Young Souls February Events!

Young Souls February 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.

Friday, February 1st, 7pm – Young Souls February Potluck

Join us for our monthly Young Souls potluck! Potlucks are held at a home of one of our members, and they are great events for newcomers. Please bring a dish or drink to share with everyone. RSVP on Facebook here. Hosted by Cora. Location: check the YS listserv for address. Questions? Contact Cora.

Tuesday, February 5th, 7pm – Green New Deal Livestream Watch Party

Let’s get together to learn about the Sunrise Movement’s Green New Deal! On February 5th, hubs and homes across the country will host livestream watch parties where the Sunrise team will lay out the details of their Green New Deal Strategy and officially launch their 2019 campaign to make it a reality. You won’t want to miss it! There will be exciting special guests, inspiration galore, and immediate ways for you to start taking action in your community. Sunrise is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. Click here to learn more about Sunrise. Location: Laura and Brian’s apartment in Columbia Heights (email Laura for address). Space is limited! Due to limited space size, please RSVP with Laura.

Saturday, February 9th, 2pm – February Hike

It’s going to be cold, but we’re heading outside anyway! Come join us for a walk in Rock Creek Park. We will meet at the Cleveland Park metro station at 2. Facebook event located here. Please bring a water bottle and good walking shoes. Contact Cora with questions.

Monday, February 11th, 7:00 – 9:00 – Many Voices Reading Group

The Many Voices Reading Group reads and discusses a new short selection each month. During February, we’ll read Octavia Butler’s “Bloodchild,” in which alien-insects basically plant their developing children into men, who must host the pregnancy. So much to talk about here. Butler won tons of Hugos and Nebulas, was the first sci-fi author to win a MacArthur Genius Grant, and was amazing. Story is available here. Audio version is available here. We’ll meet at Neil’s place unless we outgrow the space. When you arrive, text Neil to be let in. Feel free (but not obligated) to bring snacks/drinks. Please RSVP to the Facebook invite or via email, so that we’ve got a sense of how many people will show up (and whether we need to move to a bigger space).

Wednesday, February 13th, 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 Cora.

Friday, February 15th – Monday, February 18th – Winter Escape!  **Registration is Full**

Come join us on a winter escape this presidents day weekend! We will be staying in cabins Westmoreland State Park. Winter Escape offers social and spiritual activities, workshops, hiking, games, music, cooking, baking, etc. Come join the Unitarian Universalist Young Adults (ages 18-35+) in the DC area for a 4-day / 3-night fun-filled getaway! Questions? Contact winterescape11@gmail.com or check the website! **Registration is full. If you want to join, but didn’t register, then you should still sign up to be added to the waitlist.**

Sunday, February 24th, 1:00 pm – Young Souls February 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 Cora.

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, a founding member of the caucus and former YS Social Justice Chair, if you have any questions!

Young Souls Testimonials

Can you answer two questions about Young Souls? We’d like to share public information on our blog about why you joined and what’s meaningful to you about Young Souls. Click here to fill out the form! If you have any questions, please email the Young Souls Board at youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com.

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.

 

Young Souls Listserv – Have you signed up?

Sign up for the Young Souls listserv here! We have set up a new free-posting listserv for everything from event invitations to housing availability and requests. Remember to follow our communication covenants and guidelines and be sure your “Display Name” is your full first and last name. After signing up, you can post to the listserv directly by emailing young-souls@googlegroups.com. Questions? Contact Justine.

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Young Souls Testimonials

Can you answer two questions about Young Souls? We’d like to share public information on our blog about why you joined and what’s meaningful to you about Young Souls.

Click here to fill out the form! If you have any questions, please email the Young Souls Board at youngsoulsboard@googlegroups.com.
Thank you!

Young Souls January Events!

Young Souls January 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.

 

Wednesday, January 9th, 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 Cora.

 

Friday, January 11th, 7pm – Young Souls January Potluck

Join us for our monthly Young Souls potluck! Potlucks are held at a home of one of our members, and they are great events for newcomers. Please bring a dish or drink to share with everyone. RSVP on Facebook here. Hosted by Claire Adrian-Tucci and Andrew Adrian. Location: (check the YS listserv for address). Hosts have two friendly cats. Questions? Contact Cora.

 

Friday, January 18th – Sunday, January 21st – Jubilee Anti-Racism Training

The next Jubilee Anti-Racism Training has been scheduled for MLK weekend in January! Most of the Young Souls Board has now taken the training–please feel free to reach out to any of us if you have any questions about the experience.

