Summer Sunday Services From June 23rd-August 25th, our services will be held at 9:30am. No Children’s Religious Education. No Service September 1st (Labor Day Weekend). Regular Services and Children’s Religious Education will resume on September 8th, 10:30am
June 23: Gary Blanchard June 30: Jo Ann Pierce July 7: Cruger Johnson Phillips July 14: John Kennison July 21: Joanne Hamerly July 28: Dr. Gwen Broz August 4: Tara Brown August 11: Dave Yutzler August 18: Tim Boon August 25: Wendy Newhall
Publick House Fundraiser When: June 24 at 4:30 or 6:30 p.m. Where: The Publick House, Sturbridge, MA Enjoy a tasty barbeque dinner while contributing to our church. On June 24th the BUUC will be one of the recipients of the proceeds from the Publick House’s Fundraising Dinner. Tickets are $14.00 for adults and $5.00 for children twelve or under. Dinner seatings are at 4:30 or 6:30 “under the tent”. You don't have to be there precisely at 4:30 or 6:30 however. Tickets are available. See members of the Executive Committee for tickets in advance or pay at the door. See you there!
Planning an Event or Meeting at BUUC? If you or your committee is planning an event at BUUC, please be sure to notify BUUC’s Office Assistant Betsy Azarowski at email@example.com. She can check if the date, space and time you want is available and promote your event or meeting through the appropriate outlets used at BUUC (email, print, calendar, Facebook, Twitter). If you are the event/meeting host/chairperson, please arrive at the church before other attendees to ensure the space is ready (including lights and heat as needed).
Can you help? BUUC needs the following donations: copy paper, and stamps.. Please see Amy Frisella. Thank you!
Scrapbook We purchased a scrapbook to document BUUC events. If you attend an event and take a photo please forward it to Debbie via email, Debbie@DebbieEnnis.com. Please write a brief line or two about the event, i.e. date, purpose, place, responsible committee. We also welcome newspaper articles about our church or our members, when the BUUC is mentioned. We would love to have this to look back on in future years. Thank you, Your Membership Committee
STONE SOUP COMMUNITY LUNCHEON Every first Wednesday of the month from October to June, Noon to 1 pm All are invited for Stone Soup where your presence is the secret (and most important) ingredient. We provide the soup and coffee/tea, you bring something to share (bread, juice, appetizer/dessert). So please, join me for an hour with food, friends, and conversation. ~ Rev. Craig
THE BUUC WOMEN'S ALLIANCE During the church year (September through June,) second Wednesday each month at 7 pm at the BUUC or in a member’s home unless otherwise noted. All women are welcome. Contact Laurie Magnuson for more information. The Women’s Alliance is open to all women in the community. This year we have some plans in the making. We are also planning a fun day of health awareness and relaxation methods this spring and are happy to once again be presenting our Goods and Services Silent Auction at at date to be determined. Please feel free to join us. Contact Laurie Magnuson at LMagnuson@randolphproducts.com for more information.
CHOIR REHEARSAL Choir rehearsals resumed August 16, 2018 and continues through June 13, 2019. If you are interested in joining choir, or have other musical skills to share please get in touch with Music Director Lila M Farrar; firstname.lastname@example.org or 508 867 8806.
BUUC BOOK CLUB Our regular meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Our next meeting is September 10. Please come with your suggestions for our reading list for the 2019-20 church year. Everyone is welcome to join us for the BUUC Book Club. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 pm in the church basement or parlor. If you have any questions or suggestions contact Barbara Hale at email@example.com Get reading!
Quiet Gathering in the Spirit of the Quakers Meets the first Wednesday of the month from 7:00-8:00pm. For more information, contact Cruger Johnson Phillips, firstname.lastname@example.org.
News from the UUA
UUA General Assembly When: June 19-23, 2019 Where: Spokane, Washington Thousands of Unitarian Universalists will gather in beautiful Spokane, WA for General Assembly this June 19-23 to experience what our shared faith can become when we embrace the power of 'We.' Register today for this special annual event and hear from wonderful speakers including:
Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility Rev. Lindi Ramsden, Director of Partnerships and Emerging Programs,Starr King School for the Ministry Rev. Marta I. Valentín, minister at Unitarian Universalist Church in Medford, MA Richard Blanco, poet and performer