Saturday January 19, 2013

WEST BRATTLEBORO -- All Souls Church Unitarian Universalist invites all to worship on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. The service, "Let Freedom Ring," in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will include "A Change is Gonna Come," sung by Samirah Evans, a popular musician and bandleader who is widely known for her jazz and blues interpretations.

The congregation will mark the second inauguration of our first African-American President and also observe the legacy of the great social reformer, Dr. King Jr. All Souls Church minister, the Rev. Barbro Hansson joins with church members Charles Butterfield and Eva Greene to explore the intersection of politics, faith and racism in America.

The All Souls choir, under the direction of Ede Thomas, will sing, "Peace Like a River," based on a Spiritual, arranged by Donald Moore.

After their time in the service children will begin preparations for one of our favorite community events, The Un-Birthday Party. This ASC tradition will be celebrated on Sunday, Jan. 27, and gathers congregants with the same birth month together at the same table to enjoy a homemade cake. This event is devoted purely to fellowship and fun. The children will help create decorations for the event such a party hats and will rehearse a parade. Nursery care will be provided. Contact Llora Kressmann, acting director of Religious Education, for more information or questions at dre@ascvt.org or 802- 254-9377.

All Souls Church is a Welcoming Congregation and a Green Sanctuary located at 29 South St. across the road from the West Brattleboro Fire Station and village green. For more information or directions, call the church office at 802-254-9377, e-mail office@ascvt.org or go online to www.ascvt.org.