Coping with COVID: A New Hope

This week’s Coping with COVID comes from our Director of Hospitality Lily White, who recently attended the Evolving Faith Conference. Last Friday & Saturday, October 2nd & 3rd, I attended the Evolving Faith Conference and, like so many other things, this conference was held virtually.  In the time Before, this...

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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 poem...

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Coping with COVID: Poetry

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 poem...

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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: Resuming In-person Worship

Resuming In-person Worship at UBC On June 3, church leaders met to discuss preparations for the reopening of our sanctuary space for in-person services. The team reviewed the results of a recently completed Worshipping Together Survey, which received 29 responses. The survey results, in combination with guidelines from the Centers...

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Coping with COVID, Part 2: Benevolence

UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH COVID-19 BENEVOLENCE ASSISTANCE Guided by Christ, we build relationships to transform lives and our community through divine love in action.  – UBC Vision Statement In response to the current pandemic, University Baptist Church has expanded its benevolence program to provide financial assistance to those affected by COVID-19....

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Coping with COVID: Bursts of Creativity!

There are so many ways to find bits of goodness these days. Some of us are creating things of beauty. Julie Hill’s children, Will and Nate Veeser, are taking a class called “Let’s Draw Creative Pokemon and Share!” Their sister, Clare thinks she is taking the class, too. Today we’re sharing...

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