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Upcoming Events


The Fellowship Hall (1924 Cedar St) is accessible by a ramp on the Bonita Avenue side of the Hall
The Preschool Room is only reservable by BFUU groups and is accessible on the ground level of our Education Building (1606 Bonita Ave). At this time the Connie Barbour, Fireside and Benjy Rooms on the second floor of our Education Building (1606 Bonita Ave) are not wheelchair accessible.


  Featured BFUU Events

 

40th Anniversary of the End of the Vietnam War
Tuesday April 28 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall – 1924 Cedar St.
BFUU’s Social Justice Committee, members and friends join to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the End of the Vietnam War. We’ll be showing “Sir! No Sir!” a 2005 documentary by Displaced Films about the anti-war movement within the ranks of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. Veterans will share their thoughts and stories.

Suggested donations of $5 – $20. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Exploring Unitarian Universalism at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Sundays as noted below from 12:30 noon - 2:00 PM in the Connie Barbour Room – 1606 Bonita Ave.

Exploring Unitarian Universalism is a series of six 90-minute workshops addressing important themes in Unitarian Universalist Congregational life:

March 8: Worship and Theology

March 15:  History

May 3:  Covenant and polity 

May 17:  Religious education or faith development

June 7:  Social Justice

June 14:  Membership

Each workshop provides an opportunity for participants to interact and share their own experiences, a process that echoes the Unitarian Universalist commitment to individual theological exploration.  If you can’t make all the sessions, come to the ones you can. First time visitors will also be invited to join us on the Sundays that the class is held. Arrive at noon for a light vegetarian snack preceding the class.

Participants will learn about Unitarian Universalism not only by hearing about it, but by doing it—exploring their own theology and its intersection with the tradition. 

Reverend Theresa will be the primary instructor for this class.  It is appropriate for new comers as well as longer term members.

A class signup sheet will be available at the Welcome Table on Sundays and you can call or email the office (510-910-5405 ext. 1 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know you would like to attend.



Recurring BFUU Events


BFUU T'ai Chi & Qi Gong with Gene Herman
Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 - 5 PM —Connie Barbour Room— 1606 Bonita Ave.
This practice is appropriate for people of all ages. It improves health and well being at any age.
 


BFUU Elders' Circle

First Tuesdays at 11 AM in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.
The BFUU Elders' Circle meets at 11 AM on First Tuesdays in the Fellowship Hall.


Escalating Inequality Classes

First & Third Tuesdays at 5 PM in the Fellowship Hall – 1924 Cedar St.
The evening begins at 5 pm with a potluck, and then the class runs from 6 to 8 pm. The BFUU is embracing the call from the Unitarian Universalists Association to engage in a program about the widening gap in well-being and incomes in the United States. Gene Herman will lead the discourse. There is a study guide for this program.


BFUU Screening the Green Film Series
First Thursdays at 6:30 PM (film starts at 7 PM) in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.

Each month, we show a film relevant to building a more equitable future based on local, clean production of foods and fuels. This event is cosponsored by Transition Berkeley and BFUU's Social Justice Committee. See this month's detail above.

Suggested Donation $5-$20. No one turned away for lack of funds.


BFUU Sunday Services Committee Meeting

First Thursdays at 7 PM in the Minister's Office—1606 Bonita Ave.


BFUU SpiritUUal Contemporaries

First Thursdays at 7 PM in the Benjy Room–1606 Bonita Ave.
SpiritUUal Contemporaries at BFUU, an open covenant group for self-defined middle adults, welcomes those who would like to experience open covenant small group worship. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


BFUU SJC Wind Song West Cafe

First Fridays at 11:30 AM in the Fireside Room
—1606 Bonita Ave.

Join us in the Wind Song Cafe to share music, poetry, and discussion. 
Note that this room is not wheel-chair accessible. 
 


BFUU Social Justice Committee Meeting

First and Third Sundays at 12:30 PM in the Preschool Room—1606 Bonita Ave.


BFUU Conscientious Projector Film Series

Second Thursdays at 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.

Each month, we show a film relevant to social justice; economic equality, political history, homelessness, energy generation, prison reform, etc. See this month's detail as available above. Suggested donation $5-$20. No one turned away for lack of funds.


BFUU Monthly Open Mic

Second Fridays at 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.

Join us for BFUU's monthly Open Mic night. Note to Musicians/Performers: Signups for the 20 available 10-minute slots begin at 6:30 PM and the featured artist performs at 8:30 PM. This month's detail above as available. Suggested donation $5-$20. No one turned away for lack of funds. Volunteers welcome!

BFUU Second Sundays Potluck

Second Sundays, after service (around 12:30 PM) in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.

Come one, come all! Whether you have a dish to share or not, we in the hospitality and membership committees invite you, on behalf of all our membership, to join us as we break bread in the spirit of loving community. Immediately after service please help us set up tables and chairs and join in the bounty provided by members and friends. And all able-bodied persons are welcome to help put away tables at the end. In between we talk and laugh and cry and sing. Members, friends, neighbors and the wider community are welcome to join us.


BFUU Finance Committee Meeting

Third Thursdays at 4:30 PM in the Fireside Room—1606 Bonita Ave.


BFUU Pub Theology

Third Fridays at 7 PM at Au Coquelet–2000 University Ave.

BFUU's young adult group meets monthly at Au Coquelet. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


BFUU Religious Education and Exploration Committee Meeting

Third Sundays at 12:30 PM (after services) in the courtyard—1606 Bonita Ave.
All are welcome to the RE meeting, which generally meets the third Sunday of the month outside on the playground, in order to accommodate families with children. Please feel free to bring an item to share for our potluck if you'd like.


BFUU Board of Trustees Meeting
Fourth Thursdays at 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.


BFUU Hospitality and Membership Committee Meeting
Fourth Sundays at 12:30 PM (after services) in the Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St.


BFUU/Wordswell Writing Workshop
Fourth Sundays at 12:30 PM in the Fireside Room – 1606 Bonita Ave.

Have you written before? Or always wanted to write? This group will support and encourage you to write.
Suggested donation per class of $5 - $10. Half of the money goes to BFUU and half to Wordswell, a non-profit for writing. Register through the BFUU office at 510-841-4824 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


BFUU Building and Grounds Committee Meeting

Meets once a month - please contact Ben Burch