Lay-led

The service is lay-led

A Musical Sunday

Datetime: 
07/19/2009 - 10:15am - 11:40am
Speaker: 
Bill Montfort
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Music

We will revisit the music from our songbook and from our past. Please bring a favorite CD to share.

Teaching Tolerance

Datetime: 
07/26/2009 - 10:15am - 11:40pm
Speaker: 
Anne Kager
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Tolerance

Film and discussion, using an Academy Award-winning documentary that tells the empowering story of Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissman Klein. Movie and materials are provided by the Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, found at www.tolerance.org.

"Creating Our Own Heaven"

Datetime: 
10/11/2009 - 10:15am - 11:40am
Speaker: 
Tony Van der Mude
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
heaven on earth

Heaven on earth is possible, or at least approachable. This service discusses how to get there. Tony will base the service on a sermon by Rev. Judy Deutsch, using materials from the Church of the Larger Fellowship.

Standing on the Side of Love

Datetime: 
08/16/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Robin Slaw
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
social justice
Theme: 
UUA

Come learn about the new UUA initiative to proclaim love in the face of fear and hate, using songs and stories. Celebrate our differences!

Sunday brunch

Datetime: 
08/02/2009 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
social

Hosts Joan and Denis will supply beverages, bagels and spreads. Please RSVP using the "contact us" tab above to let them know how many will be coming from your household and what sort of dish you will be bringing.

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.

Annual Rites of Spring

Datetime: 
03/15/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Spring

Please bring readings about springs or new beginnings to share.

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").

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