Lay-led

The service is lay-led

Sharing Our Experiences

Datetime: 
05/03/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led

A panel of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons will help us understand, affirm, and advocate on issues of justice and equality their lives. This service is sponsored by our Welcoming Congregation Committee.

From Tinturn Abbey to Fallingwater

Datetime: 
05/24/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Tony Van der Mude
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Pantheism

Pantheism in the Arts. Great artists from the poets Wordsworth and Goethe to modern artists like Frank Lloyd Wright and Georgia O'Keefe portrayed Pantheism in their art. We will explore the artistic expression of Pantheism through the ages.

Religious Education Sunday

Datetime: 
06/07/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led

The children of the Stepping Stones class will share what they have learned this year, coming as famous Unitarian Universalists. Clara Barton, John Adams, Lewis Latimer, Susan B. Anthony, Kurt Vonnegut, Bela Bartok, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dorothea Dix, Isaac Newton—who will be with us this time?

Neighboring Faiths

Datetime: 
06/14/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led

Our middle school class has put together this service, sharing their thoughts about the faith traditions they have encountered this year.

Fathers

Datetime: 
06/21/2009 - 10:15am
Type: 
Lay-led
Theme: 
Fathers

Four short films about fathers and fathering, including one for our children.

What Do You See? (offsite)

Datetime: 
06/28/2009 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
Josh Galster
Type: 
Lay-led

Josh Galster, a professor of earth and environmental studies at Montclair State University, will lead a discussion on the landscape we can see from the scenic overlook on EASTBOUND I-80. He will have an activity and answer any questions folks might have.  We will meet at the scenic overlook that is immediately EAST of exit 19/County Road 517.

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!

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