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BH Soup Kitchen 9:00 am
BH Soup Kitchen
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
BUUFers prepare and serve lunch at the Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen.
Prepare and Serve Lunch at Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen 9:00 am
Prepare and Serve Lunch at Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen @ Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Prepare and Serve Lunch at Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen @ Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen
Berrien UU  Fellowship serves lunch at the Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen the first Saturday of every even-numbered month (February, April, June, August, October and December). Berrien UU volunteers prepare the meal, greet guests and help clean up the[...]
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Sunday Service: “Easter UU-Style” 10:30 am
Sunday Service: “Easter UU-Style”
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Sunday Service: "Easter UU-Style"
The theme for the month of April is “Follow Your Path.” Since this is Easter Sunday, we will focus on transformation. Rev. Jim McConnell will bring a sermon titled: “The Importance of Crashing and Burning: How[...]
Circle Talk 12:00 pm
Circle Talk
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
 
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Mindfulness Workshop: Meditative Circles 10:00 am
Mindfulness Workshop: Meditative Circles @ Zoom
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mindfulness Workshop: Meditative Circles @ Zoom
This week we will learn a meditative way of creating circles. The process is very relaxing and also helps to get your creative flow flowing! You will need: paper, paint (kid’s watercolor pan works great)[...]
Citizens Climate Lobby: Monthly Meeting 12:30 pm
Citizens Climate Lobby: Monthly Meeting @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Apr 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Citizens Climate Lobby: Monthly Meeting @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
The 2nd Saturday of each month the Citizens Climate Lobby sponsors an educational presentation by a national speaker. Local chapters can dial into the presentation via Zoom, then follow it with a small group discussion.
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Sunday Service: “The Fruitful and Terrifying Darkness” 10:30 am
Sunday Service: “The Fruitful and Terrifying Darkness” @ Zoom
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Sunday Service: "The Fruitful and Terrifying Darkness" @ Zoom
 “The journey of the hero is about the courage to seek the depths; the image of creative rebirth; the eternal cycle of change within us; the uncanny discovery that the seeker is the mystery which[...]
Sunday Service: “The Path to Loving-Kindness” 10:30 am
Sunday Service: “The Path to Loving-Kindness”
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Sunday Service: "The Path to Loving-Kindness"
The theme for this Sunday April 18th is “The Path to Loving-Kindness.” In his sermon, “Fake it ’til You Make It,” Rev. Jim McConnell will discuss how acting in a loving and kind way towards[...]
RE kids: RE Meetup – April 11th after service (11:30) 11:30 am
RE kids: RE Meetup – April 11th after service (11:30) @ Zoom
Apr 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
RE kids: RE Meetup - April 11th after service (11:30) @ Zoom
We will be talking about how we’ve incorporated environmental challenges in our towns. Learn more about building sustainably by watching some of the resource videos. Environmental Challenge: The earth is experiencing many environmental problems which[...]
Circle Talk 12:00 pm
Circle Talk
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
 
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Monthly Board Meeting 6:30 pm
Monthly Board Meeting @ Zoom
Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Board of BUUF meets monthly on Zoom. Members and friends of BUUF are welcome to attend. Please contact Beth (president@berrienuu.org) or Joanne (office@berrienuu.org) for Zoom info in advance of meeting. Or if you just[...]
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Green Sanctuary Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Green Sanctuary Committee Meeting
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Sanctuary Committee Meeting
Join Co-chairs Harvey Johnson and Diane Gibbons for the Spring Green Sanctuary Committee Meeting April 15, 2021, 7pm-8pm via Zoom. Everyone can be a member and attend. Here is the link: Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95354122429?pwd=bGxJM09OSVZvNEtlaExxOUthaklaUT09 Meeting[...]
Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month @ Zoom
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group:  Assorted Podcast Month @ Zoom
The Racial Justice Discussion Group will meet in April to listen & discuss podcasts on racial justice issues. April 15th & April 22nd – Brené Brown with Dr. Yaba Blay on One Drop: Shifting the[...]
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Mindfulness Workshop: “Process not Product” 10:00 am
Mindfulness Workshop: “Process not Product”
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mindfulness Workshop: "Process not Product"
Too often we find the need for perfectionism in our lives. But perfectionism i.e.: the fear of failure keeps us from true self expression. Mindfulness teaches us that it is each step that’s important, not[...]
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Sunday Service: “The Path to Loving-Kindness” 10:30 am
Sunday Service: “The Path to Loving-Kindness”
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Sunday Service: "The Path to Loving-Kindness"
The theme for this Sunday April 18th is “The Path to Loving-Kindness.” In his sermon, “Fake it ’til You Make It,” Rev. Jim McConnell will discuss how acting in a loving and kind way towards[...]
Builder’s Challenge for RE Kids 11:30 am
Builder’s Challenge for RE Kids
Apr 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Builder's Challenge for RE Kids
We will be starting a new challenge for our towns this week: Housing Affordability & Accessibility. The kids will learn what housing challenges exist in the real world and how they can attempt to accommodate[...]
Circle Talk 12:00 pm
Circle Talk
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
 
