Date/Time Event
02/06/2018

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

The Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series begins in early February here at BAUUC and will feature engaging and informative speakers and discussions each week on some of the most important issues facing our world today. This year’s series will kick-off on Tuesday February 6 with a presentation by columnist and author Chris TomlinsonMr. Tomlinson has written commentary on business, energy and economics for the Houston Chronicle since 2014. Before joining the Chronicle, he spent 20 years with The Associated Press reporting on politics, conflicts and economics from more than 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Tomlinson Hill which examines the history of race, politics and economics in Texas. Additional speakers will be presented on other Tuesday nights in February and March and the Great Decisions discussion groups will meet each Thursday. Participants can choose from 3 times, 10:00am2:00pm and 7:00pm. The cost of participation is $40 per person and covers the briefing booklet, the PBS video and speaker expenses. Please enroll in Great Decisions by emailing Diane Zachry at ewzachry@msn.com before February 6.

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02/07/2018

Green Sanctuary Meeting - Reversing Global Climate Change

Our UU principles call us to protect our planet and try to live in harmony with nature. Learning about the environmental challenges we face makes us better advocates for our Earth. On Wednesday February 7, BAUUC’s Green Sanctuary Team will welcome guest speaker Steven Steizer, Director of Houston’s Planning and Development Services. Mr. Steizer will speak about “drawdown,” a comprehensive plan to reverse global climate change. Please join us for this important and informative program on February 7 at 7:00pm in Cockrell Hall.

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02/07/2018

Love Your Muslim Neighbor as Yourself

Director of Lifespan Religious Education Patti Withers will lead a five-part discussion class titled “The Jesus Fatwah: Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor as Yourself.”  In Arabic, the word “fatwah” means opinion, and in a religious context, a fatwah is a spiritually instructive opinion. This series uses video, readings and discussion to help participants learn about Islam and interfaith relationships.  The sessions on February 7 will focus on creating interfaith cooperation within our communities. The class will begin each Wednesday at 7:00pm and will be held in the church library.

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02/11/2018

Blood Drive

Twice each year, the blood mobile from the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center makes a stop here at BAUUC to collect your donations. Our last drive in October was a huge success. Mark your calendar now and plan to sign-up to donate during our next Blood Drive on Sunday February 11. In the coming weeks, look for the Blood Drive table display outside Cockrell Hall.

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