Adult-attendance / RE for children

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

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!

The Story of Stuff

Datetime: 
02/15/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Materialism
Theme: 
Sustainability

From its extraction through sale, use, and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.

Born Again Unitarian Universalism

Datetime: 
02/01/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Sharing
Theme: 
Faith

This is a sermon by Rev. Forrest Church, who served for about 30 years as Senior Minister at All Souls Church in New York City. "This faith we have chosen is a gift, a great gift, and the greatest gifts of all are not for hoarding. They are for sharing."

Observations of China

Datetime: 
01/25/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Mike Keating
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Foreign Culture

Mike has spent considerable time in China the last few years, and will share his observations of what the country is like and will answer any questions.

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