Announcements

Volunteers for Youth Justice — April 2021 Give-Away-The-Plate Recipient

Our Give Away the Plate recipient for the month of April 2021 is Volunteers for Youth Justice (VYJ) — an organization created to serve children and families in crisis.

This month, we’re asking that when you donate money for VYJ to All Souls and All Souls will get the money to VYJ at the end of the month.

Two ways to donate:

OnlineGo to our donation site using this link.  If you are paying your pledge, select “2021 Pledges” and enter that amount for your pledge contribution.  Then select “Collection Plate” to give the amount you would like to give to Volunteers for Youth Justice.  All online collection plate contributions for the month of April 2021 will go to Volunteers for Youth Justice.

Offline — Please send your Give Away the Plate contribution checks to All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 9449 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport LA  71106.  Please put “VYJ” on the memo line of the check if  you want to have 100% of this check go to Volunteers for Youth Justice.  If you want less than 100% of the check go to Volunteers for Youth Justice, please put the amount you want going to VYJ on the memo line.

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Online Adult Religious Education — 4 April 2021

Please join us on Sunday (4 April 2021) at 9:30 AM for our adult religious education class via Zoom (please note the time change for Easter Sunday only).

Due to Easter holiday distractions, our adult religious education class is meeting for check-in only.

We will resume our White Fragility book study group with Susan Caldwell and Barbara Deger (using the book by Robin DiAngelo) next Sunday (11 April 2021) at our regularly scheduled 9:00 AM class time.

We will be discussing chapters two and three of this book.

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28 March 2021 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 28 March 2021 worship video here.

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Meditation with Larry Androes (3 April 2021)

Please join us on Saturday (3 April 2021) 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.

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Online All-Ages Worship (28 March 2021)

Please join us on Sunday (28 March 2021) at 11:00 AM for “Landscape and Justice” by. Rev. Barbara Jarrell

Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here.

Where are you in the landscape of justice?

What part of it is yours to preserve and grow?

Our March 2021 give-away-the-plate recipient is Our Give Away the Plate recipient for March 2021 is Holy Cross Hope House (a day shelter for the homeless).  More details here.

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 (28 March 2021)

Please join us online for our family religious education class on Sunday (28 March 2021) at 1:00 PM via Zoom.

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

We will be reading the story Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea by Meena Harris and Ana Ramirez Gonzalez — a true story about our nation’s Vice President and how she was working for big changes in her community even as a young child.

We will also play some games and have some fun.

Contact Susan Caldwell by email if you have any questions.

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Online Adult Religious Education — 28 March 2021

Please join us on Sunday (28 March 2021) at 9:00 AM for our adult religious education class via Zoom.

What Now?  Living the Eight Principle:  Beginning this Sunday — White Fragility book study group with Susan Caldwell and Barbara Deger (using the book by Robin DiAngelo)

In December 2020, we celebrated our congregational ratification of the Eighth Principle.

We also noted that the language of the Eighth Principle holds us to be accountable for the work of dismantling systemic racism and white supremacy culture.

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Meditation with Larry Androes (27 March 2021)

Please join us on Saturday (27 March 2021) 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.

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