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2016 Annual Native Plant Sale & Swap A BIG SUCCESS!!!

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

June 10-12, 2016 | Murray Grove Annual Gathering

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

Saturday, May 7, 2016 | Native Plant Swap and Sale!

For the 6th year in a row, UUCSJS will be hosting a Native Plant Swap and Sale! For this year’s Annual Native Plant Sale and we have amassed a terrific collection of container-grown nursery plants for pre-order! We’ve selected hard-to-find shrubs, trees, and perennials that are especially ecologically beneficial. Sadly, despite their value, virtually none … Continued

May 1, 2016 | AED now on site

The UU Center now has a Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on site thanks to generous donations of congregation members. Pictured (l to r): Art Wexler, UUCSJS Board President; Charlie Roberts; Richard Schurig; RoseMarie McCarthy, AtlantiCare Heart Institute; and Dr. Melissa Hutchison. Think your place of business, school, or community location should have an AED on … Continued

Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 11th Annual Service Auction!

11th Annual UUCSJS Service Auction Saturday, November 7, 2015 Doors open at 6:30 pm and bidding starts at 7:00 pm. Download Auction Booklet PDF (32 pages) The biggest fundraising activity of the year, our UUCSJS Service Auction is the most fun you’ll have supporting our congregation. If you’ve never attended before, here’s what to expect. … Continued

Sunday Morning Mindfulness Meditation

Announcing Mindfulness Meditation on selected Sundays On Sundays when Rev. Cain is in the pulpit, we will be holding Buddhist-style mindfulness meditation BEFORE services. This will be an experiential meditation. It is not a discussion about meditation. We’ll ring a bell, say some words, and sit in silence together. Time: 8:30 to 9 am. Please … Continued

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, August 23, 2015 | Black Lives Matter! | banner unveiling

We unveil our Black Lives Matter banner on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm. We will be joined by members of St. Paul AME Church in Pleasantville. The UUCSJS Anti-Racism Task Force strives for justice, equity and compassion in human relations; has a goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all; … Continued