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Parents Night Out (childcare) – Saturday December 10

University Baptist Church will offer Parents Night Out on Saturday December 10 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. This is childcare for children age 4 months through elementary school.*  You must reserve spots for your child / children by today! (If you do not sign up by today… you will not be able to leave your child at the church this Saturday. They will not have enough workers.) Send an email to Deb McElgin = Children AT Ubc-br.org. Please tell her the name, age, and gender (boy/girl?) of your child in the email. This is for international families who are going to the Christmas party on Saturday December 10. Will be in the Nursery (Mothers Day Out) area with dinner (pizza) and a movie. 

University Baptist Church
5775 Highland Road, 70808

"Nursery" area is the building in the *back*

“Nursery” area is the building in the *back* – Fellowship Hall is the low building in the middle

Directions (from Louisiana State University)

  1. Drive southeast (away from the University) on Highland Road
  2. Turn left onto Leeward Drive (immediately after the electronic sign)
  3. Turn into the first parking lot
  4. Parents Night Out will be in the Fellowship Hall and/or Nursey

5775 Highland Road, 70808 at Mapquest

Christmas party for internationals – Saturday December 10

Our annual Christmas Party for internationals will be Saturday December 10 starting at 6:00 p.m. at the home of:

Leo and Margaret Stanley
916 Bourbon Avenue, 70808

916-bourbon-70808

  • This party is for people who participate in our Friday or Sunday activities (English Conversation and Bible study/worship) and their husbands/wives.
  • This party also is for adults – do not bring young children. If you have a question about this – askNote = There will be childcare at the church from 5:00-8:00 p.m. See other post on “Parents Night Out”

There will be a buffet dinner so people do not need to eat dinner before they come. We will also sing Christmas songs and carols.

Schedule very different from English Conversation! You can drive yourself – or you can ride on the church bus which will pick up from:

  • Milford + Gourrier (between El Cid + Embassy apartments) at 5:40 p.m.
  • Tigerland (the bus stop on Alvin Dark near Bob Pettit / across street from the store) at 5:45 p.m.
  • Brightside bus stop (across from gas station / outside The Blox apartments) at 5:50 p.m.
  • Highland Road bus stop (near the white HUB sign / not the bus stop near Walmart!) at 5:55 p.m.

*Please note = We will not stop on Boone + Lee outside Place du Plantier apartments… or outside Edward Gay apartments. If you live at Place du Plantier or Edward Gay apartments and you need a ride on the church bus you must contact us by Wednesday December 7 to let us know! We need time to change the route plan how to pick you up.*

Please wait 5-10 minutes for the bus to arrive because of weather or bad traffic.

Directions from Louisiana State University:

  1. Drive southeast along Highland Road
  2. Turn left onto Duplantier
  3. Turn left onto Heritage
  4. Quickly turn right onto Carriage Way
  5. Turn right onto Force (we are trying to help you park on the right side of Bourbon)
  6. Turn right onto Anvil
  7. Turn right onto Bourbon
  8. Look for house 916 on the left
  9. Very important – please be careful to park only on the street. Do not park in anyone’s driveway and do not park on anyone’s yard/grass!
  10. There are other parties happening that night so be careful you come to house *916* and not some other house!

Map of 916 Bourbon Avenue, 70808

International Friendship Celebration! Friday August 22!

International Friendship Celebration 2014 

Please come and bring a friend to our International Friendship Celebration* on Friday, August 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at University Baptist Church. This is a celebration party to welcome international students and scholars (and their families) to Baton Rouge. We encourage you to invite any new friends, neighbors, co-workers, classmates.

  • Food (including a vegetarian dish for those who cannot eat meat)
  • Drinks
  • A chance to make new friends – many Americans and internationals
  • Short program
  • Great gifts (including our famous t-shirt!)

This activity is free. All internationals are welcome!

Transportation is available. Our buses will pick people up from:

  • Highland Road bus stop (near BCM in front of Christ the King Catholic Church) at 6:05 p.m.
  • Edward Gay apartments at 6:10 p.m.
  • Nicholson apartments bus stop at 6:15 p.m.
  • Tigerland (on Alvin Dark across street from Circle K) at 6:20 p.m.
  • Brightside bus stop (across the street from gas station and shops) at 6:25 p.m.
  • Highland Plantation at 6:25 p.m.

