Jack o’ Lantern Contest

Support our Auction and Vote with your dollars! Voting is now Closed, though donations are always accepted! The 3 pumpkins which bring in the most money will be awarded prizes (1st place – $50 in gift cards, 2nd place – $35 in gift … read more.

Our Stories: Pete Wernick

by Paul Gibb

Joan and Pete Wernick at a Fellowship potluck

How many of us are aware that we have among our members a person who has:

– performed in all 50 states, in several European countries, at Carnegie Hall, at the Grand Ole Opry, and at … read more.

December Update from the Board

The Board held two meetings this month, its regular meeting on December 17, and a special meeting on December 29.  At these meetings, the Board:

Continued its discussion of Widening the Circle of Concern, a report by the UUA Commission on Institutional Change.  This month’s focus … read more.

Our Stories: Judy Schmidt

by Janet Meyer

So much happens behind the scenes in a congregation like ours. People serve in all sorts of ways that others may never see, to ensure things go smoothly. This is true with administration, technology, audio visual work, even making coffee. Since March, a team of … read more.

November Update from the Board

At its regular meeting on November 19, the BVUUF Board of Officers and Trustees took the following actions:

Appointed Molly Fortuna and Jan Cheney to the Leadership Development Committee. Molly’s term will end in June 2022, and Jan’s term will end in June 2023. The … read more.

Heal by Telling the Truth…of Thanksgiving

Each month we are dedicating one session to a different aspect of decentering whiteness work, with our theme guiding us toward which aspect to focus on. When it comes to healing, so many brave and wise voices have lifted up the importance of telling the … read more.

Healing through Community and Comfort

Healing takes work, and our faith also reminds us that healing involves being gentle with ourselves. When our feelings have been hurt and we’re feeling sad and lonely, sometimes the best thing to do is comfort ourselves. One way might be comfort food. Another way … read more.

Jack o’ Lantern Contest Winners!!

Big thanks to all of our pumpkin artists and donors, together we raised nearly $800 for the Fellowship!! It was also an incredibly close contest with only $10 separating our top SIX pumpkins! And now, it is with great pleasure that we … read more.

Healing through Gratitude

When we are sad or have been hurt, it can feel as though “life is out to get us.” It can seem as though life is small and scary. Our faith tells us that gratitude can help guide us back to believing that life is … read more.

Healing Hurting Hearts; Fighting

Have you ever had a fight with a friend. How did that make you feel?
How did it end up?

Our faith reminds us that healing takes work. After a fight with someone, it’s easy to never want to see that person again. We’d rather ignore … read more.