You Are Welcome Here

Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church is an inclusive religious community which welcomes and celebrates people of all cultures, races, genders, sexual orientations, economic backgrounds and physical abilities.

 

Join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30am and 11:00am!

Our friendly greeters will welcome you at the front door and are happy to answer any questions you may have. Families gather together in our sanctuary for the first part of the worship service. Following the Story for All Ages, our children go to attend Religious Education activities during the remainder of the service. Child care is available in our nursery for infants and toddlers during the worship service.  

Directions

BAUUC is located at 17503 El Camino Real in the Clear Lake area of southeastern Houston, about 3 miles east of IH45 (the Gulf Freeway).  You'll find us under the big blue water tower just south of Bay Area Blvd. and north of NASA Road 1. (The street sign for the entrance road leading to the church off El Camino Real reads "Beacon Street")

Parking

Parking is available in our parking lot, directly across from the church. The small parking lot at the rear of the church building and beside the Religious Education wing has been designated a "reserved lot" and is for the use of those who have a need to park close to the building entrance. Handicapped spots are located here. Overflow parking on Sunday mornings is available in the grass along the north side of the entrance road and in the Clear Lake Islamic Center parking lot, located past the church and at the end of our private drive. 

Accessibility

Our sanctuary, fellowship hall and the restrooms in our Religious Education wing are wheelchair accessible. Reserved parking spaces for those with handicap permits are located in the small lot in the rear of the building. Hearing Assistant Devices and Large Print Orders of Worship are available for services on Sunday mornings.

 

+ When is Sunday school?

Children and youth begin at 9:30 or 11:00 a.m. in worship sanctuary with their parents. After the story, young UUs recess to Religious Education activities.

Children's Chapel is offered from  9:45 to 10:30 a.m. each Sunday morning for children 5 years or older. Age-appropriate Religious Education classes based on the Unitarian Universalist "Tapestry of Faith" cirricula are offered from 11:15 a.m. to noon each Sunday morning for all ages. Childcare is available for our youngest UUs in our nursery from 9:15 a.m. to noon each Sunday.

+ How do I register my children?

provides security with an easy check-in system. Create an account for your entire family your first visit to BAUUC. Then, simply scan in for security stickers prior to attending Sunday school.We ask that all children and youth sign in during Sunday worship and Wednesday evenings.

You can relax knowing that our Religious Education team knows who you are and how to locate you should your child need additional parent help.

+ How should I dress?

Please come as you are; people wear suits, blue jeans, and everything in between to worship.

+ How can I meet more people on Sunday?

Between our worship services, the congregation gathers for coffee, snacks, and fellowship in Cockrell Hall in our religious education wing from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This is a great time to meet new people and enjoy lively conversation.

Adult discussion groups meet during both the 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship services and can be great ways to get to know people in a more relaxed and small scale setting.

There's always a group going out to a nearby restaurant after the 11:00 a.m. service. See the Sunday Order of Worship for locations.

One Sunday each month we have a special All-Church Lunch in Cockrell Hall following the 11:00 a.m. worship service.

 

+ What services happen on Wednesdays?

Community Dinner is served  at 6:00 pm each Wednesday. The entire family can join all different age groups in conversation while surrounded by local art work in our Fellowship Hall. ($7 for adults, $2 children)

A meditative Vespers Service, lead by our minister,  is held at 6:40 pm in the Sanctuary.

At 7:00 pm, adult enrichment classes, choir practice, and various games meet throughout our religious education wing.

Half-hour Heros for children ages 5-10 starts at 7:00 pm too.

Childcare is provided throughout evening activities.