Habitat for Humanity projects, usually in natural disaster areas. Scott will present a slide show detailing several projects from Anniston, Ala. to the Gulf Coast and from the California Coast to Mekong, Thailand. Mr. Burnett is Legislative Chairman for Jackson Count, MO.

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Service: “To End All Wars” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

November 11 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

This Veterans Day marks a century since the Armistice that concluded the First World War -- which was to have been the war to end all wars. What, if anything, has humanity learned in those hundred years, and what progress are we making to eliminate this ancient scourge of the human condition? Click here to watch streaming video on Sunday mornings at 11:15. Click here to find the YouTube channel and archives. All Souls General Budget is the recipient of…

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Forum: “The elections–Where do we go from here? ” with Max Skidmore

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Max Skidmore holds a Univ. of Minnesota PhD in American Studies, a large field that combines history, political science, popular culture, etc.--extending specifically to study of such phenomena as Medicare and Social Security. Let's hope for enough upbeat election results to have fun considering them.

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Service: “First Thanksgiving” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

November 18 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

More than 50 years before the Mayflower Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock, Spanish explorers in Florida celebrated a Catholic mass of thanksgiving and a cooperative feast with members of the local Temecuah tribe on the southern Atlantic coast. The colony of La Florida, including St. Augustine and later Fort Mose, would become a multi-cultural community of Europeans, Indians, and Africans escaping from slavery -- the earliest Underground Railroad actually ran south. There is much to inspire gratitude and honor,…

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