Online All-Ages Worship (11 April 2021)

Please join us on Sunday (11 April 2021) at 11:00 AM for “Reparations:  A Debt Owed” by Candice Battiste.

Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here.

We are delighted to have the opportunity to welcome Candice Battiste (Northwest Louisiana lead organizer for the Power Coalition) speaking on “Reparations: A Debt Owed.”

Candice had to cancel in February to coordinate water relief efforts after the snow and ice emergency.

We are happy and grateful to welcome her back just as the city of Evanston, Illinois has passed its first reparations measure.

Our April 2021 give-away-the-plate recipient is Our Give Away the Plate recipient is Volunteers for Youth JusticeMore 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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People’s Assembly for the 2021 Louisiana Legislative Session (12 April 2021)

The People’s Assembly for the 2021 Louisiana state legislative session will happen on Monday (12 April 2021) at 6:00 PM.

Join 500 citizens from across the state to preview and prepare for the upcoming state legislative session hosted by Together Louisiana.

We have pledged at least 20 people from All Souls to attend this Zoom event — we know we can do even better.

What bills have been introduced that would harm community interests?

What bills would benefit the people?

How we can organize ourselves to make a difference?

Register now.

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Online Religious Education for Children (11 April 2021)

Please join us online for our family religious education class on Sunday (11 April 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 are continuing our theme of peace, social justice, and the interdependent web with the story What Do You Do with an Idea?

Every great thing that happens — every bit of progress we make — starts with a big idea.

What’s your big idea?

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Online Adult Religious Education — 11 April 2021

Please join us on Sunday (11 April 2021) at 9:00 AM for our adult religious education class via Zoom.

We will resume our White Fragility book study group with Susan Caldwell and Barbara Deger (using the book by Robin DiAngelo).

We will concentrate on Chapter 2 (“Racism and White Supremacy”) paying particular attention to the questions for reflection on pages 34-36.

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Help Needed for Immigrants Released from Detention

Many thanks to all the people (including several All Souls members) who have been helping to transport, feed, and shelter a large number of immigrants who are being released from detention centers around the state awaiting the outcome of their asylum claims with family members here in the US.

Check the All Souls Caring Connection Facebook Group or text Susan Caldwell to be connected to folks who can give you the details on how you can help.

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Meditation with Larry Androes (10 April 2021)

Please join us on Saturday (10 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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Building and Grounds Work Day — 10 April 2021

Please join us this Saturday (10 April 2021) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for our monthly building and grounds work day.

We have been pretty good at working safely, wearing our masks, and taking care of our physical church home until we can meet together in person again.

And the time when we can come together in person again is not yet here but  it’s coming closer.

The time to work on getting our house ready to welcome everyone back is now.

Safe and socially distanced tasks inside and outside (weather permitting).

Wear your mask, bring your own snacks, and join us for all or part of the time.

Hope to see you there.

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4 April 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 4 April 2021 worship video here.

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Online All-Ages Worship (4 April 2021)

Please join us on Sunday (4 April 2021) at 11:00 AM for our special Easter holiday service with Rev. Barbara Jarrell and friends.

Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here.

Join us on Easter Sunday when we will celebrate and pay tribute to the common thread of new life that runs through the holidays we celebrate at this time of year– the new life returning to the Earth, the new life of freedom promised in the Passover story, and the spirit of resurrection that brings meaning to the Christian celebration of Easter.

If you are in the local area, check your doorstep (you may find a gift or gifts to help you participate with us).

Our April 2021 give-away-the-plate recipient is Our Give Away the Plate recipient is Volunteers for Youth JusticeMore 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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No Online Religious Education for Children on 4 April 2021

There is no 1:00 PM Zoom classroom on Sunday, 4 April 2021.

Please encourage your children to join us for the 11:00 AM Easter service.  There may be a special guest at today’s worship service.

We do hope you’ll find something on your doorstep to help provide a little family fun as well.

We will return next Sunday (11 April 2021) at 1:00 PM to continue our theme of peace, social justice, and the interdependent web.

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