Author: UUCWC

Finance Grows and Becomes More Dynamic

by Steve Saddlemire, Chair, Finance Committee

This church year was another one of change for UUCWC with the need for many ministries and committees to remain flexible and able to react quickly. The Finance Committee was no exception. As we approach the end of fiscal year … read more.

UUCWC Affirms Menstrual Equity

UU FaithAction NJ has launched an initiative to normalize the inclusion of free menstrual products in all restrooms. The Our Whole Lives (OWL) UU human sexuality program supports this initiative. Jami Thall, Reproductive Justice Task Force Co-chair, has written an article below explaining their … read more.

Spring is in the Air at UUCWC

by Michael Waas, Trustee, UUCWC Board of Trustees

Spring is in the air…right?

Spring often feels like it holds the promise of new life. We see the signs of new growth – buds are emerging on tree branches, the forsythia is in full bloom, and, since this … read more.

Moving Towards Our Vision

by Jamie Evanini, Vice President, UUCWC Board of Trustees

Our Spring Council Meeting, which serves as an opportunity for committee leaders, staff, and interested members to gather and share about their work, was held this past Tuesday evening, March 1st. For the first time, we conducted … read more.

Nourishment Through Congregational Engagement

by Nathalie Edmond, Co-chair, Congregational Engagement

As we move into spring, we start to plan for the new church year that starts on July 1. Some people may be transitioning out of leadership roles, emerging from pandemic hibernation, and/or wanting to make new connections. Congregational Engagement … read more.

The Right Relations Committee and Creating Covenants

by Michelle Hunt, Co-chair, Right Relations Committee

We need our faith community to discover who we are and who we aspire to be. Our covenants weave clarity and mutual understanding into our relationships. Recently, members of the Right Relations Committee (RRC) have come to understand the … read more.

Board of Trustees Mid-Year Review

by Jim Sanders, Trustee, UUCWC Board of Trustees

Before a person needs medical attention or has another issue where self-reliance is not the healthy course of action, experts say that you should identify someone to reach out to, from a primary physician to a trusted family … read more.

Allie’s Garden in the Second Year of Covid

by Al Johnson

Despite the HomeFront and Food Ministry programs still unable to use our produce, Allie’s Garden went full steam ahead growing fresh vegetables for the needy in our area. Our criteria for crop choice were: those that were relatively easy to grow, useable by … read more.