All Souls Programs

All Souls offers a variety of classes and small groups designed to engage and support the growth of our members and friends.

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Sunday Programs

Small Group with All Souls Ministers
Sundays  |  Times & ministers announced
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Join our ministers on ZOOM. We need each other now more than ever. Small Group Ministry will help you stay connected to All Souls and with your own well of wisdom within. 

“It worked beautifully on Zoom and was the manifestation of a dream for virtual connection. Intimacy honesty authenticity and respect. We had a virtual member and she was so moved to really feel Love Beyond Belief.  Out of the fire comes new growth.” —Jeff Stanton, member of our first Zoom group. 

Sunday Circle
Sundays  |  1 p.m. CST 
Register to join:
Joe Nurre & Dan Piazzola moderates this conversational ministry from a spiritual point of view, governed by a commitment to our covenant.

Sunday Salon
Sundays  |  3 p.m. CST
Register to join:
Joe Nurre moderates this weekly forum on current events. All opinions are respected, few questions are answered, and all answers are questioned. 

Children's & Youth Programs

Children’s Choir Care to Share with Libby!
Sundays  |  5 to 5:30 p.m.   
Care to Share is how we end our Children’s choir each week. Children’s Choir members are invited to join Libby Sublette and choir parent(s) for our online ‘Care to Share’ and chat about what is going on in our lives. *Open for all our current Children’s Choir members and their caregivers. 

Kids Day Out with Jenelle Edgar and Sarah O’Banion
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 10:00 a.m. CST 
We’ll share stories, sing songs and have fun together while we’re apart! Open to all of our pre-school friends.

Middle School Youth Group (6th-8th) 
Sundays & Thursdays  |  2 p.m.  CST  |  weekly  
New families welcome! 

High School Youth (9th-12th) 
Sundays at 1 p.m. CST  |  Wednesdays at 4 p.m. CST
New families welcome! 


Families, Parents & Caregivers

Family Chapel
Sundays  | & All Souls Facebook
Join Shannon for a full, Family Chapel experience with hymns, songs, prayer, and children’s book reading. 

Family Zoom
Corona Days Activity with Shannon!
Wednesdays  |  6 p.m. 
Focus is for Pre-K though elementary aged children and their caregivers. We’ll talk about what it means to be stuck at home in “quarantine,” and how we can make the best of it. Activity & supplies announced in weekly email. Sign up here. 

UUPs Zoom Meet Up! (Formerly Coffee with Shannon) 
Thursdays  |  10 a.m. | Zoom id: 919 997 468 

Stuck at home with the kids? Have a cup of joe with Shannon! We’ll “gather” together via ZOOM to share experiences and connect as we conquer COVID-19 together! New parents & caregivers welcome to join and meet our families!

Parents with Teens Time! 
Thursdays  |  6 p.m. CST
Shannon Boston invites parents and caregivers of teens and tweens to offer support and commiseration during the Covid-19 pandemic when everyone is stuck at home ALL. Of. THE. TIME. 

Your Support Keeps Our Church Strong

In this time of uncertainty, we are committed to continue to provide support, comfort, community, and connection through meaningful services and programs. We are also committed to pay our part-time and hourly staff. All staff are doing their part by working from home in a variety of capacities.

Please consider making a gift to All Souls today

In 2004, All Souls adopted a culture of Generosity—allowing us to give our weekly offering to organizations working to make the world a better place. Over the years, we have shared the generosity of our congregation by giving thousands of dollars a year. We plan to continue our culture of generosity again in the future. Thank you for all of your love, support, and understanding.

Adult Programs

Women of All Souls Zoom!
Tuesdays | 7 p.m. | Zoom id: 575 211 299
Gather virtually with those who identify as women to discuss the trials, triumphs and tribulations of the times.

Sunday Circle with Joe Nurre and Jim Gillispie
Wednesdays | 7 p.m. | Zoom id: 781 539 187
We’ll take Sunday’s topic and dive a little deeper or take it in a whole new direction. It’s still a conversational ministry from a spiritual point of view that is governed by a commitment to our covenant. Come join the conversation.

