Message from Sunday, March 8, 2020
“For Jesus Sure Can Love!”
Message from Sunday, March 1, 2020
“Lead Us in the Path of Jesus”
Message from Wednesday, February 26, 2020
“Ash Wednesday Reflections”
Message from Sunday, February 23, 2020
“Of Debts and Debtors”
Message from Sunday, February 16, 2020
“Our Daily Bread and So Much More!”
Message from Sunday, February 9, 2020
“Your Will Be Done in Heaven and Earth”
Message from Sunday, February 2, 2020
“Holy Be Your Name!”
Message from Sunday, January 26, 2020
“Blessed Are You In All You Do!”
Message from Sunday, January 19, 2020
“Choose to Bear, Build Up and Belove”
Message from Sunday, January 12, 2020
“Beloved Child of God. That’s It!”
Message from Sunday, January 5, 2020
“Come to the Manger. Bring Your Gifts.”
Message from Sunday, December 29, 2019
“Some Days” reading by Rev. Joe Holub
Message from Sunday, December 22, 2019
“Do Not Be Afraid to Come to the Manger”
Message from Sunday, December 15, 2019
Due to the All-Church Intergenerational Christmas Program, there is no written message to share.
Message from Sunday, December 8, 2019
“Lions and Lambs, Loving and Longing for Peace”
Message from Sunday, December 1, 2019
There is no written message to share this week.
Message from Sunday, November 24, 2019
“Generous Gratitde: For the Beauty and Care of the Earth!”
Message from Sunday, November 17, 2019
“Generous Gratitude: Food – Feasting in Freedom and Fullness of Being”
Message from Sunday, November 10, 2019
As we held a Celtic Spirit Weekend Retreat, there is no written message to share.
Message from Sunday, November 3, 2019
“An Abundance of Generous Gratitude: Week One—Celebrating Music!”
Message from Sunday, October 27, 2019
“Lord, Have Mercy!”
Message from Sunday, October 20, 2019
“Wrestling, Wrangling and Limping!”
Message from Sunday, October 13, 2019
As there was a special guest speaker, there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, October 6, 2019
“Fan the Flame of Faith and Feed the World!”
Message from Sunday, September 22, 2019
“Lost to be Found Again”
As Interim Minister Mallory Everhart spoke from an outline, there were no written messages to share.
Message from Sunday, June 9, 2019
As there were special readings instead of a message, there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, June 2, 2019
“These Are Mine, Beloved!”
Message from Sunday, May 26, 2019
“Let the Earth Sing Praise!”
Message from Sunday, May 19, 2019
“A New Heaven & Earth NOW!”
Message from Sunday, May 12, 2019
“The Lord is My Mother Shepherd”
Message from Sunday, May 5, 2019
“If You Love Me…”
Message from Sunday, April 28, 2019
Due to a special service, there is no written message to share.
Message from Sunday, April 21, 2019
“Seeds, Saviors and Something New Bursting Forth!”
Messages from Sunday, April 14, 2019
“Stones Cry and Shout!”
Message from Sunday, April 7, 2019
“Wasteful Extravagance and Wonder”
Message from Sunday, March 31, 2019
“Back in the Saddle”
Message from Sunday, March 24, 2019
“Christ, Interrupted”
Message from Sunday, March 17, 2019
“Tempted To Be Other Than Ourselves”
Message from Sunday, March 10, 2019
“Getting in the Rhythm”
Message from Sunday, March 3, 2019
“Shine, People, Shine!”
Message from Sunday, February 24, 2019
“Blessing When It’s Tough!”
Message from Sunday, February 17, 2019
“Blessings and Woes!”
Message from Sunday, February 10, 2019
“Follow and Fish”
Message from Sunday, February 3, 2019
“Four Comforting Words, Confronting Prejudice, and Cliffhangers”
Message from Sunday, January 27, 2019
“The Spirt is Upon YOU!”
Message from Sunday, January 20, 2019
“Lemons into Lemonade and Water into Wine” 
Message from Sunday, January 13, 2019
“Named and Claimed as Children of God”
Message from Sunday, January 6, 2019
“Chosen to be a Blessing”
Message from Sunday, December 30, 2018
“Christmas Eve 1942” and “Christmas Words to Live By”
Message from Sunday, December 23, 2018
“When Holy Spirit Has a Surprise for Us!”
Message from Sunday, December 16, 2018
Due to a special holiday service, there is no written message to share.
Message from Sunday, December 9, 2018
“Soothing and Smoothing Our Rough Roads”
Message from Sunday, December 2, 2018
Due to a special holiday service, there is no written message to share.
Message from Sunday, November 25, 2018
“Kingdom of a Different Kind”
Message from Sunday, November 18, 2018
“Thankful Trusting in Our Firm Foundation”
Message from Sunday, November 11, 2018
“Our Meager Mite PLUS God’s Extragavant Might”
Message from Sunday, November 4, 2018
“God’s Greatest Love for the Least”
Message from Sunday, October 28, 2018
“What Do You Want to See?”
