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Love Notes: “Oh, Happy Day”

One of my favorite movies came out in the early 1990s – Sister Act.  A Reno lounge singer named Deloris Van Carter (played by Whoopi Goldberg) witnesses her gangster boyfriend killing someone. She reports it to the police who put her in the witness protection program at a nunnery with a new identity of Sister … Continued

Faith Formation Focus: “A Zest for Life”

  I have always greatly admired people who have an unquenchable zest for life.  They are the much-needed spice in what can be the bland humdrum of the day in and day out.  Who pops into your mind when you think of someone who embodies this trait (apart from Rev. Kelly)? Mine would be a … Continued

Membership Matters

We honor members, friends, visitors Our thoughts and good wishes continue to be with:  All the friends of David Mendosa, former member, who died last month from liver cancer. After receiving the diagnosis — his time was very brief.  Rev. Dignan facilitated a gathering to remember David and share memories on May 14th; as he … Continued

Share Our Plate

Listed below are the organizations nominated for Share Our Plate for 2017-2018. We will be voting on them at the June 4, 2017 meeting.     Attention Homes   Boulder County Aids Project   Boulder County Shelter for the Homeless   Boulder Fruit Rescue   Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center   Bridge House   Colie’s Closet   Denver/Boulder Sanctuary Coalition – Immigration Ministry … Continued

2016/17 Expense Reimbursement Deadline!

Anyone making purchases for the church with the intention to request reimbursement must turn in completed forms no later than June 25th so that our fiscal year can be properly closed. Expenses not submitted for reimbursement by the deadline will be considered a contribution to the UUCB (thanks!). Forms are available in the Office. Please … Continued

Love Notes: You Are Your Body

This morning I took my regular walk up the hill from our house, across a stream, up some more hills until I reached my “sit spot” – one place I go to release and unclench. It feels different this morning.  First of all, my knees really hurt thanks to the long hike I took yesterday. … Continued

Faith Formation Focus: A Tribute to Women for Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is just around the corner, a day when we honor all of the women who have blessed our lives.  This is good, but I can’t help but think that the world owes more to mothers, more to women, than thank you.  Women have had more to offer throughout history than we’ve been allowed … Continued

Membership Matters

We honor members, friends, visitors Our thoughts and good wishes continue to be with:  Sharon Larocque and family on the death of her Brother-in-law in Vermont, at the end of March.  Melanie Weinstein whose surgery, also in March, went very well.  Marie & Yon Reagan, her Brother-in-law, living in North Carolina, had a brain tumor … Continued

Share Our Plate Nominations

SHARE OUR PLATE…It’s that time of year again to nominate our non-profits.  Like last year, we will be splitting half our offering plate with local organizations.     They must meet the following criteria: are a local non-profit organization must serve Boulder County are non-political have a mission aligned with UU Principles and UUCB’s Mission … Continued

Fabulous Feast Event

Church members Eileen Sammells, Debbie Davies, Karen Morgan, Mary Pierce, Kathleen Newton and Diana Maiden went on a Labyrinth Walk and stopped for pie at the Walnut Café.  Henry Kroll was the photographer.   This was a fabulous feast organized by Karen Morgan.  We had a terrific time and walked on three outdoor labyrinths in Boulder. … Continued

Adult RE

We had a great year of Adult RE. Classes ranged from Parenting to Building Your Own Theology to book studies. Covenant groups continue to be a wonderful and inspiring community. Ministry group led sessions on Climate Change and De~Escalation. Thank you to all who offered and led and to all who participated. Lots of connection … Continued

New UUA President to be Elected at General Assembly

A very important election will be held this summer at the General Assembly in New Orleans (June 21st thru June 25th).  Three candidates are vying for the opportunity to take the reins of our Unitarian Universalist Association.  They will replace the Rev. Peter Morales, who unfortunately resigned his office on April 1st; three months before … Continued

How to Book an Event

Visit our calendar and check the availability of your desired date/time. Fill out the Event Form. If a field does not apply to your event, please write “N/A.” Send an email to officeuucb@gmail.com to let the Office Admin know that you have requested an event booking. The office Admin (Emily) will respond to your email … Continued

Common Read

Please join us for a common read of Third Reconstruction, by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. The Unitarian Universalist congregations of the Front Range community have selected this book for a combined read, intended to deepen our understanding of racial justice in America today. Beacon Press explains the premise of the … Continued

Colorado Unitarian Universalist Faith Leader Council for Racial Justice

April 13, 2017 As a body of Unitarian Universalist ministers and religious professionals, we celebrate the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We believe in the power of community, and we believe that it is the diversity of our communities which makes America great. We, the Colorado Unitarian Universalist Faith Leaders Council for Racial … Continued

Our Move to Two Sunday Services – Final Recommendations

In January of this year we began offering two services on Sunday mornings and we are pleased to affirm that our transition has gone smoothly. We have averaged attendance of 60 people during early services, and 160 during second services through February. This combined, two month average indicates a new, sustained level of attendance. UUCB … Continued

Annual Pledge Canvass 2017/18

Lives are changing at UUCB, and our mission is being fulfilled. This happens in part because you give your time, treasure and talent. We have launched our annual pledge canvass, and you can read more in this brochure. You can also download and print this pledge card in order to indicate your financial commitment to … Continued

Love Notes: To You I Give

“From you I receive, to you I give. Together we share, and from this we live.” Number 402 in our grey hymnal – Singing the Living Tradition.   These words describe so simply how we help each other transform.   Last month we focused on the first phrase, “From you I receive.” During worship on … Continued

Faith Formation Focus: Transformation

As Unitarian Universalist we are in the business of transformation.  When I first joined the church I was impressed that the mission of the UUA is to transform people who will transform the world.     The word “transformation” carries the prefix “trans” which means “beyond,” so to transform is literally to go beyond our … Continued

Membership Matters

We honor members, friends, visitors Our thoughts and good wishes continue to be with:  The family and UUCB friends of Mark Thompson, who died on February 17th.  His Memorial was held here, on 2/20.  Greta and Erty Seidohl — Greta’s uncle died the end of January.  Kaitlin Abbitt remembers her mother who died a year … Continued