Young Souls June Events!

Young Souls June 2019 Events

Keep track of all events on the Young Souls Google Calendar.

If you’d like to organize a Young Souls event, send your idea to the Young Souls Board at youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com.

 

New Young Souls Board Members!

Congratulations to our new Young Souls Board Members! We’re really excited for this upcoming year. Here’s a list of the 2019 – 2020 Board Members: Abby Jones (President), Esther Gross (Vice President), Claire Adrian-Tucci (Communications Chair), Jeremy Neff (Social Justice Chair), Elena Price (Social Co-Chair), Matt Krieger (Social Co-Chair), Lena Easton-Calabria (Spiritual Chair), and Zach Morris (Membership and Welcoming Chair). To contact the YS Board, please email: youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com.

 

May 31st – June 2nd – Weekend on the Bay

Join in for some fun at Camp Tockwogh (about two hours from DC on the Eastern Shore). We want to bring in a robust YS community this year! There will be activities: campfires, workshops, vespers, a talent show, water sports, archery, hiking, and plenty of time to relax, self-organize and enjoy the beautiful setting. RSVP on FB here and register/find more info here: http://www.all-souls.org/wob. Questions? Email Martha or Alice: mwdneuman@gmail.com, alicekurimanewberry@gmail.com. We’ll be setting up carpools once we get a better sense of who is going!

 

Wednesday, June 5th, 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Proclaiming our Faith in RJ: Mobilizing the DC Faith Community for Reproductive Justice

Despite being the nation’s capital and our long stretch of economic growth, Washington, DC has some of the worst statistics of any major city related to reproductive justice. Far too many women of color, children, and youth aren’t getting the support and resources they need. Join the All Souls Reproductive Justice Initiative, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, The DC Abortion Fund, the Latin American Youth Center, and a panel of local advocates to learn about reproductive justice issues in DC including child care, maternal health, sex education, and access to abortion and discuss what we can do as activists and faith communities to make a difference. This event is the first step in our effort to build a DC network of faith-based activists for reproductive justice. All are welcome and refreshments will be provided! RSVP by visiting: http://bit.ly/DCforRJ. Location: All Souls Church Unitarian 1500 Harvard St. NW. Questions? Contact Danielle Garrett at laurendgarrett@gmail.com. Learn more about the All Souls Reproductive Justice Initiative here.

 

****Friday June 7th, 7pm – Young Souls End of the Year Party!****

Come to the Young Souls End of the Year Party! Join us on Friday June 7th at 7pm at Abby’s house (check the YS listserv for address) as we celebrate the end of the year and welcome the new Young Souls board members. RSVP on Facebook here. This is a great event for newcomers to attend and meet other Young Souls. It’s a potluck, so please bring drinks and/or food to share. Questions? Contact Cora at coraghenry@gmail.com. Let’s celebrate!

Wednesday, June 12th, 5:30pm – Young Souls Happy Hour

Join us for our monthly happy hour! This is an excellent event for newcomers to attend and meet other Young Souls. Local 16 donates 10 percent of our checks back to All Souls. Location: Local 16 (1602 U St. NW). RSVP on Facebook here. For those interested, we’ll walk over to Vespers after the happy hour. Questions? Contact Matt at Mattkriegervii@gmail.com.

Sunday, June 23rd, 12:00pm – Young Souls June Brunch

We will meet in Pierce Hall and walk to a nearby restaurant. Brunch is an excellent event to attend if you are new. RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact Matt at Mattkriegervii@gmail.com.

 

Invitation to join the Young Souls POC Caucus

The YS POC Caucus was founded early in 2018, in recognition of the need for a Young Soul POC space. They are currently opening the group to new YS POC members! The caucus is a chance for people of color in our community to gather for fun activities (dinner parties, game nights, book circles etc.) or more serious conversations (discussions on making All Souls an inclusive and affirming space etc.). If you are interested in joining, fill out this form and a member of the caucus will reach out to you. Please feel free to email us (youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com) or Alice Newberry (alicekurimanewberry@gmail.com), a founding member of the caucus and former YS Social Justice Chair, if you have any questions!

Interested in joining Souls in the Center?

Souls in the Center is a fellowship of members and friends of All Souls from ages thirty+. Get on top of the news by clicking here to join the listserv; here to join the Facebook group and here to add the Google Calendar. We also started a Movie Club – join here for that!  Questions? Contact Souls in the Center Leadership at souls-in-the-center-leadership@googlegroups.com.

Seeking ushers for Sunday services

Ushers welcome congregants and visitors, hand out the orders of service, and help everything run smoothly and safely. The commitment is only one service each month, so it’s a great way to get involved. Contact Mark Matthews at (markhowardmatthews@gmail.com) to learn more or sign up.

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