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Sat., Oct. 22 Harvest Potluck and Pumpkin CarvingBring your already carved pumpkin to St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Parish House on Saturday, October 22 at 5:30 pm for UUCB's second annual jack-o-lantern display and judging. (more)
We Welcome Steve Weston as Our New Music DirectorWe are delighted that Steve Weston has joined the UUCB staff as Music Director. Steve, who lives in Belfast, is a Midcoast Maine choral director and private music instructor. He conducts the Chorale portion of the Midcoast Community Chorus and is the assistant conductor and a singing member of Vox Nova Chamber Choir in Brunswick. His Camden/Belfast voice and flute studio currently has over 20 students, ages 13 to 84. (He’s looking for more!) (more)
Digging and Discovery as Building Renovations ContinueAs October begins, the UUCB building at 37 Miller Street stands largely as a shell from the tin ceiling of the original sanctuary to the ground. The colors and patterns of the second floor windows are bright as the sun shines through. The basement floor is gone, and the contractors are excavating under the building. (more)
Window Dressers’ Belfast Build, Nov. 10-23In just over three weeks, from November 10 and 23, Window Dressers volunteers will begin assembling and wrapping 477 window inserts for our neighbors in Belfast, Lincolnville, and Northport. These inserts will help reduce heating costs and carbon emissions and keep our friends warmer and more comfortable this winter. (more)
NEWS AND EVENTS
Belfast, Castine and Ellsworth participating in a “Common Read”(9/19/2016) Dear Friends, You might have noticed in the publication by the UUA, The World, that there is mention of a “Common Read.” It is an invitation for congregations to read the same book over a period of time and then have some kind of discussion. It is, in fact, a way for adults to engage in religious exploration and spiritual deepening. (more)
UUCB Women’s Group Tea September 5(9/1/2016) Joanne Boynton has graciously invited UUCB women to her little Tea House by the Passy River for a tea party on Monday, September 5 at 2:00 p.m. (more)
UUCB Yard Sale a Huge Success(8/21/2016) The church's annual Yard Sale on August 12 and 13 brought in nearly $4000. Because of the renovation project at UUCB, the sale It was held at First Church. Despite the new, temporary location and very limited time to set up and clean up after the sale, many UUCB volunteers stepped forth, and the sale went smoothly. (more)
Shared Plate Recipients for 2016-17 Selected(7/21/2016) The Shared Plate Committee has reviewed the nominations from members of the congregation and UUCB's standing commitments to location organizations and designated the recipients for the next year. (more)