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Change v. Transformation; The Necessity of Discomfort

Between September 20th and 27th, millions of people around the world will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels.  The web page at globalclimatestrike.net reads:  “Our … read more.

From the Leadership

  • Parish Council
    The All Souls Church Board is initiating a Parish Council which will bring together representatives of the various committees and activity groups within the congregation. The goals for the Council are to enhance communication within the congregation, address issues that affect the community as a whole, promote collaboration in planning and scheduling events, and share resources. The Board is particularly excited that the Parish Council will be instrumental in sharing ideas and enthusiasm as we ... read more
  • Ah, summer!
    As we begin the summer I feel blessed by this wonderful community. I have recently been asked who comprises the Board of Trustees starting July 1.  The board will be: Ed Burke, president; Leslie Kinney, vice president; Catie G. Berg, clerk; Sarah Lott, treasurer; and Marie Gorst, Maisie Crowther and Suzann Jones, members at large. Please join me in expressing gratitude for their offers of service. The West Village Meeting House will be abuzz with construction and grounds activity this summer. ... read more
  • A Fine Gathering
    We had a fine gathering last Sunday for our 97th, yes 97th, annual meeting. Far more than the needed quorum were in attendance, with a great many also represented by proxy. The upshot for me was the election of the new slate of board members joining me: Leslie Kinney, vice president; Sarah Lott, treasurer; Catie Berg, clerk; Marie Gorst, Suzann Jones and Maise Crowther, members-at-large. These women are each remarkable in their wisdom, dedication, intelligence and clarity. We are truly ... read more

Events

What’s New

  • Parish Council
    The All Souls Church Board is initiating a Parish Council which will bring together representatives of the various committees and activity groups within the congregation. The goals for the Council are to enhance communication within the congregation, address issues that affect the community as a ...read more
  • All Souls Church Book Group New Title
    Book 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
  • Copans, Taggard and Fitzpatrick Fall Art Exhibit at The Meetinghouse
    Each fall for the past several seasons, the gallery spaces at All Souls Church have been filled with blessings of Peace in the form of Stuart Copans’ papercuts and paintings of the Hebrew word “Shalom” and its Arabic equivalent “Salaam.” This 10th Annual Papercuts and ...read more
  • I-91 Welcome Center Coffee Break coming soon!
    I-91 Welcome Center Coffee Break Fundraiser Friday August 30 is the date for this year’s ASC Coffee Break at the I-91 Welcome Center. It’s the Friday of Labor Day weekend!!! A great fun summer fund raiser for All Souls (more than $1200). We “offer” our goodies for “by donation” to travelers coming ...read more
  • ASC Picnic
    All Souls Church Picnic/BBQ at Townshend Lake/Dam Come join All Souls at the Third Annual Church Picnic/BBQ in Townshend on Sat August 17 starting at noon, Davis Pavillion, the 1st one. There are picnic tables, shade, playground, and close to bathrooms and beach. There are grills if you want to BBQ ...read more
  • New Group Forming: “Exploring Spirituality”
    Personally and, as one of my projects for  training at the Rowe Center in the Spiritual Guide Practitioner Program, I hope to bring together a group of people who would be interested in responding to the 4 questions from How Then Shall We Live?: Four Simple Questions That Reveal the Beauty and ...read more