The Window: June 23rd, 2022





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The Pane: Introducing Anastasia Azore

In the coming weeks, we're giving you a chance to get to know some of the newest additions to the UBC staff.


Anastasia Azore is a junior at LSU studying History with a concentration in secondary education and a minor in African American studies. She’s invested in LSU Impact, working with helping black students on campus integrate their faith into every aspect of their lives. Anastasia has been working for a while with us as a preschool teacher during Sunday School and worship, and is now joining us as the Intern for Children and Retirees. She’s bright and driven, and is a joy to know and work with!

How do you see your role here at UBC?

Initially, I saw myself as an extra pair of helping hands, but after connecting with UBC members I now see myself as part of a community working to create a heaven on earth. Therefore, with each task, I strive to be a living extension of God’s love to all those around me.

What’s your favorite thing to do in your free time?

One of my favorite things to do in my spare time is to workout. I enjoy learning new forms of fitness and expanding my physical strength. Fitness also acts as a mental outlet for me and helps instill consistency and resilience in my everyday life.


What’s your favorite place in Baton Rouge?

My favorite part of Baton Rouge by far is the City park. It’s a great spot for an early morning stroll, picnic with the friends, and a peaceful place to getaway.

What’s a book you’d recommend to almost anybody, and why?

I highly recommend Michelle Obama’s book Becoming as it frames life as a continuation of growth rather than a final destination. With this mindset, any reader can gain a deeper insight into who they are and grow closer into who God created them to be.



 


UBC Office Closure


Next Summer Gathering

Our next Summer Gathering is July 10th at 4pm. Join us and sign your child up for our FREE Kids' Club. While you enjoy Summer Gathering, your child will be enjoying all the fun of Kids' Club!

 

RELATIONSHIPS


Session 3: Grief Support Group

Join us for our 3rd session in The Hospice’s Grief Support Group - June 23rd at 6:30 PM. We hope to see you Thursday for support and growth through grief.


 

YOUTH


Youth Summer Events

Mark your calendars if you are in Youth Group. We have summer events heading your way! Sign up using this link to let us know you’ll be coming!

Register here:



 

KIDS


Kids’ Summer: Blue Zoo and Ice Cream

Sign up for Kids’ Summer Schedule’s next outing to the Blue Zoo with Ice Cream! Come join us for the Blue Zoo, Ice Cream, or both! We’ll head out after church, go out to eat for lunch, and then on to Blue Zoo. Stick around for Ice Cream after if you wish!




Kid's Summer Schedule is Here!

Sign up your family for our Summer Schedule Events all Summer long! We will be doing various outings which are fun for the whole family. All you need is to register and show up with a smile! We hope you’ll join Mrs. Tanya for a fun filled summer!




Kids Club Registration

We had so much fun at our first Kids' Club this past Sunday! This FREE 2 hour camp dates are now July 10th, and August 14th for children 2yrs-5th grade. Sign up for Kid’s Club SEPARATELY from our Children’s Summer Schedule!


UBC’s Summer Gatherings also correspond with our Kids Club dates, so drop your child at Kids Club and then join us at a Summer Gathering event.


 

MDO


MDO is Hiring: Teachers and Teacher's Aides

Mother’s Day Out is hiring for the 2022-2023 school year! We are hiring Teachers and Teacher’s Aides. If you are interested in applying to either position, please visit our website ubc-br.org to find job descriptions and how to apply.



 

VOLUNTEERING


Volunteer with UBC

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!


Help Wanted in Children's Ministry

We need your help in the Children’s Ministry! If you think you can help with any of the above needs, contact tanya at tanaya@ubc-br.org

 

MISSIONS




Ecuador Supplies Support

UBC’s Ecuador Mission Immersion is just WEEKS away.

We are beginning now to collect key hygiene and medical items for the trip. You can partner with us by dropping of the following items in marked bins in the Narthex and Office: toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, feminine products, pocket containers of lotion, bars of soap, Band Aids, individual alcohol wipes, nail filers, wash clothes, and gallon zip-lock bags.



Together Baton Rouge: June 25th

Does safety in Baton Rouge concern you?

If so, please attend a city wide Public Safety Forum, put on by Together Baton Rouge (TBR). This Forum is on Saturday, June 25th at 9am at Galvez Plaza, 238 North Blvd. At the Forum you will hear from local citizens whose lives have been impacted by crime, as well as a Sociologist that will explain why crime has increased during COVID. TBR and other institutions in Baton Rouge will also explain what steps will be taken to reduce crime. The Mayor and other public officials are attending, will you?

Thank you,

UBC - TBR: Faith, Community and Justice Connect Group

 

CHURCH OF THE NATIONS


Combined Worship in the Sanctuary this Sunday

Contact eric@ubc-br.org for more information.


 

FAMILY TREE CAFE


 

GENERAL UPDATES


Save The Dates




How To Give

GIVE: https://www.ubc-br.org/give