Are you interested in what it means to be a member? Join us for our Pathway to Membership classes over five consecutive Sundays – October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, from 10:10 to 10:50 AM (between services) in the Rotunda – to learn more about Unitarian Universalism and our congregation. We will share our faith journeys, explore the history of UU traditions, and gain an orientation to this congregation’s life by members and leaders. Those who choose can become members at the last session. Sign up at the RE table or contact Chris Buja at email@example.com.
Join Woven Green for an intimate, soulful, and unique concert experience on Saturday, October 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at UUCM. This dynamic husband-wife duo, blend their original contemporary folk, rock, world, and new age music in a spiritual stream of consciousness that invites listeners to the transcendental and mythic world they so passionately inhabit. Watch and listen as the couple synergistically flows between instruments (including guitars, native flutes, keys, loop stations, and other world instruments), storytelling, and relevant, potent lyrical content from songs off their debut ...
The Dances of Universal Peace are simple, meditative, joyous, multi-cultural circle dances that use sacred phrases, chants, music and movements from the many spiritual traditions of the earth to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and recognize it in others. Everyone is welcome to join us on Sunday, October 22, from 2:30 to 4:00 PM in the Rotunda. No previous experience is necessary. Visit www.Dancesofuniversalpeacena.org for more information or call Susan Krcmar at (973) 357-1209.
Andrea Lerner, the UUA Central East Region Director of Congregational Life, will be facilitating a StartUp for Revs. Anya and Scott, Chris Buja, the Board of Trustees, various Committee Chairs and other lay leaders on Saturday, October 28th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The startup process is designed to assist the ministers and staff who are new to a congregation, their colleagues, lay leaders and congregants to get to know one another better at the start of their relationship. This is done through an exploration of the congregation’s history, its current functioning and “culture”, and mut...
In the spirit of Halloween, join us for a Spooktacular Coffin Hour. So grab your broom and fly on over; costumes encouraged! For more info, please contact Iris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Five Questions Class is returning! For 6 Wednesdays– November 6, 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 11 – participants will delve into the five most important questions human beings might ask: What does it mean to be human? How do I know what I know? Who or what is in charge? What is the meaning of life? What is the meaning of death? The class will be held in the Mortenson Room from 7:30 to 9:00 PM and will be led by UUCM member Jerry Boutcher. Be sure to sign up no later than the first class by calling (973) 744-6276 or emailing email@example.com.
The auction is always a special opportunity to support our congregation by sharing what we love and do with fellow UU members. Through our donations, bids, and service this event is our best fundraiser and we encourage everyone to participate. Mark your calendars and start thinking about what fun items or parties you’d like to donate. If you’d like to help us make this years auction the best yet please email the auction committee at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer to help organize the event. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.
Reserve a place for your child or children. Dedications are scheduled on Sunday November 19th and Sunday April 1st. Rather than provide baptisms or christenings, Unitarian Universalists offer child dedication ceremonies for infants and children. Child dedications are opportunities to: • Bless the new life of the child • Express the parent or parents’ hopes for the child • Express the congregation's commitment to support and nurture for the child Email Rev. Anya to reserve your space: RevAnya@uumontclair.org