Category: From The Leadership

ASC Minister’s April Message

MESSAGE FROM REV. TELOS WHITFIELD

*blessing the boats         

may the tide

that is entering even now

the lip of our understanding

carry you out

beyond the face of fear

may you kiss

the wind then turn from it

certain that it will

love your back     may you

open your eyes to water

water waving forever

and … read more.

ASC Board President’s April Message

Reflections from the President

Anticipating and Preparing for the Future

We have just completed our formal Stewardship month, with hopes that each member and friend will have considered and made a financial commitment to All Souls Church for the fiscal year July 1, 2024 – … read more.

March Message from Rev. Telos Whitfield

A life without love is like a year without Spring

Octavian Paler

Dear Ones,

The winter days are still with us, the wind and grey skies, snow flurries or rain, earth still frozen, seeds buried deep. But there have been beautiful blue sky days, the sap is running … read more.

March Message from the President of the Board

Reflections from the President  

Vision, Creativity & Transformative Stewardship

The month of March is Stewardship month at All Souls Church –  a time when we think about our Stewardship commitments for the year ahead, financial promises which are so important as we craft a responsible … read more.

February Minister’s Message

Courage is a beautiful song, sung in the night,
Courage is the tune standing strong. 

The brave catch fire, pass sparks along,
Cast by the light, courage is a beautiful song.
Courage is the fight to belong,
When in your sight, Courage is the tune standing … read more.

February President’s Message

Reflections from the President   

As I write this I am very aware that my second term as President is winding down.  On May 19 we will elect new congregational leaders with lots of activity scheduled during the coming months: 

The Nominating Committee will be talking to … read more.

Minister’s Message for January

Dear Ones,

We enter this new year together, so many possibilities await us, experiences we will have as a community, care we will offer each other, work we will do together. We covenant to communicate with kindness, to serve with compassion, to openly share our laughter … read more.

January President’s Message

As we enter a New Year…

Reflections from the President

I have experienced joy, spiritual nourishment, challenges, personal learning, and deep sharing by being a member of our faith community.  We have many opportunities for the year ahead as we come together at All Souls … read more.

December Message from Our President

Reflections from the President  

Reflections from the President
I am writing this before Thanksgiving but know that it will be read after the holiday. I hope that each of you has had a day filled with gratitude whether in thoughtful personal reflection or in gathering … read more.

December Message from our Minister

“ Our whole life is an Advent, a season of waiting for the last Advent,
when there will be a new heaven and earth.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German pastor, theologian and peace activist

 

Dear Ones,
This time of year is a beautiful and varied honoring of … read more.