Rev. Georganne Greene
Minister

 

Robert Traynor
Parish Administrator

(413) 773-5018

administrator@uugreenfield.org

 

Barbara Weeks
Music Director

music@uugreenfield.org

 

Winter Office Hours:

Monday: 2-5 PM

Wednesday: 2-5 PM

Friday: 1-5 PM

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Save The Dates!

Fri Dec 26 @04:00PM - 08:00PM
Stone Soup Cafe food prep
Sat Dec 27 @12:00PM - 02:30PM
Stone Soup Cafe
Sat Jan 10 @05:30PM -
Book Group
Sun Jan 11 @12:30PM - 02:30PM
Faith-Based Advocacy Workshop
Welcome to All Souls

At All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Greenfield, Massachusetts, our mission is to welcome all who seek fellowship in our liberal religious tradition; to nurture the spiritual well-being of our children and ourselves; to show that people can transcend differences; to nourish and enrich each other in a common spiritual quest; and to provide information and opportunities for members of All Souls and others to act upon the issues of injustice and inequity.

We are a lay-led congregation which enjoys a diversity of speakers and viewpoints. We believe that there is an element of truth in everyone’s voice and faith practices - Humanist, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, religious naturalism, and others. What holds us together are our Unitarian Universalist principles of justice, tolerance, and freedom, lived with love, compassion and respect for one another. We covenant to listen and care for one another, even when we may disagree with one another.


Upcoming Sunday Services

 
Sunday, December 21, 2014

Santa As Shaman

Worship Leader:  Luci Adams

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Musician: Bob Cummings

This talk is loosely based on When Santa Was a Shaman - The Ancient Origins of Santa Claus and the Christmas Tree by Tony van Renterghem. There is a lot of information available about Santa being a shaman so this talk will focus more on Twas the Night Before Christmas and the 'clues' in the story connecting Santa to shamanism. She hopes you will find it interesting enough to check out more about Santa-as-Shaman.

 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve Vespers: A Christmas Beginning

Reverend Georganne Greene

7 PM - 8 PM

Musicians: Lauren Bell and the All Souls Choir

Join us for All Souls Church's annual Christmas Eve Vespers service!  Note that the Christmas Vespers service is at 7 PM. The service will be followed by our traditional candlelight processional and carol sing, and then by our 2nd Annual Holiday Party in the Parish Hall!

 

 
Sunday, December 28, 2014
There will be NO SERVICE on December 28th. Enjoy your holidays!
 
Sunday, January 4, 2015

The Mysteries of Blessings

Worship Leader:  Rabbi Efraim Eisen

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Musician: Laura Siersema

Rabbi Efraim Eisen was the Spiritual Leader of Temple Israel in Greenfield from 2002 to 2014. He has been a licensed marriage and family therapist since 1981. Together with his wife Rosalie he has produced over 200 weekend workshops helping to strengthen relationships and bring soul mates together. He has a private practice in which he integrates a spiritual approach when he works with children, adults or couples. sees children and adults.

 

Jacob blesses his children with both positive and negative messages. How can we bless ourselves and others to move us into a wonderful year of 2015?

 
Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Power Of Being A Faith Community

Worship Leader:  Laura Wagner

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Musician: Peter Skolnick

Laura Wagner, LICSW, is the Executive Director of UU Mass Action.  UU Mass Action is one of 22 state advocacy networks in the US. Our mission states that we believe our faith calls us to change the world.  Grounded in democracy, powered by hope, we mobilize Unitarian Universalists to overcome injustice.

 

What does it mean to be part of a faith community?  How do we support one another in finding peace?  Living in community is an essential part of resiliency.  It is only through being part of a community that we can find peace in our lives and fight for justice.

 

The service will be followed by a potluck lunch and Faith Based Advocacy Workshop, led by Laura Wagner, from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM in the Parish Hall.  Please see the online Calendar entry for January 11th for more information.