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Pastoral Care. Advocacy & Support. Social Justice. Intercultural Work. Social Groups. Serving the Church. 

Love is the Spirit of this Church & SERVICE is its Law.

At All Souls, service to the common good is our highest calling.
Here, you’ll find information about groups and teams you can serve through various volunteer and leadership roles and opportunities for care and connection.

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Pastoral Care

All Souls members receive pastoral care from our ministers and community.

To seek assistance from our pastoral care teams for yourself or another, contact one of the teams below.
Care Team: 24/7/365   |  (918) 724-8326 (TEAM)
To volunteer with one of our pastoral care teams or for more information, email

Care Team

The Care Team provides consistent and reliable pastoral care supporting our members spiritually and emotionally, 24/7.
Add the Care Team to your emergency call list for your family and the hospital.
Contact: 918.724.8326 (TEAM) or
Our Care Team is made up of members of the church community who have received lay pastoral care training. 

Friendly Souls

Friendly Souls supports members who may feel disconnected, by offering regular home visits.

Helping Souls

Helping Souls provide support for members in a variety of ways including transportation to doctor’s appointments, preparing meals or caring for pets while members are in the hospital, rehab, or recovering from an illness.

Life Decisions

The Life Decisions Team helps All Souls’ members prepare for death by providing information in various fields, including medicine, finances, counseling, hospice care and patients’ rights. Volunteers assist people understand and complete advance directives and other important end of life paperwork. Life Decisions works to educate and empower All Souls members and their families by providing up-to-date information in relevant fields as they define care priorities, navigate the health care system, and make vital decisions for themselves and their loved ones. Click here for important information and forms regarding end of life and advocacy. Click here for online resources regarding Life Decisions and End of Life preparation. 

Parish Nurses

Parish Nurses promote optimum health management of church members and their families by integrating spirituality with health education, counseling, referrals, and advocacy. Parish Nurses do not provide “hands on” acute or medical care.
Contact: or 918.743.2805 ext. 325

Shawl Ministry

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 intensions, prayers, hope, love, and healing. Completed shawls are blessed and sent along the way. We also make baby hats, blankets, booties and more. Knitters, crocheters, quilters and other fiber artists of all skill levels are welcome!
First Wednesdays  |  7 to 8:30 p.m.
First Fridays  |  1 to 2:30 p.m.
   Barne’s & Noble, 41st & Yale

Spirit Song

Spirit Song offers the gift of song and spirit at the bedside of the dying. Singers and group leaders feel honored and grateful to be welcomed into a family’s intimate circle and to stand as loving witnesses to the sacred process of dying. We believe this practice is a step towards changing cultural attitudes and behaviors around death and dying. New singers are welcome.
Thursdays  |  5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advocacy & Support

All Souls Trekkers: Living Beyond Cancer

All Souls Trekkers supports cancer patients, survivors, and family to live beyond cancer through monthly educational sessions focused on self-advocacy and quality of life for all who are touched by cancer.
Wednesdays  |  5:30 p.m.  |  Zoom:

Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Support Group offers support, education, and referrals which help caregivers fulfill their role and maintain a relationship with their loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, while also maintaining their own physical, mental, and emotional health.

Grieving Souls

Grieving Souls is a weekly, drop-in support group for people who are grieving the loss of a loved one at any time in their lives. All are welcome.
Thursdays  |  5:30 p.m. | Zoom:

Living Beyond the Loss of a Spouse

After the death of a spouse or partner, it is hard to learn how to live as a single person. If you have lost your life mate, recently or years ago, join our facilitated group for those who are learning to live beyond their losses.

NAMI Family Support Group

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group offers education, advocacy, and support for all those affected by mental illness.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Group

Support for prostate cancer patients and survivors.

social Justice

One way we love beyond belief into action is through our work for justice in the larger community.
All Souls members are currently working toward justice in areas including advocacy with our local interfaith partners, international human rights work, anti-racism, poverty and hunger, criminal justice, environmental issues, homelessness, housing, LGBTQ rights, education, and reproductive justice.

