No In-Person Worship Until at Least June 30

Bishop Carcano announced no in-person worship until at LEAST June 30 Bishop Carcano, the episcopal leader of our California-Nevada conference, announced on Thursday 5/28 there would be no in-person worship until at least June 30. The Conference Cabinet and staff have been working extensively on protocols for re-opening and hope to use this time to further refine, study, test, and train pastors and lay leaders on how to implement them safely. You can read the Bishop's full statement here. Bishop Carcano leading our Communion liturgy and serving with us at BMUC in 2019 As you know, the state has authorized worship spaces to re-open under very strict guidelines designed to protect the populace at large. While some are recommendations, considering the demographics of our … [Read more...]

Breaking Bread Together: In-Person or Online!

What is it like to have online communion? In some ways, it will feel different. In some ways, it will be very much the same. And hopefully it will also be much more similar to how the disciples first experienced communion with Jesus. As Christians, we believe that Christ is always present with us, especially when we gather together, but there is something sacred and special about communion. "For where two or three gather in my name, there I am with them." Matthew 18:20 Beginning May 17th and for as long as we are sheltering in place, we will host a short but meaningful communion service right after worship every 3rd Sunday. We'll give everyone five minutes to grab a bite to eat (snack / full meal / dessert - whatever your fancy) and something to drink (no alcohol please, … [Read more...]

The Doors Are Closed But The Church Is Open!

Come worship with us every Sunday online @10:30am! The church building might temporarily be closed but the church is open! Now more than ever, we need one another. Now more than ever, we need to be the hands and feet of Christ in the world. Join us on this journey. Our ukulele players performing in worship August 2018 We care about every person who comes to our building - whether they are part of our congregation or not. For that reason, we are complying with the guidelines from the CDC and keeping the doors closed for the safety and welfare of our community. We hope you understand and we can't wait to welcome you inside once again. But that doesn't mean we aren't still busy and doing things for God and caring for one another. Easter Fun Time with the kids Easter … [Read more...]