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A Prophet Gets the Word on Polygamy—Latter Day Saints Conform to Protestant Morality

Church of the Latter Day Saints President and Prophet Wilford Woodruff said God told him to do it. On September 25, 1890 Wilford Woodruff, President and Prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter

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Bread

Fresh bread is something of a tiny miracle. Or maybe just a marvel. Born from simple ingredients and careful technique, it emerges from the oven steaming and scented and ready to provide sustenance. W

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Online All-Ages Worship (26 September 2021)

Please join us on Sunday (26 September 2021) at 11:00 AM for “Look Again” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here. Watch for our weekly email announcements for

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Children and Youth Religious Education Updates

Families — we hear you and realize how done you are with Zoom. We will continue to watch the local COVID numbers and we feel encouraged by the cooling weather and the possibility of comfortable outdoo

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Online Adult Religious Education — 26 September 2021

Please join us on Sunday (26 September 2021) at 9:00 AM for our adult religious education class via Zoom. We have completed our White Fragility book study group using the book by Robin DiAngelo. This

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Zoom Lunch (29 September 2021)

Please join us next Wednesday (29 September 2021) at 12 noon for our weekly Zoom lunch. Bring your lunch and meet up with your All Souls friends, have lunch, and just catch up.

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Meditation with Larry Androes (25 September 2021)

Please join us on Saturday (25 September 2021) at 10:30 AM for our weekly meditation group with Larry Androes. This is a sitting Buddhist meditation including a brief introduction to mindfulness medit

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Column: Through the Darkness, Together

As we enter the autumn season, Sheri Barker reflects on ways to help our cherished ones through struggles with poor mental health. Continue reading Column: Through the Darkness, Together at The Wild H

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look and see.

When I was in first grade nearly every other child in the US read the exact same books in school, Dick and Jane.  I remember one particular line to this day. "Look, look, see spot run." And there is n

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Devils Tower—Native Holy Site Becomes First National Monument

   A 1950's era National Park Service poster promoted visits to Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming. My old home state of Wyoming has a lot of memorable, iconic sights—the Yellowstone geyser Old

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A Feast for Our Lady of Walsingham

  In the churches of the Anglican communion, including the Episcopal church calendar today, the 24th of September is the feast of Our Lady of Walsingham. It commemorates an apparition of Mary, Jesus’

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Hope

Our hope does not live in some glimmer of an indistinct future. Rather, we know the way to the world of which we dream, and by covenant and the movement forward of one right action and the next, we kn

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MDD October Business Meeting

Hello Mountain Desert District UUs! This is to announce that we will be having a business meeting of the Mountain Desert District, by Zoom, on Saturday, October 23, at 10 am Mountain Time. To register

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A survivor shares a warning against criminals preying on Pagans

A survivor shares a warning about criminals who would do harm to Pagans and Witches. Continue reading A survivor shares a warning against criminals preying on Pagans at The Wild Hunt.

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Hope and Resilience: A Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Reading List

This year’s theme for Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month is Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope. It invites Hispanic and Latinx communities to reflect on how good our tomorrow can be by

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Tell the Biden Administration: Stop the Cruel Treatment of Haitian Asylum-Seekers

People of faith and conscience must demand an end to the racist, inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants and asylum-seekers.

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How do we build hope? Social Witness Convenings on Oct 6 and 12

Paula Freire wrote that “to do without hope, in the struggle to improve the world, is a frivolous illusion.” How do we build hope? When we share our stories, move together for justice, and side with l

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“Stay in the Conversation” – Research Into the Religions of 13-25 Year Olds

Research from the Springtide Research Institute shows that 39% of young people identify as “none of the above.” Like it or not, religion is becoming an individual thing.

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The Zen priest considers Tradition and a Naturalistic Perennialism

    I’ve been thinking a lot about Traditionalism in religion. Traditionalism is a word with many definitions. It usually speaks to some form of conservativism. It sometimes is associated with right w

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Speaking Up for Themselves at the First National Negro Convention in 1830

An early Negro National Convention. As ever, it was hard—dangerous and hard—to be Black in early 19th Century America for Freemen as well as for slaves .   Take the Northern state of Ohio, for instanc

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