Message from Sunday, October 21, 2018
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, October 14, 2018
“Treasures That Matter”
Message from Sunday, October 7, 2018
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, September 30, 2018
“Not For OR Against!”
Message from Sunday, September 23, 2018
“Servant, Singer and Sage of All”  
Message from Sunday, September 16, 2018
“What’s It to You?!”
Message from Sunday, September 9, 2018
“What Would Jesus Ride?”
Message from Sunday, September 2, 2018
“Worship and Work Must Be One!”
Message from Sunday, August 26, 2018
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, August 19, 2018
“Faithful, Fearless, and Forever Our Foundation”
Message from Sunday, August 12, 2018
“But, My Dear, What If You Fly?”
Message from Sunday, August 5, 2018
“His Eye is on the Hummingbirds”
Message from Sunday, July 29, 2018
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, July 22, 2018
“Music, Memories and Meaning”
Message from Sunday, July 15, 2018
“We Need Some Rain Down Here!”
Message from Sunday, July 8, 2018
“Touch of the Master’s Hand in on Our Lives, Loves and Land”
Message from Sunday, July 1, 2018
“Faithful Responsibility for Freedom”
Message from Sunday, June 24, 2018
As the message time was made up of singing and pictures, there is no written message to share.
Message from Sunday, June 17, 2018
“Fathers, Faith, and Following in Footsteps”
Message from Sunday, June 10, 2018
“Our Savior Lives and Holds Us, Amen!”
Message from Sunday, June 3, 2018
“Imagine a Love Balm in Gilead”
Message from Sunday, May 27, 2018
“After the Wind and Fire”
Message from Sunday, May 20, 2018
“How Well Do You Know the Holy Spirit?”
Message from Sunday, May 13, 2018
“Belonging in Covenantal Love”
Message from Sunday, May 6, 2018
“Drawn to a Circle of Love”
Message from Sunday, April 29, 2018
“Drawn to Reside and Abide”
Message from Sunday, April 22, 208
“Cycle of Life”
Message from Sunday, April 15, 2018
“Is Christ for Real?!”
Message from Sunday, April 8, 2018
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, April 1, 2018
“Amazing April Fooling”
Message from Sunday, March 25, 2018
“Upside Down Tables and Tenets”
Message from Sunday, March 18, 2018
“Lay It Down In Order to Rise Up”
Message from Sunday, March 11, 2018
“Alive in Grace!”
Message from Sunday, March 4, 2018
“Tending the Temples”
Message from Sunday, February 25, 2018
“Covenants Full of Promise”
Message from Sunday, February 18, 2018
“Driven Into the Midst”
Message from Sunday, February 11, 2018
“God’s Word of Encouragement”
Message from Sunday, February 4, 2018
“Shushing in Order to Serve”
Message from Sunday, January 28, 2018
“The Healing Aurthority”
Message from Sunday, January 21, 2018
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, January 14, 2018
“Renew, Refresh, Restore, Re-commit” with the reading “Well Pleased
Message from Sunday, January 7, 2018
“Your Light is Come and Cast Into the World”
Message from Sunday, December 31, 2017
“Continuing the Celebration in Song & Story”
Message from Sunday, December 24, 2017, Christmas Eve evening service
“The Wait, Wonder, Why and Work of Christmas”
Message from Sunday, December 24, 2017
In lieu of a sermon, there were Lessons and Carols to Welcome the Birth
Message from Sunday, December 17, 2017
“Singing for Joy in Spite Of”
Message from Sunday, December 10, 2017
In lieu of a sermon, stories were shared on honor of the Christmas season.
Message from Sunday, December 3, 2017
“Opening the Vision Channel”
Message from Sunday, November 26, 2017
“Is It Ever Enough?”
Message from Sunday, November 19, 2017
“Talents Unrevealed”
Message from Sunday, November 12, 2017
“Be the Church and Belong”
Message from Sunday, November 5, 2017
“Practice the Pause”
Message from Sunday, October 29, 2017
“Love ‘Em Anyway!”
Message from Sunday, October 22, 2017
“What’s the Buzz?”
Message from Sunday, October 15, 2017
As a friend of the church told a story for the message time, there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, October 8, 2017
“Pressing On and Reaching Out”
Message from Sunday, October 1, 2017
“One Table – 2.18 Billion Followers”
Message from Sunday, September 24, 2017
A guest speaker gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, September 17, 2017
“May the Road Rise to Meet You, Yes, YOU!”
Message from Sunday, September 10, 2017
“100”
Message from Sunday, September 3, 2017
“What Do You Bring to the Journey?”
Message from Sunday, August 27, 2017
A guest speaker from La Puente gave the message and there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, August 20, 2017
“Reconciliation, Resistance & Redemption”
