BCCUCC News

Trunk or Treat 2021

Trunk or Treat 2021

On Sunday, October 31st we hosted our 2021 Trunk or Treat following the worship service. The weather was perfect and in addition to the congregation, we had many visitors from the community bring their children to trick-or-treat the trunks. A big thank you to everyone who decorated their vehicle’s trunk and provided ‘treats’ for the Trick or Treaters. Thanks also to everyone who came to worship dressed in costume. A good time was had by all! Below are photos from the event.  The first picture...

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Help needed for Afghan refugees

Help needed for Afghan refugees

Dorcas International is asking us to help them in welcoming refugees from Afghanistan who have fled the upheaval and suffering there, and are seeking to resettle and build a life in Rhode Island. Most who fled Afghanistan arrive with almost nothing but the clothes on their back. They need help with everything from warm clothes and household goods to furniture and cleaning supplies, and everything in between. For a list of supplies needed and how to donate them click here. To make a monetary...

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Trunk or Treat Returns!

Trunk or Treat Returns!

It’s that time of year for costumes and treats! Our annual TRUNK OR TREAT will be on Sunday, October 31st right after church around 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot. We are inviting the community to join us this year for the fun and therefore we need your help to bring on the BOO factor! Please consider decorating your car (and maybe wearing a costume) in a kid friendly way. Then handing out treats to those in costume. We are asking everyone interested in decorating their car to sign up so that...

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BCCUCC Celebrates Open Doors Sunday!

BCCUCC Celebrates Open Doors Sunday!

This past Sunday we welcomed a nearly full (within COVID guidelines) sanctuary. It was amazing to see so many folks whom we haven't seen in over 19 months! It was a beautiful day and a beautiful service. Below is a cute video we used to kick off our worship service. To catch the whole service head over to our Livestream page! https://www.facebook.com/watch?v=180874644095962  

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Help for Haiti

Help for Haiti

The Haiti Task Force from the Southern New England Conference, UCC, has started up a GoFundMe page for relief for the people of Haiti following the devastating earthquake that stuck the island  on Saturday. This small nation has faced challenge after challenge for decades. Between regular natural disasters and ongoing political strife these resilient folks need all the support we can offer! https://gofund.me/db948e2f

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The Latest on Our COVID Precautions

The Latest on Our COVID Precautions

Check out the latest on our COVID-19 precautions. (August 2021) Please note that ‘all visitors’ referred to in the first bullet point for the education building requirements means both church people as well as those from outside groups using the building. Looking forward to the fall, 2021, these are the recommendations from the Moving Forward Team. (Approved by Church Council with amendments in italics 8/12/21) These recommendations are made for the purpose of planning ahead, with full...

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In-person Outdoor Worship (5/30)

In-person Outdoor Worship (5/30)

We are excited to announce our first full in-person worship service for Sunday, May 30th. This service will take place at 10 am along the river walk (behind the Education Building) and will be in lieu of our virtual service. We will only have one service on that day.   Please be advised of the following requirements for all attendees based on the latest CDC guidelines: All attendees are required to visit the welcome table upon arrival in order to sign in. Hand sanitizer will also be available....

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BCCUCC COVID Commemoration Tile Project (UPDATED AGAIN)

BCCUCC COVID Commemoration Tile Project (UPDATED AGAIN)

Our congregation is working to come together through ART! Create a personalized tile to hang at church as a way to remember this time apart during the pandemic. Someone from the project group will be reaching out to you to arrange your participation. We are using contactless drop-off/pick-up methods arranged personally with each family.  The materials are also sanitized between use. It is our sincere hope to have EVERYONE in the congregation participate. As we expect this project to take...

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