Adult-attendance / RE for children

Children attend beginning, and leave to RE before main service.

Why Religion Matters

Datetime: 
08/23/2009 - 10:15am
Theme: 
Faith
Theme: 
world religions

Theologically, this month is important: the month-long Islamic Fast of Ramadan, a time of reflection and spiritual discipline expressing gratitude for God's guidance and atoning for past sins, begins August 22; Yom Kippur, the most sacred day in the Jewish calendar, a day of confession, repentance, and prayers for forgiveness of sins committed during the year, begins September 27; we UUs start

Marriage Equality in New Jersey

Datetime: 
08/09/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Hannah Johnson
Type: 
Guest Speaker

This could be the year that marriage equality becomes a reality in New Jersey.  Ms. Johnson, the field director for Garden State Equality, will give us an update and let us know how to take action to ensure marriage rights for all.

“Faith, Hope and Wall Street”

Datetime: 
09/20/2009 - 10:15am

“Faith, Hope and Wall Street”    What have religion and faith got to do with the Financial Markets? Len looks at the correlation. He will have a story about faith to tell for all ages.

NJ Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act

Datetime: 
09/27/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Guest Speaker

Michael Patrick Carroll is a Republican Assemblyman from the 25th legislative district. He is a co-sponsor and strong supporter of legislation to permit medical use of marijuana. The bill has passed the Assembly and is awaiting Senate action. Gov.

Ethical Decisions of a German Detective

Datetime: 
04/05/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Winfried Wollgarten
Type: 
Lay-led

Winfried, who brings German students to visit NJ each spring, will talk about some of the issues he faces on the job, including drugs, immigration tensions, and domestic abuse, and the decisions he must make.

Ethical Eating

Datetime: 
03/29/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Rob O'Connell
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Eating
Theme: 
Vegetarianism

"Ethical Eating" was selected by delegates of at the 2008 General Assembly to be the 2008-1012 Congregational Study/Action Issue (CSAI) of the UU Association of Congregations.

Olympia's Daughters

Datetime: 
03/22/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Olympia's Daughters
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Music

Olympia's Daughters is a women's a cappella choir that builds bridges between communities and cultures. Through song, they challenge attitudes, foster healing, share their hearts, spirits, and joyful love of music. Their name comes from Olympia Brown, the first female who was ordained by a national denomination- the Universalists.

Participants in History

Datetime: 
03/08/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Rev. Julia Hamilton
Theme: 
History

Rev. Julia Hamilton is an intern minister at Unitarian Church in Summit.

Serve and Be Served

Datetime: 
03/01/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
John Hawkins
Type: 
Lay-led

John Hawkins is a member of The First Unitarian Society of Plainfield and a Trustee on the Board of the Unitarian Universalist District of Metropolitan New York (What we often refer to as "the metro district").

The Music of U2

Datetime: 
02/22/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Tony Van der Mude
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Music

In past services, Tony has explored with us the music of Joni Mitchell and Peter Gabriel. Today: U2!

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