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Who are the Unitarians? Watch our video, Voices of a Liberal Faith and learn about our growing faith.

SUNDAY March 26 ~ 10:30 AM

Rev. John Smith
Sermon: "Stewardship: A Spiritual Practice"
It can be difficult to determine how much time or money to give to sustain the mission of our church. Join us to hear how and why stewardship is truly a worthy spiritual practice to engage in throughout the year.
Music: Greg Lawler and the BUC Choir
POTLUCK & INFO SESSION following the service...
The New UU- Are you curious about Unitarian Universalism? We invite you to learn more about the history of our faith and policies. This information session will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and hear from various folks who serve in many capacities. For more information contact Rev. John Smith at jsmith6327@gmail.com or Marie Looze at mllooze@aol.com.

BUC Spotlight

The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation by Natalie Y. Moore

Book Discussion ~ Open to all
MONDAY April 10 @ 7:30 PM
If you are reading this, you are invited to attend. We are meeting at the church on the 2nd floor (not accessible).
The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
by Natalie Y. Moore
Good Reads Review
Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emanuel have touted and promoted Chicago as a "world class city." The skyscrapers kissing the clouds, the billion-dollar Millennium Park, Michelin-rated restaurants, pristine lake views, fabulous shopping, vibrant theater scene, downtown flower beds and stellar architecture tell one story. Yet, swept under the rug is the stench of segregation that compromises Chicago. The Manhattan Institute dubs Chicago as one of the most segregated big cities in the country. Though other cities - including Cleveland, Los Angeles, and Baltimore - can fight over that mantle, it's clear that segregation defines Chicago. And unlike many other major U.S. cities, no one race dominates. Chicago is divided equally into black, white, and Latino, each group clustered in their various turfs.

In this intelligent and highly important narrative, Chicago-native Natalie Moore shines a light on contemporary segregation on the South Side of Chicago through reported essays, showing the life of these communities through the stories of people who live in them. The South Side shows the important impact of Chicago's historic segregation - and the ongoing policies that keep it that way.

Taking a Stand!

The Social Action Committee and Green Sanctuary of the Beverly Unitarian Church strongly condemn the racist acts of vandalism recently found on several buildings in the neighborhood, including on the property of a fellow spiritual association. Beverly is a welcoming community and will not tolerate overt expressions of hate or racism.

WINTER FARMER'S MARKET & FAIR TRADE MARKETPLACE

SATURDAY, February 18, 2017 9 am UNTIL 1 pm Mark your calendar and get ready to bundle up and head over to the Beverly Unitarian Church. This annual event is such a win win. It gives us an opportunity to buy sustainably raised food while supporting our farmers in the winter months.

Invite friends to join you for a delightful mid-winter, Saturday morning shopping experience. The castle will be filled with a wide selection of locally grown organic vegetables, apples, herbs and mushrooms. You'll find tasty soups, cheeses, veggie burgers and delicious pestos to enhance your winter time meals. And let's not forget about dessert! Baked goods, cheesecakes and ice cream are a few of your choices. All this and… MUSIC by Anna Stange whose beautifully mellow voice will cause you to think there's an angel singing in the castle.

Co-sponsored by Green Sanctuary Group of Beverly Unitarian Church

For further information call Faith in Place at 312-733-4640 ext 123 or Green Sanctuary Group 708-229-0390       Link Cards Accepted

Murder Mystery Party 2017

Event: 
January 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

Once Upon a Murder: A Timeless Tale of Treachery & Treason in a Kingdom Far, Far Away.
After the mysterious disappearance of Cinderella, Prince Charming is throwing a ball to find a new bride. Some of the Kingdom residents question how the prince could move on so quickly, while others are jumping at the chance to earn their spot as the new princess of the castle. As the evening escalates, a killing occurs in the castle…leaving you to write the final chapter….
This year we invite all, young and old, to participate in our annual murder mystery fundraiser, so bring the kids!
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 5:00 PM
Where: The Castle
Cost: $15 per person
Dinner and soft drinks will be served.
To participate, contact:
Jennie Cottrill, (708) 476-8813, jennie.cottrill@gmail.com, or
Jacob Furst, (773) 429-0063, jfurst@cdm.depaul.edu
Parts will be assigned on or around January 15.

Religious Education

Childcare for our youngest is available during services.
                

All children are welcome!   

 

Buddhist Meditation

Reverend Marcia Curtis invites you to participate in a Buddhism-based meditation in a group setting. Join us Sundays at 7:30pm in the church sanctuary. Newcomers welcome.

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