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Dec 17th, 2014 • Category: Minister's Blog, News & Events

Last year while serving the Unitarian Church in Summit, a young woman, Maggie Doyne, came to speak to the congregants and community at large.  She had been raised in a local high school, graduated with honors and was, like her peers, college bound.  But Maggie decided on a very different path.  Certain she had been […]

On the 15th Day of Christmas…

Dec 16th, 2014 • Category: Minister's Blog, News & Events

It’s the first day of Hanukkah, which means it’s five days to the winter solstice, and nine days until Christmas, which means there are only fifteen days left to 2014!  Anxious yet?  Reflective?  Deepening into the winter spirit? Over these next fifteen days, UUCWC will continue to collect donations toward the End of Year Fund.  This […]

Annual HomeFront Holiday Party and Mitten Tree

Dec 8th, 2014 • Category: Committee News, Council for Faith in Action, News & Events, Social Justice Committee

The Annual HomeFront Holiday Party at UUCWC is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 15th. We will provide the students and tutors with a first class dinner, followed by a gathering in the Sanctuary. There will be singing, an opportunity for students to pick gloves and hats from the church Mitten tree. A special visit by the […]

Holiday Plant Sale – Dec. 14 and 21

Dec 8th, 2014 • Category: Committee News, Finance Committee, Fundraising, News & Events

There will be poinsettias in red, pink and white as well as cyclamen at our plant sale after both services on December 14 adn December 21. Please consider purchasing a plant for yourself, to give as a gift, and/or to donate to our sanctuary for the Christmas holidays, taking it home for New Years. Proceeds […]

Winter Solstice Celebration, Dec 21

Dec 6th, 2014 • Category: 8 Sacred Circles, News & Events

Come celebrate the Winter Solstice at UUCWC on Sunday, December 21 at 7 o’clock. Join kindred spirits as we commemorate the year’s longest night together. We will share appreciation for ancient customs and personal traditions which bring special meaning to the season. For more information, please contact Mike or Heidi Dalzell, or Penny Gardner. 8 […]

Focus Group on Donor Recognition Postponed

Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Committee News, Finance Committee, News & Events, Stewardship

UUCWC’s Stewardship Committee has postponed the Nov. 30 focus group about public recognition of donors. The  group will be rescheduled for January. A date and time will be announced in the near future. Stewardship Chair Lou Csabay and members of UUCWC’s financial leadership plan to convene the group to seek your input on how we […]

Help “Stamp Out Despair”

Nov 18th, 2014 • Category: Committee News, Council for Faith in Action, News & Events

The Immigration Task Force of the UU Legislative Ministry of New Jersey is participating in “Stamp Out Despair”, a project of First Friends, which is an organization of volunteers who visit immigrants detained at several detention centers and correction facilities in New Jersey.  Many detainees know no one in the United State, so a First […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance – Nov. 23

Nov 17th, 2014 • Category: Committee News, Council for Faith in Action, News & Events, Standing on the Side of Love

As we have done in the past, we will Stand on the Side of Love in support of all transgender individuals by remembering those who have lost their lives to identity-based violence during the past twelve months. On Sunday, November 23, please join us for a brief observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance after […]

Turkeys for TASK

Nov 16th, 2014 • Category: Committee News, Council for Faith in Action, News & Events, Social Justice Committee

As the holidays approach, we invite you to make the holidays special for those who rely on the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). Please consider donating the frozen turkey you get free at your supermarket or buy one to contribute. Write TASK on the turkey or the tag and place the turkey in the UUCWC […]

Sharing Soup Sunday – Nov. 23

Nov 9th, 2014 • Category: Caring Committee, Committee News, Community-Building Ministry, Earth Ministry, Fellowship, Food Ministry, News & Events

On November 23, cook, share and enjoy some soup as you are willing and able.  Bring in a fair amount of your favorite homemade soup to share with the community.  One quart will be frozen and labeled for those who may be in need of nourishment for body and soul, while the rest of the […]