Love In Action
March 24, 2020
All events are open and drop-ins are welcome, unless otherwise stated. If no contact person is listed, call or email the office with questions.
Sunday, March 28: Service at 10:30am
Calling A Minister: Rev. Joel will introduce us to the UU search process of calling new ministers, as well as examine the role of a minister in a UU church. We will also celebrate our new members.

Meeting ID: 886 3742 8752
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Past Services are here.
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Upcoming Events
All Souls Indy is on Social Media!
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Read our Blogs here, and keep up on events at our homepage.
Soul Matters Small Group
Thurs. March 25, 7pm
No RSVPs required, drop in as you are. We will be collectively examining the topic of Commitment. No preparation needed. Come ready to listen to one another.
Meeting ID: 975 7868 5157

(Next session is Sun. March 28, at 12:30pm)
Socially Distant Meditation Group.
Monday's at 6:30, All Souls Lawn. 
First meeting on Monday, March 29th!
Erik Mroz, a longtime practitioner, will be leading the group. Beginners are welcome. To stay safe, the All Souls task force has asked that only five people are allowed on the grounds at once. Bring a mask and a mat or cushion to sit on. If you are interested in attending the group this Monday or have questions, please rsvp by emailing Nasreen at
Policy Governance Information Session
Sunday, March 28, 1:00-2:00 pm - Zoom link  HERE.
Rev. Joel will be presenting on Policy Governance for interested members. What does policy governance mean for me? How does it impact the church? Come with questionsSee this previous communication from Feb.16th and our updated "Our Governance" webpage for more details.
General Assembly Registration Open
If you haven't registered for Virtual GA 2021 already, there is no better time than right now! Registered attendees are among the first to hear program announcements, such as the Ware Lecturer and featured speakers, and only registered attendees will have access to the NEW! GA app (coming soon). So register early to join online discussions, familiarize yourself with the GA schedule, and find your place in our community of communities.
Public Board meeting
April 13, 7-9pm
The All Souls Board meets every second Tuesday of the month
The Board welcomes congregant participation. Links to upcoming Board meetings:
Recycling at All Souls
Here are some helpful tips on what items are able to be recycled in our parking lot recycling bins.
  1. Empty ink cartridgescell phones, and other small electronic devices are recyclable. Place them in the boxes under the coat rack. A recycling company pays us for these items.
  2. Refilled cartridges are available from the same company at a reduced price. All Souls receives 15% of the price of these cartridges. To purchase, go to:<>.
  3. Recycling bins are located at the back of the parking lot.
  4. All paper products except cardboard should be placed in the green and yellow bin. That company pays All Souls for these. Remember to shred any confidential documents.
  5. Aseptic food cartons, also called “Tetra-Paks” and Gable Top cartons,
  6. for juice, broth, soup, milk, non-dairy milk and wine also go in the green and yellow bin.
  7. Metal and glass containers, cardboard, and plastics #1-5,7 should be put in the blue Republic bin. All Souls pays for this service so please place all paper in the green and yellow bin.
  8. Plastic #6–clean expanded polystyrene (“Styrofoam”) products go in the small green containers.  “Styrofoam” packing peanuts also may be dropped off at any Goodwill facility.
 Recycling supports our seventh principle: Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
All Souls is in the midst of our annual operational pledge drive, CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY. This drive is the major source of funding for the All Souls community for our fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. These funds make our inspiring and thought-provoking worship, top-notch choir, children’s and family programs, member services, and spiritual growth possible. Without your financial support, we cannot maintain and grow our vibrant programs and services.

You should have received pledge packets in your mail and possibly follow up phone calls. You can return your completed pledge cards in the enclosed envelope in your pledge packet or email Nancy Baney ( your pledge. Please respond whether your can pledge or not to avoid extra phone calls. Please respond by April 1, 2021.

If you have any questions, please call Rick or Mary May, Pledge Drive Co Chairs at 815-997-7277
Designing our Community Garden
We will begin planning and planting our garden this Spring! Anyone interested in being involved in the planning of the All Souls Community Garden, please add your name to this list. Sarah Cannon and Nasreen Khan will send out a poll in two weeks to find a convenient time to meet and plan the garden. If you already expressed interest last Summer, please sign up again.
All Souls' Program Guide
Ever wondered what makes up core programming at All Souls, or how programming staff thinks through goals for the church year? Click here for a pdf of the Program Guide, which includes a calendar of the basic programs for the next few months. Additional Programs are added and advertised as needed.
In Our Hearts, Thoughts, and Prayers
Rev. Shermie Louise Schafer, 78, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died on February 23, 2021. Rev. Schafer was ordained at All Souls, and was a friend of our former minister Rev. Harris. Our hearts are with her family.

Pam West had knee replacement surgery March 17, and will be recovering at home as well as going to physical therapy. Her address is 10424 Swiftsail Lane, Indianapolis IN 46256. She is a long time member and Nancy Baney's sister.
If you have a joy or concern to share with the community, please email
Publication Deadlines
For events happening in the next 7-10 days, submit your notice for the Wednesday In the Know E-mail Blast by Sunday 5pm to

For announcements and events happening in the current month, submit your notice for the Sunday's OOS Insert by Tuesday. 12pm to