Welcome



All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a liberal religious congregation that nurtures lifelong spiritual development. 
We covenant to create a welcoming, caring, justice-seeking community within and beyond these walls.

 

Contact Us

All Souls New London
19 Jay St.
New London, Connecticut 06320
Phone 860-443-0316

Regular Schedule

Sunday
  • Sunday morning worship services are at 10:00 a.m. from now through September 4th.
  • Religious education classes for children pre-K through 12th grade begin September 20. Nursery care provided for the littlest ones at the first service.

Announcements

  • Proposed Addition - Video

    Click here to view the video created by our architect Dan Glynn and his team that shows the proposed addition to All Souls. There will be opportunities for questions and comments after upcoming Sunday services and a congregational vote on whether we go forward with this proposal at our congregational meeting on Sunday June 19th. 

  • Sunday Services Schedule

    Welcome to All Souls New London
    A UUA Breakthrough Congregation
    A Welcoming Congregation

    Reverend Carolyn Patierno, Senior Minister
    Reverend Caitlin O'Brien, Associate Minister

    Sunday Services 10:00 a.m.
    (from now through the summer....)


    Religious Education Classes for
    PreK to 8th Grade at 10:00 am service


    Nursery Care is provided for infants
    and toddlers during the service

    May Ministry Theme: Authenticity

    Words to Live By:

    "Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen."  
    ~Brené Brown

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PROXY VOTE AUTHORIZATION FORM

    May 29  “The Choice to Let Ourselves Be True” 

     

    One service at 10:00 a.m.
    Worship Leader:  Carol Thompson
    On this Memorial Day weekend, we will look at Abraham Lincoln’s” Gettysburg Address” and “Second Inaugural Address” as he expresses his view of the Civil War.

    June Ministry Theme: Recreation

    Words to Live By:

    "The word "recreation" is really a very beautiful word. It is defined in the dictionary as "the process of giving new life to something, ofrefreshing something, of restoring something." This something, of course, is the whole person."

    ~Bruno Hans Geba

    June 5 “How Our Cup Brims with Good”
    One service at 10:00 a.m.
    Worship Leader:  Reverend Carolyn Patierno
    A lyric from “The Sweet June Days” reminds us to “re-create” our minds, hearts, and souls.  A meditation on the peace that comes with recreation. 
     

    June 12  Coming of Age - Bridging
    One service at 10:00 a.m.
    Worship Leaders:  Reverend Carolyn Patierno and Reverend Caitlin O'Brien
    Seven All Souls youth share their credos with the congregation as they are welcomed to a new stage of their religious and spiritual development. As well, three youth bridge from our religious education program to the next stage of their lives. A multi-generational service.

     

    June 19  Flower Communion
    One service at 10:00 a.m.
    Worship Leader: Reverend Caitlin O'Brien
    With joy for the coming of summer, we celebrate our annual Flower Communion. This simple and beautiful service includes a ritual of interconnectedness celebrated by many Unitarian Universalist congregations at this time of year. Please bring a flower to place in the communal bouquet. The ritual invites you to then choose a different flower to take home with you. A multi-generational service.

    Good Neighbor Offering: The Ocean Clean Up

    Greater New London Food Pantry item of the month: Dry milk

    Elizabeth Bull provides ASL interpretation.

    June 26 "Significant"
    One service at 10:00 a.m.
    Worship Leader: Barbara May
    We will ponder what it might mean for us, in an ever-changing world, to stay connected. Connected to each other, connected to community, connected to faith. How we live matters. We are, indeed, signficant.

    Summer Fun & Games for children up to 5th grade. Children and youth entering 6th grade and older are encouraged to attend summer worship services with their families. 

Upcoming Events

MAY

31

TUE
Meditation Group
7:15 AM to 8:30 AM
Open to all. Practice consists of mindful sitting, walking and Dharma discussion. Guidance for practice and individual instruction is available.
Gardening at All Souls
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
JUN

01

WED
Meditation
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Open to all. Practice consists of mindful sitting, walking and Dharma discussion. Guidance for practice and individual instruction is available.
Journey Within
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Craft Circle
7:00 PM
Choir Rehearsal
7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
JUN

02

THU
Worship Team
5:30 PM
Coming of Age
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Humanist Discussion Group
7:00 PM
New date (1st Thursday) and place (Nash Room)
JUN

03

FRI
Alanon
7:00 PM