Committee News

My Introduction to OWL (Our Whole Lives)

My introduction to the OWL (Our Whole Lives) Program was in 1999 when my older son Mike took the course at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, in Ridgewood, New Jersey. I was blown away by the program presentation and the tools it provided for my son. So I was honored when our DLRE, Robin Pugh, … Continued

Singers and Instruments Are Instrumental in Sunday Services

Throughout my time at UUCWC as Director of Music Ministry, I’ve asked myself why it’s so hard to find instrumentalists who are willing to play for a worship service. How do we get members/friends of the congregation to use their instrumental talents? How can we remove the dust that covers the case of a once … Continued

Listening

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention. – Rachel Naomi Remen Some of our most important work in Right Relations Committee is to listen.  We are here to listen to you, not just … Continued

A Note From the Board President: Celebration

The 2017-2018 church year brings many opportunities for us to work toward the important board goal of Actively Celebrate Our Community: Look to the past, present and future to celebrate our community in all ways – big and small. We are a community that has breadth and depth in our commitments – to each other, … Continued

A Call to Faith in Turbulent Times

Recently, I received an email from the Unitarian Universalist Association announcing the availability of a new curriculum. A Call to Faith in Turbulent Times certainly caught my eye. What are we living through if not “turbulent times”? How could our current times be any more turbulent? Let me share with you how the UUA describes … Continued

Auction 101 – April 15 at Middle Hour

The UUCWC 2018 auction season is here!  Curious about how this works? Attend a Middle Hour (10:00am) discussion on Sunday, April 15 to learn about this fun, community building fundraiser.  Silent Auctions are on April 22 and April 29, with the live Auction on May 5. Learn about special offers for new comers and the … Continued

Capital Campaign Update – March 26, 2018

As we enter the 4th week of the Capital Campaign, we are excited to share that we have $756,665 in pledges committed by 68 households. Or, stated another way, we have raised almost 70% of our $1.1M goal! There remain another 138 households in the congregation that we hope will join us on this Capital … Continued

Chilly in April?

Chili not Chilly! Can you help the Food Ministry with the ingredients for the April meal of Beef Chili?     

March for Our Lives – March 24

From UU FaithAction NJ: Just a reminder that March for Our Lives New Jersey is coming up fast! March for Our Lives New Jersey takes place in Newark on Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m., in conjunction with the national March for Our Lives event in Washington and with sister events across the state and … Continued

Loaves and Fishes 2018 – March 30 & 31

For more than 30 years, UUCWC and the Princeton UU Congregation have joined together to feed 600 working poor and homeless people once per year. There are two phases to this effort: On Friday night March 30, we’ll make 600 bagged lunches (peanut butter and jelly sandwiches) for distribution on Saturday. We also need brownies … Continued