Speaker: Rev. Paul Beckel

Farewell to Kevin and Genia

With hoopla and gratitude for Genia and Kevin Allen-Schmid, we will honor their ministries to BUF and celebrate their retirements. Potluck afterward—please bring food to share.

Building Bridges

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service A child dedication, middle schoolers Building Bridges, and a Bridging ceremony for our high school graduate. More details

Flower Communion

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service Reflecting upon the spectacular beauty of our transient selves and surroundings, we’ll create a mandala of flowers and other organic treasures. Please bring flowers, etc., to release—both as natural beauties and as symbols of more personal things you wish to let go … Continue reading Flower Communion

Listening Forward

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service The UUA is on the verge of adopting a new identity statement. BUF, too, is listening to the forward call of who we are becoming. What resources will guide and support this continual transformation? More details

Nurturing, and Leaving Space

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service Whether with children, adults, or adult children … whether we’re caregiving, mentoring, or companioning … to nurture is to leave space for those we love to be and to grow. More details

Thanks to the Earth

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service Mother Earth’s cycles of seasons and cycles of life are not just interesting metaphors, they are the lives we live. This Earth Day let’s rejoice and give thanks for our earthly home: our sanctuary, source, and sustenance. More details

In Solidarity, Seeking Liberation

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service Parents from our recent class, “Raising Kids in a Race-Conscious Society,” and members of our Immigrant Resettlement Team will speak about how they have been inspired to continue their own learning by serving. More details

Transformation

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service Easter story’s power is that each of us has some personal experience involving: •       Finding ourselves exiled, or having a big blow to our expectations •       Being in-between—a time of retreat or fear •       Finding a … Continue reading Transformation

Shifting Grounds of Home

In-Person in the sanctuary AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Order of Service Making a new start … envisioning and then building the scaffolding … on a long journey home. More details