Committee News

USED BOOK SALE 12/3

During both coffee hours in the Crossings Room on Sunday December 3rd, shop for books!  It’s a win-win – many books are as good as new and perfect for gift-giving at bargain prices!  Your purchase supports UUCWC Earth Ministry projects for energy and water conservation.

Rev. Kim Featured on Diversity and Spirituality Network

Angelo John Lewis recently interviewed Rev. Kim for the Diversity and Spirituality Network.  Listen here A Universalist Unitarian Minister Talks About White Privilege and the Church’s Recent Racial Controversy The summer of 2017 was a turbulent time in the Universalist Unitarian world. A racially oriented hiring controversy — when a white man was hired over … Continued

Join the Natural Cosmology Discussion Postponed to Nov. 29

The Natural Cosmology Group Tuesday, November 29 at 7 pm in room 203. This Month we’ll discuss Robert Wright’s new book (or articles and podcasts related to it), called “Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment.” The book isn’t just about meditation, but about why evolutionary biology built us to survive but … Continued

Our Covenant of Right Relations

From the Right Relations Committee One aspect of a healthy congregation is having respectful ways in which we interact with one another. This responsibility is up to each of us by abiding by our Covenant of Right Relations. Our Covenant guides how we wish to behave and interact with one another. As examples, in this … Continued

New Political Realities for Justice Making in NJ and Beyond – Nov. 12

New Political Realities for Justice Making in NJ and Beyond Sunday, November 12, 12:30pm – 3:00pm at the UU Congregation at Montclair Remember to cast your vote on Election Day, November 7th. Simply voting, however, is only the first step: the next one is to consider what we can do make sure that our votes … Continued

Public Protest/Upstander free training – Nov. 18

Sponsored by UU FaithAction NJ (formerly the UU Legislative Ministry of New Jersey) A FREE two-part workshop on how to become a (better) social activist Saturday, November 18th, 10:00 – 2:00 pm Time: Part 1: 10am – 12noon = Upstander Training Part 2: 12:00pm – 2pm = Protest and Civil Disobedience Training Working Lunch (Bring … Continued

UULMNJ is Now UU FaithAction NJ

It’s Official: The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey has changed its name. It is now UU FaithAction NJ  (Unitarian Universalist FaithAction New Jersey) After 7+ years of working on legislation, advocacy and greater social justice on behalf and alongside UUs in New Jersey, the Board, Task Force chairs, long time activists–and many of … Continued

Service as a Spiritual Practice

by Ana DelCorazon, Congregational Life Coordinator congregationallife@uucwc.org In my time at UUCWC, I’ve seen a trend in how newcomers grow into regulars. After an initial period of getting to know the church and its members, they start to make it their own. For some people at that point, they just want to come on Sundays, … Continued

Introducing the Ministerial Intern Committee

From the Ministerial Intern Committee: Sonia Hardaway, Tim Murphy, Connie Rafle, Michael Waas, Regina Zilinski We are incredibly pleased and proud that we have Sue Flynn with us here at UUCWC. In the 2016-2017 church year the Ministerial Intern Committee reviewed applications from several potential interns and conducted a thorough interview process with all the … Continued

A Place to Grow, A Path To Leadership

by Geri Koblis, Chair, Nominating Committee As a new member, UUCWC was presented to me as a place where I could grow. How excited I felt at the possibilities to try new things, to venture beyond the pigeon hole of my daily life. I might discover talents that I never even knew I had! Growing … Continued