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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...]

  • Youth Group 2015

    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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    Membership Corner

    Visitors who are interested in learning more about Unitarian Universalism and our congregation are encouraged to participate in programs which give an overview of our community and faith. Talk and Tour is a led by a lay-member and includes a tour around our building … [Read More...]

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    One Person’s Part In Creating Legacy

    Ruth Vogler hasn’t ever truly met me. Yet her work changed my life. It led me to Barót and lifelong friendships. More than twenty years ago Ruth established our congregation’s partnership with the Unitarian Church in Barót, Transylvania (Romania). In September at our … [Read More...]

Jun
29

Attending UUA General Assembly Remotely

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by Lorraine Franz UCS had several off-site delegates participate in this year’s UUA General Assembly just held in Portland, Oregon. Some of the time, we bunked out with a TV hooked up to a PC in the UCS library to…
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Jun
29

March with UULMNJ – Million People’s March Against Police Brutality, Racial Injustice & Income Inequality – July 25, Lincoln Monument, Newark

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As we all try to make sense of the events occurring in Charleston, an opportunity for true collaboration for racial justice is taking place this summer right here in New Jersey and our entire UU community can participate. UULMNJ is…
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Jun
29

Sunday, July 5: Service and Happenings…

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One Service at 10:00 am Sermon: Freedom Today (Independence Day) led by Emily DeTar Music: Mitchell Vines, piano Religious Education: One Room Schoolhouse Talk & Tour for interested newcomers. Family friendly! Meet at Welcome Desk in the lobby immediately following…
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Jun
26

News From the Facilities Expansion Team

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Why hasn’t the congregation seen this great new plan yet? Although the Team had hoped to have our design on view before summer vacations began, we needed to take a pause. New challenges are confronting UCS as we plan for…
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Jun
26

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

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(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…
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Jun
26

UCS Humanist Lunch – Report From General Assembly

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Come join the humanist pot-luck lunch discussion group for good conversation, food, and fellowship. All who are interested are welcome to these informal gatherings. Whether you consider yourself humanist, HUUmanist, agnostic, atheist, religious naturalist, or are just curious abouth “this-worldly”…
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Jun
25

Financial Planning for the LGBT Community

Information from General Assembly – A TIAA-CREF Financial Essentials Workshop: Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBT Community       The plan you need for the life you want You have a responsibility to yourself – and those you…
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