 

Jubilee Anti-Racism Training helps participants understand what is involved in nurturing a multicultural community and working against racism in all of its forms. The workshop requires a weekend commitment; and it is worth every minute of that commitment. $160 per participant (includes cost for trainers, meals and materials). Location: All Souls. Enrollment is limited to 40 participants, so sign up today! Registration deadline is January 15, 2019. Schedule: Friday, January 18th (6:00pm to 10:00pm); Saturday, January 19th recessed for the Women’s March; Sunday, January 20th (8:30am to 8:00pm); Monday, January 21st (8:30 to 4:00).

Register here: https://www.uua.org/central-east/events/region/jubilee-workshop-dc-119. RSVP on Facebook here (if you so choose, it’s a thing you can do, not a requirement for registration :)): Questions? Contact Maia.

Sunday, January 20th – Volunteer for Sunday Lunch Ministry

Come volunteer, together! The lunch ministry will be preparing lunch for the congregation on Sunday, January 20th. If you won’t be at Jubilee Anti-Racism Training, come help out for a shift (or more!). We will need help starting at 9 until 2:30. Please sign up for a shift here and RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact claire.

Sunday, January 27th, after both services – Find Your Ministry Fair

Stop by the Young Souls table at the Find Your Ministry Fair! Come see what ministries are active within the church and talk to lay leaders about what’s available for opportunities! Location: Pierce Hall. There will be table space for every active ministry, with contact information for all, even if there is not a representative. Coffee hour will be in the lobby on this day.

 

Sunday, January 27th, 1:00 pm – Young Souls January Brunch

We will meet in Pierce Hall and walk to a nearby restaurant after we’ve had a chance to check out the Find Your Ministry Fair. Brunch is an excellent event to attend if you are new. RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact Cora.

Friday, February 15th – Monday, February 18th – Winter Escape!  **Registration is Full**

Come join us on a winter escape this presidents day weekend! We will be staying in cabins Westmoreland State Park. Winter Escape offers social and spiritual activities, workshops, hiking, games, music, cooking, baking, etc. Come join the Unitarian Universalist Young Adults (ages 18-35+) in the DC area for a 4-day / 3-night fun-filled getaway! Questions? Contact winterescape11@gmail.com or check the website! **Registration is full. If you want to join, but didn’t register, then you should still sign up to be added to the waitlist.**

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.

 

Young Souls Listserv – Have you signed up?

Sign up for the Young Souls listserv here! We have set up a new free-posting listserv for everything from event invitations to housing availability and requests. Remember to follow our communication covenants and guidelines and be sure your “Display Name” is your full first and last name. After signing up, you can post to the listserv directly by emailing young-souls@googlegroups.com. Questions? Contact Justine.

Young Souls December Events!

Young Souls December 2018 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.

 

Friday, December 7th, 7pm – Young Souls December Potluck

Join us for our monthly Young Souls potluck! Potlucks are held at a home of one of our members, and they are great events for newcomers. Please bring a dish or drink to share with everyone. RSVP on Facebook here. Hosted by Jess and Michael. Location: check the YS listserv for address. Questions? Contact Cora.

 

Saturday, December 8th, 1pm- Christmas Tree Decoration

All Souls is starting a new tradition, each year a different lay group will take leadership for decorating the church tree! Come join us to help decorate the 15 foot tree! We will meet in the sanctuary at 1pm. RSVP here. Questions? Contact Claire.

 

Wednesday, December 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 Cora.

 

Sunday, December 16th, 1:00 pm – Young Souls December Brunch

We will meet in Pierce Hall after service and walk to a nearby restaurant to enjoy brunch together. This is an excellent event to attend if you are new. RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact Cora.

 

Thursday, December 20th, 7pm – Film Screening: Healing Trauma: Beyond Gangs and Prisons

We will meet in the Eaton room (second floor of All Souls, ADA accessible) for a screening of Brave New Films’ new short documentary. Healing Trauma: Beyond Gangs and Prisons follows the transformative stories of several former gang members as they share their adverse childhood experiences, gang involvement, and the hope they now have through the healing power of therapy. The documentary is 23 minutes long, after which we will discuss the film. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact Maia and Heather with questions!

**Save the date: Winter Escape! Feb 15th – 18th, 2019**

Come join us on a winter escape this presidents day weekend! We will be staying in cabins Westmoreland State Park. Winter Escape offers social and spiritual activities, workshops, hiking, games, music, cooking, baking, etc. Come join the Unitarian Universalist Young Adults (ages 18-35+) in the DC area for a 4-day / 3-night fun-filled getaway! Questions? Contact winterescape11@gmail.com or check the website!

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.

 

Young Souls Listserv – Have you signed up?

Sign up for the Young Souls listserv here! We have set up a new free-posting listserv for everything from event invitations to housing availability and requests. Remember to follow our communication covenants and guidelines and be sure your “Display Name” is your full first and last name. After signing up, you can post to the listserv directly by emailing young-souls@googlegroups.com. Questions? Contact Justine.

