BCCUCC News

New Sermon Series Starting After Easter

New Sermon Series Starting After Easter

Be sure to join us for worship following Easter when Dale and Linda share a five-week sermon series on “Life of the Early Church: and what it means for us today”. Each Sunday for 5 weeks beginning April 11th, they will explore a different aspect of life for the early Christians and how it can inform our ministry today. They will explore such topics as Evangelism, Building Community, Inclusion, Growing Tensions, and the Role of Women. It’s amazing how much has changed and how much stays the...

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Celebrating our Climate Crisis Workshop

https://www.facebook.com/bccucc/videos/264525898484695 On March 14, we held a virtual Q&A with Jim Antal the author of Climate Church, Climate World. If was a fascinating discussion and continues to challenge us as a church to be more involved in addressing the immediate needs of our community and world. Humanity has been called to be stewards of God's creation and in that task, we have let God down.

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Donate to our Chancel Fund this Easter

Donate to our Chancel Fund this Easter

We invite you to make a donation to our Chancel Fund this Easter. Money donated to this fund will be used to help beautify the Sanctuary for Easter Sunday, pay for spring plants to be delivered to our homebound, sick or recently bereaved, and contribute to improvements in the sanctuary space throughout the year to enhance the worship experience. Even though we are not able to gather in the sanctuary to worship this Easter, we will still be decorating the altar area in preparation for the...

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BCCUCC Launches Lenten Egg-a-Day Offering

BCCUCC Launches Lenten Egg-a-Day Offering

https://youtu.be/q0LCRnRZ8Ro The children in Haiti love hard boiled eggs! For those who receive an egg a day through the Egg-a-day nutrition program, the egg might be the only thing they have for breakfast and lunch on many days. The program, started in Haiti in 2013 by the Haiti Task Force, arose from observing that many children were undernourished and not attending school nor doing well in school. With the assistance of the One Egg international program, eggs produced at the large Haiti...

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BCCUCC to Host Climate Change Workshop

BCCUCC to Host Climate Change Workshop

BARRINGTON, RI - On Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 11:15am Barrington Congregational Church will be hosting Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, for a discussion of his book, Climate Church/Climate World. In his book, Rev. Dr. Antal considers the moral challenge of climate change, why people of faith should engage in it, and how they should do it. The event is being held virtually via Zoom and is open to all those in the community who wish to partake, regardless of religious affiliation. “We’re excited and honored...

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Announcing a new Lenten sermon series

Announcing a new Lenten sermon series

Forgiveness can be one of the more challenging things God requires of us. At different moments in our lives, it can be nearly impossible to imagine forgiving those who have hurt us. But what is forgiveness, really? What does it mean to forgive someone? For what do we need to ask to be forgiven? And is it a sin to consider the need to forgive God? Join Dale and Linda in this special Lenten sermon series running Sunday mornings from February 28 through March 21.

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Black Lives Matter Vigils Return

Black Lives Matter Vigils Return

The monthly Black Lives Matter Vigil will return this month after a two-month pause due to the coronavirus. On Sunday, February 28th, from 1 – 2 pm, supporters will gather in front of St. John's Church, 191County Road, Barrington. Bring signs. Masks and six-feet distancing are required. The vigils are held on the last Sunday of the month in different locations, and are sponsored by Barrington Congregational Church, United Church of Christ; Barrington Interfaith Partners; Barrington...

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Drive-Thru Ashes on Ash Wednesday

Drive-Thru Ashes on Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is February 17th. Due to the suspension of in-person worship, there will be no Ash Wednesday service this year. In lieu of the service, Dale and Linda will be providing everyone with the opportunity to receive ashes via a drive-thru option – you will stay in your car and Dale and/or Linda will conduct the imposition of ashes in the church parking lot in a safe manner. We are offering three times on Wednesday for you to receive ashes: Dale will be offering ashes in the morning...

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