Announcements

27 January 2019 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (27 January 2019) at 11:00 AM for “Right” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.  What is right?  Come and explore this with us on this World Religion Day.

Religious education classes for children and youth are offered during the 11:00 AM service.  Children and youth attend the first 15-20 minutes of the service and then are dismissed to class.

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Adult Religious Education — 27 January 2019

Please join us on Sunday (27 January 2019) for our 9:15 AM adult religious education class.

Continuing this season of focus on our third source (“wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life”), we will view the next in a series of videos from the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Summit at Emory University of Atlanta (featuring the Dalai Lama in dialogue with an internationally renowned multifaith group of religious leaders).

This week, we hear the next two responses of the gathered leaders to the Dalai Lama’s address — Sister Joan Chittester OSB (Benedictine nun, scholar, author, and theologian) and Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im (Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University).

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20th Annual World Religion Day Celebration (27 January 2019)

Please join us on Sunday (27 January 2019) from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM for the 20th Anniversary of Shreveport’s World Religion Day Celebration.

Join us for the 20th Annual Celebration of World Religion Day –Shreveport-Bossier and experience the true religious diversity of our community.

The event features table displays by participating faith groups as well as multifaith panel discussions on important issues of the day along with musical performances representing some of the participating groups.

We need volunteers to help us set up for the event on Saturday (26 January 2019) at 12:00 PM and to also staff the All Souls table in 90-minute shifts between 1:00 and 6:00 PM on Sunday (the event is over at 5:00 PM and the last shift will assist with post-event clean-up).

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20 January 2019 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (20 January 2019) at 11:00 AM for “Beyond the Dream:  Living into Dr. King’s Legacy” by Dr. Jennifer Russell.

Please join us to welcome psychologist, Dialogue on Race facilitator, and All Souls member Dr. Jennifer Russell as she shares her perspective on how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go in fulfilling our responsibility to Dr. King’s dream.

Religious education classes for children and youth are offered during the 11:00 AM service.  Children and youth attend the first 15-20 minutes of the service and then are dismissed to class.

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Adult Religious Education — 20 January 2019

Please join us on Sunday morning (20 January 2019) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class.

Continuing this season of focus on our third source (“wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life”) we will view the next in a series of videos from the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Summit at Emory University of Atlanta, featuring the Dalai Lama in dialogue with an internationally renowned multifaith group of religious leaders.

This week, we hear the first of the responses from the gathered leaders including Rabbi Dr. David Rosen and Dr. Rajmohan Gandhi (the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi).

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13 January 2019 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (13 January 2019) at 11:00 AM for “Rhythms / Cycles / Circles of Life and Religious Differences” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.

This will continue our focus on our third source (“wisdom of the world’s religions that inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life”).

A special congregational meeting will follow the service.

Religious education classes for children and youth are offered during the 11:00 AM service.  Children and youth attend the first 15-20 minutes of the service and then are dismissed to class.

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Our Whole Lives Grades 10-12 Sexuality Education Class Begins 13 January 2019

First class session for Our Whole Lives Grades 10-12 comprehensive sexuality education program will happen Sunday (13 January 2019) at 3:00 PM.

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of All Souls and the Shreveport-Bossier chapter of the National Organization for Women, we are proud to announce a new non-profit (Shreveport-Bossier OWL) founded to provide comprehensive sex education for the youth of our community.

Next year, we will offer the middle school curriculum and, in time, we hope to offer the Our Whole Lives curriculum at all available age levels.

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Adult Religious Education — 13 January 2019

Please join us on Sunday morning (13 January 2019) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class.

Continuing this season of focus on our third source (“wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life”), we will view a series of videos from the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Summit at Emory University of Atlanta, featuring the Dalai Lama in dialogue with an internationally renowned multi-faith group of religious leaders.

This week, we hear the keynote address by the Dalai Lama.

 

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6 January 2019 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (6 January 2019) at 11:00 AM for “What Is Religion Good For? (Dangling Preposition and All…)” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.

As the new year begins, we turn our focus to our third source (wisdom from the world’s religions) beginning with this question worth pursuing in the age of the “nones.”

Religious education classes for children and youth are offered during the 11:00 AM service.  Children and youth attend the first 15-20 minutes of the service and then are dismissed to class.

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