On this Halloween weekend, we’ll explore fear. With the uncertainties of our changing society, the tragedies of violence and oppression, and the stresses and strains of everyday life, how does our spirituality help us live with our fears of the known and the unknown? Our … read more.
Rev. Bruce Beisner
Our stories and the stories of others have the power to transform the way we understand the world and our place in it. Our Minister and Director of Lifespan Religious Education will share legends from a variety of cultures and world religions that invite us … read more.
Reinhold Niebuhr famously prayed “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.” Living in a society that is so divided, we are constantly challenged to discern when to respect our differences and … read more.
Our annual Water Communion services will be an all-ages celebration of the milestones of our individual life journeys and how our stories mix and mingle in beloved community. Please plan to bring some water with you to church on Sunday September 9 from a source that has spiritual … read more.
In ancient religions, the gods were manifestations of what people witnessed happening in nature around them. But then god became a supernatural force beyond and above this world. For many, today’s scientific knowledge makes traditional beliefs about god seem out of date. How might we re-imagine … read more.
Do we believe what we believe because others believe it? Do we know what we don’t believe but are still kinda unsure about what we do believe? Do we struggle to respect other people’s beliefs that don’t match our beliefs? Do we think beliefs don’t … read more.
In late August of 2017, we were all reminded of the power and unpredictability of nature as Hurricane Harvey brought massive flooding across our area. A year later, we’ll reflect on the downside of our attempts to dominate Mother Nature rather than living in harmony … read more.
We’ll celebrate our furry, feathered and scaly companions, honoring how their presence enriches our lives and offering our blessings to their lives. Plan to bring your family pet(s) with you to church on Sunday August 19 for these extra special worship services for all ages and all … read more.
There are many diverse ways to imagine the idea of a God. For some, God is a supernatural being with personality traits such as love and anger. For others, God is the creative force found in nature and all living things. For others, God is … read more.
This month, our Director of Lifespan Religious Education Patti Withers will be officially retiring. On Sunday June 17, we will recognize Patti’s 20 years of service as a professional religious educator, including her six years here at BAUUC. Patti will offer a farewell sermon and … read more.