Racial Justice Initiative Update; Discussion on May 23

The Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) is concluding its second church year.  This year focused on congregants participating in Beloved Conversations curriculum, Black Lives Matter information meetings and listening circles, the formation of a People of Color circle that meets monthly, discussion and approval of a UUA recommended banner affirming our values, and creation of Facebook … Continued

Kinship Circles Demystified

UUCWC’s groundbreaking new model for inter-generational relationships has begun its second year of operations. Kinship Circles is based on a perceived need for intentional cross generational connections between young families with children, midlife empty-nesters and older adults in their wisdom years. We use the word Kinship as a way of thinking about these Circles. K … Continued

What You Didn’t Know About One Another: We Brought It to You in Crossings

We told our stories. How the Food Ministry brings UUCWC’s mission to the streets. Why participation in the Moral March was part of our fabric. What we notice in HomeFront kids when they care for Allie’s Garden. Over three years, Crossings magazine told the stories of our congregation. In all, 24 stories — as told … Continued

Roland “Rollie” Rahn Memorial Grant – Funding Program Established

Roland “Rollie” Rahn was a long time member of UUCWC and co-chair of the church’s Food Ministry. Rollie was passionate about the Food Ministry’s service to HomeFront. He firmly believed that in this land of plenty, no one should ever go hungry. Upon his passing in October 2015, Rollie’s family requested that memorial donations be … Continued

UUCWC’s Endowment Fund

Many members of UUCWC, particularly newer members, may not be aware that the UUCWC has an Endowment Fund. It is, in essence, our savings account for the future.  It provides for long-term financial security, allowing our community and mission to continue to prosper. The Endowment is a restricted fund, completely separate from the annual operating … Continued

March for Science – April 22 – Trenton NJ

Science Not Silence Join Members of the Natural Cosmology Discussion group at the New Jersey March For Science. The march will take place in Trenton on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd at 10 AM. This is one of many nationwide demonstrations being held across the country. “The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly … Continued

Job Announcement: PT Office Support Position

PT Office Support for vibrant Unitarian Universalist congregation in Titusville, NJ.  14 hours per week; 50 additional hours to be used throughout year as needed.  Fridays a must; other days negotiable; mornings preferred.  In coordination with Church Administrator and Director of Lifespan Religious Education, responsible for weekly communications, volunteer support and database maintenance.  Comfort with … Continued

Racial Justice Book Group – May 8

The Racial Justice Book Group’s second meeting is planned for Monday, May 8 at 7:00pm, and will be held at UUCWC. The book to be discussed is The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. Awarded the National Book Award for Fiction in 2016 and the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2017, it has been commended for, … Continued

Kinship Circle Informational Meeting 4/23

Kinship Circles is launching its second effort with an informational meeting on Sunday, April 23 at 12:30. This UUWCW initiative assists in the formation of small, multi-generational “intentional” families. We understand that people may be disconnected from relatives and offer Kinship Circles as a way to establish meaningful connections with some fellow congregants. We aim to connect households … Continued

UU Summer Camps for All Ages

We are reprinting this article from last year, updated for 2017, because I think attending a UU summer camp or conference is so important to growing Unitarian Universalists of any age. They may not be able to articulate it well, but many lifelong Unitarian Universalists will tell you it was their participation in UU summer … Continued