BCCUCC News

‘Bird Feeder Fun’ for our children and families

‘Bird Feeder Fun’ for our children and families

On Saturday, January 30th at 9:30 a.m., Andrea will be hosting “Bird Feeder Fun” for the children and families of our church community. Join her on the patio (we will be using the outside heaters!) to make birdfeeders to hang around the church campus as well as to take home. Each family will have their own table with the supplies they will need. We will be socially distanced, hand sanitizer will be available and masks are required. Refreshments will not be provided, but families are welcome to...

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Blanket and Comforter Drive for TAPIN

Blanket and Comforter Drive for TAPIN

Blankets and comforters are currently the most requested item by Tap-In’s clients after food. While Tap-In is not accepting household items due to the pandemic, they are welcoming donations of gently used blankets and comforters to meet this specific need. To keep Tap-In’s volunteers safe and the congregation safe, Pat Stoddard and Andrea Bullard are organizing a contactless drop-off at the church and they will make a single delivery to Tap-In. This is another way that our church can continue...

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Virtual Worship to Continue…

Virtual Worship to Continue…

The Church Council met on Tuesday, January 12th and as promised in an earlier communication, discussed the future of moving back to in-person services. After much discussion, the Church Council felt moving to in-person services is not possible at this time and we will continue with online worship services. Church Council will reassess this again when three goals are met. One is that we have a higher rate of vaccinated people. Secondly, we need to see the positivity rate of infection go down,...

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Join us for a Peaceful Pause & Prayer series

Join us for a Peaceful Pause & Prayer series

In response to the riot that shook our nation on January 6, we will be holding a series of morning meditations leading up to and immediately following the presidential inauguration. These Peaceful Pause & Prayer meditations will be held at 8:00am on January 12, 14, 18, 20, and 22. They can be viewed on our website or Facebook page and will remain available for later viewing. Each meditation will provide moments for reflection, music, comforting scripture, and silence. Please join us as you...

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Rev. Jim Antal as Guest Preacher on Jan 24

Rev. Jim Antal as Guest Preacher on Jan 24

Our Mission and Justice Team has contracted with Rev. Jim Antal to engage in an adult faith study program at BCCUCC. This program includes a virtual appearance at BCCUCC as a guest preacher on January 24, 2021, 10 copies of Jim's recently released book, Climate Church, Climate World, and a follow-up Q&A with him at a later date. M&J is currently in discussion with Dale as they consider holding an adult discussion class scheduled between the guest preaching appearance and the Q&A....

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BCCUCC COVID Commemoration Tile Project

BCCUCC COVID Commemoration Tile Project

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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Start your year off right!

Start your year off right!

Dale and Linda are introducing a new sermon series beginning on January 10 entitled Short Stories of Jesus. They will be exploring four of Jesus’ parables found throughout the gospels on Jan 10, 17, 31 and Feb 7, 2021. Many of these stories you will have heard before. What makes this series interesting is that the sermons will be based on the work of Amy-Jill Levine, a professor of Jewish studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School. She tries to approach the New Testament as one of Jesus’ original...

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