Wednesday Connections

All Souls offers a variety of classes and small groups designed to engage and support the growth of our members and friends.

All programs—for children, youth, and adults—promote learning and personal development by means of free inquiry, mutual respect, and responsible behavior.

Classes and groups are open all and free unless otherwise indicated.

September through November  |  January through May  |  5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Our intergenerational Wednesday Connections program feeds the body, mind, and soul! All are welcome to dinner, WOW Chapel, and to explore our classes, groups, and spiritual practices for all ages.

Opportunities for children and youth include:
Cherub Choir, 1st through 3rd grade  |  6 to 6:45 p.m.
Children’s Choir, 4th through 7th grade   |   7 to 8 p.m.
Youth Group, 9th through 12th grade   |   6 to 8:30 p.m.


5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Childcare is available for children in the 5th grade or younger and check-in at the Family Room Desk for all children’s and youth programs is required. No child should be left unattended in the building at any time.


5:30 to 7 p.m.

Dinner in Emerson Hall: Join staff, ministers, and friends and get to know the people you see on Sunday mornings. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available.

Adult $5, Children ages 4 to 11 $3, age 3 and under free, Family $15

Worship on Wednesdays (WOW)

6:30 to 6:55 p.m.

Worship on Wednesdays (WOW): Our mid-week, evening chapel service with live music and a short message from our ministers.

Wednesday Connections Classes

Classes start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Classes are listed in alphabetical order.
Room assignments are posted by the Welcome Table in the Foyer and in the Family Room each Wednesday evening.

Wednesday Connections classes and spiritual practices to engage the whole person—body, mind, and spirit. A variety of programs, meetings, films and presentations will take place throughout the duration of the evening. Sign up for weekly emails to receive the schedule in your inbox and check in at the Welcome Table when you arrive.


Aging Issues with Erin Martin, Gerontologist
Important topics if you are aging yourself or if loved ones are reaching their golden years. What you need to be prepared for the inevitable. Erin Martin holds a Masters in Gerontology from the University of Southern California and is a passionate advocate utilizing holistic, preventative and conscious approaches to health and longevity.

January 29 | Aging 101: Learn three valuable tips that you can use immediately to help you live and age more successfully.
February 5 | Hydration, Nutrition and Longevity: What they don’t tell you about hydration, new research about vitamins, and aging around the world—how they do it better.
February 12 | The Future of Healthcare: What You Need to Know: Housing Models, The different Levels of Housing and Care, Navigating Healthcare, What are the Options?

All Souls ACTION Presents

ACTION offers a unique opportunity for All Souls members and friends to live their values and impact public policies and practices. All Souls is a member of ACTION Tulsa.

January 22 What to Expect in 2020 State Politics: Randy Krehbiel, Tulsa World political writer, will share insights about what to expect in the upcoming state legislative session.
March 4 | How Does the Student Loan Crisis Impact You?: The ACTION Student Loan Debt team shares insight from three years of research and conversation about the impact of student loan debt in our state.
March 25 | Evicted Book Discussion: Tulsa’s eviction rate was #11 in the nation 2018. Read Matthew Desmond’s Evicted before attending. “Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of America’s most devasting problems.”
April 22 | Holding County Leaders Accountable: As ACTION prepares to gather sheriff candidates and others for the May 17 Accountability Session, learn more about the issues county government is responsible for in the sheriff’s office and the jail.

All Souls Reads with Rev. Gerald Davis
Second Sundays | 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Third Wednesdays | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Thoreau Lounge
Wednesdays, January 22, February 19, March 18, April 15 & May 17
All Souls Reads is a book discussion group which explores the human condition when encountering and overcoming oppression. You may attend either or both monthly book discussion groups. Pre-reading the selection is not a requirement. Books can be purchased at the All Souls Book Store. Sales support our Adult Programs. For orders, email

January  |  Chokehold: Policing Black Men by Paul Butler
February  |  Restorative Justice in Urban Schools: Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline by Anita Wadhwa
March  |  Crazy Brave: A Memoir by Joy Harjo
April  |  Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
May 17  |  In the Midst of Winter: A Novel by Isabel Allende *Note: not second Sunday

Art in the Atelier: Open Studio
Weekly | 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Drop-ins welcome

Different projects are always underway. Bring a project to work on or come play with our art supplies, take time to create and just enjoy the process in community.

