On May 5th, 2015, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, with the guidance of interim minister Rev. Cynthia Cain, formed an Anti-Racism Task Force with goals of supporting black-led racial justice organizations, learning and educating (including understanding white privilege), building connections, engaging with others and responding to calls for action. In late … Continued
Monthly Archives: September 2015
The Changing of Hearts and Minds: How Columbus Day Became Indigenous People’s Day, and Other Signs That Life is Evolving Rev. Cynthia Cain Where and when did this notion arise? Clearly, it was a strategy that was employed by those who have used non-violent resistance. As we look at the gradual evolution of the understanding … Continued
The Turning Rev. Cynthia Cain Rosh Hashanah will have just passed, but at this time of year, in the Jewish calendar, these are the High Holy Days. The time of turning, the act of forgiveness, and the renewal of vows are some of the most valuable, and most difficult practices we undertake in life. And … Continued
The Search Rev. Cynthia Cain and the Ministerial Search Committee Rev. Cain and the “MSC” (Ministerial Search Committee) will present a service that helps you understand the nature of ministry, the different kinds of ministers, and the process of selecting one, so that as you travel through this year of change, you can be an … Continued
Water Gathering Rev. Cynthia Cain The annual water “communion” is a ritual held each fall, in which UUCSJS members bring a small vial of water, collected during summer outings or travels, to pour into a shared container. Always a joyful, musical, and delightful time of re-connecting.