Spirituality
We worship on Sundays at 9:15am and have Faith Formation at 10:45am.
Community
All Souls has become a haven for those who are hungry for community. Our small size makes it easy to become a part of our family.
Outreach
The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

The Latest News

 
Due to the recent rise in COVID infection numbers, we will be
worshipping online for the next two Sundays.  
 
 
 
January 2nd and 9th
 
Sundays, The Liturgy of the Word
9:15am
Online via Zoom
 
If you would like to join our Zoom worship, please send us a request in Contacts
or email our Church Office at allsoulsvaoffice@gmail.com.
 
January 9th 
 
Our First Listening Session this Sunday!!
 
Sunday, Jan 9th, after our online worship service,
we will have our first Listening Session.
(We will use the same Zoom link for worship and The Listening Session.)
 
As we look at this new year and think about
how God is calling us, our Vestry and Vicar identified two key questions
for our community to prayerfully consider and discuss. 
 
1.What do you need from your church these days?
 
2.  In looking towards the future, how can the community of ASEC
best utilize its physical space to worship and serve God? 
   
We want to hear from you!
We will hold our Listening Sessions online, so please
come - listen to what folks have to say and share your thoughts as well.
 
 
It is by listening to God and to one another we will
find our way into this next year and into
our future together.
 
 

 

Who is All Souls Episcopal Church?

 

We are a loving, vibrant Episcopal church in Mechanicsville, VA - just north of Richmond.  At All Souls, everyone is welcome!

We are a community who is welcomes the newcomer, enjoys spending time together - playing, laughing and learning, and works to help those who are struggling in this life.  We believe in a loving, liberating, and life-giving God.  We believe in following the teachings of Jesus Christ, whose life, death, and resurrection saved the world.  We work to see the image of God in all people and to live The Way of Love, as taught by the life Jesus lived. 

If you are looking for a place to explore your relationship with God - to be in community with others who are trying to do the same, you may enjoy the community of All Souls Episcopal.  We worship in the Anglican Tradition, celebrating diversity, inclusiveness, and in the Spirit of fellowship that motivates us to live fully into the people God has uniquely created us to be. 

 

Meet Our Vicar 

Katherine DoughertyOur priest at All Souls is The Rev. Katherine Dougherty.  She joined us in July of 2017.  Katherine was born and raised in Virginia and in the Episcopal Church.  Prior to being ordained, she taught in both public and private schools. Katherine received her M.Div from The School of Theology at The University of the South, Sewanee and was ordained in 2017.  

Katherine is a collaborative leader, who enjoys working with others to imagine and create ways of spreading God's love for everyone.  Her vision for ministry is to encourage and empower folks to actively engage with the God who created them and loves them dearly and to share that love with others.  

In her off hours, Katherine enjoys being outside - in the mountains, on the water or spending time with family and friends.  She loves to laugh and play.  She is also thankful to be called by God and the people of All Souls Episcopal Church to walk this journey we call faith.  Email her at: revkdougherty@gmail.com

 

 The Community Garden

 
Located at 9077 Atlee Rd, Mechanicsville, VA
 
The Community Garden
is one of our Summer Outreach Ministries.
 
 
Through the work of volunteers, our garden provides free, fresh vegetables 
to those in our area who struggle with 
food insecurity. 
 
Our Community Garden has finished another 
growing season. 
 
We are so very thankful 
for the hands who helped plant, 
care for, harvest, and 
deliver over 1300 pounds 
of fresh vegetables 
to those in need.
 
 
If you or your community would like to help in our
Community Garden next year,
we'd love to have you!
 
Email our Church Office at
and let us know.  Our Garden Manager 
will give you a call.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Our Ministries

Our firm belief is God is alive and working hard in our community to bring about healing. We also believe we have been called to join God in his work.

Our ministries reach into the community of All Souls as well as the broader Mechanicsville area.  Our Worship ministries includes members in music, as lay readers and Eucharistic servers, altar guild, greeters, and ushers.  Formation leaders work with children, youth, and adult education.  Our Hospitality team provides a tremendous service to welcome all into the life of All Souls, and our Pastoral Care team provides assistance to those that need all kinds of care.  Our outreach programs provide food for the hungry from our Community Garden, with the Sack Hunger Bags, and through the Caritas program with St. Anne's Catholic Church in Ashland, VA.  Other outreach programs help winterize homes in November, Bless Animals in October, provide a Halloween Party for Peter Paul Development Center in Church Hill, assist with school supplies and clothing for students at J.E.B. Stuart School in Richmond, and other small deeds of kindness.  

You are welcome to explore with us needs in our community, and help out any time!  Thank you very much!

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