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

Regular Schedule

  • Sunday morning worship services are at 10:00 a.m. from now through September 21st. On September 28 we return to two services, 9:30 and 11:15.
  • Religious education classes for children pre-K through 12th grade begin September 14. Nursery care provided for the littlest ones.


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 through Sept 21
Religious education classes begin September 14th.
Nursery Care is provided for infants and toddlers

September Ministry Theme:
The inherent worth and dignity of every person

Words to Live By: We, the congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person.


September 7 – 10 a.m. followed by the 4th Annual “Pies for Peace”
Gather the Waters: We Begin Again in Love
Worship Leaders: Reverend Carolyn Patierno, Reverend Caitlin O’Brien, and Ministerial Intern Rebecca Bryan.
American Sign Language interpretation will be provided by Elizabeth Bull.

Our annual Water Communion is led in the spirit of re-creation and recommitment. Ritual is a container for joy and a salve for brokenness. Bring water to add to the common bowl—water from your home or travels.

This year’s Pies for Peace beneficiary is “Seeds of Peace.” http://www.seedsofpeace.org/mission#sthash.LfLWLQAg.dpuf  For more information see the newsletter page 7.

Dedicated Offering – Religious Education Scholarships

Again this year there will be a $100 registration fee for each child enrolled in our religious education program with a $200 cap per family. No one will be turned away, of course. We extend an invitation to the congregation to support this ministry through the “Religious Education Scholarship Fund.” Envelopes will be in the September 7 & 14 orders of service for those who are willing and able to make a contribution. If you would like to donate by check, please put “RE Scholarship Fund” in the memo line.

September 14 – One service at 10:00 a.m.   First Day of Religious Education Classes
“The Spiritual Muscle of Inherent Worth and Dignity”

Worship Leader: Reverend Carolyn Patierno
Our first principle is a spiritual practice and like most spiritual practices, it is easier said than done. Honoring the inherent worth and dignity of all through it all. How?

After the service:  Congregational Dialogue will take place in Unity Hall. Congregants are invited to ask questions, offer comments, and listen to issues surrounding the sale of 60 Huntington Street.

11 a.m. Religious Education Kick-off Breakfast and Parent Orientation

September 21 – One service at 10 a.m.
“Baking Bread”
Worship Leader: Barb May • Guest preacher: Len Salter
By honoring the worth and dignity of my wife’s family, we were able to turn their forbiddance into acceptance. By showing them on their terms that our love is valid and true, they graced us with their blessing and welcomed us into the fold.

Special Congregational Meeting following the service. See page 4 of newsletter for Call to Meeting.

September 28 – 9:30 & 11:15 a.m.
“Let the Wrong Ones In”
Worship Leader: Reverend Carolyn Patierno
Preacher: Rebecca Bryan

Who among us hasn’t felt like the ‘wrong one” at some time? “Did I miss the instructional book?” We wonder. Rebecca will share her story of how she learned that what she thought was so wrong was actually the opening to all that is right.


Upcoming Events



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.


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.
Crafts Circle
7:00 PM
Bring your own project. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, needlepoint, counted cross stitch, quilting, or mending - and friendship!
We collect voluntary contributions for Heifer International
Choir Rehearsal
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM


GRACE - Growing Racial and Cultural Equity
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Calling all Souls who are interested in furthering our work on becoming a congregation that lives out our commitment to anti-oppression and anti-racism. We will meet at 7 pm to create the vision that we collectively hold for the work of this group going forward. All are welcome to participate.


7:00 PM


9:30 AM
Religious Education Classes
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Exploring All Souls
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
If you’d like to make new connections at All Souls and learn more about Unitarian Universalism, join us Sunday, September 28 in the Vail Library from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm for the start of our new Exploring All Souls series!
Greeter training
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM
11:15 AM


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.
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