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Sunday Service Sept. 1 "Agriculture policy" & Potluck, Coffee and Fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00

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Please join us on September 1 for our Sunday Service. The title of our presentation is "Agriculture Policy" presented by Marguerite Green. She is the executive director of  SPROUT NOLA, a nonprofit that supports a healthy local food system in New Orleans and develops beginning farmers statewide. She is also a founding organizer of the Greater New Orleans Growers Alliance, an extensive network of growers who advocate for farmer’s needs on the state and national levels. Green also co-founded the New Orleans Flower Collective, a mutual aid and professional organization for area flower farmers. She lives with her fiance Elliot and their two dogs, Mae and Palma.

Marguerite Green is currently a candidate in the October 12 voting for Louisiana Ag Commissioner. Please be aware that our Fellowship does not support or oppose any candidates for public office.

You are also invited to share our monthly First Sunday potluck lunch at noon following the service. If you remember, please brin…

Game night Friday night August 23

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Come for a night of games and fellowship FRIDAY NIGHT AUGUST 23 from 6-10  - for details and directions email jackie@uulala.org

Please Join Us This Sunday Morning, August 25, for Coffee and Fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00

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AUGUST 25
UULALA

Monthly Theme:  PRAYER AND MEDITATION
IMPROVE YOUR LIFE WITH MEDITATIONPlease join us this Sunday morning, August 25, as Member Linda Hoagland shares her insights on the benefit and value of meditation as a life tool.

No one can dispute the benefits that a daily meditation ritual will have on your body both emotionally and physically. However, getting into a daily routine is often a daunting task. You may try to sit and quiet your mind, and find yourself recalling your shopping list or find yourself going over your last meeting with the boss. Don't despair and give up!

There is no one best way to meditate. However, there is probably a best way for YOU to meditate that will be unique for you.  By checking out different styles of meditation and relaxation techniques, you can be on the way to an ideal routine for you. Let's explore a few different types of meditation and some tips that might help you to create your routine. I have put together a few thoughts courtesy …

Please Join Us Sunday Morning, August 18 at 10:30 for Coffee and Fellowship; Service at 11:00

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AUGUST 18
UULALA

Monthly Theme:  PRAYER AND MEDITATION
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THE OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVALPlease join us this Sunday morning, August 18, as Fellowship Historian Bill Edwards shares his recent experience at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.Bill attends the Festival each year and reports back to the Fellowship.  Three plays stood out for Bill this year:

"Indecent" - about Yiddish theater author Sholem Asch, and a shocking play he wrote in 1906, dealing with piety, hypocrisy, and lesbianism(!).

"Cambodian Rock Band" - rock musicians in Cambodia when it was falling to the Khmer Rouge, and their survivors after its overthrow.

"La Comedia of Errors" -  Shakespeare's absurd comedy reset on the Texas-Mexico border, with twins separated at birth, growing up on opposite sides of the Rio Grande, the dialog in Spanish and English, sometimes translated, sometimes not.

Prayer and meditation take many forms and, as Unitarian Universalists, we embrace art as on…

Please Join Us Sunday Morning, August 11, for Coffee and Fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00

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Join us this Sunday morning for coffee and fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00.
Child care available during Service
We are a growing, lay-led religious community of diverse individuals. We offer reverent services, stimulating learning, social concerns, and a welcoming community.
We meet Sunday mornings for coffee and fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00 at The Camelia House, 709 Jefferson Blvd., Lafayette.  MAP
AUGUST 11
UULALA

Monthly Theme:  PRAYER AND MEDITATION

PRAYER
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?

Please Join Us Sunday Morning, August 4, at 10:30 for Coffee and Fellowship; Service at 11:00

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Join us this Sunday morning for coffee and fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00.
Child care available during Service
We are a growing, lay-led religious community of diverse individuals. We offer reverent services, stimulating learning, social concerns, and a welcoming community.
We meet Sunday mornings for coffee and fellowship at 10:30; Service at 11:00 at The Camelia House, 709 Jefferson Blvd., Lafayette.  MAP
AUGUST 04
UULALA

Monthly Theme:  PRAYER AND MEDITATION
WHAT IS A RELIGION?

Movie night Thursday August 8 "Frances Ha"

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MovieNight for the 2nd Thursday of August, August 8, will be the 2012 comedy/drama "Frances Ha." This story follows a New York woman, who doesn't really have an apartment. She apprentices for a dance company although she's not really a dancer, and throws herself headlong into her dreams. You can learn more at these websites:   Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Ha   IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2347569/
Following the success of Frances Ha, Gerwig went on to write and direct the film Ladybird. One bit of trivia important to UUs - The lead actress in the movie, Greta Gerwig, was raised as a Unitarian Universalist. In the Fall 2013 issue, UU World magazine published an interview:  "Greta Gerwig, UU film star"   Meet for snacks and fellowship on Thursday at 7:00; movie starts at 7:30. We gather at the home of Ann and Mike, 110 Seville Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503. If you have questions call Mike at 337-852-3668, Please do feel free to invite you…