22 February 2014 Worship Service and Sunday Brunch

Please join us on Sunday (22 February 2014) at 9:00 AM for an all-ages brunch.

HandsAndFlamesChaliceWe will be following brunch with an all-ages Worship Service — “This Holy Inclination” where we will explore our First Source (“transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures”) though the lens of our Third Source (“Wisdom of the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life”).  This will be a service of music, scripture and story from the great traditions of the world.

BrunchWe will be having a brunch at 9:00 AM instead of the all-ages Religious Education classes.  Please bring a breakfast or brunch-type dish to share, and join us before the worship service.

Our 9:00 AM classes will resume next Sunday (2 March 2014).

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9 February 2014 Worship and Religious Education Classes

Sneeches“Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches had bellies with stars. The Plain-Belly Sneetches had none upon thars.”

So begins a great spiritual teaching on accepting diversity, rejecting classism and honoring each one’s inherent worth and dignity, by none other than that literary master, Dr. Seuss which we will be hearing more about during our 10:30 AM worship service this Sunday (9 February 2014).

A newcomer information session will follow immediately after the worship service.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth and Adults will happen at 9:00 AM.

Focusing on our Third Source, the children and youth continue their pillar on World Religions this Sunday.

UnderstandingTheBibleAt 9:00 AM, we continue our new adult class — Understanding the Bible: A Guide for Skeptics, Seekers and Religious Liberals.

This is a companion curriculum to the book by the same name by John Buehrens. We’ve been having a good bit of fun examining our own relationship to the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, engaging the text and claiming or reclaiming what is there for us.

For this week’s class, please read “Passions” and “Proclamations” in the Buehrens book.

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2 February 2014 Worship and Religious Education Classes

Please join at 10:30 AM on Sunday (2 February 2014) for “Between the Valley and the Summit” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth and Adults will happen at 9:00 AM.

Focusing on our Third Source, the children and youth begin their pillar on World Religions this Sunday.

UnderstandingTheBibleAt 9:00 AM, we continue our new adult class — Understanding the Bible: A Guide for Skeptics, Seekers and Religious Liberals.

This is a companion curriculum to the book by the same name by John Buehrens. We’ve been having a good bit of fun examining our own relationship to the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, engaging the text and claiming or reclaiming what is there for us.

This week, we explore the prophets:

Read “Redemptions” and “Expectations” in the Buehrens book.

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19 January 2014 Worship and Religious Education Classes

SSL-468x60On Sunday (19 January 2014) at 9:00 AM in honor of the birthday celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, All Souls will host a Social Justice Fair in conjunction with our Sunday service.  Local organizations working for justice in various arenas are invited to have a table in the Social Hall to distribute literature, to promote the work of your organization, and to network with others.

For our 10:30 AM worship service, retired Shreveport civil rights attorney Henry Walker will speak on “Foxes in the Hen House” which discusses the civil rights issues currently confronting our community, our state and our nation.  Henry is always an inspiring speaker and will help you get recharged for the work ahead as we begin 2014.

Focusing on our Third Source, the children and youth begin their pillar on World Religions this Sunday.  The Social Justice Fair will begin at 9:00 AM in lieu of our adult religious education hour and will continue after the 10:30 service — ending between 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM.

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12 January 2014 Worship and Religious Education Classes

Please joins on Sunday (12 January 2014) at 10:30 AM for “A Few Words from the Wise” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.  The All Souls Choir will sing.  We will also have an Ingathering of New Members and take some time today to reflect on our Gratitude Jars.

Please join us to give a warm welcome to the newest members of our faith community.  Contact Membership Chair Ron Thurston for more information.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth and Adults will happen at 9:00 AM.

Focusing on our Third Source, the children and youth begin their pillar on World Religions this Sunday.

UnderstandingTheBibleAt 9:00 AM, we continue our new adult class — Understanding the Bible: A Guide for Skeptics, Seekers and Religious Liberals.

This is a companion curriculum to the book by the same name by John Buehrens.  We’ve been having a good bit of fun examining our own relationship to the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, engaging the text and claiming or reclaiming what is there for us.

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5 January 2014 Worship and Religious Education Classes

Please join us at 10:30 AM on Sunday (5 January 2014) for “The Elephant and the Pope” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.  The All Souls Choir will be singing.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth and Adults will happen at 9:00 AM.

Focusing on our Third Source, the children and youth begin their pillar on World Religions this Sunday.

UnderstandingTheBibleAt 9:00 AM, we continue our new adult class — Understanding the Bible: A Guide for Skeptics, Seekers and Religious Liberals.

This is a companion curriculum to the book by the same name by John Buehrens.  We’ve been having a good bit of fun examining our own relationship to the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, engaging the text and claiming or reclaiming what is there for us.

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29 December 2013 Worship Service and Sunday Brunch

KermitStretchPlease join us on Sunday (29 December 2013) at 10:30 AM for “It’s a Stretch” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.  The All Souls Choir will sing and we will have special guest poets and musicians.

We will also be having an all-ages Sunday Brunch at 9:15 AM.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth, and Adults will resume next Sunday (5 January 2014) at 9:00 AM.

Nursery care will be available this Sunday (29 December 2013) for younger children who may find worship to last too long.

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22 December 2013 Worship Service and Sunday Brunch

YuleLogPlease join us on Sunday (22 December 2013) at 10:30 AM for Season of Light, Season of Love — A celebration of Yule and Christmas with the children, youth and adults of the church. The All Souls choir will sing.

We will also be having an all-ages Sunday Brunch at 9:15 AM.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth, and Adults will resume on Sunday, 5 January 2014, at 9:00 AM.

Nursery care will still be available this Sunday, Christmas Eve (24 December 2013), and 29 December 2013.

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8 December 2013 Worship and Religious Education Classes

AdventCandlesPlease join us at 10:30 AM on Sunday (8 December 2013) for “The Spirit of This Church and The Season” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.

Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth and Adults will happen at 9:00 AM.

The Children and Youth continue their exploration of our Jewish and Christian heritage, including the stories of this Season of Light.

At 9:00 AM, we continue our new adult class — Understanding the Bible: A Guide for Skeptics, Seekers and Religious Liberals.

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1 December 2013 Worship and Religious Education Classes

turkey-menorahPlease join us on Sunday (1 December 2013) at 10:30 AM for “The Light of the World” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell.

Religious education classes for children, youth, and adults will resume after their Thanksgiving Break at 9:00 AM.

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