Bearing Witness at the US/Mexico border

April 1 | Facilitated by Linda Allegro
Linda Allegro, Project Director of the New Sanctuary Network offers first-hand reflections on the refugee crisis at the border and in our own city.

Beauty, Awe, and Religious Naturalism

February 19 | Facilitated by Mariela Pérez Simons
“A religion, old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the Universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.” —Carl Sagan
That “religion” has actually emerged, and it’s called Religious Naturalism. Join us for this compelling theological framework for twenty-first century Unitarian Universalists.

Cohousing: Old-fashioned Neighborhoods are Back in Style

February 26 | Presented by Heartwood Commons
With a focus on community and connections, it’s no wonder so many UU’s across the country pick cohousing. Heartwood Commons—Tulsa’s first 55+ cohousing neighborhood—will break ground soon. Learn about our progress, see our plans, and meet some of our members (you’ll likely know a few of them.) Learn how you can be part of this exciting community designed for an active lifestyle, meaningful connections, and shared governance.

Coming of Age for Adults with Kate Starr

Series: March 11, 18, 25 & April 8, 15, 22
$25 due at first class
Register by emailing
Coming of Age—It’s not just for 9th graders anymore! Dive deep and get to know yourself and other All Souls members over 6 weeks of study and sharing. Create your own spiritual timeline, explore your sense of call, build your own theology, write your own credo statement, and more! And, if there’s enough interest, we can take our own trip to Boston to visit some of the earliest Unitarian and Universalist churches in the United States.

Community Meditation: Elegant Spirituality
Weekly | 7 to 8:30 p.m.  |  Facilitated by Wayne Sterba
Elegant Spirituality uses an ageless formula to approach the Over-Soul: Aspiration, Altruism, Illumination. Essential components of elegance include simplicity and consistency of design, focusing on the essential features of an object. Our simple, selfless meditation is an effort to focus on the essential features of the Over-Soul. Selfless meditation fuels altruism, the central driving force of this approach. All are welcome to attend. More information can be found at

Curious Conversations

January 29, February 26, March 25, April 22
Fourth Wednesdays | Facilitated by Francia Allen
Fostering strong and meaningful connections through one-on-one guided conversations. Discover commonalities and celebrate each other’s differences. All are welcome.

Empty Bowls

February 12 through April 22, weekly  |  Facilitated by Kristin Miller
Come play with clay, glaze, and friends! Make a difference, make a bowl. Each bowl will be auctioned at our Empty Bowls Dinner on April 29 to benefit our Community Resource Bank. Supplies and instruction provided.

Feminism through the Ages with Dr. Lara Foley

February 26 | Presented by The Women of All Souls: for women, by women
A discussion with University of Tulsa sociology professor on the topic of feminism, what it has meant historically, and what it means to us today.

Flourish for People of Color

February 12, March 11, April 8 | Second Wednesdays  |  Facilitated by Mariela Pérez Simons
Flourish is a sacred circle that centers the spiritual needs of people of color and promotes deep relationship-building, belonging, exquisite self-care, healing, cultivating delight/joy, embodied practices, liberation, empowerment, and vitality. We call into this space friends and members who identify as people of color.

Foster/Adoption Parent Support Group

Third Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Facilitated by Shelley Cadamy,
Providing support of parents who are exploring or actively parenting via foster or adoption.

Grant Writing with the Pros

February 19 & 26  |  Facilitated by Nancy McDonald and Lisa Shotts
Nancy and Lisa have successfully climbed the grant writing mountain and lived to tell the tale. While there are not shortcuts, there is definitely a map that can make the process easier and put you on surer footing when tackling this formidable obstacle.

