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Women’s Spiritual Retreat at Murray Grove: Nov 3 – 5

Joyous Women Spiritual Retreat A Weekend of Spirituality, Self Care and Fun November 3 – 5, 2017 Murray Grove   Offering a series of spiritual workshops by Rev.Craig Hirshberg: Connecting with Spirit Illuminating Challenges with Light Unholy Contracts Other workshops: Dream Workshop Meditative Forest Walks Full Moon Bonfire and Rituals Estatic Dancing History of Women … Continued

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

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

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

Grounds Committee

by Steve Saddlemire Having taken over the reins of the Grounds Committee (with Scott Drew’s valuable help) in mid-summer from the incredibly involved and knowledgeable Kathleen Konopka, I have quickly learned that there’s a lot more to our exterior environment than what you see from the parking lot. UUCWC sits on a large and diverse … Continued

How Do You Lead?

By Nathalie Edmond, UUCWC Board of Trustees As we transition into September and experience the beginning of fall along with the many events related to the start of a new academic year and get into the full swing of the church year, I have been reflecting on my experience attending my first Board retreat. There … Continued

UUA and UUSC Form Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund

The UUA and the UU Service Committee have formed a joint recovery and relief fund for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. From the Unitarian Universalist Association: On Friday night, August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 Storm and brought with it deadly winds and rain to an area of the United States … Continued

Coming into Connection (Coming of Age for Adults)

The Coming of Age (COA) curriculum helps youth: discern for themselves what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist, individually and as part of the larger faith community; act on personal beliefs and values; and recognize and honor the movement of a youth from childhood to adolescence within the UU tradition. We know this year … Continued