Creative Conversations: Have You Been Brainwashed?

Wednesday, May 9, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Please join us for an evening of creative conversation on the subject of brainwashing.  Have you been “brainwashed” by our UU principles?  By repeating our affirmation every week?  By saying the Pledge of Allegiance a zillion times?  Are our “blind spots” evidence that we’ve been brainwashed in some way?  Can we voluntarily allow ourselves to be brainwashed?  We will view …

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BUUF Parents’ Night Out: Game Night!

Saturday, May 12, 5:00 – 8:00pm

The next Parents’ Night Out is being hosted by Kristen and Zac Lownds (4166 Grandwood Circle, Saint Joseph). The theme is game night! Please bring a snack, drink or dish to pass. Also, feel free to bring your favorite game to play.

Parents can drop off their children at the fellowship at 5:00 pm before heading to the Lownds’ for game night. A children’s meal and child care will be provided by Berrien UU volunteers. It is sure to be a fun night for both parents and children! Please RSVP to Katharine ( or Keely (

If you can help provide child care that evening, please contact Lisa Fuller ( Your support in giving our parents a monthly fun night out is much appreciated!

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Sunday Service: In Celebration of Mothers

May 13, 10:30am

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. Several of the mothers in our congregation will share with us the joys, travails, and spirituality of motherhood.

Janice Zerfas will be sharing some of her poetry with us. Karen Ward, Connie DeGraaf, Gloria Weberg, and Beth La Fleur will bring their thoughts on being a mother. Tanya Tusciuk and Beth La Fleur will provide a special musical number. Jaryn Ruggless will tell the Story for All Ages. Harvey Johnson and Gretchen Ohmann will lead the singing, and Candace Onweller will be on the piano. This is a great Sunday to bring a friend, your mother, or your daughter to service.

Beth La Fleur will lead the Religious Education class for children, continuing with Session 12 of the Moral Tales curriculum, titled Making a Difference.

See you Sunday!

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