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ICARE December 2023

Bending Toward Justice


at Violence Intervention Press Conference







Fifty-one ICARE network members—including six from BBUUC—made the case to news outlets that JSO’s Group Violence Intervention Program needs to be reassessed. This, after Sheriff T.K. Waters failed to … read more.

Join the Christmas Choir!

On Christmas Eve at BBUUC, tradition has it that our Christmas Choir will join the celebration with singing. Welcome back to all those who have given their time and talent in previous years. Our joy this year is that we have so many new members … read more.

Animal Chaplain December 2023

Taking a few extra steps can protect animals from dangers they face during the winter holidays.  

First, we can do some things for our dogs and cats, to reduce the chances of an emergency trip to the veterinarian’s office during the holiday season.  Remember to keep … read more.

2023 ICARE’s Community Problems Assembly


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ICARE’s Community Problems Assembly



Join us and become part of this year’s plan to deal with flooding, gang violence, over-policing, and mental health crises

When: 7 p.m. Monday, October 30

Where: Christ the King Catholic Church; 742 Arlington Rd N

At … read more.

President’s Message October 2023

As the autumn season comes upon us with its shorter days and cooler nights, I want to turn our focus back to Stewardship. Just a reminder: The core values of stewardship are: (1) Identity, (2) Trust, (3) Gratitude and (4) Love. I would like to … read more.

Animal Chaplain October 2023

At the Blessing of the Animals outside the church at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, BBUUC members and friends will have the opportunity to tangibly bless Jacksonville’s animals by making donations of cat food, dog food, and other items to First Coast No More … read more.

2023 Blessing of the Animals

Saturday October 14th at 3 pm

Franciscan Friar Manny Andrade and BBUUC Animal Chaplain Elizabeth DeCoux will conduct a Blessing of the Animals outside the church at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14.  The blessing is held each year near the Feast Day of St. … read more.

President’s Message – September 2023

I am going to take a break this month on the stewardship series I began a couple of months ago, but let’s continue to take to heart the calling: A Year of Stewardship – A Way of Life.

Your Board of Trustees just completed its annual … read more.

Animal Chaplain Article September 2023

The animals of Florida and the world have reason to be grateful to the children of BBUUC’s Religious Education program.  This summer our children took specific, concrete action to be part of the solution for animals.  

Beginning in July, they gathered signatures in support of making … read more.