Welcome



All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a liberal religious congregation that nurtures lifelong spiritual development. 
We covenant to create a welcoming, caring, justice-seeking community within and beyond these walls.

 

Contact Us

All Souls New London
19 Jay St.
New London, Connecticut 06320
Phone 860-443-0316

Regular Schedule

Office Hours
  • Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM

Sunday
  • Sunday morning worship services are at 9:30 and 11:15 unless noted otherwise.
  • Faith Formation classes for grades pre-K through 8 are at the first service. High school youth group meets at the second service. Nursery care provided for the littlest ones at the first service.
Opportunities for Service

CLICK HERE for ways you can joyfully serve!

Announcements

  • An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism from the Unitarian Universalist Association

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  • Sunday Services Schedule

     

    Welcome to All Souls New London
    A UUA Breakthrough Congregation
    A Welcoming Congregation

    Reverend Carolyn Patierno, Senior Minister
    Reverend Caitlin O'Brien, Associate Minister
    Perry Montrose, Director of Faith Formation
    Tonya Laymon, Choir Director

    Sunday Services
    9:30 and 11:15
    (except as noted below - please note that there are several different service times this month!)


    Faith Formation classes grades pre-K through 8th
    grade during the 9:30 service. High school
    youth group meets during the second service.

    Nursery Care is provided for infants
    and toddlers during the first service.

     

    December Ministry Theme: Light

    Words to live by:
    “Within you is the light of a thousand suns.”
     ~Robert Adams

     

    December 8: “We Are Lit from Within: The Power of Covenant”
    Two Services: 9:30 & 11:15 a.m.
    Worship Leader: Reverend Carolyn Patierno

    Unitarian Universalism is a covenantal faith, meaning our connection to each other and to the tradition we stand within reaches deep into our hearts and our heritage, too. How might we access that heritage in the congregational life we share and co-create?

    Sign the Book Sunday! For those who have discerned that All Souls and Unitarian Universalism is your spiritual and religious home, you are invited to sign the membership book on this day. See page 7 of our newsletter for more details.

     

    December 15: “Sacred Darkness: A Reflection in Word and Song”
    One Service: 10:00 a.m.
    Worship Leaders: Karen Ethier-Waring, Carol Thompson and Ann Kadlecek, Ministerial Intern

    Just ahead of Solstice & Christmas we pause in the beauty of the Advent season to dwell in quiet anticipation. Come and rest in the beauty of the season.

    Town Hall meeting to immediately follow the service.
    See the newsletter for details

    New London Food Pantry Offering: low sodium soups

     

     

    December 22: Solstice Celebration-10th Anniversary!
    Book by Suzanne Wingrove-Haugland

    One Service: 4:30 p.m. No Faith Formation Classes
    Worship Leader: Suzanne Wingrove-Haugland

    For 10 years, All Souls has reveled in the moving stories that are woven together to create this unique Solstice celebration. Lend your voice in singing old favorites in the sparkle of night.

     

     

    December 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
    Two Services: 4:30 & 7:00 p.m.
    Worship Leader: Reverend Carolyn Patierno

    The long arc of the year bends toward Christmas Eve. Come to celebrate the ancient story that so closely mirrors the challenges of the day.

    Dedicated Offering: Minister’s Discretionary Fund see page 11 of our newsletter

     

     

    December 29: “What Wondrous Love is This?”
    One service: 10 a.m. No faith formation classes or COA
    Worship Leader: Reverend Carolyn Patierno
    Guest Preacher: Reverend Lane Campbell

    Following the Christmas season, after all is said and done, as we stand on the cusp of a new year, let us return to love. At the heart of Universalism, at the heart of Unitarian Universalism is a deep commitment to love beyond belief, to a love so broad it holds us all. We will explore taking this intention into 2020.

     

     

    Black Lives Matter Public Witness
    between Sunday services, rain or shine.

     

    Click here to order your Holiday Poinsettia

     

     

  • Capital Campaign - We Are Building a New Way
  • Refugees Welcome

     

  • We Are a Sanctuary Congregation

Upcoming Events

DEC

13

FRI
Annual All Souls Neighborhood Caroling Party
5:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Open to congregants and friends as well as the All Souls Choir!
Alanon
7:00 PM
DEC

14

SAT
Friday Night Folk - The Vox Hunters
7:30 PM
The concert will be at Temple Emanu-El located at 29 Dayton Rd, Waterford, CT
DEC

15

SUN
DEC

17

TUE
Meditation
7:15 AM to 8:30 AM
Everyone is most welcome! The Meditation Group meets twice weekly: at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday mornings and at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings. Basic guidelines are offered to all newcomers, and guided mediation is offered during some of the sessions.

Each session includes silent sitting mediation, walking mediation, and dharma sharing, in which folks may share their meditation experiences. On most second Wednesdays, our coordinator offers guided meditation with the body, from 5:00 to 5:30 pm. Attendance is free but donations are gratefully accepted.

For more information please contact Pamala Lewis: pamalalewis@comcast.net or Jean Jerbert: j.jerbert@yahoo.com
NAMI
6:00 PM
DEC

18

WED
Meditation
5:30 PM
Choir Rehearsal
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Craft Circle
7:00 PM
We are an inclusive social group of adults interested in crafts. We gather with each other on Wednesday evenings to work on our own current personal projects. Whatever the skill: knit, crochet, needlepoint, zentangle, sewing, quilting, beadwork, cross-stitch, scrapbooking, we are willing to teach what we know to others.

Childcare is not provided. Come and be with us as your schedule permits: once a week or once a month, whatever works for you.
Contact: Carol Bunting - cbeema@sbcglobal.net
Kate Treadwell-Hill - treadhill@gmail.com

Note: Members of our group are highly sensitive to perfume. Please refrain from wearing scent.
DEC

19

THU
DEC

20

FRI
Alanon
7:00 PM
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