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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.

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.

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.

Animal Chaplain August 2023

There’s a famous story about New York Yankees Manager Yogi Berra.  One very hot night, he attended a party hosted by New York Mayor John Lindsay and his wife Mary.  As Yogi strolled in, wearing a lime green suit on the sweltering evening, Ms. Lindsay … read more.

Animal Chaplain July 2023

July is Bison Month in the United States.  The American Bison is the official mammal of the United States, serving along with the Bald Eagle as a national symbol.  The bison is also the heaviest free-ranging animal in the U.S., some weighing in at over … 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.

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.