1 July 2012 Worship Service

Please join us this Sunday (1 July 2012) at 11:00 AM for “How Faith Informs Activism” by Frances Kelley.

Frances Kelley is a political organizer and committed liberal Christian. A number of you will remember her from her work on the removal of the Confederate flag from the Caddo Parish Courthouse, the ongoing efforts to enact anti-bullying legislation in Louisiana and the opposition to Governor Jindal’s recent educational “reforms.” Join us to hear her talk about the influence of her faith on her activism.

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17 June 2012 Worship Service — Reflections on Father’s Day

Please join us this Sunday (17 June 2012) at 11:00 AM for “Reflections on Father’s Day” with Jonathan Gibson, Steve Caldwell, and Phil Boswell.

Join us to hear from three of our members at three different stages on the joyful and challenging journey of fatherhood.

Renee Boswell (Phil’s daughter) is the worship associate for this service.

In the Religious Education Wing, the Seven Principle Summer continues as the 2nd – 5th Graders learn about the First Principle — celebrating The Inherent Worth and Dignity of Every Person (“Every person is important and valuable”).

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10 June 2012 Worship Service

Please join us this Sunday (10 June 2012) for our 11:00 AM worship service.

Adrienne Critcher of PACE (People Acting for Change and Equality) is in the pulpit this Sunday with her message “Celebrating Pride:  Be Fair Shreveport — Make Us All Proud!”

PACE and the Forum for Equality have begun a campaign promoting non-discrimination in local employment practices.  Come learn more about this campaign as we celebrate bisexual, gay, lesbian,  and transgender pride.

We will also have a second offering collection for All Souls’ co-sponsorship of PACE’s Fourth Annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

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3 June 2012 Worship Service

Please join us on Sunday (3 June 2012) at 11:00 AM for our worship service.

Rev. Barbara Jarrell is in the pulpit this Sunday for the last time before her summer vacation and study break.  The All Souls Choir will sing and we will also take a moment in the service to recognize the dedicated volunteers who teach in our Religious Education program.

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27 May 2012 Memorial Day Worship Service

Please join us on Sunday (27 May 2012) at 11:00 AM for our Memorial Day Worship Service.  We remember those lost as we honor those who serve.

The All Souls Choir will sing, and — in the Religious Education Wing — the Children and Youth will write letters and cards to troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

We will also be collecting items to give to Operation Support Our Troops — a local organization that collects and packages a wide variety of useful items to send to our deployed service members.  Feel free to check out this Wish List and bring any of the items in question.  We will have a box in the Social Hall to collect them.

After the worship service, we will have our congregational business meeting.

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13 May 2012 Worship Service

Please join us this Sunday (13 May 2012) at 11:00 AM for our Mothers’ Day worship service.  Rev. Barbara Jarrell is in the pulpit and the All Souls Choir will sing.

Next Sunday (20 May 2012), we celebrate Affirmation Sunday where we honor the transitions of our children and youth, an ingathering ceremony for our new members, and the bridging of our graduating senior, Thomas Ratcliff.

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6 May 2012 Worship Service

This Sunday (6 May 2012) at 11:00 AM, please join us for “Companions for the Journey” — our quarterly series featuring reflections from our members on the spiritual journeys that brought them to our doors and the reasons they stay.

We will hear from Sarah Boswell, Bennett Upton, and Ron Thurston. The All Souls Choir will sing as well.

Next Sunday (13 May 2012), Rev. Barbara Jarrell returns to the pulpit.

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29 April 2012 Worship Service

Please join us this Sunday (29 April 2012) at 11:00 AM to hear “Eastern Religion’s Alternatives to Western Religion’s Trinities” by Ron Babers Hagar

Back by popular demand from his new home in Waco TX, Ron is in the pulpit this morning and the All Souls Choir will sing a special song chosen by Ron especially for this service.

Those of you who know Ron already know what a unique experience a service of his can be and you will want to come and welcome Ron and Cheryl back to town.  If you’ve never been to one of Ron’s services, you are in for a treat.

Next Sunday (6 May 2012) — “Companions for the journey” — Our quarterly series of Member Reflections continues as Sarah Boswell, Heather Muse and Ron Thurston share the spiritual journeys that brought them to All Souls, and the reasons they stay.

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22 April 2012 Earth Day Worship Service and Chili Cook-off

Please join us on Sunday, 22 April 2012, at 11:00 AM for “A Web of Roots:  A Celebration of Earth Day.”

Rev, Barbara Jarrell is in the pulpit and the All Souls Choir will sing.

We will have a Newcomer Information Session following the service and — of course — everyone will want to stay and vote for their favorite chili in the All Souls Chili Cook-Off.

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