Aug
18
Sat
August 18 Special Gardening Event: Fresh Start Children’s Garden Satellite Location @ Fresh Start Children's Garden Satellite Location
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
August 18 Special Gardening Event: Fresh Start Children's Garden Satellite Location @ Fresh Start Children's Garden Satellite Location | Benton Harbor | Michigan | United States

Get your green thumbs ready for a special gardening event this Saturday! Berrien UU Green Sanctuary volunteers will be helping at a Fresh Start Children’s Garden satellite location: 275 Pipestone in Benton Harbor.  This is currently the location of the Benton Harbor Cultural & Arts Center. It has in the past been the Methodist Peace Temple and Lighthouse Ministries. Fresh Start Children’s Garden leader and master gardener Emma Kinnard is managing this satellite location while leading Benton Harbor to a better future. Call Harvey with any questions, and hope to see you there!

Saturday Gardening: Fresh Start Children’s Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday Gardening: Fresh Start Children's Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden | Benton Harbor | Michigan | United States

The BUUF Green Sanctuary volunteers will again partner with the Fresh Start Children’s Garden led by Emma Kinnard. BUUF volunteers will assist with weeding, building and maintenance of the gardens located at the corner of Pearl and May Streets in Benton Harbor. Click here for a map.

Gardening sessions will be on Thursdays 5pm-6pm and Saturdays 10am-12pm.  Any time is appreciated.  Stop by and see Harvey Johnson (269-470-1470) who will try to make it to all sessions.   Volunteers are welcome to go to the garden on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12pm and help with fence building, planting, weeding and child mentoring on gardening and food.

Aug
19
Sun
Sunday Service: “Poetry Sunday: Between the Words” @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Sunday Service: "Poetry Sunday: Between the Words" @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

This Sunday, August 19th, is Poetry Sunday. In this service, BUUFers will read their favorite poetry and share the impact it has had on their lives. Charles Long, Janice Zerfas, Dennis Higdon, Mary Lou Elson, Nan Lundeen, Linda Lobik, and Ralph Heibutzki will share their poetry. Daphne Crenshaw will tell the “Story for All Ages,” Harvey Johnson will lead singing, Candace Onweller will be at the piano, and Rev. Jim McConnell will bring a brief message titled “Between the Words.” Come and join us for this very meaningful worship experience.

Circle Talk
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Aug
23
Thu
Thursday Gardening: Fresh Start Children’s Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday Gardening: Fresh Start Children's Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden | Benton Harbor | Michigan | United States

The BUUF Green Sanctuary volunteers will again partner with the Fresh Start Children’s Garden led by Emma Kinnard. BUUF volunteers will assist with weeding, building and maintenance of the gardens located at the corner of Pearl and May Streets in Benton Harbor. Click here for a map.

Gardening sessions will begin Thursday, June 28 at 5pm-6pm and Saturdays 10am-12pm.  Any time is appreciated.  Stop by and see Harvey Johnson (269-470-1470) who will try to make it to all sessions.   Volunteers are welcome to go to the garden on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12pm and help with fence building, planting, weeding and child mentoring on gardening and food.

Aug
25
Sat
Saturday Gardening: Fresh Start Children’s Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday Gardening: Fresh Start Children's Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden | Benton Harbor | Michigan | United States

The BUUF Green Sanctuary volunteers will again partner with the Fresh Start Children’s Garden led by Emma Kinnard. BUUF volunteers will assist with weeding, building and maintenance of the gardens located at the corner of Pearl and May Streets in Benton Harbor. Click here for a map.

Gardening sessions will be on Thursdays 5pm-6pm and Saturdays 10am-12pm.  Any time is appreciated.  Stop by and see Harvey Johnson (269-470-1470) who will try to make it to all sessions.   Volunteers are welcome to go to the garden on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12pm and help with fence building, planting, weeding and child mentoring on gardening and food.

Aug
26
Sun
Social Justice Committee Meeting @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Social Justice Committee Meeting @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

There will be a BUUF Social Justice Committee meeting at BUUF August 26 at 9:30 am – 10:15 am. Refreshments served. We will discuss co-sponsoring an October 2018 PEOPLE’S Voting Forum (i.e., 4-5 Issue Expert Speakers with Q and A). The committee has reserved $300 of our FY budget to fund a Public Social Justice Event with refreshments, printing, etc. The Benton Harbor Arts & Cultural Center (275 Pipestone St.) has agreed to provide the space any Saturday evening in October. Other possible co-sponsors include the League of Women Voters, OutCenter. It is intended to be a nonpolitical social justice event.

Contact Harvey with questions.  269-470-1470

Circle Talk
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Aug
30
Thu
Thursday Gardening: Fresh Start Children’s Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday Gardening: Fresh Start Children's Garden @ Fresh Start Children's Garden | Benton Harbor | Michigan | United States

The BUUF Green Sanctuary volunteers will again partner with the Fresh Start Children’s Garden led by Emma Kinnard. BUUF volunteers will assist with weeding, building and maintenance of the gardens located at the corner of Pearl and May Streets in Benton Harbor. Click here for a map.

Gardening sessions will begin Thursday, June 28 at 5pm-6pm and Saturdays 10am-12pm.  Any time is appreciated.  Stop by and see Harvey Johnson (269-470-1470) who will try to make it to all sessions.   Volunteers are welcome to go to the garden on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12pm and help with fence building, planting, weeding and child mentoring on gardening and food.

Midwest Leadership School Presentation @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Midwest Leadership School Presentation @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Join Beth LaFleur and Katharine Lion on Thursday August 30th from 6-7:30pm for a presentation on what they learned at Midwest Leadership School. Highlights include UU History, Dismantling White Supremacy, Building Covenants, Congregational Conflicts & Small Group Ministry. Come and bring a dish to share for potluck dinner. Not everyone brings a dish every time, but everyone is encouraged to enjoy the food, fellowship, and learning.