BCCUCC News

GMTF Introduces Proposed By-law Changes

GMTF Introduces Proposed By-law Changes

As you may have seen in last week’s ebridge, the GMTF has updated the web pages that explain our new structure. As a part of the update, we have included a draft of the proposed by-laws as well as a few other documents for those of you who would like to delve deeper into the specific changes made to the by-laws. There are two major thrusts to this by-laws revision. First, the by-laws need to reflect our new structure as approved last October. This required major revisions to the governance and...

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Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve Services

CHRISTMAS EVE Services Sunday, December 24 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM   ALL ARE WELCOME   10:00 AM Paper Bag Christmas Pageant! Come join us for this fun, family-friendly Christmas celebration. Anyone who would like to participate may come early to pick their character(s) costume, dress, and embody the Christmas Story. Multiple costumes for all roles, ages (children and adults), and sizes will be available in the vestry before the service begins. The story will be read by narrators and...

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Trunk or Treat 2023

Trunk or Treat 2023

Our annual Trunk or Treat will be held after worship on Sunday, October 29 from 11:15am - 12:00pm. This is a community event and we would love for you to join us again this year to fill the front parking lot of the education building with festive cars, costumes, and treats. We’ve seen Mrs. Potts and Lumiere, a plague doctor, cookie monster along with milk and cookies, and fresh from the farm harvest themes. Any idea is welcome and you can decorate your vehicle's trunk as simply or elaborately...

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Thanksgiving Food Drive for TapIn Going on Now!

Thanksgiving Food Drive for TapIn Going on Now!

Once again, BCCUCC and the Mission & Justice Team are partnering with TAPIN to support their Thanksgiving food drive. Last year, BCCUCC provided 40 bags of food for this meaningful project. Those bags were used to help TAPIN feed over 700 families who needed assistance during the holiday! This year, the need has increased substantially. Shauna Hyde, President of TAPIN joined us on Sunday, October 8, to share a Moment of Mission about this year's Thanksgiving food drive and how our ministry...

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6th Annual Barrington Day of Caring

6th Annual Barrington Day of Caring

Monday, October 9, 2023 (Indigenous Peoples Day) Noon - 4 pm. VOLUNTEER! Barrington Day of Caring is a community-wide event for individuals, families, friends, or teams to come together as volunteers to help eligible residents in need through service projects. This event is a Town-supported program in connection with many community and faith organizations. No skill set is needed to volunteer. However, your expertise is welcomed. Flier with photos Register to volunteer: Deadline for volunteer...

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Fall Bible Study: Exploring the New Testament

Fall Bible Study: Exploring the New Testament

Consider joining Dale for a fall Bible Study! This fall, Rev. Dale Azevedo will be leading a six part Bible study from the Dickenson Series exploring the history and major themes of the New Testament. This is the third part of the series but one doesn’t need to have attended the other parts to join in now. We have great conversation, ask deep questions, and share our own unique faith experiences. As folks in the group like to say, “This is the one place I can go to talk about these things with...

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Join us for Open Doors Sunday!

Join us for Open Doors Sunday!

Come one, come all! Be sure to come back home for Open Doors Sunday on September 10! Whether we call it Gathering, Homecoming, or any other Sunday, it’s the day we welcome back our families (of all types and sizes) and kick off our new program year! It’s also a day that we especially open our doors to visitors and newcomers who are looking to start the school year off by finding a new church. So be sure to invite your neighbors and friends! Open Doors Sunday will begin with an All Ages Worship...

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Exploring the Bible: Introduction to the Old Testament

Exploring the Bible: Introduction to the Old Testament

Rev. Dale will be leading a six session Bible Study called Exploring the Bible: Introducing the Old Testament. This is a sequel study to a class Dale held just before the pandemic hit in 2020 and is published by the Massachusetts Bible Society. There is no need to have participated in the first study to jump in now. This study will meet every other Wednesday at 7pm, beginning May 17. This will be an interactive exploration of major themes in the Old Testament, what the writings meant to it’s...

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