Great Decisions

January 22 to April 1, excluding March 18
America’s largest discussion group on world affairs, modeled on the Great Decisions 2019 Briefing Book. Participants read a fact sheet on each of the eight topics, watch a video, and discuss critical global issues facing America today.

How We Got The Bible with Dr. Brandon Scott

January 22
Dr. Brandon Scott is the New Testament expert and Pauline scholar in the documentary, American Heretics. Brandon will take us into the early Christian world where 1st-4th century authors navigate politically and culturally treacherous landscapes. Their writings ultimately form The Bible.

I’m a UU, Now What?

February 12, March 18, or April 15 | Facilitated by Nicole Ogundare, Membership and Life Events Manager
Whether you’ve been a member for one week, or 25 years, come get connected and plugged in with Membership Manager, Nicole Ogundare and the All Souls Ministers! There are many PATHS to stay connected to this beloved community and will help you find yours!

Life Decisions 1:1 End-of-Life/Crisis Planning

1:1 sessions: February 12 & April 15
Life Decisions will host planning sessions for individuals and families to discuss and prepare for an end-of-life or health care crisis. All Souls members are welcome to schedule a time with Life Decisions by calling the church office, (918) 743-2363.

Life Decisions: Later In Life 4-part series:

March 4 | Changes in Living: Arrangements & Care
March 11 | Medical Issues: Options & Goals
March 18 | Financial & Legal Concerns
March 25 | Death: Final Plans & Family Impacts

Medical Cannabis Basics
April 22 | Facilitated by Leanna Fish, BSN, RN, American Cannabis Nurse Association member

Find out what the ancients knew, and modern science is now validating. This introductory course discusses the beneficial constituents of cannabis, the effects on the Endocannabinoid System, and explores the many ways one can consume cannabis, with or without the high.

Path to Membership

February 19, 26 & March 4 & 11
Learn more about our community and explore your own theology in our Path to Membership classes. This four-class series will introduce you to Unitarian Universalism, covenantal theology, Love Beyond Belief and what it means to be a member. Hear the modern-day stories that shape All Souls and how Unitarian Universalism intersects with the history of the United States, 20th Century humanism, and our vision for the future. The four sessions are most effective when taken in order, but this is not required. Drop-ins welcome. Contact Nefertiti Sanders at for more information.

Shawl Ministry

February 5, March 4, April 1 | First Wednesdays  |  Facilitated by Tiffany Cross | All skill levels welcome!
The Shawl Ministry is a group of fiber artists who make a spiritual practice of creating shawls to give to people in our church community who are in need of comfort and solace. Members and friends infuse each shawl with positive intentions, prayers, hope, love, and healing. Each shawl is blessed and sent along the way. We make baby hats, blankets, booties and more.

Soulful Circles

January 22, February 12, March 11, & April 8
Second Wednesdays | Led by Soulful Circle facilitators
Invest time in your own spiritual growth and explore All Souls’ monthly themes with deeper connections and reflection in a safe space without assumptions about perspective, culture, or tradition. This is a powerful way to experience love beyond belief! Groups are led by lay facilitators and may divide to stay small and intimate.

So You Think You Can Dance

January 29
The Women of All Souls are hosting this event for those who identify as women to be together, get their groove on, and grow as a community. Learn new steps, have fun and get moving with Nicole Ogundare and friends!

Unicostalism with Rev. Marlin Lavanhar and Carlton Pearson

January 29
Marlin and Carlton continue the poignant conversation that they began in the fall exploring what happens when you mix Unitarianism and Pentecostalism and how we know what we know. All are welcome.

Unitarian Universalist Parents (UUPs)
January 29, February 26, March 25, April 22  |  Fourth Wednesdays

UUPs is parents, grandparents, and caregivers working to support each other through what can be the hardest and most rewarding job known to human kind. Come share in the joy and the misery, compare notes, and find fellow travelers.

