Adult Faith Development

Classes and events listed in our Adult Faith Development programming are geared toward folks ages 16 to 110.
All are welcome to join us.

Current Offerings!

Café Odyssey is up and running. This memoir writing group is already planning their first open invitation Café event. Please come and listen to the stories of people’s lives and perhaps become inspired to write your own. This event is open to all members of the congregation who want to come and listen. New members are always welcomed to join this creative writing journey.

Café Odyssey Open House:

Date:  Friday June 17th, 2022

Times: from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Place: Parish Hall

Coffee, tea, and cold beverages will be available. We are looking for people to volunteer to bring bake goods that are individually bagged.

Please RSVP to

Enter in Case of Brahms!
Masterworks of a Master Composer
Michael Harris, instructor

Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo, 695 Elmwood Avenue; Buffalo, NY 14222
12 meetings; Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; May 4 to July 27, 2022
Cost:  $75 for full course, or $10 per session

The course will start remotely using the Zoom platform, with the option to move to in-person meet-ings at UUCB.  To register, send your check, made out to UUCB, to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo; 695 Elmwood Avenue; Buffalo NY 14222. [Put ‘Enter in Case of Brahms’ on memo line of check.]  For information, call 716-885-2136, or email us at

Course Syllabus

Session One (May 4):  The Young Brahms – Piano Sonatas 

Session Two (May 11):  The Songful Brahms – Lieder

Session Three (May 18):  The Spice of Life – Variations

Session Four (May 25): Brahms the Waltz King – Liebeslieder

Session Five (June 1):  Gypsy in His Soul – Popular Brahms

Session Six (June 8):  Beethoven’s Tenth – The Road to Brahms’ Symphony No. 1

Session Seven (June 15):  The Symphonic Brahms, Part 2 

Session Eight (June 22):  Monumental Brahms –The Piano Concertos

June 29:  No Class Session!!

Session Nine (July 6):  Conflict and Reconciliation – The String Concertos

Session Ten (July 13):  The Choral Brahms — A German Requiem

Session Eleven (July 20):  The Intimate Brahms – Chamber Music

Session Twelve (July 27):  Famous Last Notes – Brahms’ Late Style 

Folk Dancing
Folk dancing is a fun experience for all ages. Simple dances are taught or reviewed each week. We laugh a lot and get exercise while learning a bit about the world’s cultures. No experience or skill is needed! All are welcome!  Martha Malkiewicz has taught folk dancing for 6 years at the UU Church. Contact Martha at for schedule.

Mondays 10:00 am, Parish Hall
$2.00 per class. Pay at the door.
Registration not required

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