Welcome to BUUF!

We are glad you have chosen to visit our area and welcome you to browse our website to learn more about us. If you have specific questions, please feel free to call (828-264-4456) or email! Office Hours Tuesday and Thursday 10-4.

Upcoming Services


Sunday November 26, 2017 

November 26: Boone’s Latinx Community and Immigrant Justice - As part of our quarterly theme “Circles of Community,” Craig Fischer and the Social Action Workgroup will celebrate the contributions and traditions of the High Country Latinx community. Part of the service will be a preview of (and invitation to) our annual Three Kings celebration, to be held on January 6; our RE kids will share the three (!) piñatas they’re building for the festivities. Then we’ll be joined by Sarah Sparks Donovan of the Watauga NAACP’s Immigrant Justice Committee, who will talk about current issues in the community and answer our questions. 

December 3: “Sins of the Father: At the intersection of Race, Religion, and the Search for meaning.”- Rob Lee lost his position at his church in late August due to his stance on the Black Lives Matter Movement. Seeking redemption from a past filled with hate and enslavement, Lee is on a new mission to spread the word of inclusion in places and spaces that need to hear the news that we’re inextricably bound together.


Information


Welcome Families: We have a place for your child(ren) on Sundays! BUUF welcomes all ages. Childcare or Religous Education classes for children is provided during all of our Sunday Morning Scheduled events. Beginning at 10:30 AM children can go to the Playhouse where they will be cared for by two Childcare Attendants. Children and Youth (ages 3+) are encouraged to attend our service (@11am) and then go to our Religious Education classes at 11:20.  Please pick up your child(ren) by 12:15 PM. If you have any question or comments: Please contact Director of Religious Education Allison Rollans at acrollans@gmail.com


Services begin at 11 A.MRefreshments and strong coffee will be available at 10:30 in the Founder's Home.

Service takes place in the Fellowship Hall, and child care is provided. 


BUUF Congregational  Conversations

Last Spring the BUUF community had a series of congregational conversations that gave us new direction for being of service to each other and our neighbors. BUUF leadership would like to continue exploring new directions by holding quarterly congregational conversations to guide board and committee planning. We will gather after service at 12:15pm on the dates below. Bring a bagged lunch to tide you over. Drinks and ice provided. Please mark your calendars!

· Sunday, December 3 – Continuation of What do we want in a Minister or Ministerial Consultant?

· Sunday, February 4 - TBA

· Sunday, April 8 - TBA


Monthly Events

Second Wednesday of the month: BUUF potlucks are temporarily cancelled until further notice.Last Sunday of the month: Serendipity Lunch is a happy time spent together after Sunday's service. Bring a dish or come hungry! This month: Sunday, November 26.

Hospitality House: BUUF members and friends volunteer to provide a dinner and serve dinner every 4th Thursday of the month!



Our Sunday Morning Schedule


10:30 AM  Coffee and snacks in Founder's House. Childcare is available beginning at 10:30 in The Playhouse. Children ages 6 and older are welcome in the first 20 minutes of the Sunday Service, before being sung out to Religious Education.

11:00 AM  The Sunday Service begins in the Sanctuary and children and families are welcome to attend. Find the red bucket in the corner to find our children's busy bags and books.

11:20 AM  Children are sung out of the service to their Religious Education (RE) classes. (School year age only.)

12:15 AM  Parents pick up the younger children (ages birth - 6 years) from The Playhouse. 
 
12:15 AM  Parents meet the older children (7+ years) in post-service social hour at the Founder’s House.

12:30 AM  The Playhouse & Founder's House are closed.




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