Speaker: J. Sylvan

The Ordination of J Sylvan

Join us in this celebratory service as we ordain J Sylvan, our transitional minister. Service will include a sermon by First UU’s Senior Minister Rev. Dr. Colin Bossen, a special musical guest, and a participation by several members of our community. All are welcome. Reception will … read more.

The Introvert’s Guide to Beloved Community

With everything going on in the world, our state, our families, and our communities, it can be easy to want to shut down and seal ourselves off. Sometimes all I want to do is order contactless takeout, pull a blanket up to my chin, watch … read more.

Righteous Anger

When we see injustice and hatred bubbling up all around us, we often find ourselves rightfully angry. What can we do with this anger that will not contribute to further harm? The answer may lie not in our minds, but in our relationships with others.

The Crack in Everything

Many of us say we just want to feel whole. We think of being “broken” as being bad or wrong, and we spend large amounts of time, attention, and money trying to “fix” ourselves. But what if there’s no such thing as not being broken? … read more.

Castles of Sand

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” -MLK 
Our second week of mindfulness month falls on Martin Luther King weekend. We’ll look at ancient Buddhist teachings on impermanence and the words of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King to consider the ongoing work of … read more.

The Insomniac’s Prayer

This January is Mindfulness Month at BAUUC. Mindfulness is a practice that invites us to get out of our heads and into a deep appreciation for the world around us. But that can be easier said than done, especially when it’s 3am and you’re lying … read more.

Christmas Eve Service at 7:00pm

Christmas means carols, readings, stories, and wonderful music from our Choir. Our Christmas Eve services will be on Friday night December 24 at 5:30pm and 7:00pm. This year, the 5:30pm service will include an original Christmas Pageant starring members of BAUUC. Bring your family and … read more.

Christmas Eve Service at 5:30pm

Christmas means carols, readings, stories, and wonderful music from our Choir. Our Christmas Eve services will be on Friday night December 24 at 5:30pm and 7:00pm. This year, the 5:30pm service will include an original Christmas Pageant starring members of BAUUC. Bring your family and … read more.

The Virgin Mary, Revisited

In Christianity, perhaps no person symbolizes the power of family more than Mary, the mother of Jesus. Join J. Sylvan as we take a look at early Christian writings about the Virgin Mary that didn’t make it into the Bible. You might gain a new … read more.