Joint Service Postponed.
So, what is a columbarium anyway?
A columbarium is a repository for housing cremated remains. The cremains, or ashes, are placed in a container that fits into a small compartment called a niche. The niches are assembled into an attractive unit that can be either inside the sanctuary or outside. Our church offers several beautiful choices.
Columbaria are not a new option. In fact, placement in a columbarium following cremation was a common practice in Ancient Rome and that practice continues to this day across the U. S. and around the world. Historically, the church provided the final resting place for the members of their congregation after their passing. Many Baton Rouge churches have a columbarium.
Cremation has been a reemerging trend throughout the past century.
According to the Cremation Association of North America, the cremation
rate was 57.5% in 2021 and is expected to surpass 64% by 2025.
A committee is beginning to work on the possibility of a columbarium for UBC.
If you are willing to be a part of this effort, please contact Kay Hawthorne (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sharon Mathews (email@example.com).
Young Adults Night Out
Scan the QR code or click the link below to register:
Bells Jubilate Performance Schedule!
Highland Elementary: Reading Friends
Our ongoing partnership with Highland Elementary
is a unique and special relationship!
We are looking for volunteers willing to share time as a Reading Friend.
For 30-45 minutes each week, you can invest in the life of an elementary-aged student by reading with them. Organized through Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS), this established program has made a difference in the lives of students all over the city-parish... simply by spending intentional time sitting with a child to encourage and read together.
Can you be a Reading Friend?
Contact the church office and we'll help you get started!
Family Night Out!
Pre-Order your UBC T-Shirt!
It's time to order your own UBC t-shirt!
Youth and Adult shirts are $12 each.
Any proceeds benefit the Children's Ministry.
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Mini Golf Outing!
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Youth Summer Trip
(Mother's Day Out)
FALL 2023 Registration: Now Open!
Spiritual Formation Survey
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International Bible Study
Email Eric (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions!
CHURCH OF THE NATIONS
Worship will be held in the CHAPEL.
Save the Dates
We have kindness bags ready at the church – please pick up a few to carry with you,
and give them as you see someone who might need one!
FAMILY TREE CAFE
Palacios House of Arts
Serve by Volunteering!
As UBC grows we need your help and support! Consider one of the many volunteer options above to lend your time and leadership back into UBC!
We are so appreciative of our volunteers!
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