Announcements

Online All-Ages Worship (25 October 2020)

Please join us on Sunday (25 October 2020) at 11:00 APM for “What Difference Does It Make?  Unitarian Universalism in 2020” with Rev. Barbara Jarrell and Friends.

Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here.

Join us as we continue our season of focus on our Unitarian Universalist Identity.  Larry Androes is back for our meditation this week.

We will have a  virtual coffee hour after the service on Zoom.

While we are remaining physically distant, we want to know how you are doing, what you need, and what you are interested in.  You can let us know using these online surveys.

And you can contribute to All Souls using this online resource.

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Online Religious Education for Children (25 October 2020)

Please join us on Sunday (25 October 2020) at 1:00 PM for our weekly family religious education online class via Zoom.

The Zoom link will be on the All Souls Religious Education Facebook group and on Slack.

If you aren’t currently a member of either online group and you are interested in having your children participate, email Susan to get an invitation to either or both online groups.

This Sunday — “Speaking Out” — We’ll learn about Maria Cook (a woman who was jailed for preaching Universalism in the late 1700s) and talk about when it’s important to speak out and stay true to our values.

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Online Adult Religious Education — 25 October 2020

Please join us on Sunday (25 October 2020) at 9:00 AM for our adult religious education class — UU Elevator Speech — Session 2 — “Writing Your UU Elevator Speech.”

This week we continue the “UU Elevator Speech” series of the Faith Forward program with some ideas for writing your own.

We also have a new Slack channel for the group (#sundayadultRE) on the All Souls Slack workspace (AllSoulsUU).

If you haven’t yet been invited to the AllSoulsUU Slack workspace, email Susan and you will get an invitation right away.

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Middle and High School Virtual Gathering — New Day and Time TBA

We need to find a new time for our weekly gatherings.  As soon as we discover what day and time works for all us, we will let you know.

Meanwhile, the middle and high school youth group is also invited to join the Sunday morning 9:00 AM adult religious education class where we will have two more sessions on “Your UU Elevator Speech” followed by our continuing exploration of the 8th Principle, beginning on 8 November 2020.

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New UU Class Continues This Sunday (25 October 2020)

The “New UU” class will continue this Sunday (25 October 2020) with facilitator Bennett Upton at 1:00 PM via Zoom.

This week is Session 4 — “Social Justice Philosophy and Practice.”

Bennett has started a new session of this course that offers insight into Unitarian Universalist history, theology, and practice as well as a deeper dive into our own congregation.

This is a great way to learn more about our faith and our church and to spend some time with other members in a small group setting.

It’s not just for newcomers and not just for those who’ve never taken it before — a refresher is always good.

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Highland Center Ministries Halloween Food Giveaway (Thursday, 29 October 2020)

Highland Center Ministries is sponsoring a giant food giveaway in their parking lot on Thursday (29 October 2020) from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Volunteers are needed to give out the food and we will also need lots of Halloween candy to give away to the children.

Email Susan Caldwell if you can work all or part of the afternoon.

If you have candy to donate, please bring it to All Souls Tuesday (27 October 2020) between 12 Noon and 5:00 PM.

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Fight 5 at 5 Continues (Last Week) — Citizen Education Campaign on Amendment 5

Every Thursday in October 2020 at 5:00 PM, we’re continuing to offer a citizen education campaign launched on 5 October 2020.

The last “Fight 5 at 5” event will be happening this Thursday (29 October 2020) at 5:00 PM

You will also learn how to talk to your family and friends about this very damaging amendment.

You can register here if you want to attend. Continue reading “Fight 5 at 5 Continues (Last Week) — Citizen Education Campaign on Amendment 5”

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Zoom Lunch (28 October 2020)

Please join us next Wednesday (28 October 2020) at 12 noon for our weekly Zoom lunch.

Bring your lunch and meet up with your All Souls friends, have lunch, and just catch up.

This a chance to connect and catch up midweek.

At some point we may decide to bring in speakers but for now we’re just hanging out and enjoying each other’s virtual company.

Hope to see you there!

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Meditation with Larry Androes (24 October 2020)

Please join us on Saturday (24 October 2020) at 10:30 AM for our weekly meditation group with Larry Androes.

This is a sitting Buddhist meditation including a brief introduction to mindfulness meditation, 20 minutes of sitting, and followed by a weekly teaching.

The group is free and open to all.

For more information, contact Larry via email or phone using (318) 272-0014.

If you wish to join the group, please email Larry Androes for Zoom meeting link, meeting ID, and password.

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18 October 2020 Worship Livestreaming Video

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we have begun to broadcast a livestream video of our Sunday morning worship services.

This worship video will be available live and in recorded formats.

For our livestream video of our worship services, we are using Facebook Live.  One does not have to log into Facebook or have a Facebook account to view this video.

You can find the 18 October 2020 worship video here.

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