Category: All Souls Church Weekly E-News

Construction happenings

Between July 15 and August 30 the WVMH main hall will be painted and the floor replaced. As such, services during that period will be held in the chapel or other suitable setting. Please do not offer the main hall for rentals, gatherings or … 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 … read more.

NNED Report From ASC President

On April 5 and 6, Marty Shaw, Jamie Gibson, Leslie Kinney and I attended the Northern New England District – UUA Annual Conference. Marty and I were the representative delegates from All Souls. The theme of the conference was “The Power of We”, which was … read more.

A brief history of All Souls Church

Charles Butterfield has compiled an excellent overview of the history of All Souls Church, beginning in the early 1790s when the Rev. Hosea Ballou, “Father of Universalism in America,” preached to a small gathering in West Brattleboro. His narrative covers a lot of ground from … read more.

Architect hired

I’m sharing the good news that we have hired architectural design professional Robin Sweetapple to assist us with our capital project planning and building maintenance issues for the next year. We will be resuming our capital planning group next week, Wednesday March 20, at … read more.

From ASC President, Ed Burke

Music to our ears:

“I, Leonard Howard, performed a re-inspection at 29 South Street to find all items to have been corrected, that were found on the initial inspection.”

This was from the Brattleboro Fire Department Fire and Safety Re-inspection report dated January 18, 2019. In short, … read more.

Update on the fire escape

FROM ASC PRESIDENT, ED BURKE, DECEMBER 5, 2018

Hello All,

Updating the fire escape installation: The door from the balcony to the fire escape will begin with the creation of a new doorway on Monday, December 10. The door will be installed and the fire escape will … read more.

Fragrance Free Seating in Main Hall

We now have “Fragrance Free” seating in the Main Hall for Sunday Services. Please note the small signs pinned to several seats in the last row on the left in the Main Hall to mark seating for folks who may be sensitive to perfumes, and … read more.