Please allow up to 10 minutes for the bus to arrive because of weather or traffic. If you need more information or have a question about transportation please contact Rick Wright at Rick@Ubc-br.org or call him at 225-766-9474 extension 222.

Directions (if you want to drive yourself – from Louisiana State University):

  1. Drive southeast along Highland Road
  2. Drive past Lee
  3. Turn left onto Leeward (just after the electronic sign)
  4. Turn left into the first parking lot

Map of University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Road, 70808

 

Pizza making lesson and party! Friday February 21

It is one of the greatest foods in the world. And one of the greatest American inventions.

Pizza.

This Friday we do not have our normal English Conversation. Instead we have a pizza making lesson and party starting at 7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall at University Baptist ChurchPlease note this is thirty minutes earlier than English Conversation. 

And Chef Richard (pronounced reeshard) will teach everyone how to make pizza! We will make and eat pizza.* Everyone who comes will make their own little pizza. This is a good activity for people who do not need or come to English Conversation. And yes children are also welcome – but there is no childcare so you must watch your children and make sure they do not play outside by themselves!

*Everyone will make their own little pizza. However this year we will not cook these pizzas. People can take their pizzas with them and cook them at home. So the “pizza party” will be pizzas that we order.

You can drive yourself or ride on the church bus which will pick up from:

  • Highland Plantation apartments at 6:20 p.m.
  • El Cid / Gourrier at 6:25 p.m.
  • Tiger Towers at 6:33 p.m.
  • Nicholson bus stop at 6:40 p.m.
  • Tigerland at 6:45 p.m.
  • Brightside at 6:48 p.m.

Please allow 5-10 minutes for the bus to arrive because of weather or traffic.

Directions (from Louisiana State University):

  1. Drive southeast away from the university on Highland Road
  2. Drive past Lee Drive
  3. Turn left onto Leeward Drive – look for the electronic sign for University Baptist Church
  4. Turn left into the first parking lot
  5. The fellowship hall is the rectangular building on the right

Map of 5775 Highland Road (University Baptist Church) 70808 at Mapquest

Pizza lesson and party – Friday February 21

Many people ask us when are we going to have the pizza lesson and party? (We had to cancel when we had the snow/ice/cold weather.) We plan to have this activity Friday February 21 starting at 7:00 p.m.

We will confirm this date later this month. We look forward to seeing you!

Christmas celebration for internationals – Friday December 6

Our annual Christmas Party for internationals will be this Friday December 6 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the home of:

Leo and Margaret Stanley
916 Bourbon Avenue, 70808

  • This party is for people who participate in our Friday or Sunday activities – English Conversation and Bible study/worship – and their husbands/wives.
  • This party also is for adults – do not bring children. If you have a question about this – ask.
  • There will be a Parents Night Out at University Baptist Church that same evening from 5:00-8:00 p.m. This will help some families with childcare. You must register before this Wednesday!

There will be a buffet dinner so people do not need to eat dinner before they come. We will also sing Christmas songs and carols.

You can drive yourself or ride on the church bus which will pick up from:

  • El Cid at 6:00 p.m.
  • Edward Gay at 6:10 p.m.
  • Tiger Towers at 6:12 p.m.
  • Nicholson apartments bus stop at 6:15 p.m.
  • Tigerland (across from Circle K – corner of Alvin Dark) at 6:20 p.m.
  • Brightside (bus stop across from gas station) at 6:23 p.m.
  • Highland Plantation bus stop at 6:30 p.m. (note – this will be the last not first stop)

Please allow 5-10 minutes for the bus to arrive because of weather or traffic.

Directions from Louisiana State University:

  1. Drive southeast along Highland Road
  2. Turn left onto Duplantier
  3. Turn left onto Heritage
  4. Quickly turn right onto Carriage
  5. Turn right onto Bourbon
  6. Look for house 916 on the right
  7. Very important – please be careful to park only on the street. Do not park in anyone’s driveway and do not park on anyone’s yard/grass.

Map of 916 Bourbon Avenue, 70808

Events for internationals at Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) this Thursday

There are two special events for internationals at the Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) this week. The BCM is on the corner of Highland Road and Chimes Street. (The BCM is not a church. Baptist churches in Baton Rouge support and work with the BCM.) If you have questions you can contact Catherine Bozeman at Cbozeman@Bcmlsu.net or 225-343-0408.