Watching Watchmen: Race and Responsibility in Tulsa with Sean Latham & Nehemiah Frank

February 19  |  7 p.m.
Sean Latham, Director of the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, will frame a discussion about Race and Responsibility in Tulsa around the HBO series, Watchmen with Nehemiah D. Frank, founder and editor of The Black Wall Street Times. They will delve into the new HBO Watchmen series specifically and comic book superheroes in general, looking at their history, understanding their relevance, and gauging their impact.

Watchmen begins with the Tulsa Race Massacre and declares that on that day in 1921, history essentially fell to pieces. The series critiques superhero mega-franchises by insisting that their special-effect laden stories have deliberately avoided and even obscured the long history of American racism. Crucially, it insists that we move beyond the superhero narrative—beyond the fantasy that we can be saved from our past mistakes by a singular being or magical technology—but rather healing those wounds is a long, difficult, and deeply human process. This process is one which we both witness and perhaps even experience in the show—and which we can carry beyond it into our Tulsa. Healing is not a superpower, but a process that requires love, labor, and honesty—all traits we will need heading into the 1921 centennial.


Women’s Herbal Health with Margaritte Arthrell-Knezek
April 8 | Presented by The Women of All Souls
Women and those who identify as women, come learn about using herbs in cooking and for medicinal purposes with sustainability practitioner, teaching artist and gardener Margaritte Arthrell-Knezek.

Yoga for Every Body
Weekly | Facilitated by Stacie Beckert

This intergenerational yoga class introduces pranayama conscious breath work, asana physical postures, and six other aspects of yoga. Designed for all body types and conditions.



Community Meditation: Elegant Spirituality
Weekly | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Wayne Sterba
Elegant Spirituality uses an ageless formula to approach the Over-Soul: Aspiration, Altruism, Illumination. Essential components of elegance include simplicity and consistency of design, focusing on the essential features of an object. Our simple, selfless meditation is an effort to focus on the essential features of the Over-Soul. Selfless meditation fuels altruism, the central driving force of this approach. All are welcome to attend. More information can be found at

Yoga for Every Body
Weekly | Facilitated by Stacie Beckert
This intergenerational yoga class introduces pranayama conscious breath work, asana physical postures, and six other aspects of yoga. Designed for all body types and conditions.




Small Groups & Classes

All Souls Reads

Second Sundays  |  1:30 to 3 p.m.  |  Facilitated by Rev. Gerald Davis  |  September through May
Third Wednesdays  |  7 p.m.  

All Souls Reads is a book discussion group which selects literature that explores the human condition when encountering and overcoming oppressive circumstance. Books can be purchased at the Book Store located in Sonen Library. The Book Store supports Adult Programs and offers books at a discounted rate.
2020 Book List
January  |  Chokehold: Policing Black Men by Paul Butler
February  |  Restorative Justice in Urban Schools: Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline by Anita Wadhwa
March  |  Crazy Brave: A Memoir by Joy Harjo
April  |  Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
May 17  |  In the Midst of Winter: A Novel by Isabel Allende *Note: not second Sunday

Building Tours

Walk through our building as you deepen your understanding of our many ministries and programs. Open closet doors! We promise to share some of our secrets and the meaning behind our Simple Gifts, Too painting.

View the calendar for upcoming dates and times. 

History Tours

Meet in the foyer  |  Limited Seating  |  Register at

Travel through Tulsa as you hear stories about All Souls’ 99-year history. The History Tour is led by a minister or All Souls docent. Contact Nefertiti Sanders at for more information.
Select the date below to register. 
February 9  |  1 to 3 p.m.
April 19  |  1 to 3 p.m.
First come, first serve seating if available on the date of the tour. 

Path to Membership

Each series consists of 4 sessions.

Beginning on the first Sunday of the month: 
January and April  |  10 a.m.
February  |  11:30 a.m.

Wednesday Evenings:
February 19-March 11  |  7 p.m.

This four-part series introduces you to Unitarian Universalism, Love Beyond Belief and the meaning of membership.

Hear the modern-day stories that shape All Souls and how Unitarian Universalism intersects with the history of the United States, 20th Century humanism, and our vision for the future.

