Jan
28

Listening To The Divine Voice

As a practicing Pagan for many years, I always looked forward to winter. It was such a welcomed shift from my hectic, over-programmed life to a slower pace in all things.  Allowing my body and mind to reflect the cycle…
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Nov
10

Diwali, Post Diaspora

My post from 2011, reposted today. Happy Diwali! When I first came to the United States, I had just turned 23. It was the late 1980s. Beginning a master’s degree in a small liberal arts college in New England was…
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Apr
22

Easter Memories

If you were there on Easter you enjoyed the gorgeous soprano voice of Faustine De Mones, the over-the-top Easter decorations made possible by so many members in honor of their loved ones (and pulled together by the creative aesthetics master,…
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Apr
04

Announcement from Vanessa

Dear Members and Friends of The Unitarian Church in Summit: It is with gratitude and a heavy heart that I announce my resignation as your Parish Minister.  This year marks my 13th, a lucky number in our household and significant…
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Dec
11

Newtown Vigil Interview with Kathy Allen Roth

Members of The Unitarian Church in Summit and the larger community have been planning a vigil for this Saturday in Summit’s green.  The vigil will mark the one-year anniversary of the shootings at the Shady Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.…
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Oct
10

Dear Unitarian Church in Summit Members and Friends

October 2, 2013   Dear Unitarian Church in Summit Members and Friends,   I am writing with both exciting and difficult news.  As I begin my third year of ministry as the Assistant Minister of Congregational Life, this will also…
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Jul
19

Dear Editors, Bryn Here!

One of our members, Bryn, who is 11 years old, read Samuel G. Freedman’s article of last Friday, July 12, “A Church That Embraces All Religions and Rejects ‘Us’ vs. ‘Them’”.  In it Freedman describes an interfaith church aimed at…
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