Pizza Party for Internationals on Thursday August 15 starting at 5:00 p.m. Free pizza and ice cream.

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There is also an international cookout and pool party on Friday August 16 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. People need to be there at 5:30 p.m. in order to ride to the place where the party will happen. Please note that this is the same time as our English Conversation activity.

 

Pizza Making Party! Friday March 15

It is one of the greatest foods in the world. And one of the greatest American inventions.

Pizza.

This Friday we do not have our normal English Conversation. Instead we have a pizza making party starting at 7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall at University Baptist ChurchPlease note this is thirty minutes earlier than English Conversation. 

And Chef Richard (pronounced reeshard) will teach everyone how to make pizza! We will make and eat pizza. Everyone who comes will make their own little pizza. This is a good activity for people who do not need or come to English Conversation. And yes children are also welcome – but there is no childcare so you must watch your children and make sure they do not play outside by themselves!

Warning! There is a small chance we will have to cancel or postpone this activity if – and only if – the repair work on the church roof is not finished before this Friday. But we are very confident the work will be finished and we can use the Fellowship Hall on Friday evening.

Although some of the ingredients you can use on your pizzas will be meat – we will be careful not to have anything made from pork (hanzir).

You can drive yourself or ride on the church bus which will pick up from:

  • Highland Plantation apartments at 6:20 p.m.
  • El Cid / Gourrier at 6:25 p.m.
  • Edward Gay apartments at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tiger Towers at 6:33 p.m.
  • Nicholson bus stop at 6:40 p.m.
  • Tigerland at 6:45 p.m.
  • Brightside at 6:48 p.m.

Please allow 5-10 minutes for the bus to arrive because of weather or traffic.

Directions (from Louisiana State University):

  1. Drive southeast away from the university on Highland Road
  2. Drive past Lee Drive
  3. Turn left onto Leeward Drive – look for the electronic sign for University Baptist Church
  4. Turn left into the first parking lot
  5. The fellowship hall is the rectangular building on the right

Map of 5775 Highland Road (University Baptist Church) 70808 at Mapquest

Welcome Party for Internationals! Friday August 24

“Friendship and Family”

Our biggest event of the year! Church of the Nations invites you to our Welcome Party for Internationals on Friday, August 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at University Baptist Church.

* Food (including a vegetarian dish for those who do not eat meat)
* Drinks
* Lots of friendly people – internationals and Americans
* Short program
* Great gifts (including our famous Church of the Nations t-shirt!)

How much? Free. All internationals are welcome!

(Those who are going to help prepare – come any time between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.)

Transportation is available. The church buses will pick people up from:

  • Edward Gay apartments at 6:00 p.m.
  • Tiger Towers at 6:05 p.m.
  • Highland Plantation (bus stop) at 6:05 p.m.
  • Jennifer Jean (between Burbank and Nicholson) at 6:10 p.m.
  • Nicholson bus stop at 6:15 p.m.
  • Tigerland (by Circle K) at 6:15 p.m.
  • Brightside (bus stop) at 6:20 p.m.

Please allow up to 10 minutes for the bus to arrive because of weather or traffic. Contact Rick Wright at Rwright AT Ubc-br DOT com or call him at 225-766-9474 ext 222 for more information or to ask about transportation.

Directions (if you want to drive yourself – from Louisiana State University):

  1. Drive southeast along Highland Road
  2. Drive past Lee
  3. Turn left onto Leeward (just after the electronic sign)
  4. Turn left into the first parking lot

Map of 5775 Highland Road, 70808 at Mapquest

“Promotion Sunday” and Back-to-School Party this Sunday August 12

This Sunday August 12 is when children who are (1) 4 years old or (2) in 1st grade or (3) in 5th grade move up to their new Bible study classes. There will also be a new class for “toddlers” in room E104.

Also University Baptist Church will have a “Back-t0-School Party” for elementary school childrenthis Sunday August 12 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the baseball field behind the church:

Put on your swim suits and invite your friends. We will have hotdogs, chips, and cookies. There will be areas for preschoolers and older kids with slip-in-slides, water games, and a water slide. Come celebrate with us!

This event is also for children in Church of the Nations along with their families.