This year’s plant sale and swap was our most ambitious and most successful to date! We take pride that we are helping to spread the important message of sustainable landscaping to folks in southern Jersey — and take pleasure that the message is energizing people to take positive steps to create better-functioning backyard ecosystems. This … Continued
Monthly Archives: May 2016
Commies in the Catskills: The Story of Camp Woodland Guest speaker Pat Lamanna Camp Woodland was a left-wing summer camp in Phoenicia, NY which flourished from 1939-1962. In addition to being known for collecting the folk songs of the Catskill region (and the place where Pete Seeger learned "Guantanamera"), it taught the children who attended … Continued
There’s No Place Like Home Heidi Jannsch, Melissa Hutchison, Debbi Dagavarian, and the Teen Class Join us for this intergenerational, family-friendly service as we bid a fond farewell to Reverend Cynthia. We will celebrate Reverend Cain’s two years with us with music, reflections, and Wizard of Oz themed surprises.
Optimism and Its Discontents Lay speaker Jon Luoma One hundred years ago, some of our Unitarian ancestors saw a future of only "progress… onward and upward forever." A century — and world wars and inhumanity and environmental degradation — later, have we become too pessimistic? Today, a message of hope, with evidence!, and a few … Continued
PRIDE Sunday Rev. Cynthia Cain and Guest Speaker Travis Love, AC Poet, Dancer, & Activist Rev. Cain and Mr. Love will discuss LGBTQ issues, with a focus upon youth/young adults, current backlash, and issues of intersectionality. Don’t miss!
South Jersey Humanists meets at the UU Center on the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 am. Visit them on Facebook or view their Meetup page.
The Atlantic County Secular Buddhist Community meets periodically to discuss Buddhist and mindfulness concepts and share experiences. Curious? Beginners are welcome! May’s gathering is at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library, at 10 am on Saturday, May 28. The gathering usually lasts about 2 hours, and we’ll have discussion and sharing followed by … Continued
Explore… Discover… Relax… Reflect… Share… Play Murray Grove Annual Gathering Two Nights!! June 10-12, 2016 Each year members of our congregation get together for a cookout and gathering at the Murray Grove historical site and retreat center located in Lanoka Harbor, NJ (Exit 74, Garden State Parkway). This year’s gathering will be Friday, June 10 … Continued
WICKED! Rev. Cynthia Cain A take on the Wizard of Oz classic, which, it turns out, lends itself beautifully to UU interpretation and metaphors about community.
Come to the Table Rev. Cynthia Cain We’ll be using the metaphor of food (as well as actual food) to talk about key concepts of how community works (and does not work). How will you go forward? What is your mission? How do you honor each new person, their talents and skills and passion, while … Continued