All Souls Justice Council


The Justice Council works to coordinate all of the justice programs at All Souls with delegates from each group serving on the Council.

All Souls International

All Souls International is the umbrella group for the Sienna Project, Village Banking, and our Partner Church teams.

Sienna Project

The Sienna Project builds schools in indigent Mayan villages in the Guatemala highlands in honor of the Lavanhar’s late daughter Sienna. Eighteen All Souls volunteers will travel to Guatemala and build the second All Souls Sienna Project elementary school (and the 12th Sienna Project school) in January 2019. Come join us on our next trip in 2021!
Contact: Dianne Rusher at

Village Banking

Offering the opportunity to learn more about economic justice, Village Banking supports projects that give people a hand up, primarily through micro-finance loans. Even though All Souls is currently supporting microcredit projects through the work of JustHope in Nicaragua, we have historically supported banks in about 40 other locations in the developing world.

Partner Church

All Souls has a partnership with a Unitarian church in Énlaka, a beautiful Unitarian village in the hills of Romania. Our membership is enriched by this relationship and our cultural exchanges and visits. Travelers to Enlaka wanted!

All Souls ACTION

Allied Communities of Tulsa Inspiring Our Neighborhoods
ACTION is a vehicle for a unified, citywide voice. 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. Learn more at


CommUnity Conversations with ACTION Two dates to choose from:  
Register in advance to attend one of the following meetingsWed, Aug 18 @ 7pm or Sun, Aug 22 @ 1:30pm  
How would YOU spend $87 million to help people in our city? Join us and share YOUR ideas! Join a CommUnity Conversation about how these American Rescue Plan funds should benefit Tulsans. Which improvements do YOU want to see? WHO should be helped? What do YOU want to advocate for?  All Souls is a proud member institution of ACTION Tulsa. 


Community Resource Bank (CRB)

The CRB fosters awareness about issues of poverty and hunger by responding to the hunger crisis by distributing material goods and food to our partner schools and partner agencies. Meets many times throughout each month. The CRB is a proud partner agency of Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

Support CRB this holiday season with our Reverse Advent Calendar! 
November 22 – December 19. Download or print the suggested item list so you can plan and participate in this loving act of generosity.

Criminal Justice Outreach (CJO)
The All Souls Criminal Justice Outreach Team seeks to educate how we are all impacted by incarceration, to educate the community about criminal justice issues, and to cultivate equitable reforms in Oklahoma’s Criminal Justice System. Criminal justice touches on public health issues, therefore we seek systemic change, address all who are affected by over-criminalization and Adverse Childhood Experiences, and advocate for the future to be stigma free.

To lend your support or to get more information, please contact us at or visit our Facebook group at Tulsa.

Green Team

Green Team works toward environmental justice by supporting Earth-friendly practices in our church and community.


Building, renovating, and repairing homes in Tulsa for members and friends in need.


Work with community partners, represent All Souls at Tulsa Pride, address LGTBQ+ issues, and participate in LGTBQ+ events.
Events throughout the church year

Partners In Education (PIE)

Partners In Education is back in our partners schools after the pandemic!
Volunteers needed to sign up to be a positive and caring person in the lives of Tulsa students. Email to get started as a volunteer!

Opportunities include:

  • Bike Club: 1-1.5 hours a week with Unity & Monroe students. The bike is furnished & training is available online.
  • Monroe Motivators: You may have seen Dads on Duty, let’s bring that same energy to Tulsa kids!
    1-2 hours a week. Men & women encouraged to sign up.
  • Reading Buddies & Math Buddies: 1 hour per week with Unity & Monroe students. Training is provided.
  • Debate Club at Monroe: Work with individual students on presentation and content for tournaments!

Volunteers must complete PIE’s vetting process and complete training if required. Volunteers must be vaccinated and wear masks at all times. 

