Upcoming Events

BUUF Brunch
Wednesday, August 9

Please join us at BUUF for a potluck brunch on Wednesday, August 9, from 11 AM to 1 PM, when we’ll learn about two small countries which are leading the efforts to minimize and reduce the effects of climate change. First we’ll hear about “A small country with big ideas to get rid of fossil fuels.” This TEDTalk is described …

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Creative Conversations
Wednesday, August 9

Please note the change in date and join us at BUUF on Wednesday, August 9, from 7-9 PM for a Creative Conversation on Religion, Evolution, and the Ecstasy of Self-Transcendence. “Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution …

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Fresh Start Children’s Garden
Saturday, August 12

BUUF through the Green Sanctuary Team has agreed to provide volunteers to assist with the Fresh Start Children’s Garden in Benton Harbor. The neighborhood children’s garden, has been led by Emma Kinnard for more than 10 years. The garden is located at the corner of May and Pearl Streets in Benton Harbor (1104 Pearl Street). The garden has been cleared …

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BUUF Board Meeting
Sunday, August 13

Sunday Service
Sunday, August 13

This Sunday, Rev. Jim McConnell will explore Ralph Waldo Emerson’s idea that putting soul into life will help us overcome Life’s difficult obstacles. The message is based on a recent trip to Carlsbad Cavern, with its large population of bats. It is titled: “When Life Gives You Guano.”

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August Environmental Justice Film Series
Thursday, August 17th

BUUF, through the Green Sanctuary Committee, presents:

A Place at the Table

Thursday, August 17th 7pm

Doors open at 6

FREE — Popcorn Included — BYOB Encouraged

One nation underfed. Really? Many of us don’t think of the U.S. as the land of the underfed. In this era of the expanding waistlines, we hear far more concern about obesity than …

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