Join us this Sunday, March 1, for our First Sunday service, presented as always by the Social and Environmental Action Committee. We are delighted to welcome as our guest speaker Steve Crofter, Executive Director of the Community Asylum Seekers Project, with which we will be … read more.
From the Leadership
- Minister Search Task ForceJanuary 21, 2020The minister search task force is in full swing. We’ve had several meetings working on our church profile which will be put on line for prospective ministers to read. Our profile describes what we think good worship services are like, askes us about our history which we dated back to 1922 when the Unitarians and Universalists joined to become one congregation, All Souls Church. There are questions about how we relate to the community and about our social action, historically and ... read more
- 50th Anniversary: Note from ASC President, Ed BurkeDecember 9, 2019We are a community rich in beautiful traditions, and we will be celebrating those traditions of relationship, connection, service, joy, music and so much more this coming June when we revel in the 50 year anniversary of All Souls move to the then-new West Village Meeting House! The Board has been in joyous concert about what this may be, not only for our congregation but for the community at large. Great ideas are being generated and organizing is shaping up with the idea that preparations will ... read more
- From ASC President, Ed BurkeOctober 17, 2019As All Souls’ Day approaches some updates and news. Looking forward, looking back. Continued from last month’s post: On October 7. Robin Sweetapple, our design consultant, filed an application with the Vermont Department of Historic Preservation for the amount of $20,000 to assist with phase 1 of replacing/ repairing our shingles. We have set aside $20,000 to match that grant, should it be awarded. The costs of the siding for phase 1 is approximately $90,000, so we will be rolling up our ... read more
- Feb 24, 2020 - 9:30 am
- Feb 25, 2020 - 3:00 pm
The meditation group meets weekly on Tuesdays at 3:00 P.M. for a 45 min. silent meditation. If you are new to meditation or it’s your first time with this group, please call Lois (802) 251-0750 or email@example.com. The group is open to all.
- Feb 25, 2020 - 4:00 pm
ASC Choir Rehearsal
- Feb 27, 2020 - 5:00 am
Capital Needs Committee
meeting of the ASC Capital Needs Committee
- Feb 27, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Bereavement Writing Group
Our community-based bereavement writing group addresses the needs of people coping with different kinds of grief and helps group members identify and deal with particularly challenging aspects of death and grief, including taboo subjects such as abuse and/or suicide. Writing prompts are usually given at the beginning of the session. Delving into the complex emotions...
- Mar 1, 2020 - 9:00 am
ASC Family Breakfast
Don’t forget to join your ASC friends for breakfast on this first Sunday of the month before the service. We will have a full array of offerings including quiches, breakfast casseroles, sausages, muffins, fruit and coffee. There is always a gluten-free item courtesy of Linda Hay. This event is sponsored by the RE and Membership Committees.
- Inclement Weather and Cancellations at ASCWhen Inclement Weather Occurs Around Services and Other Events at All Souls Church ▸ Decide on your own safety first when wondering whether or not to attend an event at ASC. ○ No event is worth risking harm or injury to yourself or others to attend. ▸ The Church Office is closed when schools in the ...read more
- 50th Anniversary Planning50th Anniversary Planning – Soup & Chat on December 8th Please join members of the 50th Anniversary Planning Committee to brainstorm ideas of how we might celebrate this upcoming anniversary of the establishment and move to the West Village Meeting House. An informal chat will take place ...read more
- Preparing the Winter Overflow Shelter Meal, 2019Every year at this time we prepare and serve a meal for the Winter Overflow Shelter held at the old Austine School in Brattleboro. It was the Brattleboro Inter-faith Council and our former minister the Rev. Barbro Hansson who started the service more than 8 years ago, feeling that the community ...read more
- Climate Action Forum: The Role of All Souls ChurchThe Book Club’s presentation at our August 25 service, focusing on their reading of Bill McKibben’s book “Falter,” highlighted the extreme urgency of the climate crisis, and provoked discussion of what role All Souls Church might play in addressing it. Is it enough for individuals to ...read more
- All Souls Church Book Group New TitleBook Group News Starting Saturday, October 12, the All Souls Church book group will be reading The Epic of Gilgamesh. This story, originally an oral transmission, was written down at least 4,000 years ago, making it the oldest literature in the world. It was told and retold in Mesopotamia, the area ...read more