Our Stories

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: , , , |0 Comments

Church Camp 2018

Church Camp Our home away from home at the Adekate camp site, as always, provided us with the venue to spend a weekend together from 27th-29th April, 2018.  This year our theme was ‘Bearing Fruit’ based on John 15:1-12.  Over the course of the weekend approximately 70 people came & went or stayed to [...]

By |2018-05-23T09:14:36+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Holy Week Worship

Holy Week was an amazing experience of engaging with the central stories of our faith through actions, prayers, story telling, images and rituals.  We drew on the rich traditions of our faith, our local customs and the enormous generosity, gift and talents of our congregation. Palm Sunday Holy Week [...]

Hot Cross Buns and Soup

Good Friday Concluding our worship service on 30th March Ian commented ... No morning tea today, but gather at 12 for soup and hot cross buns at Adrian and Anita’s it is right that Christ’s people should be together on this most holy day because we are a community born at the cross. Alistair [...]

By |2018-03-30T06:29:17+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments