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SUNDAY Sept 19 ~ 10:30 AM

In Person Outside at the Castle & Streamed on Zoom
Rev. Allen Harden
Sermon: "We Will Do This Hard Thing Together"
Our new minister will be delivering his first sermon to our congregation this Sunday. He'll speak on the "hard thing," which is building and maintaining a vibrant church community where people feel they belong, where they grow their souls, and where we find ways to improve ourselves and the community where we live.

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Meeting ID: 868 8229 0617
Passcode: 398421

Bring a chair (we'll have some if you don't) to the church parking lot.
After our service you are warmly invited to stay and visit.
NEW SAFETY GUIDANCE: In response to new guidance from the UUA concerning the Delta variant, we encourage you to wear a mask at outdoor worship (regardless of vaccination status). In addition, we strongly encourage you to wear a mask and practice social distancing when participating in congregational singing. Please be considerate of your neighbors and communicate with them when choosing your seating arrangements on Sunday. -

BUC Spotlight

Christmas Trees Arrive November 20

The Annual Men of the Castle Christmas Tree event starts this Sunday, Nov 20, with the arrival of trees. We will unload trees and help set them up in the parking lot right after church service. It's a lot of fun plus we get a  FREE LUNCH afterward.

Check your calendar and be sure to sign up for tree selling between Nov 26 and Dec 23. We counton each other to make this fundraiser a success.

Chicago's Only Castle - Documentary Sept 18

Premiere Screening: Come join us for the premiere of CHICAGO'S ONLY CASTLE documentary at the Beverly Arts Center on September 18th at 3:00pm.  Click CASTLE PREMIERE for tickets and information. Tickets are only $10.

This documentary was prepared over the past two years by BUC member Errol Magidson, with help from Josh Van Tuyl. Harpist Renee Jirousek will also be performing at the premier.  

Painting of Castle (left) by local artist, Jack Simmerling, is one of two paintings to be raffled off at Premiere. Raffle tickets are $15 and all funds support the preservation of the Castle building.



OWL IS COMING … September 11

BUC is hosting a sexuality education curriculum, Our Whole Lives or OWL, for 7th - 9th graders that starts September 11 with a Parent Orientation meeting. It is open to any young person, not just UU kids. OWL is values based and respects all religious traditions.

BUC Sanctuary is Now Air Conditioned

As of July 9 the church sanctuary became air conditioned through the efforts of the Worship Committee and the Green Sanctuary Group. Three portable A/C units were installed, two of which were donated by Pete and Renee Jirousek. The third was bought with contributions from Green Sanctuary and members of the congregation.

A big thanks go out to new member, Brian Otto, who built a baffler for one of the windows and a venting hose for one of the donated A/C units. Permanent bafflers for the windows are in the works. In the meantime, we will all enjoy more comfortable services during the dog days of July and August.

Buddhist Meditation

Reverend Marcia Curtis is temporarily canceling the Sunday evening meditation until further notice. For more information please click
We hope to resume the meditation and dharma talks in the next few weeks.

Religious Education


Childcare for our youngest is available during services.

All children are welcome!   



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