Social Justice Speaks | 10 & 11 a.m.

Learn about the programs and projects of our social justice groups. Each week will highlight a different group, discussion or question in our journey to improve our community and our world. Facilitated by Deedee Cox and Chalmer Labig.
2020 Schedule:
February 2: Laureate Psychiatric Clinic
February 9: #Readyfor100
February 16: JustHope
February 23: 100 Black Men Tulsa
March 1: A Way Home for Tulsa/Homelessness
March 15: Conscious Aging with Erin Martin
March 22: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
April 5: Tulsa CARES

Soulful Circles

Soulful Circles are a time for deeper connection and reflection. Grounded in our cycle of themes, you will explore the cycle of your life, making your own meaning through the powerful presence of deep listenersIn this shared spiritual practice, everyone speaks, and everyone listens. 

For more information, email 

Sunday Circles | 10 to 11 a.m. & 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.

Conversational ministry with gently moderated discussion governed by commitment to our covenant. Ordinary words or themes are approached from a spiritual point of view. Each week, participants determine the topic for the following week’s conversation.

Sunday Salon | 9 to 10 a.m.

A weekly forum of current events inspired by news, trends, politics, government, economics, society, science, and technology. All opinions are respected, few questions are answered, and all answers are questioned. Lead by Sunday Salon facilitator and open to all.

Intercultural Work

All Souls recognizes the dignity and worth of every person.

To experience All Souls is to experience one of the most diverse communities in Tulsa.

We provide tools to help you navigate racial identity, cultural differences, and internal bias.

Shadz (Formerly Mosaic)

SHADZ (Formerly Mosaic) is a racial identity group for people of color which equips participants with tools to effectively challenge racism and develop allies across racial lines.

For more information, email


REWIRE is a racial identity group for white people to unlearn racism. Participants explore racial identity formation and learn how to be effective allies for racial justice. Registration required.
For more information, email


We celebrate music’s power to stir, express and unify the deepest feelings of our hearts.

Music knows no linguistic barrier.

Music is one of the most powerful ways we experience Love Beyond Belief.

All Souls is one of a few churches in Oklahoma with a fully-graded choir program—with choirs for young children through adults!

David B. Smith, Executive Director of Worship
Rick Fortner, Director of Music
Libby Sublett, Cherub & Children’s Choir Director
Mike McCrary, Organist
Matt Edwards, Percussionist

All Souls musicians and choir members strive for excellence.

Wherever you feel your talent or experience level lies, there is a place for you!
Our music program is committed to spiritual growth and education.

Child care is provided for all choir functions and rehearsals. A commitment to regular rehearsals and performances is required for all choirs.

Adult Choir

From sacred to popular Jazz, our music is as diverse as our singers and their ranges.

All Souls Adult Choir is open to everyone. A vocal assessment is required.

Email Rick Fornter to schedule your vocal assessment today. 

Women In Song Ensemble

Open to all women. Led by Caitlin Norton.
Rehearsals and placements Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.

New Dimensions Chorale

New Dimensions Chorale brings a powerful and lively component to All Souls services. For vocal placements, email David B. Smith


YAVE is open to all. YAVE’s repertoire is eclectic including gospel, jazz, and pop, and occasional classical and sacred music. YAVE often performs with professional instrumental and vocal musicians from the greater Tulsa area.

Cherubs, Children's and Youth Music Program (CCYC)

As an extension of our <link>Children’s Religious Exploration<link>, our CCYC program offers a high-quality music education and opportunities for children to learn about their own talents, interests, and forms of self-expression. CCYC fosters personal growth and the development of life skills through travel, study, teamwork, and excellence in performance.

All children are welcome to join our three CCYC choirs. Vocal Placements can happen at any of the scheduled rehearsals:

Cherub Choir: K-3rd grades
Wednesdays, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.

Children’s Choir: 4th-7th grades
Sundays & Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Youth Choir: 8th-12th grades
Sundays, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

CCYC Choir Board

The CCYC Board consists of parent volunteers who oversee event planning, coordinate trip funding, and assist the choir director in annual fundraising events. Parent support is a vital part of the Children’s and Youth Choir program.

