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“Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”  With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.”  Acts 2:38-41 NIV

UNYC Director of Stewardship

Rev. Susan M. Ranous, Deacon of Stewardship (updated 01-27-21) 
There is good news! We just celebrated Jesus’ birth, and in our lectionary, Jesus’ baptism was just celebrated as he readies himself for his ministry. It’s going to be an exciting three years for Jesus and his disciples, and an exciting few months as we ready ourselves for Lent and to celebrate Easter! 
            Just the other day, I was reading a few lines from an article online that had a title of “good news.” I talked to Steve about it, he talked to me about the article about happy times[1]. I looked at him questioningly for a few moments before I figured out that the article’s “good news” had become “happy times.” 

Eureka! Book Club

May Eureka! Book Club will be in-person.  
Our May Book Club will be held at BFUMC on Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. and feature the book American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.   American Dirt is a 2020 novel by American author Jeanine Cummins, about the ordeal of a Mexican woman who had to leave behind her life  and escape as an undocumented immigrant to the United States with her son.

Notice: Rummage Sale

Due to Covid, we will stay on the safe side of life and plan on our Fall Rummage Sale.
Please save your items for our big October Rummage Sale.
Thank you, co-chairs Dave Horan and Mickie Lorenz