Crump's Expressway

- Governance

    When this is due I will be at GA and will certainly have things to report from there. However, I will use this column to tell you what we learned from The Reverend Carlton Elliot Smith during his visit with us on June 10th.

- Social Justice

Our church was well represented when 20 volunteers served at the Holy Grill during our recent week of service.   Volunteers from our church serve the daily lunchtime meal twice each year in rotation with volunteers of member congregations of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, which

- Music

UCBR's own Marie Flowers will again direct the annual gospel choir. The choir will begin rehearsals on Wednesday, July 11 at 6:30 pm, so plan ahead if you'd like to participate in this fun summer music-making experience. The gospel services will be August 5 

- Education

Family ministry aims to support families of all configurations by modeling how to bring our faith home.  ~Kim Sweeney, UU Religious Educator

- President

David Hawley, Board President

- Associate Minister

Last month our Unitarian Universalist General Assembly was held in Kansas City, Missouri. Four of your staff and three of our church members attended. In no particular order here are some brief observations and take aways from our faith's annual gathering:

- Minister

VOTE to release funds for Sanctuary Renovation project ~ Sunday, July 8, 12:45pm. Your Board of Trustees recommends a vote by the congregation to release available funds so the project can continue.  The ceiling li

- Governance

    Your Interim Task Force has met twice and has submitted an application for an Interim Minister to the UUA. We also decided to communicate as much as possible and in as many ways as possible. So – here is the first Transitions Column.

- Social Justice

    Our first service project especially planned to give children in Religious Education the opportunity to experience volunteer service along with their parents was a great success. Four UCBR families prepared "Bags of Hope" at the St. Vincent de Paul dining room on May 12.

- Music

    June begins with the New Orleans Gay Men's Concert on June 2, 7:30pm. The theme this summer is Big Apple/Big Easy. For tickets or more information, visit