Message from Sunday, August 13, 2017
As a member of the congregation told a story for the message time, there is no written version to share.
Message from Sunday, August 6, 2017
“Wrestling and Limping and Blessing, Oh My!”
Message from Sunday, July 30, 2017
“Earning Love and Seeing with God’s Eyes”
Message from Sunday, July 23, 2017
“Because You Have Not Withheld”
Message from Sunday, July 16, 2017
“Everything I Needed to Know I Learned on the Mission Trip to Alaska”
Message from Sunday, July 2, 2017
“Fishing for Faith and Freedom”
Message from Sunday, July 2, 2017
“Consuming Covenant”
Message from Sunday, June 25, 2017
“Let’s Go to the Movies”
Message from Sunday, June 18, 2017
“Suffering, Endurance, Character, Hope?”
Message from Sunday, June 11, 2017
“Bloom Where You’re Planted”
Message from Sunday, June 4, 2017
“Is That the Church That?”
Message from Sunday, May 28, 2017
“Witnesses to a Wider Circle”
Message from Sunday,  May 21, 2017
“Orphans Aren’t Us”
Message from Sunday, May 14, 2017
“Feeling the Family Love”
Message from Sunday, May 7, 2017 
“The Cup of Blessing That We Bless”
Message from Sunday, April 30, 2017
“Re-Cognize, Re-Member, Re-Commit”
Message from Sunday, April 23, 2017
“Life Isn’t a Race…Is It?”
Message from Sunday, April 16, 2017
“Raised Up to Raise Up Others”
Message from Sunday, April 9, 2017
“Parades Provoke Passion”
Message from Sunday, April 2, 2017
“But If You Had Only Been Here!”
Message from Sunday, March 26, 2017
“Make Mud So the Sun Shines”
Message from Sunday, March 19, 2017
“God Was in the Water That Day”
Message from Sunday, March 5, 2017
“Tempted to be Tamed”
Message from Sunday, February 26, 2017
“Eyewitness to the Majesty”
Message from Sunday, February 12, 2017
“They’ll Know What?  How?”
Message from Sunday, February 5, 2017
“Be the Salt You Want to See in the World”
Message from Sunday, January 29, 2017
“Well, Bless Your Heart”
Message from Sunday, January 15, 2017
“What Is Jesus Calling You?”
Message from Sunday, January 8, 2017
“Remember Whose You Are”
Message from Sunday, January 1, 2017
“Now Is the Time–Gifts of the New Year”
Message from Saturday, December 24, 2016
“Do You See What I Hear?”
Message from Sunday, December 18, 2016
“Guidance We Only Dream Of”
Message from Sunday, December 4, 2016
“I Never Promised You a Rose Garden”
Message from Sunday, November 27, 2016
“Looking in the Eyes of Hope”
Message from Sunday, November 13, 2016
“Be Glad in What I Am Creating!” (God)
Message from Sunday, November 6, 2016
“Stand Firm on the Rock of Faith”
Message from Sunday, October 30, 2016
“Hey, YOU!”
Message from Sunday, October 23, 2016
“With Malice Toward None and Charity for All”
Message from Sunday, October 9, 2016
“Of Gratitude and Altitude”
Message from Sunday, October 2, 2016
“Faith in Every Shape and Size”
Message from Sunday, September 25, 2016
“A Pray-er, a Lover, and a Fighter”
Message from Sunday, September 18, 2016
“Pray and Then Pray Some More!”
Message from Sunday, September 11, 2016
“What Matters to God”
Message from Sunday, September 4, 2016
“Shaped, Searched, Spirited”
Message from Sunday, August 21, 2016
“Spirit-Bent on the Sabbath”
Message from Sunday, August 14, 2016
“Faith Feet”
Message from Sunday, August 7, 2016
“Storing Up or Pouring Out”
Message from Sunday, July 31, 2016
“Foolish Trust”
Message from Sunday, July 17, 2016
“Both/And World of Worship and Work”
Message from Sunday, July 10, 2016
“When It’s All Been Said and Never All Done”
Message from Sunday, July 3, 2016
“If Not for Freedom, Then . . .”
Message from Sunday, June 19, 2016
“Crazy Love in a Crazy Time”
Message from Sunday, May 29, 2016
“Faith Where You Least Expect It”
Message from Sunday, May 22, 2016
“Dancing with the Divine”
Message from Sunday, May 15, 2016
“Journey to Life Through Loss and Change”
Message from Sunday, May 8, 2016
“Mothers, Others and Another Kind of Love”
Message from Sunday, May 1, 2016
“Shaken Enough to be Stirred”

Contact Us

Congregational United Church of Christ
217 Crossman Avenue
PO Box 610 (mailing address)
Buena Vista, CO 81211

Email Address
office.bvcucc@gmail.com

Telephone
(719) 395-2544

Fax
(719) 395-3789

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Congregtional UCC Buena Vista

Ministers of the Church

Statement of Faith

The purpose of this church is to worship God, to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and celebrate the sacraments; to realize Christian fellowship and unity within this Church and the Church universal; to render loving service toward humankind; and to strive for righteousness, justice and peace.

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