Jul
29

Embracing Authenticity: Not So Simple

  As children, we are born wired for relationality, eager to interact with others … and then acculturation happens. Rather than being taught to live into our full authentic selves, we are instead “carefully taught” that to stay in relationship…
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Jul
13

Finding the Communion at the Heart of Community

“Beloved Community” … we invoke the term all the time … we understand that it is something toward which we want to be — should be — striving, something that our presence helps to build … but how does this…
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Jul
12

UPDATE: March for A Clean Energy Revolution on July 24th

Due to the low number of registrants, UCS is cancelling our bus to the Clean Energy Revolution march outside of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA on Sunday, July 24th. If you are interested in attending and need a ride, please…
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Jul
11

Join Local Prayer Vigils and Conversations

UCS invites members and friends to attend local events and prayer vigils in the wake of the killings of two African American men and five police officers. We will continue to post events on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsummit/ In South Orange/Maplewood…
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Jul
06

You say ‘eether’ and I say ‘either’” … but, don’t we mean the same thing?

  “You say ‘eether’ and I say ‘either’” … but, don’t we mean the same thing? Craig Rubano (with a little help from the Gershwins), talks (and sings) about living, learning, and translating beyond binary thinking: “potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto…
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Jun
30

Ordinary Miracles

   

Jun
21

Our Invisible Instruments

    Chorister Joan Goldsmith talks about all people having “invisible instruments,” creative spirits that must be expressed, particular ways that we bless the world, special capacities to receive the blessings the world provides. Together, all of our invisible instruments…
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