Affinity Groups

Book Group

'The BUF Book Group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month, at 7:00, in members' homes. For titles, dates, and locations, please sign up for the Book Group's Blog at Give your email address under 'Follow by Email', or contact Jan Cavitt at; (360) 392-0708. 

Dinners for Eight

This program provides members with opportunities to gather at each others’ homes for relaxed dinners and conversation. Signup for the year usually occurs in September. Contact Pam Ives  at or Nancy Steele at

Dragonfly Quuilters

The Dragonfly Quuilters meet on the second Saturday of each month from 9:30 am to noon in the Social Hall. Quilts are created for fundraising as well as to enhance BUF decor. All skill levels are welcome. Contact Franci Gass, 393-2614.  

Genealogy Group 

The Bellingham Unitarian Genealogy Group (BUGG) is here to help you meet your past and find out more about yourself and your family. We meet the last Wednesday of every month in the Library at 6:45 PM right after community night dinner. Come join us for community, conversation and research help! Contact Becky Campbell for more information.

Life Exercise

This program of gentle movement is drawn from Chinese Tai Chi and Japanese health exercises. All levels of fitness are welcome. The group practices Mondays from 4:30 - 5:30 PM in the Flex room. Contact Lee Seaman, (360) 676-8543,


The Flowering Cherry Sangha Mindfulness Meditation Group meets each Thurs. from 2 to 3:30 PM in BUF’s meditation room. We follow the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, including meditation, study, discussion, and chanting. Chairs are provided; bring a cushion if you wish. Contact David Gillespie at,


Men’s Group

This group encourages men to come together for social and spiritual sustenance. Friendly, fraternal conversations provoke reflection, insight, humor, and enduring friendships. Meetings take place on selected Sundays after the service. Men of all ages are welcome. Contact Ron Quinn at  

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