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Romanian Pilgrimage

By Sarah Dowson ’85   The small cement room on the Transylvania hilltop where we had vespers was breezy and gray from clouds.  It was part of a ruined fortress in Deva, Romania, that a group of All Souls members and friends gathered in August to pay tribute to former Catholic turned Lutheran turned Calvinist […]

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Demos Head Talks Democracy

You may have first seen Heather McGhee on Meet the Press or Real Time with Bill Maher or Hardball with Chris Matthews, but on Saturday, May 6, the progressive pundit made an appearance at All Souls hosted by the Women’s Alliance. As the featured speaker at the Alliance’s Spring Event, she covered a wide range […]

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All Souls Grows a Sangha

Contemplation may be low on the list of activities at All Souls , but that could be changing. Sunday, October 2, at 1:30 p.m.,  will be the sixth time that the church’s monthly sangha will meet for meditation and  talks about Buddhist teachings by Dr. Pilar Jennings, a follower of Tibetan and Vinyassa traditions and […]

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A Religious Pilgrimage to Oregon

By Victor Fidel, Chair, All Souls Board of Trustees Each year, the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA) meets for its General Assembly (GA). To me, it represents our Mecca journey. We Unitarian Universalists do not have a doctrinal test, nor a Rome, or a Salt Lake City; instead, our pilgrimages are fluid, wherever our […]

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Selma Revisited

by Mary Geissman ’07 Last summer I learned that Unitarian Universalists were organizing a conference around the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. I decided that I wanted to go because this was an event that I vividly remember seeing on television.  Also, I had never been to Alabama.  […]

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