It’s difficult to believe, but we’re preparing for the start of the new church year, with Homecoming (September 10) on the horizon and a plethora of retreats and gatherings planned in the months ahead. Here’s a quick look at some of what’s coming up. (Please watch your email for the latest information, as details are subject to change.)
Tuesday, July 25 | 6:30 pm | White Lion Pub
All Souls LGBTQ+ will reconvene in person! Join us at the White Lion Pub, 6927 S. Canton Ave. for a casual get-together, featuring complimentary appetizers.
Foundations of Unitarian Universalism
Sundays, July 30 – August 13 | 11:30 am | Hybrid in Room 112 or on Zoom: allsouls.me/foundations
Join our ministers on this three-week exploration of the roots of Unitarianism and Universalism and how they came together to form the basis of Love Beyond Belief that we experience at All Souls today. This “Path to Membership” class is a great way to deepen your connections to fellow congregants, get to know your ministers, and learn about the exciting history of our chosen faith!
Bingo, BBQ and YOU
Tuesday, August 1 | Albert G’s Downtown
Join us for a fun evening of games, good food and fellowship at Albert G’s Barbecue in Downtown Tulsa, 421 E. 1st Street. Hosted by the Men of All Souls and open to all!
Final Untamed Book Club Gathering
Wednesday, August 2 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Women of All Souls with gather to discuss the final chapters of Untamed by Glennon Doyle.
Women’s Self-defense and Empowerment
2nd & 4th Tuesdays beginning August 8 | 6:30 – 8 pm | Presidents’ Room
Come learn beginner self-defense using judo and jiu jitsu techniques with local trainer, Noah Johnson, of Aspire Fitness. This class will be for all levels. Bring water and wear comfy clothes! The first class is free; following classes will be donation-based.
Welcoming Souls Retreat
Sunday, August 13 | 2 pm | Emerson Hall
Docents, Ushers, Greeters, Welcome Table hosts, Chat Hosts, and Welcoming Souls Leaders: Save August 13, 2 pm, for the 2023 Welcoming Souls Retreat in Emerson Hall. Enjoy refreshments, instruction and fellowship as we prepare for our new church year. Join us for a refresher course in all we do to make the All Souls experience rewarding, friendly, and embracing for all who seek a free church experience.
UU Wellspring Retreat
August 23 | Time and location TBD
August 27 | allsouls.me/ws0827 (Online only)
We will be organizing new Wellspring Groups this fall, beginning with an in-person retreat on August 23 and an online-only retreat on August 27. UU Wellspring is a transformational, small group experience that involves deep listening, daily spiritual practice, spiritual companionship, and living your faith. Each group is 10-12 members and will be facilitated either in person or on Zoom. To secure your space in a Wellspring group, you must attend one of the August retreats. Mark your calendar and watch for more information coming soon!
Remember to watch your email for scheduling updates. You may also visit allsoulschurch.org/calendar for upcoming events.