As I begin planning for next year’s faith formation programs, I find myself mentally reviewing all the misconceptions I’ve held myself or heard from others…the ones that lead people to hide in the choir loft when they see me coming. So, I thought I’d address … read more.
The Art of Grieving: Saying Goodbye
Being a part of a congregation, like All Souls, helps me learn how to be human – by which I mean how to engage in the acts central to one’s humanity. At All Souls I have learned to love and … read more.
*Trigger warning* this piece discusses difficult emotional material
The author and her son in her NJ sunroom
The first time I really “felt like a mother”, whatever that means, I was about 6 months pregnant with my son—sitting in our New Jersey sun room … read more.
A banner produced by our Unitarian Universalist Association
As individuals and as a community, we have placed import on expressing our values. With this end in mind, and not without discussion or thoughtfulness, congregants pitched in to purchase the above banner, produced by our Unitarian Universalist … read more.
It is my pleasure to announce that Chris Crass will be joining us this summer for a weekend of equipping and empowering us to live into our anti-racist values. Mark your Calendars for August 17-18th, and read to the end to find out how to … read more.
by Richard Propes
It was July 4th.
I was sitting alone soaking in a sunny day in Fort Harrison State Park here in Indy. My phone was on, though to be honest I was completely ignoring it despite the looming possibility of a potential family … read more.
“Two years ago while I was attending Youth Midwest Leadership School, they asked us to split up by our respective districts and talk about how we can accomplish more in our communities. After a bit of talking, I brought up how I wished I could … read more.
Written by Jackie Anderson, lay leader at All Souls
Published by Rev. Kayla, Minister of Congregational Life
For me, one of the great, good benefits of being part of the All Souls community is that we are capable of taking ourselves right to our growing edge — … read more.
Growing up in a small town, I attended the church where both sides of my family had worshiped for generations. The church was full of my relatives, both distant and close, and I worshiped alongside my cousins older and younger, great-uncles and -aunts, and many … read more.