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In Memoriam


September 23, 1948 — September 24, 2009

Rev. Forrest ChurchThe Rev. Dr. Forrest Church, whose ministry transformed All Souls from a quiet congregation with a distinguished history into the nation's most visible exponent of liberal religion, died Thursday, September 24th, after a three-year battle with esophageal cancer. He was 61 years old. Forrest served as Senior Minister of All Souls for almost thirty years and was dearly beloved by this congregation. Forrest will be remembered as a loving pastor, an inspiring preacher, and a spiritual leader to Unitarian Universalists worldwide.

Please take a moment to browse this online tribute to Forrest’s life and share your reflections, prayers, and condolences with Forrest’s family and the All Souls community. You may also read a full obituary and view images from Forrest's life.

A Tribute to
Forrest Church

Unitarian Church of All Souls

1157 Lexington Avenue, New York NY 10075
Phone: (212) 535-5530 | Fax: (212) 535-5641


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