Volunteers Needed at Food Cupboard May 4 & 5

(4/25/2017) It will be UUCB's turn to help at the Greater Belfast Area Ministerium Food Cupboard on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5. We will pack bags on Thursday at 10 a.m. and distribute them on Friday, May 5 at 8:45 a.m. Please let Dan Avener, email hidden; JavaScript is required or 338-5675, know if you can help one or both days.
 

Cinco de Mayo Festival, Friday, May 5

(4/23/2017) CongoLife is hosting a Cinco de Mayo fiesta on Friday evening, May 5, from 6 - 8 in the Co-Housing's Common House. We will provide a delicious meal; you just need to come and enjoy some Mexican food! Sue Cobb is planning the menu, so you know it will be fabulous. (more)
 

Easter Bonnets and a Special Birthday

(4/23/2017) Our first-ever off-site annual Easter bonnet photo, taken at the East Belfast School, with old and new faces, adults and children, children, children. Most Easter "bonnets" lacked flowers and ribbons, but the hats represented the styles of the wearers. How lucky we have been to be able to gather on Sundays at the school during renovations at the church. (more)
 

Green Sanctuary encourages early orders for Window Inserts

(4/10/2017) Are you thinking about ordering some Window Dressers inserts this year?  Were you a customer in the past and do you have a friend or neighbor who could use some? Now is the time to sign up at WindowDressers.org !  Orders are being taken for spring measuring. Inserts will be made in Belfast and Searsport in October and November 2017. (more)
 

Collaborative Read: “Hillbilly Elegy”

(4/6/2017) The Collaborative Ministry Teams (CMT) of the UU congregations of Belfast, Ellsworth, and Castine invite you to mark your calendars for the evening of Thursday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m., when groups will gather for a discussion of our second Collaborative Read, Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. (more)
 

Meals Matter

(4/6/2017) After church on March 12, 30 kids and parents from the Primary and Intermediate levels of RE gathered in the kitchen of the EcoVillage to cook meals for the Caring Circle. Families brought ingredients, and teams were formed to prepare the food. Families who were not able to attend dropped off ingredients in advance. What a wonderful collaboration of all ages this was! (more)
 

Collaborative Ministry Internship: March Activities

(3/13/2017) March was a “pile it on” month. In Ellsworth we held eight small-group discussions that will lead, we hope, to the articulation of a new mission statement; I took part in most of them, as did Rev. Sara, Robin Lovrien, and Mary Haynes. (more)
 

UUCB receives Peace Advocacy Congregation certification

(2/12/2017) In January 2013 our church voted on and passed a Peace Statement of Conscience, the first step in our three-year process to become certified as a Peace Advocacy Congregation by the UUA. During these years our church has performed peace activities in each of the four areas required:  International Peace; Personal, Domestic and Congregational Peace; Peace Lobbying and Activism; and Military Personnel Support. (more)
 

Jennifer Howard Introduces UUCB to Helping Hands Family School

(2/4/2017) Sunday, Jan. 15th, after church, Jennifer Howard treated the congregation to a presentation which introduced us to Helping Hands Family School, and explained her plans to relocate her pre-school school into the RE classrooms in our newly renovated church building at 37 Miller Street. (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)