“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.
week, the United Methodist Church voted to affirm that they still do not allow
their clergy to perform marriage ceremonies for gay couples. They also made stricter
guidelines and punishments for clergy who are out and are not celibate.
This was devastating news to many Methodists, including LGBTQ … read more.
I appreciated the engagement that our White & Woke worship series generated. We had people come for
these worship services specifically, comment on our related Facebook posts, and
want even more post-service engagement. All this to say, we commonly recognize
that antiracism work (both the healing and the … read more.