november 2017

Five Questions Class

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

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 officemgr@uumontclair.org.




UUCM Men's Group

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

October marked 10 years together for our Men’s Group, a span full of lively conversations about men’s roles, challenges, needs and responsibilities in a complex modern world. All men are welcome to join us. Bring your aspirations, concerns, empathy and good humor to meetings on the second Saturday each month (from 8:30 to 10:30 AM in the Alliance Room) and annual Spring weekend retreats. Email cpaturek@gmail.com for more info. We look forward to seeing you!




Child Dedications at UUCM

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

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






This month

Holiday Choir Rehearsals

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

If you would like to join the Holiday Choir for this year's candlelight service on Christmas Eve, please mark your calendar for the following rehearsals: Sun, Dec. 3, 12:30-2 pm - Tomlinson Room Thu, Dec. 7, 7:30-9:30 pm - Rotunda Sun, Dec. 10, 12:30-2 pm -Tomlinson Room Thu, Dec. 14, 7:30-9:30 pm - Rotunda Sun, Dec. 17, 12:30-2 pm - Tomlinson Room Sat, Dec. 23, 2-4 pm - Sanctuary (FINAL DRESS) The Holiday Choir is open to all who enjoy singing, just like the Chalice Choir. It is also a special opportunity for those who can't find the time to participate in the choir during the rest of the y...




Holiday Pageant Rehearsal

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

Our holiday pageant is coming up, you might not have heard much about it because we're planning on doing things a little bit differently. Instead of meeting up multiple times for many rehearsals, we are going to have ONE rehearsal the day before Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. We're looking for youth and those who are young at heart. You don't even need to have a child in the RE program. The pageant is a multigenerational experience, so all ages are valuable. We're hoping to show a display of the six following holidays: Yule , Diwali, Hanukkah, Advent, Christmas, Kwanz...




Undoing Racism Committee Meeting

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

Join the Undoing Racism Committee for our holiday lunch and some business to learn about our plans for 2018 spring events. We will meet on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 12:15 to 2:00 PM in the Alliance Room. Is becoming more active in social justice causes on your 2018 resolution list? We welcome you to get to know you and enlist your energies on the Poor People’s Campaign, advocacy for #150YearsIsEnough, jazz brunch program on violence against women of color and supporting Amistad Commission’s charter. RSVP to URC Chair Jane Gaertner at uucmurc@gmail.com if you will attend.




Christmas Eve Wassail

UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, United States     Religious

Please join us for our annual festive Wassail fellowship in Fletcher Hall following the 7:30 Christmas Eve service! Also, we would be grateful for contributions of cookies/sweets, cheese & crackers, red & green grapes, and red and green pepper slices. We also need help with set-up, serving, and clean-up. Please contact Deb Ellis at debellisnj@gmail.com if you are able to donate food or talent.




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