The Window: June 30th, 2022





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The Pane: Introducing Alison Orozco

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

You might not have met our Alison Orozco, UBC's Office Specialist, but you've definitely seen her talents! She handles the design and delivery of the church's communication - including the newsletter you're reading right now. In the past few months, Alison has helped us find beautiful and engaging ways to get information out about special events, worship, Family Tree Cafe, Mother's Day Out...every ministry area of the church benefits from her skills and experience! She was born and raised in the outskirts of Columbus, Georgia, but moved to Baton Rouge with her husband and daughter in 2020. She has a B.S. in Graphic Design with a minor in Computer Science.


How do you see your role here at UBC?

I see my role here as providing current or upcoming information/events in digital and print format that's geared toward legibility, forming visual consistency, being easy to interact with, and eye catching. I see this as being the curator of how the church receives information, in not only a visually pleasing way, but also to form a relationship between ministries and their members. If I can make signing up for an event a seamless task then I've done my job for the church correctly and that makes me happy!


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

My favorite thing is to either illustrate on my Ipad at CC's Coffee House or tending to my back porch plants. I love to sit and doodle with a CC's "Number 22". I have a bit of a green thumb and nothing makes me happier than getting my hands dirty and repotting a plant.


What’s your favorite place in Baton Rouge?

My favorite place is probably The Burden Botanical Gardens on Essen Lane. It's right down the road from my apartment and allows me to get out in nature while having a place for my daughter and I to explore together. They always have great events and bird watching is on my to do list.


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

Being a parent to a 2 and a half year old, I cannot recommend enough any children's book illustrated and/or written by Jon Klassen. His way of illustrating subtle humor will give any adult a chuckle while reading at bedtime. Right now, my daughter is obsessed with the book Triangle and We Found A Hat. A lot of the endings are left up to the imagination, so every time you read them, it allow for different interpretations; Sometimes it can be make-believe or sometimes practical solutions!

 


UBC Office Closure


Summer Gathering

Our next Summer Gathering is July 10th at 4pm. Join us for either Disc Golf, Succulent Planting, or a Music Jam Session! Don’t forget to 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! Dinner will be served after activities!


Fall Soccer Academy: Early Bird Registration

Early Bird Soccer Registration opens July 6th! Don’t be late!

Find out all you need to know at www.ubc-br.org/academy



 

RELATIONSHIPS


Get to Know the New Faces of UBC



Welcome Mavis Guelker to UBC!

Please welcome our newest member Mavis Guelker to UBC! When you have the time, please personally welcome her to our church and introduce yourself! We are happy to have you Mavis!


Barnabas Project: July 3rd

Join us for our monthly Barnabas Project Partners meet up this Sunday, July 3rd. Interested in becoming a Barnabas Project Partner? Contact Tanya at tanya@ubc-br.org


Retirees' Outing: Water Campus

Our Retirees’ will be having an outing July 13th at The Water Campus. Meet up as a group at 11:30AM OR just meet us there by 1:15PM. We Hope to see you there!

Please Register HERE: shorturl.at/auvDM


YANO: July 15th

Mark your calendars for our monthly Young Adult’s Night Out on July 15th! Sign up with the link above!



Session 4: Grief Support Group

Join us for our 4th 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’ Club: July 10th

We had so much fun at our first Kids' Club! The next camp date is now July 10th for children 2yrs-5th grade. UBC’s Summer Gatherings also correspond with our Kids Club dates, so drop your child at Kids Club and then join us at are next Summer Gathering event!



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 Summer: Check out our Outing to Blue Zoo!



 

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.



MDO Thanks You!


 

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



 

CHURCH OF THE NATIONS


Combined Worship in the Sanctuary this Sunday

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


 

FAMILY TREE CAFE


 

GENERAL UPDATES


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How To Give

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