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    UCS Volunteers Turn Out For BRIDGES Outreach – Helping Our Community 

    In this land of plenty, most of us are able to enjoy relaxed holiday weekends spending time with family and friends, and we eat delicious home-cooked or prepared gourmet meals.  But not everyone has this same luxury. Recognizing the fact that many people in nearby … [Read More...]

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    Rev Robin Tanner Is Our Called Minister of Worship & Outreach

    On Sunday, May 22nd, The Unitarian Church in Summit (UCS) voted in favor of calling the Rev. Robin Tanner as their Minister of Worship and Outreach. The congregation cheered and clapped with thunderous joy as Rev. Robin returned to the sanctuary and accepted the … [Read More...]

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    UCS Sends Letter in Support of Renewable Energy

    UCS SENDS 80 LETTERS TO LEGISLATORS IN SUPPORT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY UCS members will send 80 letters to the Chairman of the NJ Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee, Wayne DeAngelo, urging him to support the Renewable Energy Transition Act (RETA). This … [Read More...]

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    UCS Votes to Affirm Black Lives Matter

    Using blue ballots, UCS voted unanimously at a special congregational meeting on April 10 to take a stand affirming that Black Lives Matter and pledging to oppose America's "stain of racism." Longtime member Claudia Cohen led a concerned group within the congregation … [Read More...]

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    Our Minister of Worship And Outreach

    ......Rev. Robin Tanner! Rev. Robin was called to serve as Minister of Worship and Outreach on May 22 by members of The Unitarian Church in Summit! … [Read More...]

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    UCS Raises Funds for Women’s Shelter

    SUMMIT, NJ - Seeking a way to help victims of Islamic State persecution, The Unitarian Church in Summit has raised $18,000 to support a shelter and rape crisis center in Iraq for Yazidi women who escaped abduction by members of the ISIS militant gtoup. The women’s … [Read More...]

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    Barot Group To Visit UCS This Summer

    Plans call for a group of 10 adults and youth from our partner church in Barót, Transylvania, to visit UCS this summer from July 28 to August 8.         The tentative list of travelers includes four high school age youth, one college student and five adults, including … [Read More...]

Jul
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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
12

No Kid Hungry Zip Code!

No Kid Hungry 07901: Did you know that 15% of children in Summit schools rely on school meals? August is the only month not covered. A collaborative partnership of local organizations & houses of worship are insuring that 07901 children…
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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
11

Hopeful Words From UU Legislative Ministry of NJ

From the Executive Director of Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of NJ, Rev. Rob Gregson: Dear fellow Unitarian Universalists and our friends: I sent you all an email last week immediately following the all-too-familiar shooting deaths by the police of Alton…
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Jul
11

Podcast, July 10: You Say “Eether” and I Say “Either”

Craig Rubano (with a little help from the Gershwins), talks (and sings) about living, learning,and translating beyond binary thinking: “potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto — let’s call the whole thing” ON!

Jul
11

SHIP Needs You!

SHIP (Summit Helping Its People) provides breakfast for many people who are chronically homeless. They are in DESPERATE need for regular volunteers on weekday mornings. Each weekday from 5:45 am to 7:45 am they need volunteers to serve breakfast and make bag…
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