Our Stories

Losing My Religion

Losing my religion, and the conversion therapy report – by Anthony Hinds, 3 February 2019 The other day I threw out my Bible. Into the rubbish bin. It was a special edition published by Youth With A Mission, with sidenotes and biographies promoting YWAM teachings. Had it not been so, it might have escaped its [...]

By |2019-02-06T23:55:28+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, LGBTQ+, Our Stories|1 Comment

Godly Play

In December 2018 Faye Findlay sent an email to let people connected to and supportive of her Godly Play ministry within the Sunday Morning Program know that she had decided to bring this ministry to an end.   Responding to my invitation Faye explained how Godly Play works ... Gathering Together Intentionally Godly Play [...]

By |2019-02-03T04:18:25+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Come dream with us

BUC Arts Planning Day BUC ARTs warmly invited members of our church community to an afternoon of dreaming and creativity which was held in a local space called Siteworks in Saxon street. Twenty people gathered and reflected on their earliest memories of creativity at BUC and the journey it has taken since those beginnings. [...]

By |2018-12-04T09:47:20+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Creating ..., Our Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Any hope for Palestine now, or ever?

It was such a privilege to welcome Areej Masoud to speak on the topic ‘Any hope for peace in Palestine now, or ever?’  Areej is a Palestinian Christian born in Bethlehem, who lives with minutes from the birthplace of Jesus.  Currently, she works as the Development and Communications Department Coordinator at Bethlehem Bible College. [...]

By |2018-11-04T19:35:57+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Come dream with us …

‘We need to dream powerfully’ Stefano Conti – Artist and poet of The Olive Arts Collective. BUC Arts produces and supports many wonderful ways that art and creativity is explored, offered and celebrated in our community including -  The Olive Pesto and Olive Arts Collective World Wide Knit in Public Day, Felting for Peace, [...]

By |2018-11-04T19:16:32+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Creating ..., Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Death in October

Why are we doing this? Conversations about death often don’t happen until it is too late. It can be a taboo subject in our society, and its avoidance results in assumptions being made about what people in general and Christians in particular do or should think about death. This series provides a space to [...]

By |2018-10-05T07:07:36+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Contemplative Garden

Contemplative Garden, Sculpture and Mural We want to open up the space in front of our Youth Hall for the community to use as a space to rest or meditate.  Our project features a beautifully planned garden with sculpture, seating and a community mural.  Vote for our project - it is quick and simple. Voting is [...]

By |2018-08-15T10:33:13+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |2 Comments