Monthly Archives: September 2015

Black Lives Matter to UUCSJS

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

Sunday, September 27, 2015 | The Turning | Rev. Cynthia Cain

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

Sunday, September 13, 2015 | Water Gathering | Rev. Cynthia Cain

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.