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Post date: Aug 14th 2019

Stonewall Still Rising - Last month, a memorial gathering was held commemorating the 50th anniversary of the event that began the LGBTQ civil rights movement, the Stonewall Rebellion.

Post date: Jul 13th 2019

At our meeting on June 23, we resolved to submit to the board a resolution for the church to take a position opposing the incorporation of St. George as a separate city. If they approve, it will then go to the congregation for a vote. Stay tuned for details!

Post date: Jul 13th 2019

Together Baton Rouge conducted a Civic Academy on Criminal Justice and Police Reform for our church on May 16. 43 people attended.

Post date: Apr 27th 2019

A highlight this month will be a Together Baton Rouge Civic Academy on Criminal Justice Reform, to be held Thursday, May 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Post date: Apr 27th 2019

The Together Baton Rouge Delegates Assembly took place on March 12 and was well attended, especially by Unitarians.  With 37 UU church members there, we sustained our reputation as the Church That Shows Up.  Our church has agreed to hold a Civic Academy on Criminal Justice and Police Reform withi

Post date: Mar 4th 2019

Our shared offering recipient for the month of March 2019 is Planned Parenthood.

Post date: Feb 1st 2019

Our shared offering for the month of February is UCBR Days for Girls (UCBR DfG), a grassroots nonprofit creating a more dignified, humane and sustainable world for girls through advocacy, reproductive health awareness, education and sustainable feminine hygiene.

Post date: Jan 1st 2019

Our shared offering for the month of January is Dialogue on Race, a dialogue that provides a safe space for honest discussion on the issue of racism. It's an important step in a journey toward enlightenment, understanding and the elimination of racism from our society.

Post date: Dec 16th 2018

Our shared offering for the month of December is the Holy Grill of the Interfaith Federation. Monday through Thursday, hot, nutritious lunches are prepared at the Interfaith Federation office by Tonia Causey, transported to Cadillac St.

Post date: Nov 1st 2018

Our shared offering for the month of November is Iris Domestic Violence Center.

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