Coping with COVID: Story

As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in March, Paul Taylor launched a collaborative writing project that was inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron. Boccaccio wrote his collection of one hundred stories in response to the devastation caused by the Black Death sweeping across Europe during the fourteenth century. The following story was...

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Coping with COVID: Story

As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in March, Paul Taylor launched a collaborative writing project that was inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron. Boccaccio wrote his collection of one hundred stories in response to the devastation caused by the Black Death sweeping across Europe during the fourteenth century. The following story was...

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Coping with COVID: Jubilate Deo

Today’s Coping with COVID is brought to you by Nostalgia! The longer we spend away from each other, the more I start to miss making music with the choir (and the sound of a congregation singing together!). So, I’ve been taking a stroll down memory lane and listening to some...

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Coping with COVID: Baking with Jonathan!

Today’s “useful” distraction comes from Minister of Music and Outreach, Jonathan Castillo! He shows us how he’s been entertaining himself during the shutdown. Watch this quick demonstration of how he pipes a “succulent” garden on brownies with a buttercream frosting! Click the video below!  

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Coping with COVID: From the Choir

Today’s bit of goodness comes to you from the UBC Chancel Choir! Mary McDonald’s “Be Still” is a song of a loving God who “never leaves or forsakes,” the One who brings peace and comfort in time of need. Be still and know that I am God. Be still and...

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Coping with COVID: Giving

University Baptist Church COVID-19 Charity Response Fund covid19response@ubcaustin.org   The mission of the church is to serve, assist, and encourage its members as well as “to preach the good news, bind up the brokenhearted, free those who are captives, and proclaim the year of God’s presence” (Isaiah 61:1-2a).   Members...

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