UNDERSTANDING CARE AFTER A HOSPITAL ADMISSION

DUE TO COLD WEATHER, THIS WILL BE REPEATED at a future date. Stay tuned.

Patients and families are provided an overwhelming amount of information on care in the community after a hospital stay.  Mark Lehman, LISW (retired Hospital Social Worker) will present an overview of the various care options in the community, what is fitting for the patient and the how it is paid for. Join us to find out how to navigate these options.

It was too cold for many to join us on Tuesday January 29th from 7:00 -8:00 PM in Pilgrim Hall, so we will repeat this at a future date.

What are ADVANCE DIRECTIVES?

Join us on on Tuesday January 15th from 7:00 – 8:00 PM in Pilgrim Hall to find out.

All adults admitted to any hospital will be asked if they have Advance Directives. Mark Lehman, LISW (retired Hospital Social Worker) will present an overview of the 4 documents that make up Advance Directives. The documents are the Living Will/ Health Care Power of Attorney/Guardianship and Organ Donation.

Need for Dictionaries

There is a need at the Jefferson School for students recently arrived in the U. S. The need is a simple one. English-Arabic/Arabic-English dictionaries are needed for students in the fourth grade to help them learn what to them is a new language. About four or five dictionaries would be sufficient. If people would be kind enough to provide one of these dictionaries (leave them in the church office), Bob Chandler will see that they reach these students.

Christmas Cantata 12/16/2018

On Sunday December 16 at our 10 AM service, the adult choir will present Christmas Seekers by John Purifoy. The dynamic piece features a combination of contemporary and traditional numbers. The choir will be accompanied by flutes, trumpets, trombone, violin, percussion, and narrators. Please plan on joining us Sunday December 16 to enjoy this BUCC holiday tradition!

Christmas Pageant 12/9/2018

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The Christmas Pageant this year will be A Charlie Brown Christmas and will be presented on Sunday, December 9th during the service. Every year the children and Christian Education volunteers get us in the Christmas spirit! We hope you will be able to join us for this very special, meaningful, and fun tradition!

 

LAST-MINUTE MART!

On Sunday, December 16th (during coffee hour after the Cantata), we invite those who have crafts or gifts to sell to bring them to BUCC! For a suggested donation of only $25, you can set up a table in Pilgrim Hall to offer items to sell to support your small business, crafty habit, baking, or charity efforts. The rest of us can then enjoy shopping for Christmas presents with the knowledge we are supporting each other and also a great cause! To sign up for table space, please contact Kate Klonowski at (216) 534-3498, keightykay@gmail.com  or during coffee hour. All proceeds will benefit the Pastor’s Fund

Advent Book 2018-2019

Each year, members of our congregation share thoughts and memories of the holidays, together with prayers inspired by the daily readings of the season.

It covers the period from the First Sunday of Advent through Epiphany.

Hard copies are available at the office, or you can download your own copy: ADVENT-BOOK-2018-2019

NOVEMBER 11 IS THE BIG DAY FOR OUR ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER.

The Membership and Stewardship Ministries are putting on the dinner with the help of Cliff and Sue Stenzel making the delicious turkey and mashed potatoes.

Visitors are welcome.

Dinner will be served shortly after church service……so bring a big appetite. Please get your name on the signup sheet for a side dish or dessert. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Smith 440 343 6354 or David Pastor 440 552 4403.

 

Klezmer Concert 11/4/2018 at 4:00 pm

Brecksville UCC will host the Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4 AT 4:00 PM. Formed in 1988, Yiddishe Cup is one of the top Klezmer Bands in America. Klezmer music is a hybrid of Eastern European Jewish folk music, American swing, Yiddish theater tunes and Israeli horas. Yiddishe Cup — also known as Funk A Deli — has broadened its musical palette to include rock ‘n’ roll, Motown, and R&B. A free-will offering will be received, and a light reception will follow the program. Plan on joining us on Nov. 4 for some toe-tapping ethnic music. Bring a friend, and your dancing shoes!

For more information: Click here for flyer

Seasonal Choir

It’s not too late to join seasonal choir as we prepare for this year’s Christmas Cantata, scheduled for December 16. Rehearsals run weekly on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00. If you enjoy singing in a group setting, but cannot commit to regular choir, seasonal choir provides an excellent opportunity for choral singing, fellowship, and spiritual preparation for the Feast of the Nativity. Listening CDs are provided to make the learning process easier. If you have any questions, contact Dave Debick.