Committee News

Attend the UULMNJ Issues Conference – Oct 14

UULMNJ Issues Conference Saturday, October 14 from 12noon – 6pm Hosted by the UU Congregation of Monmouth County (Lincroft) Register Now! The Legislative Ministry’s Fall Issues Conference takes place on Saturday Oct. 14 from 12 noon until 6 p.m. Hosted this year by our member congregation, the UU Congregation of Monmouth County in Lincroft, the … Continued

Notes on Congregational Life

by Ana DelCorazon, Congregational Life Coordinator congregationallife@uucwc.org I haven’t had the opportunity to meet as many of you in person as I’d like to (yet), since I’ve only been a member of UUCWC for eight months and have attended for over a year. However, I’ve been a UU for six years, and my last church … Continued

Green Sanctuary: More than pretty green plants!

Every Sunday, one of the five fellowship candles is lit in recognition of our commitment to being a “Green Sanctuary” and caring for our earth and church grounds. This is the work led by your Earth Ministry Team and it involves every member of UUCWC. Being a Green Sanctuary means much more than having green … Continued

UUCWC Neighborhood Potlucks

Did you know that UUCWC hosts monthly neighborhood potlucks for members and friends? Currently there are four formed groups: Up the River, Newtown, Titusville, and Yardley. The Lawrenceville area potluck is just forming! Because of our growing community, not everyone has been invited to a neighborhood potluck – we hope to change that soon! A … Continued

What is the Council for Faith in Action (CFA)?

The Council for Faith in Action (CFA) was established in 2008, the result of a UUA-facilitated workshop about the best ways to integrate social justice into congregations. It went through some growing pains to become what it is today, serving as the fiduciary steward for the distribution of the 50% of the plate designated for … Continued

8 Sacred Circles Celebrates the Fall Equinox on Saturday, Sept. 23

8 Sacred Circles invites you to participate in the Autumnal Equinox Celebration, or Mabon, on Saturday, September 23. There will be a light potluck dinner beginning at 6pm in Room 201, followed by the ritual, led by Kayti Protos, beginning at 7pm. This is the time of harvest, of thanksgiving and joy, of leave-taking and … Continued

Racial Justice Initiative – September Opportunities

by Dan Tuft, Co-Chair, Racial Justice Initiative The Racial Justice Initiative continues to provide you opportunities to engage, act, study and reflect on issues related to racial justice both within UUCWC and in the surrounding communities in which we live. As we endeavor to live our UU principles regarding equality and justice, remember to encourage … Continued

Open to You!

by Ana DelCorazon, Membership Volunteer Coordinator congregationallife@uucwc.org If you’ve been to church lately, you may have noticed some changes in the lobby. For example, the Greeter/Welcome Desk has been moved from the left to the right-hand side of the doors, angled off the nursery. The Food Ministry basket and announcement sign is also right there … Continued

Immigration Today: A Community Dialogue

By Jasmine Ueng-McHale On Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm UUCWC will host a teach-in entitled, Immigration Today: A Community Dialogue. I have co-organized this event with other residents of Pennington, Ewing, Hopewell, Princeton and Lawrenceville. This event will be open to the community. The evening will begin with opening words by … Continued

Taking Root This Fall in Adult Religious Education

by Susan Colket, ARE Ministry Team Chair What if this fall, traditionally the harvest time, we begin to put down roots? Our congregation is fertile ground. We’re being called to take root here; to take root now. What’s this connection between roots and our community? Roots take in nourishment (water and minerals). Roots anchor in … Continued