Category: From The Leadership

June Message from ASC President of the Board

Seeking Inspiration 

Reflections from the President

It’s been a long couple of weeks — it’s 10:30 pm and the newsletter deadline is tomorrow!   My hope for writing a thoughtful message earlier today evaporated with meetings and other appointments and now I am once again … read more.

June Message from Rev. Telos

“Across the distance, the light from within me shines, sending love to all
Across the distance, your light is fuel that warms me
and helps to keep my own light burning
Together, we keep the flame of community burning bright”

(Chalice lighting offered by Laura Thompson)

I … read more.

Parish Council Minutes, April 2, 2021

Present: Marie Gorst, Rev. Telos Whitfield, Eva G, Tom B, Becky C, Karen T, Linda H, Ron N, Christina G, Kathy & Steve S., Maisie C., George C., Marty S., Catie G. Berg.

 

Greetings/Introductions

 

Chalice Lighting and Words from Marie:

– Audre Lorde’s essay, Poetry Is Not a … read more.

April Message from Rev. Telos Whitfield

April Message from Rev. Telos Whitfield
“Morning has broken like the first morning Blackbird has spoken like the first bird Praise for the singing, praise for the morning Praise for them springing fresh from the world”

For many years, I have helped to lead Easter Sunrise services … read more.

Annual Meeting

On Sunday, June 9, the Annal Meeting will be held by Zoom at 1 p.m. The agenda and reports will be sent out in advance. The meeting will include votes on the 1st Quarter Budget, proposed Nominations to Board, Nominating Committee and Auditor and receipt … read more.

New Minister

Sunday, April 19, I announced to those gathered for the Sunday Service that last Monday, the Minister Search Team unanimously recommended to the Board of Trustees that the Board hire candidate Rev. Telos Whitfield to serve as All Souls’ next contract minister, beginning August 1, … read more.

The Church Has Left the Building

Affirmation
By Margaret Weis

Note: Rev. Margaret Weis invites you to replace “church” with “congregation” or “Fellowship” if that feels most appropriate for your community.

The church is not a place; it is a people.

The church is not only a steeple above the treeline, … read more.