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May 1 - 7 2017

This Week @ BBUUC...
May 7 Service:
Ev Corum

"Roots Hold Us Close”
Worship Leader:  Grace Repass
Accompanist:  Gary Smart
About our Service: 
Ev will reflect on some historical figures such as Michael Servetus, Thomas Jefferson, and others.
About our Speaker:
Ev is the Director of Communication, Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, and World Languages Programs at American Public University System, an accredited, online university. In addition to academic administrative and leadership skills, he has created international connectivity programs and original interactive television (ITV) classes. He created international programs with folk musicians in Tallinn, Estonia, and language students in Lille and Lyons, France and has directed several theatrical productions. He is an expert in curriculum development, producing teacher support materials, and online interactive student activities for students at all levels. He was awarded a Distance Education Certification from the University of Wisconsin (2001). He taught at the University of Missouri--Kansas City, and was the Director of Distance Education at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Before his appointment as an APUS program director, he was the Director of Academic Affairs at the University of Phoenix - Maryland Campuses, and has taught for University of Maryland University College. He was recognized in Who’s Who in American Teachers in 1996 and 2000. He has several publications, presentations and grants to his credit. He earned his Ph.D. in Theatre and Media Arts from the University of Kansas in 1990. His dissertation was entitled Tantalizing Ambiguity: The Cinema of Peter Weir. He enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading. He and his lovely wife Michelle joined BBUUC in October 2015. They have two grown sons, Spencer and Brady.

Pennies from Heaven is May 7

Please bring your extra change for a special collection to benefit our local Meals on Wheels program. Thanks to all who donated their pennies last month! The April Pennies from Heaven collection totaled $102.23.
Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Church 
Mission Statement: 

BBUUC offers a warm, diverse, and welcoming community that embraces intellectual and spiritual growth for all ages.
CUUPS Workshop on Prayers
Wednesday, May 3 @ 7:00 pm

This will be a workshop and discussion about prayers from different traditions in preparation for World Day of Prayer (May 4th). Please bring your favorite prayer to share!
This event is open to individuals of all paths. You do not have to be Pagan or a member of CUUPS or BBUUC to attend. All are welcome to share in ritual, community, and fellowship.
Sacred Conversations on Race 

Starting on May 7 and continuing until August 7, Sacred Conversations on Race will be held on Sunday Mornings at 9:00 am in the Forrest Church room. Contact for more info. 
Events & Activities This Week:

Tuesday, May 2
7:00 pm Public Relations Committee Meeting 

Wednesday, May 3
7:00 pm CUUPS

Thursday, May 4

6:30 pm Tai Chi

Friday, May 5

12:00 pm Prayer Shawl Affinity Group

Saturday, May 6

6:00 pm Beacon / Teen Night 

Sunday, May 7

9:00 am Sacred Conversations About Race

9:30 am Coffee Conversations

10:30 am Sunday Service

12:00 pm Beacon

12:00 pm Newcomer Class

12:00 pm Caring Committee Meeting

12:00 pm Worship Leader Luncheon


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Childcare is available for many church activities, but must be requested in advance when you sign up for an activity. Please contact the activity sponsor listed in the announcement for more information.
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