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Upcoming BFUU Special Events

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January 13, 2023 at 7 PM
Featured Artist: Evelie Delfino Såles Posch Evelie Delfino Såles Posch is a sacred song singer/writer; recording artist; drummer and more!
https://evelie-sings.mystrikingly.com/
Host: Dave Welsh Dave “Redd” Welsh is a labor and blues pianist/singer http://www.reddwelsh.com/
Fellowship Hall 1924 Cedar Street (at Bonita Ave)
Suggested donations of $10 – $20 will benefit the BFUU & help cover expenses.
No one is turned away for lack of funds! Volunteers appreciated!

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Jan 2023 Open Mic Full Page Flyer 

Jan 2023 Open Mic Half Page Flyer (2 flyers per sheet)

Sponsored by BFUU Social Justice Committee http://www.bfuu.org/social-justice
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Ongoing BFUU Meetings

 

Weekly Meetings

Small Group meetings with our Minister

Rev. Dr. Carrie Knowles is forming a small group meeting titled, “Living Longer—the Blessings and Challenges of Aging,” and invites BFUU members and friends to join her. The group will meet for six sessions to be scheduled in the late afternoon on alternate Tuesdays. For information on the times and links, please email Rev. Carrie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let her know of your interest.


Pastoral Care/Ministerial Office Hours
Our minister is available by email and phone (voicemail)
Rev. Dr. Carrie Knowles’s office hours (including pastoral care and other church work) are Tuesdays from 2pm - 5pm in the BFUU Office. Appointments can be “drop-in,” but also can be requested by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by leaving a message at 510-841-4824 ext. 5.


 gold choirBFUU Choir Practice
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Tuesdays at 7:00 - 8:00 PM and/or as scheduled
We learn melodies, and work on musicality and harmonies, and practice songs the choir sings together on Sundays. But folks can join in just for fun, fellowship and/or to sing more confidently and joyously. Choir practice is offered by BFUU for building community – invite your friends and neighbors!


BiMonthly, Monthly, and Quarterly Meetings

Wisdom Circle (was Elders Circle, but is for all ages!)
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1st Tuesdays at 11 AM
Come one, come all who are young at heart! Join us on the first Tuesday of the month, from 11:00 am to 12:30, for very lively conversation. We may even solve some of the worlds problems... or not. We’ll have fun trying, and we share snacks! We would love to have you join us.


Orientation for Newcomers
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1st Sundays after service
BFUU has an orientation for newcomers after the service on the first Sunday of each month. All are welcome, whether you are considering membership or not.


potluckSecond Sunday Potluck* postponed
2nd Sundays at 12:30 PM
Come one, come all! Whether you have a dish to share* or not, we in the hospitality and membership committees invite you, on behalf of all our membership, to join us as we break bread in the spirit of loving community. Immediately after service please help us set up tables and chairs and join in the bounty provided by members and friends. And all able-bodied persons are welcome to help put away tables at the end. Members, friends, neighbors and the wider community are welcome to join us.

*If you bring a dish, please also bring a printed list of all ingredients so those with allergies, interactions and dietary restrictions can enjoy the dishes they can eat and avoid those they can’t.


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2nd Sundays at 1 PM

This group is starting up! Beginners welcome! We include all levels and genres. After a 7-minute writing exercise, we write for an agreed-upon period of time. Then we read our work aloud and give each other positive feedback. Please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in joining.


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3rdFridays Jam at 7 PM
BFUU holds a uke jam on 3rd Fridays for those who want to experience more music in their lives.  First-time players are welcome and if you need to borrow a ukelele, let us know because we might be able to loan you one. If you have questions or want to let us know you’re attending, please send your name and email address to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on next meeting. Otherwise, please just drop in and join us!


BFUU Board of Trustees Meeting
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4th
Thursdays January - October at 3:00 PM
3rd Thursdays in November and December at 3:00 PM

 BFUU Committee Meetings

Click the Committee/Subcommittee name to initiate an email to the Chair(s) of that Committee/Subcommittee

For more information, please see our Committees Page

Committee Meetings have been moved online or postponed until Public Health Department Orders are lifted

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Buildings & Grounds Committee (B&G) moved online
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Committee on Ministry moved online
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Religious Education (RE) Committee postponed
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 Accessibility Information for BFUU Buildings

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The Fellowship Hall (1924 Cedar St) is accessible by a ramp on the Bonita Avenue side of the Hall, and has a T-Loop system to enhance audio for those with hearing aids. The Preschool Room is only reservable by BFUU groups and is accessible on the ground level of our Religious Education Building (1606 Bonita Ave). At this time, all other rooms at 1606 Bonita Ave (Connie Barbour, Fireside, and Benjy Rooms) are not wheelchair accessible.