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GNOUU is a local cluster of UU churches who are revitalizing their faith while rebuilding their city.

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Welcome to Community Church

Community Church's Sunday services and children's religious education are held weekly at 11:00 a.m.


6690 Fleur de Lis Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124
in Lakeview
All are welcome - casual attire.
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Rev. Jim VanderWeeleWe believe that we are all family and we all have value.

The purpose of Community Church is to form a community to practice and advance a free and responsible search for truth and meaning, the inherent worth and dignity of every person and a commitment to ethical living.

We invite you to visit us on Sunday mornings to explore our spirituality together.  All are welcome.

Second Sunday Social Justice Collection June 11 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 12:53

Our Second Sunday collection in June will benefit Voice of the Experienced.  VOTE began in 1987 as an effort of the Angola Special Civics Project, a group of prisoners at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Their initial focus was on jail-based voter registration. They were surprised to learn that detainees not on probation, parole, or serving time on a felony conviction were legally allowed to vote.  The group began to lobby their legislators and encourage their family and friends to vote. In 2003, several members of the project were released and established Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE) as a 501(c)(3) organization, focusing on voter registration for pre-trial detainees and those convicted of misdemeanors in the state of Louisiana.  VOTE has since expanded its work to include education for Formerly Incarcerated Persons (FIPs) about their rights.  In order to seize on the groundswell of energy around civic engagement, in 2008, VOTE hired full-time staff and created an ambitious but well-planned agenda to effect greater change.  Currently, their language for discussing this important work and the impacted community has shifted to be more inclusive. They now refer to themselves as Voice of the Experienced.



In the most incarcerated state in the nation with the highest rate of recidivism, during the second wave of civil rights and Black Lives Matter movements, they face incredible injustices and yet overcome staggering obstacles.  Their reach now extends well beyond New Orleans and Louisiana, to a vast network of individuals and organizations highlighting, addressing, and fighting for criminal justice reform and an end to mass incarceration in America.


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May Services at CCUU PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 30 April 2017 00:00
Our Monthly Theme is Embodiment

May 28, The Poignancy of This Existence. Personally, we are both damned and saved, both agents of darkness and messengers of light. Into this poignancy of existence we gather once again for your minister’s message of hope and blessing.


OWL Training Comes to New Orleans PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 11:11
We will offer OWL training for grades 7-9 and 10-12 in New Orleans prior to GA. It will begin on June 19th at 9 a.m. and end on June 21 at 1 p.m. and will be held at Community Church UU at 6690 Fleur de Lis Drive in New Orleans Lakeview neighborhood. The registration form is on this web site and payment may be made on line or by check; the registration fee is $165. If a check is used it should be made out to GNOUU (Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalists), with OWL training in the memo line. Mail the check to CCUU at the address above. A registration form may be mailed with the check or submitted on line. 22 persons will be accepted for training – get your registration in early!

Go to the OWL Training Registration Form and submit it now!


We Are Unitarian Universalists PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 November 2016 22:34

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