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Class - Roots

A small group for exploring the themes in your own spiritual journey, exploring the nature of belonging to a church such as ours, exploring the history of this time-honored religious movement. Roots is our introduction to Unitarian Universalism and this church. It is taught by Rev.
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Groups - Branches

Branches groups began as an offshoot of the Roots class, taught by our minister. Branches groups, which meet monthly for two hours, average 10-12 members and are led by laypersons. They provide a way for newcomers to form deeper relationships and to feel a sense of belonging.
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Group - Meditation

Introduction to Meditation Meditation Group Info
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Group - Open Circle Book Club

The Open Circle Book Club meets the first Sunday of each month at 7PM in the church office. New members are welcome.  Some of the books the club has read and discussed: A History of God -------------------------- Karen Armstrong
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Group - Tai Chi

Tai Chi meets Mondays at 6 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  New members  are  welcome.
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Group - Woman's Book Club

Woman's Book Club meets at the church in Room 6 of the Education wing on the second Monday night of each month, 6:45 - 9 pm. All women are welcome.   Book Club 2013-2014October 7: River Road Rambler* – Mary Ann Sternberg (Holly)
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Group - Earth Centered Spiritualities

 Earth Centered Spiritualities: Contemporary Western Paganism; an interactive program. Explore the world of Druids, Witches and others as we discuss the roots of these gentle spiritual traditions. Taught by Art Scarbrough.  Meetings for 2014 will be announced in the newsletters.
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Group - Gen UU

If you’re a young adult (age 18-35ish) member or friend of UCBR,  join GenUU for an upcoming activity.    Contact group leader Christy Howard at christyrhoward@gmail.com.
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Group - Freethinkers

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Group - Bible Study for Skeptics

Bible Study for Skeptics  meets on the 3rd Sunday night of each month at 5pm in the church Office/Conference Room.
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Group - Gentle Movement

 ~ Tuesdays at 9:30 AM, & Fridays at 9:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall. This one-hour class includes Yoga Postures, Stretching, and Mind Body Relaxation. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your Yoga mat.
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Together Baton Rouge

If you are interested in receiving information about and invitations to Together Baton Rouge events and project activities, sign up for Together Baton Rouge mailing list at http://www.togetherbr.org/
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The Lunch Bunch

Lunch bunch is an informal meeting of members, visitors, friends at a local restaurant approximately 1:00  PM on Sundays at the completion of worship services.  Lunch Bunch is a great way to meet other members, friends and visitors of the church.
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Circle Suppers

  
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Group - Sponsored Non-Profit Group Use

Providing Training Space for Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Leadership Training

 Periodically there are opportunities for our members to have leadership experiences both at our church and at other locations.  These are publicized as they happen.
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Summer Film Series

Five weeks of informal gathering to watch lesser-known films that entertain while causing us to question universal truths and/or questions.  
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Camphor/UU Partnership

         The Camphor/UU Partnership grew out of a series of community-wide meetings held in Baton Rouge in 1999,  the goal of which was promotion of  racial harmony in the Baton Rouge community.
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PFLAG Meeting

PFLAG (Parent, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a national non-profit organizationwith over 200,000 members and supporters and over 350 affiliates in the UnitedStates.
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Pot Luck Meals

As part of the social fabric of our congregation there are often shared meals with the food provided by the attendees.  Connections Council and its Adult Activities Team or Special Events Team, Social Justic Council and its Green Sanctuary Team, Religious
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Freethinkers Movie Nite

Please check the web calendar on the first Monday of each month for the current film.  
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Co-Sponsored Community Events

Unitarian Church occasionally teams with another organization to produce programs that support our shared values.  Often we provide the venue or the speaker or publicity as our part of team.  Those events will be on our church calendar and in our publications as they happen.
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Socrates Cafe'

Do you know what you think you know?   Learn a new way of thinking…together at Socrates Café – A facilitated discussion based on the format described in Christopher Phillips’ book of that title, in which he states 'The only thing that Socrates claimed to know for certain was that he knew nothing
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Intergenerational Celebrations

Several times each year, usually in the temperate months, we plan an outdoor event where everyone of all ages can enjoy food and fellowship together.  Watch the web site calendar, the bulletin boards at church, read the Friday E-announcements, and read the Orders of Service on Sundays to learn o
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Everyone's Non-Fiction Book Club

Everyone’s Non‐Fiction Book Club is open to all willing to abandon fantasy and fiction for reason and fact and who enjoy reading about them.  Everyone is welcome to these fourth Thursday of the month meetings at the church in the Game Room of the RE wing.  See Calendar for current book selection
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Group - Cakes for the Queen of Heaven Women

All women who have participated in Cakes for the Queen of Heaven classes are invited to a monthly gathering on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.
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Shared Offerings

The Shared Offering for August will go to: CAPITAL AREA ALLIANCE FOR THE HOMELESS (CAAH) 153 North 17th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 - CAAH members
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The Holy Grill

This is a noon-time food service in the Zion City neighborhood at Cadillac Park (North Baton Rouge) is provided by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge.
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Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

Please continue to bring donations of staple food items for the Food Cart to help the Baton Rouge Food Bank in its effort to fulfill increased food needs in our community. Be sure to check the "use by" date and help save sorting time for our volunteers.
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Blood Bank Drive

 
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Red Stick Farmers' Market

In our church parking lot on Tuesdays 8:00 AM to noon is usually the home of this market. Check the listings in the Sunday Advocate for the dates they will be in attendance. Support our local farmers and food producers. Buy Local!
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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Coffee Project

Over 200 UU congregations are participating in the buying of fairly traded coffee in partnership with Equal Exchange.
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Providing Training Space for Community Non-Profit Organizations

We assist several community non-profit organizations with whom we share common goals and values by allowing them to use our facilities for workshops and training sessions.
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Annual Candlelight Vigil and Memorial for the Fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan

Started in 2004, each year in the Peace Meadow around the Peace Stones, we create a spiral of candles for each Amercian soldier killed in the war. The human loss and suffering in Iraq and Afghanistan has escalated beyond all imagination.
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Camphor United Methodist Church and Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge Partnership

Camphor Memorial Methodist Church/Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge PartnershipThe Camphor/UU Partnership grew out of a series of community-wide meetings held in Baton Rouge in 1999, the goal of which was promotion of racial harmony in the Baton Rouge community.
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One Community One School District

This is a community organization that supports  our public school system through informing parents of the workings of the school goverance and how it affects their children. 
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Dialogue On Race

This discussion program of about 15 people meeting to talk about uncomfortable issues has a decades-long history in our community, and several years in our church.  The uncomfortable issues are about institutional and systemic racism that still exists in our community and perhaps in our subconsc
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Group - Media

You’ve heard everyone talking about it, now you can learn to get in on the fun!  Join us after the 11:15 worship service in the conference room as we explore some of the following topics: How do I set up an account? What is a timeline? How do I find “friends”?
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Jesus and Buddha: Practicing Across Traditions

Jesus and Buddha is a professionally produced documentary film featuring three scholar-practitioners of both Buddhism and Christianity.  All of them have found depth and importance in Zen Buddhism in a way which complements their Catholic and Presbyterian Christianity.
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Fun and Fellowship

Social acitivies for adults is more than just the popular Lunch Bunch and Circle Suppers.  Attending musical performances and plays, as well as out-of-town excursions to fesitvals are also arranged by the very enthusiastic committee named Fun and Fellowship.   A prominent table with display is i
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