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    From the UCS LeadershipTeam

    From The UCS Leadership Team Each month we share with you our thoughts, experiences and reflections on the theme of the month from our individual perspectives as members of the Leadership Team. August Theme: Becoming A People of YES Terry: For sure, I could not … [Read More...]

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    Pluto, Discovered by a UU!

    https://youtu.be/_OqP8kBnpM0 … [Read More...]

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    UCS at Pride Sunday

    Sunday, June 14, 2015 – Pride Sunday – was a day of firsts at UCS and a day of which we can all be proud. It started with our first-ever Pride service at 10 am. Reverend Emilie Boggis led the service entitled, “The Art of Inclusion”. It invited us to reflect on the … [Read More...]

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    All Love IS Equal: SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality!

    (edited from MSNBC.com) The Supreme Court ruled Friday, June 26 2015 that the U.S. Constitution requires states to license and recognize same-sex marriages, making marriage equality officially the law of the land!  Gay and lesbian couples can legally marry in all 50 … [Read More...]

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    What is Your Legacy?

    Leaving a legacy to benefit our spiritual home is what we can aspire to whether it is a legacy of social justice, religious education, or spiritual development. Visit Legacy Giving under Stewardship to find out how you can help sustain our shared values. … [Read More...]

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    Welcomed for Who We Are

    Editor's Note:  Throughout the month of March 2015, we have asked congregation members to speak from the pulpit about their experiences at UCS, in conjunction with the Annual Giving Campaign.  The following testimonial, delivered on March 8, is from newer members Ronnie … [Read More...]

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    What Haunts Teenagers

    What Haunts Teenagers? We asked one of our youth leaders, Charlotte, to reflect on the theme for October 2014: Ghosts, aka regrets. What does regret look like to a teenager? Well, teenagers make a lot of mistakes- in fact, that’s what we are made for. Every … [Read More...]

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Partnering Opportunities with Chancellor Avenue School

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We are excited to continue our eight year relationship with Chancellor Avenue School in Irvington, NJ. With Jessica Park spearheading our efforts again, joined this year by Lori Guirard, and with the support of the UCS Religious Education Committee, we…
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Jul
30

Reflections from UUA General Assembly

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In late June, UCS delegates – both onsite and offsite – gathered for the business of our larger movement. UUs from all over the country and around the world gathered in Portland, Oregon. With new          …
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Jul
29

Join Spirit in Practice in August

Have you been wanting to try Spirit in Practice? You are invited for our August sessions on becoming a people of YES! Begin in service at 10 am, hearing thoughts and experiences from our ministers, and then, afterward, come share your…
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Jul
29

Just Mercy: The UUA Common Read 2015

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We will ultimately not be judged by our technology, we won’t be judged by our design, we won’t be judged by our intellect and reason. Ultimately, you judge the character of a society . . . by how they treat…
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Jul
29

Rev. Emilie Responds To Pope’s Encyclical

from Rev. Emilie Boggis In mid-June 2015, the Pope published an encyclical on the environment and climate change. Have you read it? If not, no worries. Join us for a three-part series, called Caring for Creation, in which a Seton Hall…
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Jul
28

Ministerial Search Update – Impressive Responses!

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More than 210 of you–that’s more than half the membership–responded to the congregation-wide survey about our church and our expectations of a new Minister of Worship and Outreach–all the more impressive because summer vacations keep activities and attendance lower. (With…
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Jul
28

Sunday, August 2nd – Service and Happenings…

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One Service at 10:00am Sermon: Resounding Joy, led by Emily DeTar, Summer Ministerial Intern. Unitarian Universalists don’t always have the language to talk about celebration—but that should never prevent us from rejoicing! Come in with a joyful song to give thanks…
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