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President’s Message: February 2023

As we get more fully into the second half of the Church’s fiscal year, I find it to be a more relaxed time after the hectic pace of the holiday season. I hope everyone is having a good beginning to your new year. There are … read more.

Animal Chaplain February 2023

BBUUC’s Animal Chaplain, Elizabeth DeCoux, is available for members seeking spiritual help related to animals, such as blessings, celebrations of life, prayers, attendance at euthanasia, and other services. BBUUC’s Animal Grief Support Group meets first and third Sundays, 12:00  to 1:30 p.m., at the church. … read more.

2023 Side With Love

Side with Love is a public advocacy campaign that seeks to harness love’s power to stop oppression. It is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association and all are welcome to join. (https://sidewithlove.org)

The theme for their annual 30 Days of Love program for 2023 … read more.

Wish Lists That Help JASMYN Youth

Our Amazon wish lists are an easy and direct way to help LGBTQIA+ youth in need at JASMYN. When you use these links, you can select the JASMYN shipping address that’s already programmed in so your items get to us, safe and sound. We appreciate … read more.

ICARE January 2023

ICARE Update:

City on Track with Flood Assessment 

Last year ICARE joined a cadre of city council members and local experts, calling for Jacksonville to take meaningful steps to better understand flooding and how it impacts the people who live here. 

Now, the city has completed the first … read more.

Animal Ministry January 2023

Did animals suffer for your foundation, blush, mascara, or eyeshadow?  You can choose to go cruelty-free.  New York has just become the tenth state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals, joining California, Nevada, Illinois, Hawaii, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, Virginia, and Louisiana. … read more.

President’s Message January 2023

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Hard to believe it is 2023 already. I am looking forward to seeing what the new year has to bring for our congregation. Needless to say there will be change, as there always is, but that can be something to look forward … read more.

ICARE December 2022

ICARE Report:

There’s a new sheriff in town

The day before he was elected Jacksonville’s next sheriff T.K. Waters met with over 200 ICARE network members citywide at our Community Problems Assembly. There, he listened to testimonies about violent crime, people arrested over minor offenses, and how … read more.

President’s Message December 2022

By the time you read this hopefully you will have had your fill of turkey or other Thanksgiving delicacies. Most importantly I hope everyone had some time to reflect on those things you are most grateful for – family, friends, good times. I am especially … read more.