April Events

Friday, April 3, 7:00 p.m. – First Friday Potluck
Please join us for a wonderful potluck dinner with a spiritual component! Thanks to Bridget O’Brien. Please RSVP on Facebook and let us know what you’ll be bringing, and label your contribution for animal products, gluten, alcohol, and common allergens. Contact Jennifer Du Mond with any questions.

Sunday, April 5 – Weekend on the Bay Registration goes live
Join a couple hundred members of All Souls at Camp Tockwogh on the Chesapeake Bay May 29th-31st! Hiking, swimming, bonfires, workshops, and stronger connections with your fellow congregants are all on the agenda; it’s one of the best ways to deepen your involvement with the community, and we usually have a good cadre of Young Souls attending. More information here: http://www.all-souls.org/WOB-2015

Wednesday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. – Vespers
Come join other members of the All Souls community for a contemplative service with singing and silent meditation. Contact Cledwyn with any questions.

Monday, April 13, 6:00 p.m. – Cherry Blossom Happy Hour
Let’s admire the beautiful pink blossoms from Japan on Monday, April 13th. Danny Lambert will meet everyone at the top of the Smithsonian Metro elevator at 6 p.m., for a walk to the Tidal Basin. Afterward, the group will walk up to MXDC (600 14th St NW) for lively reflection and libations. If it rains, we’ll go to MXDC straight from the metro. RSVP to dannylambert@gmail.com or on Facebook. Note: this event has been rescheduled from Wednesday, April 8th, due to overlap with Vespers.

Sunday, April 19, 1:00 p.m. – Brunch at Beau Thai Mt. Pleasant
After the second service, meet the Young Souls in Pierce Hall to head over as a group. Or meet us there for brunch at 1:00 pm.  Please RSVP on Facebook to help us get a headcount.  Contact Jen Du Mond with any questions.

Sunday, April 26, 8:00 p.m. – Trivia
Join Cledwyn at Bedrock Billiards at 1841 Columbia Road NW for some trivia and socializing to wrap up the weekend! Contact him at for more information.

Thursday, April 30, 6:00 p.m. – Pictures From a Hiroshima School Yard and Hiroshima Children’s Drawings Exhibit
If you missed this moving documentary when it was debuted at All Souls last year, don’t miss your chance to see it now, as well as some of the drawings that inspired it. All Souls congregants will be joined by DC’s Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Committee to host Gensuikyo, Japan’s largest peace action and anti-nuclear activist organization. Full details, as well as information about other related events, can be found at http://www.all-souls.org/node/1080.

Friday, May 15th, 7:00 p.m. – Young Souls End of the Year Party!
Join your fellow Young Souls as we celebrate another year together and elect board members for the upcoming year. Location and further details still TBD, so watch your inboxes for that, as well as information on nominations if you’d like to serve in Young Souls leadership.

Got an event you’d like us to do? Just email the YS Board directly at youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com