An Interview With a Black Woman Lay speaker Shelee R. McIlvaine To know someone we must be able to say what is in our hearts. Let’s examine thoughts about women of Color from Shelee’s perspective. Offer your questions, those you’ve had with family and friends and even those that are considered taboo. Let us get … Continued
Many Paths: Small Group Ministries Coordinator Colby Tippins How does participating in a small group ministry fulfill you in a spiritual way? Colby will share some of the ways many in our beloved community embrace meaning.
Humanism: More Than Mere Atheism Lay speaker Michael Cluff Though the Humanist movement was born from Unitarianism, UUs may find it difficult to define. Michael Cluff, President of the South Jersey Humanists, will address humanists and non-humanists alike, sharing his thoughts on how Humanism differs from mere atheism, on the joys and concerns of being … Continued
The Quest for Meaning UUCSJS Men’s Group The Men’s Group will be presenting a service loosely based upon the Coen Brothers’ classic “O Brother Where Art Thou” about our journeys toward self-actualization.
7 Books for 7 Principles Presented by UUCSJS Book Club While books entertain us they can also be a source of inspiration. They may even shed a new light on our Unitarian Universalist principles.
Trailblazers: Black Women of the 19th Century Presented by Women of the Margaret Circle In this service you will meet five remarkable black women from the 19th century. These were women who did not let their gender or race prevent them from accomplishing the extraordinary.
60 Years of Community Service Lay speaker Bill Felix Bill Felix has recently returned from his 60th college reunion of Yale University. He was on a committee to solicit stories from his classmates about their experiences in volunteering these past 60 years. Many of these stories might strike you as ordinary, but Bill has chosen … Continued
Come Celebrate UUCSJS Interweave group History (His story), Herstory (Her story) — is the humankind story of all of us. June is Gay Pride month, a time to celebrate and also to reflect on the stories of all LGBTQ people. Your friends and fellow members of UUCSJS will give you a glimpse of their life … Continued
If I Could Be A Superhero Lay Speaker Matt Honig From Superman to Spider-Man, from Wonder Woman to Captain Marvel, our media is full of heroes, though some segments of the population are better represented than others. But media isn’t the only place you can find a hero. Our modern-day heroes come from many places. … Continued
Honor, Sacrifice, and Peace Rev. Dawn Fortune Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day,” a tradition begun to honor soldiers killed during the American Civil War. Since that time, it has become a day set aside to honor all United States soldiers killed in battle. As people committed to peace, how do we honor those … Continued