Children’s & Youth Programs

We do not believe in indoctrinating children,

but rather strive to encourage our children’s natural curiosity

about the world they live in and will inherit.

Most Sundays, Our Children’s and Youth program offers three hours of crafted curriculum and activities designed to foster lifelong exploration of religious thought, values, and spiritual development. All programs—for children, youth, and adults—promote learning and personal development by means of free inquiry, mutual respect, and responsible behavior. To foster this development, we offer age appropriate programs for your children.

As a safety measure, we require that all children and youth attending CYP are checked-in upon arrival and checked-out upon leaving

Registration OPEN

Camp SleUUth  |  August 3-7, 2020  |  9 to 3 p.m. 

Calling all puzzle masters, super detectives and escape room aficionados! All Souls Camp SleUUth has a mystery to solve and we need your help. Join the Camp SleUUth crew to crack the case this summer! 

Register: pre-K through 6th Grade Campers  
Register: Counselors in Training & Junior Counselors (7th through 12th Grade)

Campers are children entering 1st through 6th grade, mini-campers and 3+ and potty-trained through entering kindergarten. $150 includes fun all week from 9 am to 3 pm and an afternoon snack.

Children’s Religious Exploration (CRE) for ages 0 to 18

Held most Sundays
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In addition to an ethics-based curriculum there are opportunities for community (snack and social time), reflection (children’s chapel), and creative spiritual expressions. Children can explore the church-wide, monthly theme through the activity of their choice.

Coming of Age (COA) 9th Grade

10:00 a.m. and end times very

During this seminal year, the Coming of Age program facilitates each student’s exploration of their religious identity and seeks to cultivate a life-long interest in their religious growth. COA youth can attend the Vision QUUest campout in the fall and travel to Boston for our annual Coming of Age Pilgrimage over spring Break.

The year-long program culminates in the presentation of individual credo statements to the congregation on Coming of Age Sunday.

Youth Religious Exploration (YRE) 10th - 12th Grade

11:00 to 12:45 p.m.

YRE includes the study of world religions, philosophical discussions, and guest speakers and activities to develop life skills. All are encouraged to examine and share their views in an atmosphere of openness, honesty, and acceptance.

Youth Sunday

Scheduled in April every Year. 

On Youth Sunday, our high school youth prepare and present a stellar service, from music to prayer, to senior sermons, that will leave you inspired and hopeful.

Senior SpiritQuuest

Over Fall Break,  All Souls Seniors head to Horseshoe Canyon Ranch in northwest Arkansas for SpiritqUUest. The trip is intentionally designed around two equally important pillars: fostering independence of the individual and creating and valuing interdependence in community.  Read more about Senior SpiritQuuest on our blog, 

Sanctuary Sundays

Generally, on the first Sunday of each month all children, in kindergarten and older, will attend with their families the start of the 10:00 a.m. service where our ministers will introduce the monthly theme. Following the Story for All Ages, children in 6th grade and younger will go with their guides to their classrooms. Grades 7 and older attend the full service and are then invited to go to their classrooms for discussion.

Kids' Day Out

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays  |  9 to 2 p.m.
Max. 10 children per class

Kids’ Day Out offers two and three-year-old’s the time and space to expand their world, socially, physically, intellectually, and spiritually through dramatic play and artistic creation. We sing, dance, play, read stories, and explore the natural world. Children need to be at least two and not yet four by September 1.
To apply or for more information, email
Placement preference is given to All Souls members. If classes are full, you’ll be added to a waiting list.

Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education

Our Whole Lives (OWL) is a carefully-designed curriculum from the Unitarian Universalists Association offering children and youth the opportunity to learn not only the biological aspects of reproduction, but also the implications of healthy, positive choices.

OWL teachers are All Souls members who have completed OWL training and are qualified to lead the coursework. They are excited and fully prepared to lead the classes on a rotating basis throughout the year.