Young Souls November Events!

(Check the YS listserv for contact info)

 

Young Souls November 2018 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.

Monday, October 29th, 5:30pm – Young Souls Happy Hour with Rev. Rob Hardies

Rev. Rob Hardies will be joining Young Souls for happy hour! Come join us for pizza and fellowship with our Senior Minister from 5:30 – 7:00pm. Location: All Souls Bar (725 T St NW). RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact Claire.

 

Friday, November 2nd, 7pm – Young Souls November Potluck

Join us for our monthly Young Souls potluck! Potlucks are held at a home of one of our members, and they are great events for newcomers. Please bring a dish or drink to share with everyone. RSVP on Facebook here. Hosted by Matt Krieger. Location: check the YS listserv for address. Questions? Contact Cora.

 

Sunday, November 4th, 1pm – 4pm – Joining All Souls

Ready to become an official member of the church? At the end of this three-hour exploration of what it means to be a member of All Souls, you’ll be invited to sign the book.Register here. Sun., Nov. 4, 1:00-4:00 pm, Eaton Room.

 

Sunday, November 11, 1:30pm – Young Souls November Brunch

We will meet in Pierce Hall after service and walk to a nearby restaurant to enjoy brunch together. This is an excellent event to attend if you are new. There’s an All Souls Library Open House on the same day, so we’ll stop by the open house and then head to brunch. RSVP on Facebook here. Questions? Contact Cora.

 

Wednesday, November 14th, 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 Cora.

 

November 16th – 18th – Young Souls Fall Retreat – Registration full!

Fall Retreat is a weekend getaway to the Shenandoah River Valley State Park. Join other Young Souls for a weekend of spirituality, community, and fun! Stalwarts and newbies alike can meet new friends and deepen current relationships. Registration is currently full this year. Contact Amber if you have any questions or if you’d like to be added to the waitlist.

 

Sunday, November 25th, 2pm – Young Souls Hike

A festive hike at Dumbarton Oaks. It is free during the winter season, so no charge to enter and enjoy the beautiful scenery! Just bring a water bottle. Let’s meet at the main entrance around 2 pm. Email Laura if you have any questions about this event. RSVP on Facebook here.

 

Thursday, November 29th, 7pm – Many Voices Reading Group

Join the Many Voices Reading Group for a discussion of a short reading (and for socializing with some bookish people). We’ll meet at Neil Manzullo’s apartment starting at 7pm. Feel free (but not obligated) to bring snacks or drinks. Please RSVP to the Facebook event.

This month, we’ll read Octavia Butler’s sci-fi story “Bloodchild,” about a world in which human men must bear the children of an alien insect race. The story is available in text or audio formats. Come prepared to talk about reversed gender roles and the struggle of connected societies and insect babies!

 

Young Souls November Circle Suppers – Looking for hosts!

Interested in hosting a Circle Supper in November? Let me know! This happens every other month and these are wonderful events for newcomers to meet other Young Souls in smaller settings. If you’re interested in hosting in November, just let me know when, where, and how many people you can host. You can host at your home or at a restaurant. Check out Circle Supper photos on the Young Souls Blog and Facebook. Contact Justine.

 

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.

 

Young Souls Listserv – Have you signed up?

Sign up for the Young Souls listserv here! We have set up a new free-posting listserv for everything from event invitations to housing availability and requests. Remember to follow our communication covenants and guidelines and be sure your “Display Name” is your full first and last name. After signing up, you can post to the listserv directly by emailing young-souls@googlegroups.com. Questions? Contact Justine.

 

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2018 Young Souls Fall Retreat Registration!

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Hello Lovely Young Souls!

 

Come one, come all to the 2018 Young Souls Fall Retreat on November 16th – 18th

 

Registration for Fall Retreat will go LIVE on October 5, 2018. Registration fills up SUPER FAST so be up early to reserve your spot!  There will be few scholarships available so once registration goes live, please contact me or any member of the board if the cost ($70) is an impediment to your participation and we’ll see what we can do! Just a heads up, there is a no-refund cancellation policy after November 5, 2018. Those remaining funds will go towards the scholarships.

 

Still not sold about joining?! 

 

Fall Retreat is a weekend getaway to the Shenandoah River Valley State Park. Join other Young Souls for a weekend of spirituality, community, and fun! At past retreats, we’ve had activities ranging from board games, musical performances, and hikes to workshops on tarot reading, Wicca, neurodiversity, gender sensitivity, ecstatic dance, and yoga.

Stalwarts and newbies alike can meet new friends and deepen current relationships. We hope that you can join us!

 

See you at the retreat!

Amber

 

Amber Lee

Retreat Steering Committee Chair

 


Click here for the Facebook event for Fall Retreat registration.