Dear Ones, As I write this, I’m in the midst of my annual “days of joy & sorrow.” You see I have two big joys this time of year – Father’s Day, because I had – and am married to – a wonderful father, and the anniversary of marrying the love of my life. What […]

Dear Ones, It is sincerely summer, now. The heat and humidity have moved in and many of our members are away for the season already. Unlike some of our sibling congregations we do not close down for the summer, though! We continue to provide worship services, many of them lay led.  Our efforts to get […]

The UUFB Worship Team invites you to read a book this summer!  Sharing Common Ground, by former mayor of Beaufort Billy Keyserling, is a well written guide to understanding our newly designated Beaufort Historical Reconstruction National Park.  The information begins with ‘The Big Gunshoot” in Port Royal Sound in 1861 and traces Beaufort history through […]

All during the COVID pandemic, Marshview Farm has been preparing free hot meals to those needy members within our community who have lost their jobs.   Students from the Marshview cooking classes participated in this project by picking vegetables at Marshview Farm, helping with the preparation of food, packing it into carry-out boxes, and helping […]

For our worship service on June 20, 2021, please come ready to celebrate Pride! Many communities around the world celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride during the month of June, to coincide with the anniversary of the Stonewall riots in June, 1969. Bring your rainbow hats, or other clothing that incorporates rainbow designs. Rainbow flags! Rainbow scarves! Rainbow […]

Dear Ones, Thirty of us gathered in our Sanctuary last Sunday, and it was good. We had windows open and fans going for ventilation. We had Chris playing at the grand piano! We had a good service – and we had a newcomer with us, too.  I think we sometimes forget that we almost always […]

The fabulous Grace Drake has chosen to take a bow and leave the chairing of the Stewardship Committee to someone else for now. As Grace has ably chaired this committee, we hate to see her go! At the same time, we understand her efforts need to be put to other things at this point in […]

June Theme: Play June 6 – Come As Children – Rev. Lori June 13 – What Do You Mean By Faith? – Dave Hudson June 20 – Protest or Party – Rev. Lori June 27 – General Assembly Worship

Dear Ones, Yes, we will begin to hold in person worship services again this coming Sunday, June 6th. As I write this, the Covid Act Now website still lists people in our county as at medium risk for contracting COVID, with an average of just over 5 new cases per day, per 100,000 people. Just […]

Dear Ones, “Summertime… and the livin’ is …” The lyric tells us that the livin’ is easy in summertime. This was certainly not the case last summer, as the pandemic raged across the world. With roughly half the adult population in the U.S. now vaccinated, more and more of us are looking forward to hosting guests […]