Class sizes for each OWL series is limited and priority is given to All Souls members. Invitations to register children and youth are sent to parents prior to the start of each series.

OWL fees cover materials and scholarships are available. 

All Souls Members: $25  |  all grades
Non-Members: $75, K-6  |  $125, 7 & 8

Grades K & 1

8-week class during Spiritual Expressions, 11:45 to 12:45 p.m., March through May

Grades 5 & 6

10-week class during Spiritual Expressions, September through November,

11:20 to 12:45 p.m.

Grades 7 & 8 

8-session intensive held January through March, 10:00 to 12:45 p.m.

High School Grades

Spring lock-in with 8 hours of OWL curriculum out of the 24-hour event. To be scheduled.

To sign up for OWL or apply for a scholarship, email
Placement preference is given to All Souls members. If classes are full, you’ll be added to a waiting list.

Tulsa Inclusive Homeschool Group

Most Fridays  |  2:30 p.m.

Tulsa Inclusive Homeschool is for families of every structure, orientation, religion, and homeschool style. Join us to gather in an accepting and relaxed atmosphere, to socialize, and learn. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome. For more information, contact Marie Daman at (918) 289-5504 or

All Souls recognizes the value, dignity, and worth of every single person.

Everyone, regardless of race, culture, economic status, gender identity or sexual orientation, is welcome at All Souls. As an extension of this radical acceptance, we call our children and youth by the name they prefer and use whatever gender pronouns they prefer.

CYP Rules

Peace Practices:
Do no harm in word or deed.
Respect yourself and all others.
Everyone gets to play and have their say.

We ask that each family help Children’s and Youth Programs (CYP) succeed by volunteering for a minimum of 10 hours a year. We can help you find your calling to serve the church as a volunteer. Please email

Peanut-free Zone!
For the safety of children with a dangerous peanut allergy, All Souls Children’s Areas are peanut-free. Snacks brought into class must not contain peanuts and not have been manufactured where peanuts are processed. Please wash your child’s hands and face and check their clothing if they ate peanut butter before coming to church. Inform us of any allergies by completing a medical release form in the Family Room and let CYP staff know.

Parent or Guardian on site.
A parent or assigned guardian must stay on the church premises while their child is participating in church activities. As a safety measure, we require that all children and youth attending CYP are checked-in upon arrival and checked-out upon leaving.

Sick? Stay home.
If your child has a contagious condition or has experienced fever, vomiting, or diarrhea in the past 24 hours, please keep your child at home.

Dress for the Weather
Children should come dressed for the weather and dressed for fun. They will go outside for some portion of the morning unless the weather is severe, so bring labeled coats and sweaters when the weather warrants. Some of our projects may get messy, so please save your finest clothes for Festival Sundays.

No Electronics during CYP
Electronic devices disrupt our activities and isolate students. We ask devices remain at home or with the parent or guardian. Staff will collect devices that are brought into classrooms and will return them at the end of the day’s program.

Childcare on Sundays

Our priority is to ensure all children feel safe, secure, and loved. Trained, paid caregivers ensure consistent and quality care and parents are welcome to stay for a few minutes to help their children settle in. There are observation windows in the hallway to help assure parents of their children’s well-being.

Nine (9) children is the maximum for our infant room and fourteen (14) is the maximum in our toddler room. If we are at capacity, we invite you to take your child to the Family Room or to Thoreau Lounge where you can stay and watch the service via live stream. Children are always welcome to attend services with their families.

Mixed-age childcare:

9:00 to 9:45 a.m.

Pre-K and younger in Room 112

Kindergarten and older in the Presidents’ Room (4)

9:45 to 12:45 p.m.  

Infants (6 wks.~18 mo.) in Room 113

Toddlers (~18 mo.~3.5 years) in Room 112

Childcare is also available for children in 5th grade and younger during Wednesday Connections Classes, 6:15 to 8:30 p.m., on a first come, first served basis, and for special churchwide events with a reservation. Middle schoolers are invited to study and socialize in the family room.