First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Current News

Celebrating Our Members

October 17, 2018

Did you know we have people in our church who have been members for more than 50 years? On Sunday, November 6, we will be celebrating all the members of our church by their length of membership, including officially inducting new members. The sermon will reflect on what it means to "come home to church." Please come and join in this special time to recognize the commitments and gifts of those who have given their hearts to UU and to UU Berks.

Join us and learn together!

October 14, 2018

On Friday December 14th from 8 am to 4 pm join, Ebee Bromley (DRE & music), Joanna Groebel, Kai Miller and others learn skills to help self-regulate kid's emotions and behaviors, resolve conflicts and develop resilience, use critical thinking skills and make wise choices, persevere in the face of rigorous tasks, initiate and maintain positive relationships, take responsibility for their behavior and learning, contribute to a postive community.  This training is hosted by PESI.  We will be attending by live-cast webinar.  Bring a brown bag lunch.     Contact Ebee Bromley with inter

Book Presentation by Cindy Ross

October 11, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm 

An Evening With Author Cindy Ross

THE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOM

HOW ONE FAMILY USED NATURE & TRAVEL TO SHAPE

Cradles to Crayons Collection Drive for Children’s Clothing

October 6, 2018

We will be collecting clothing, pajamas, shoes, boots, outerwear, books, and school supplies for children ages infant to 12 years old here at FUUCBC. Please ask your neighbors and friends to also donate.

Dates and Times:

Saturday   10/06/18 11 AM – 1 PM

Sunday      10/07/18 Before and after church

Sunday      10/14/18 Before and after church

 

 Note: We will not be collecting car seats. See Donation Guidelines for more info:

Ruth Epler in Need of Our Help

October 5, 2018

Long time member Ruth Epler was recently moved to Elmcroft after a back injury. She is unable to take two of her cats and is desperate to find them loving homes so that they will not need to be taken to a shelter. Patches is a female about 8 years old and is very friendly and laid back and gets along best with male cats. She has never been around children or dogs.Patches is a polydactyl which means she has extra toes! She is a tri- color, orange, gray and white.

Building Community: What's In Your Toolbox?

September 22, 2018

Join other UU congregations in the Central East Region for a day of networking, learning, and connecting.  Lunch provided.  See flyer attached.

Memorial Service for Sam Tyson

September 22, 2018

Long time member Sam Tyson passed away on July 18th. A Celebration of Life Service  will be held on September 22 at The Highlands at Wyomissing, 2000 Cambridge Ave., Wyomissing, PA 19610. Reverend Sandra Fees will officiate.There will be a lunchoen following the service.Those attending the service are also invited to the luncheon.

Debeneville Grant Accepting Applications

September 2, 2018

Dear Fellow FUUBC members,

 

Next year's DeBenneville Fund grant request (s) will be evaluated this fall and voted upon at our December congregational meeting. 

This letter is being sent to initiate the requests for grant proposals, to clarify the grant process and to present three proposed amendments to the plan of operation.

 

Please be advised that the DeBenneville Fund Committee, our Minister, the Reverend Sandra Fees and our Board of Directors hereby request grant proposals for the calendar year 2019.

Growing our Minds, Hearts & Spirits!

August 30, 2018

One great and explicit place to grow the garden of your mind is in leading a Religious Education class!

Adults in our Faith Community - you have the power to learn alongside our children and youth!  There are so many wonders you will encounter as you guide the lesson in partnership with the participants.  Witnessing the “beginner’s mind” can spark that state for your own learning. It is a true gift.

Seeking Song/Hymn Leaders

August 30, 2018

Looking for a way to connect more deeply with worship and your faith?  The music program is seeking 2-3 members to join our burgeoning 4 person Song/Hymn leader team.  Commitment to include:

- leading congregational songs (hymns) 1 to 2 services ever other month under the coaching of music director, Ebee Bromley.  

- meeting twice in the Fall and Spring as a group to explore worship and song leading techniques.  First gathering to meet this October