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President’s Report June 2023

It is hard to believe that we are coming to the end of another year in the BBUUC calendar. It has been an exciting year. I am especially pleased with the number of existing members that have returned on a regular basis and with the … read more.

Animal Chaplain Column June 2023

June 9 is the Feast Day of St. Columba of Ireland.  At the age of 77, after a long career of devotion and service, St. Columba knew the time of his death was drawing near.  He decided to make one last visit to the brothers … read more.

ICARE June 2023

If you believe in social justice for Jacksonville

Thank a BBUUC member who showed up!

Because of you, Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters agreed to:

Tour Miami’s model program for handling mental health calls
Coordinate 911 operators with the new 988 mental health hotline

Kritinia  Altes
Viqui Hilliard
Judy Olevnik
Madeline Sims

Mary Avery
Missy  … read more.

ICARE May 2023

Moral arc bends small

Thin support from sheriff at ICARE 2023 Nehemiah Action

It was a night of tough love at Abyssinia Baptist Church. A Jacksonville interfaith assembly of 650 church members – including 49 from BBUUC– gathered to ask Sheriff T.K. Waters to focus more on … read more.

President’s Message May 2023

Spring has fully sprung and we are headed quickly to Summer! I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful Florida weather – beat the heat while you can.

I am very happy to report that at the time I am preparing this message, we have had one … read more.

Animal Chaplain May 2023

In the United States, May is Kindness to Animals Month.  Being kind to animals is not just the right thing to do; it is a spiritual practice.  As Unitarian Universalists, we covenant to affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence of … read more.

Ebay Charitable Sales to Benefit BBUUC

A message from Don DeStephano

I would like to remind everyone that the Church is registered as a charity with Ebay.  This means a seller on Ebay can designate all or a portion of the proceeds to be donated to BBUUC.  If you have not … read more.

President Message April 2023

As I write this, we are still in the middle of our 2023 Stewardship Campaign. It got off to a slow start, but I am encouraged by and thankful for the support the Congregation is demonstrating. If you haven’t had a chance to respond … read more.

Animal Chaplain Column April 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. 

April 2023 Animal Ministry Article:  by Elizabeth DeCoux

 Invite your friend to visit you in a dream.  Write … read more.

Wisdom on the Way

Wisdom on the Way: Friday Evening Talks and Discussion with

Mark Yount, Resumes Friday, May 5th

What matters most in Life? Is religious faith good or bad? Who Am I? Am I really free? Is truth a real thing? What kind of society … read more.