Please contact Margo Mitchell or Nancy McDonald to sign up or for more information.

PIE makes a difference in children’s lives by actively supporting the children, families, and staff at our partner schools: Unity Learning Academy, John Hope Franklin Elementary School and Monroe Demonstration Academy. Volunteer opportunities include special projects and enrichment activities with children such as: lunch or reading buddies, math tutors, field trip chaperones and drivers, volunteers, and class aids. Contact:

Reproductive Justice

All Souls Reproductive Justice team works to ensure that all people have the power and resources to make sexual and reproductive health decisions with self-determination. We support body autonomy, sex education, contraception, healthcare, and creating the families we want.

UU the VOTE! Voting is Power

UU The Vote!
Voting Is Power’s mission is to increase voter registration, boost voter turnout, and stimulate civic participation by educating community leaders, organizations, and the public about voter registration rules, regulations, and best practices. 

Keep informed and get involved by joining the our UU the Vote-All Souls Tulsa Facebook Group!
Learn more about the national UU the Vote campaign at

social connection

Day Alliance

Day Alliance is our longest-standing group, originally formed in 1921 as the Women’s Alliance! Join them for lunch and special programs that are engaging, fun, and educational. Day Alliance is a great community for fellowship and supports the church and memorials.
Second Thursdays through May  |  11:30 a.m.

Friday Night Adventurers (FNA)

FNA meets most Fridays for dinner, adventure, and deeper connection and friendship. Contact Rick for the location.
Weekly  |  Location and time varies. Facilitated by Rick Gardner
Contact: or call 918.706.5945


Work with community partners, represent All Souls at Tulsa Pride, address LGTBQ+ issues, and participate in LGTBQ+ events.
Events throughout the church year.

Men of All Souls Group

The mission of this group is to create and foster a strong organization for men, those who identify as men, 17 and older, and are interested in men’s issues. Events and meet ups throughout the year.

Supper Club

Supper Club offers monthly potluck events and lively conversation.
Second Saturdays in the evenings. Hosted in member’s homes.

Unitarian Universalist Parents (UUPs)

UUPs is parents, grandparents, and caregivers working together to support each other. Activities include retreats, social action, the events for the whole family.
Fourth Wednesdays through May  |  7 p.m.
Contact: Rachel Mize at

Women of All Souls

The Women of All Souls group hosts events for women to be together, learn from each other, and grow as a community.
Meets throughout the year on various dates and times.

Young at Heart

Young at Heart provides opportunities for mostly retired men and women to have lunch together, socialize over games, and stay current on church events and the community. All ages are welcome. Young at Heart outings are scheduled through May.
First Thursdays for lunch and games  |  11:30 a.m.
Third Thursdays for road trips  |  9:00 a.m.
Contact: Lynn Bootes at 909-730-7137


Serving the Church

Support the church with your time and talents.

Volunteering is a rewarding way to give back to the church and help further our work of love beyond belief.


Help produce and broadcast our services.
Tell the stories of All Souls and the UU faith! Opportunities for writers, photographers, and more.

Children’s & Youth Programs

Teach and assist in our Children’s & Youth Religious Education classes K through high school. Children’s and Youth volunteers must complete a background check and have been involved with the church for a minimum of six months.

Garden and Facilities Projects

Help us keep our building and grounds and memorial garden looking great and in good shape!

Shuttle Drivers

Shuttle guests to church on Sunday mornings and for special events. Serve the church by driving the shuttle by singing up for for one shift a month or more. Shuttle drivers must be insured, have a valid drivers liscense and be at least 25.

Welcoming Souls

Be a smiling face and welcome visitors, as a greeter, usher at Sunday services, assistant with Wednesday Connections, and help make memorials and life events memorable as part of our Welcoming Souls team! Welcoming Souls Docents assist with Path to Membership classes and lead history and building tours. Being a Welcoming Souls is a great way to get to know our members.