When we’re all in the same building on Sundays, even adults who don’t have children in our Faith Formation programs can still get an idea of what’s up: you’ll see craft projects being carried past, or overhear interesting conversations. But now that our programs are … read more.
Gov. Holcomb announced that he is authorizing large religious services to begin meeting again in the coming days or weeks. Honestly, this was the news I was hoping for, because I really wanted to have time with you in-person: both to say goodbye and … read more.
Some of you may know that I homeschool my three kids while also working outside the home. This is something we’ve always done, long before I came to All Souls. I graduated my oldest last year, and he’s currently a freshman at IU. It’s been … read more.
Photo by Aaron Burden
Lynn Unger’s poem Pandemic invites us to meet the current coronavirus pandemic with a spiritual response, grounded in Sabbath practices:
What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and … read more.
When we think of church membership, we often think in terms of numbers. Yet membership in Unitarian Universalist congregations is as much about quality as it is about quantity. Our Unitarian Universalist congregations exist because of our free choice as members to gather into covenantal … read more.
CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY
All Souls is in the midst of our annual operational pledge drive, CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY. This drive is the major source of funding for the All Souls community for our fiscal year July 1, … read more.
If you’ve ever been in a worship service while I’ve had the mic, you’ve probably heard me mention youth CONs. In fact, when it comes to our UU youth conferences, I trend toward a fairly unorthodox behavior (at least for UUs)– evangelism!
All too often, we’re … read more.
Photo by Porapak Apichodilok
The one thing that inspires me to work with children and
youth more than any other is the sheer boundlessness of their talent and
insight. Whether I’m watching elementary-aged students design and implement a
new UU holiday or realizing how deeply I’ve come to trust … read more.
Note: This is our first joint blog. We wrote it because we each had points important to our hearts to share, and because there is more wisdom in many voices than in one.
From Rev. Anastassia:
One of the biggest gifts I have received from Unitarian Universalism … read more.