Sunday Services

Saturday, December 24, 2022 – 4:30pm | Christmas Eve at UUCSJS | Led by Jess Dunn-Safonof, Gina Roche, and Deb Dagavarian

Saturday, December 24, 2022 – 4:30pm Christmas Eve at UUCSJS Led by Jess Dunn-Safonof, Gina Roche, and Deb Dagavarian This service will be light and fun and uplifting! We will have music, lots of singing, and several readings by different people. Come experience the warmth and love of Christmas with your Unitarian Universalist friends! Gina … Continued

Sunday, December 18, 2022 | One Person Can Make a Difference: Righteous Among the Nations – Rescuers During the Holocaust | Guest speaker Gail Rosenthal

Sunday, December 18, 2022 One Person Can Make a Difference: Righteous Among the Nations – Rescuers During the Holocaust Guest speaker Gail Rosenthal When learning the history of WWII, often the stories of rescue and resistance are not included. Non-Jewish rescuers and others who resisted in Nazi-occupied Europe changed the history of the Holocaust. Yes, … Continued

Sunday, November 27, 2022 | Recipe for Love and Life | Gina Roché

Sunday, November 27, 2022 Recipe for Love and Life Gina Roché Gina is excited to invite the congregation to our November 27th “Share a beloved recipe, share your heart” service. A service where we will be Recipe Sharing and cooking up some joy, good music and thankfulness at the UU! Gina is inviting all congregation … Continued

Sunday, November 20, 2022 | Having Hope and Thanksgiving | Rev Dr. Richard Speck

Sunday, November 20, 2022 Having Hope and Thanksgiving Rev Dr. Richard Speck Johannes A. Gaertner said, “To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” As we approach the holiday of giving thanks, what are we thankful for? Given the state of … Continued

Sunday, November 6, 2022 | One Grain of Rice | Guest speaker Laura Kushner

Sunday, November 6, 2022 One Grain of Rice Guest speaker Laura Kushner A look at how important our resiliency is to our convictions and how even the smallest acts can add up to big changes. About Laura: Laura Kushner is a long time member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. She is currently attending … Continued

Sunday, October 30, 2022 | Honoring Halloween: Exploring Earth Based Traditions and Psychological Rituals to Heal the Pain of Loss | Lay speaker Alison Maxfield

Sunday, October 30, 2022 Honoring Halloween: Exploring Earth Based Traditions and Psychological Rituals to Heal the Pain of Loss Lay speaker Alison Maxfield This Sermon will explore the Pagan Concept of Halloween, Native American spirituality, and rituals from Psychology to honor and heal grief. Rituals can transmute grief back into love and appreciation, while surrendering … Continued