Rev. Shayna Appel began serving ASC as its contract minister in September 2016. Ordained in the United Church of Christ in 2006, Shayna’s ordination was recognized by the Unitarian Universalist Association in 2014. She is currently serving at First Church in Jaffrey (NH) as well as here at ASC. Shayna generally preaches at ASC on the second and forth Sunday’s of each month, as well as Christmas and Easter.
Our Soul Matters them for the month of February is “Resilience.” And, along with the question, “What does it mean to be a people of resilience?” we are asked, “When did we decide that resilience was a solo project?”
Come celebrate at the edge of tradition, and mayhem, as we we offer ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’! This story helps us learn to find the spirit of Christmas in the most unexpected places…and people!
This Sunday we continue with our theme of the month; awe and wonder. Two weeks ago we explored some of the surprising benefits of awe. So, if awe and wonder are so great, why do some of us have such a hard time opening ourselves … read more.
Throughout the month of December we are exploring what it means to be a people of awe and wonder. Join us this Sunday as we explore how a change in perspective changes awe and wonder from an experience that makes us feel small to one that might invite … read more.
(The driveway has been sanded and the service will happen as planned.)
Continuing with this month’s theme of “Attention” and “Prayer,” we will look at both the inadvertent foci we are unconsciously drawn back to over and over again and the hope beyond this tired old … read more.
“Belonging Here” follows up on a sermon offered two weeks ago in which we took a look at the internal (soul) and external (spirit) dimensions of belonging. Building on that foundation, this Sunday we will explore what it means to belong here, at All Souls … read more.