New COVID Guidelines

Fr. Andrew shares news regarding new COVID restrictions, and how they will impact our church community.   As you probably know, DuPage county is being placed under more stringent restrictions in response to an increase in COVID cases. I wanted to briefly lay out how that will effect our congregation, and explain some of our […]

The Common Rule for Coffee

Deacon Rob shares how coffee prompts prayer in his morning habits.   Do you wake up thinking of coffee? I do.  I learned to love the bitter taste of coffee when we got to drink it as a senior class privilege in boarding school. Because it was a privilege, I kept sipping that bitterness until […]

Build a Trellis

As we continue to develop a Common Rule for our community life, Deacon Mary Baker shares from her experiences and casts a vision for how we might take up some practices in this season.   “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” (Annie Dillard, The Writing Life) “If you are […]

The Fabric of Our Community

Deacon Rob Lewis tells us about our new Ordinary Time banner project.   “Floating.” That’s the word we’ve been hearing lately.  People are saying, “I feel like I’m floating.” Adrift. Untethered. That describes many in our church right now.  We need an anchor, a center of gravity to ground us. For All Souls this has […]

Racism and the Gospel

In the wake of the death of George Floyd and in the midst of racial protests, Father Andrew Unger shares some thoughts about where to begin to find racial justice in the Church.   It would be tempting to think that the protests and big conversations about race are coming up because of a single […]