WEST BRATTLEBORO -- All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church invites all to a Sunday Open House Service on June 29 at 10 a.m. when they will bid farewell to their minister, the Rev. Barbro Hansson. Rev. Hansson has served All Souls for the past 12 years and is now retiring from active ministry.

The service will include a homily entitled "And how, then, do we say Goodbye?" and a solemn litany of gratitude and letting go. Music will include special hymns and a choir anthem "Go Gently Into the Morning." After the service, there will be a festive farewell reception for the minister at which all are welcome.

All Souls at the West Village Meeting House, is located at 29 South St. across the road up from the hill from the West Brattleboro Fire Station and Village Green. Nursery care is available. For more information or directions, call the office at 802-254-9377, e-mail office@ascvt.org or www.ascvt.org. All Souls Church is designated by the Unitarian Universalist Association as a Certified Welcoming Congregation and a Green Sanctuary, and recognized by the National Wildlife Federation as a Certified Wildlife Habitat.