All Souls News

Reformation Sunday, October 29, 2017 All Souls and Messiah will have a joint service on Sunday, October 29, at 10:00 am to celebrate and commemorate the 500th year of the Protestant Reformation.  As part of this event, there will be a pot luck luncheon following the service.  Please sign up on the...
St. Francis
  Blessing of Animals at Rutland Shopping Center As autumn arrives, so does the annual blessing of pets!  A procession of animals, dogs, cats, and others, are usually lead into a church for a special ceremony called a Blessing of Pets.  This custom is in remembrance of St. Francis, whose Saint day...
A Note from your Deacon: Dear Community of All Souls, Central to our life together is worship. We come together each week and hear the word of God, celebrate Jesus’ life and resurrection, and are fed and renewed. Starting September 10th, we will be celebrating using the Deacon’s Mass.  This...
Charlottesville
Our Diocese of Virginia Bishops and Clergy of many dominations and faith traditions gathered in Charlottesville last Saturday to be a voice and a presence of peace and solidarity in the midst the chaos.  Seeing the video of the clergy and others with arms linked together, sometimes silent, other...
Bishops' Statement on Full Inclusion of Transgender Persons in All Aspects of Our Common Life July 28, 2017 The Bishops of the Diocese of Virginia continue our commitment to the inclusion of LGBTQ+ persons in all aspects of our common life as a Church and as a nation.  We are proud to be in...
The 5th Sunday in July this year presented a great opportunity for outreach projects!  All Souls and Messiah worship together in July, and after a Service of the Word on July 30, members of the congregations could choose to participate in any one of three special projects: Sack Hunger Build We...
Bishop Michael Curry
Bishop Curry’s address to the Diocese of Virginia’s 30th Anniversary Preaching Foundation is powerful.  Take time to listen to Bishop Curry’s inspirational sermon. You will not be disappointed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAG26zyZL5I
MCEF
Mechanicsville Churches Emergency Fund has services that include clothing closets, a food pantry, and Senior Rides for people in the Mechanicsville area. All Souls participates in MCEF in several ways:  produce from our Community Garden is donated weekly during the growing season and through...
Cabbage Patch Kids
The summer garden has matured and we are harvesting green beans, peppers,  and tomatoes. Now in the first weeks of September, we have harvested over 2150 pounds of beautiful food that has been donated to MCEF, Christian Village, and Church Hill Wellness Center and Peter-Paul Development Center.   ...
Our Annual Meeting, one of the highlights of the year, was held February 5, 2017.  Attached are reports from committees for you to read.  

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