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Earth Day Film: “The Story of Plastic” 6:00 pm
Earth Day Film: “The Story of Plastic”
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Earth Day Film: "The Story of Plastic"
On Earth Day (Thursday, April 22nd at 6pm) watch the film “The Story of Plastic,” followed by a Q&A session. Click here for the film link and enter “Earth Day” as the password. Thank you,[...]
Racial Justice Discussion Group: “One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race” 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: “One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race”
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: "One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race"
We will be listening to Brené Brown talk with Dr. Yaba Blay on One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race. This is part 2 of the conversation but part 1 isn’t necessary to hear part[...]
Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month @ Zoom
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month @ Zoom
The Racial Justice Discussion Group will meet in April to listen & discuss podcasts on racial justice issues. April 15th & April 22nd – Brené Brown with Dr. Yaba Blay on One Drop: Shifting the[...]
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Fresh Start Children’s Garden Greenhouse Project – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER 9:00 am
Fresh Start Children’s Garden Greenhouse Project – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER @ 1140 Milton Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fresh Start Children's Garden Greenhouse Project - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER @ 1140 Milton Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI
From 9am-12pm the Green Sanctuary team is partnering with the Fresh Start Children’s Garden Greenhouse project. We are looking for a few strong hands and backs to help move 10 rolls of chain link fence[...]
Mindfulness Workshop: “Creative Mindfulness” 10:00 am
Mindfulness Workshop: “Creative Mindfulness”
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mindfulness Workshop: "Creative Mindfulness"
Unwind the week with a relaxing coloring practice that is sure to bring out your inner child. Bring your own coloring pages and colored pencils, crayons or markers. The group companionship is pretty great! Join[...]
BUUF Green Up / Clean Up Day – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER 1:00 pm
BUUF Green Up / Clean Up Day – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BUUF Green Up / Clean Up Day - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Join the Green Sanctuary team this Saturday, 1-3pm, for Green Up / Clean Up (i.e., planting butterfly/bee garden, electric mower lessons, weeding, leaf pickup, or whatever you would like to contribute to beautifying the BUUF[...]
UU Women’s Connection: “Tea & Talk” 2:00 pm
UU Women’s Connection: “Tea & Talk”
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
UU Women's Connection: "Tea & Talk"
Bring your beverage of choice and come join us for a chat on Zoom! We will all say “Hello” in the Main Room and then move to Breakout Spaces for a bit to allow everyone[...]
Ethical Eating “Happy Hour” – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER 3:00 pm
Ethical Eating “Happy Hour” – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ethical Eating "Happy Hour" - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER @ Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
The Ethical Eating Group is meeting outdoors at BUUF on Saturday, April 24th at 3 PM. All BUUFers are invited to attend! Please bring a snack, beverage and chair. We will be sharing ethical eating[...]
BUUF Youth Group Meeting 4:00 pm
BUUF Youth Group Meeting
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BUUF Youth Group Meeting
There will be a BUUF youth group gathering at BUUF on Saturday, April 24th, from 4-7pm. 10-18 year olds are welcome, and dinner will be provided. Outdoor fun and shenanigans will ensue! Parents are welcome[...]
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Sunday Service: “Generosity Sunday!” 10:30 am
Sunday Service: “Generosity Sunday!”
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Sunday Service: "Generosity Sunday!"
This Sunday, April 25th, is a special Sunday in the life of our fellowship. It is the Kick-Off for our annual pledge drive.  In the service, Joanne Krettek, our very able administrator, will explain the[...]
Builder’s Challenge for RE Kids: “Housing Accessibility” 11:30 am
Builder’s Challenge for RE Kids: “Housing Accessibility”
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Builder’s Challenge for RE Kids: "Housing Accessibility"
We will be meeting and continuing our Housing Accessibility challenge this week at approximately 11:30am following the Sunday service. Housing accessibility: Homelessness accounts for 0.2% of the population in the U.S.; that’s about 553,742 people[...]
Circle Talk 12:00 pm
Circle Talk
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
 
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BUUF Vision and Mission Discussion 7:00 pm
BUUF Vision and Mission Discussion
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
BUUF Vision and Mission Discussion
Everyone who is a member or friend of BUUF is welcome to join. As part of the final stages of our 5-year strategic planning, we will be talking about our current vision and mission statements[...]
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Social Justice Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Social Justice Committee Meeting
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Social Justice Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 28, at 7:00 pm. During the meeting, the committee will need to decide which social service organizations to recommend that BUUF support during the 2021-2022 fiscal[...]
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Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: Assorted Podcast Month @ Zoom
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group:  Assorted Podcast Month @ Zoom
The Racial Justice Discussion Group will meet in April to listen & discuss podcasts on racial justice issues. April 29th – The Experiment – Confronting the Legacy of Robert E. Lee What does it take[...]
Racial Justice Discussion Group: “Confronting the Legacy of Robert E. Lee” 7:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: “Confronting the Legacy of Robert E. Lee”
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Racial Justice Discussion Group: "Confronting the Legacy of Robert E. Lee"
We will be listening to the podcast, The Experiment and their episode: “Confronting the Legacy of Robert E. Lee.” “What does it take to overcome one of the oldest disinformation campaigns in American history? Ty[...]
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