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March 25, 2021 – Search for Director of Music

PDF version of the below document UUCSJS Searches for new Director of Music Organization: UUCSJS PO Box 853, Pomona, NJ 08240 Current Membership: 98 Date Posted: January 29th 2021 Starting Date: Flexible, between March and September, 2021 Primary Category: Director of Music/Pianist Type of Position: Part Time/ 10 hours per week EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: ● … Continued

February 1, 2021 – Full Fellowship Granted to Rev. Fortune

On February 1, 2021, our minister Rev. Dawn Fortune was granted full Fellowship in the UUA. This comes after a three year evaluation period involving many colleagues and fellow ministers at the uua. The Congregation submits materials annually which assess and critique Rev. Fortune’s skills and performance in 9 different areas of ministry. Congratulations, Dawn!

January 6, 2020 – A Letter from Rev Dawn Fortune

Gentle People, I am sure that you are as disturbed and upset as I am at the events of this afternoon and evening (January 6, 2021) at the US Capitol. Not in living memory have we seen the security of that building of the two chambers of congress breached by insurrectionists threatening harm to our … Continued

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6pm | Post-Election Vigil

Post-Election Vigil Wednesday, November 4, 2020 6 pm UU Center UUCSJS will host a post-election candlelight vigil of music and healing outside at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 4 at our UU Center in Galloway (rain date Thursday, November 5). There will be speakers and music and candles and healing of the heart. The vigil … Continued

News from the Pandemic Response Team – October 14, 2020

News from the Pandemic Response Team Update: October 14, 2020 As many of you know, UUCSJS now has a Pandemic Response Team (PRT) working hard to determine the safest way for our congregation to hold in-person gatherings. At this time, they have not yet deemed it safe for large gatherings however, they are working with … Continued

Grieving the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Rev. Fortune traveled to Washington DC on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Yesterday was a very long day, involving four trains, much walking, and far too much coffee to be healthy. After hearing the news Friday night of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, I decided to travel to Washington on Saturday to … Continued

Adult RE for Fall 2020

From the Minister As the pandemic wears on, our ability to connect with each other within this congregation gets more and more challenging. We yearn for meaningful connection, for stimulating exchanges, for challenging growth of both mind and spirit. With that in mind, Rev. Fortune is implementing some new programming for the fall. Small Group … Continued

COVID-19 Reponse: UU Center goes to online services until further notice

UUCSJS is moving its in-person Sunday Services and all staff and committee meetings to ONLINE ONLY until further notice Congregational Letter from President Melissa Hutchison and Rev Dawn Fortune (March 13, 2020) (PDF) Zoom WORSHIP – Sundays 10 a.m. To schedule a ZOOM meeting for your committee or other UUCSJS-related event: Email the office at … Continued

Nature Photography Workshops – Open to the Public – starting January 2020

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS Instructor: Mike Hannisian BEGINNING WORKSHOP 1 • Saturday, January 4, 2020 • 10 am – 12 noon at the Unitarian Universalist Center, 75 S. Pomona Rd., Galloway, NJ Other workshops will also be held on Saturdays, with dates chosen for the convenience of participants. This series of five photography workshops is for … Continued

Friday, December 20, 2019 – 6 pm | Winter Solstice Singing Ritual

Friday, December 20, 2019 – 6 pm Winter Solstice Singing Ritual Friday, December 20, 2019 — 6:00 pm The Winter Solstice Singing Ritual returns to UUCSJS on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm. We will celebrate the return of the Light which occurs after the Winter Solstice with songs and stories. The singing will … Continued