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
It’s Complicated… Part 1 Rev. Dawn Fortune Mother’s Day is complex, sometimes chaotic, or fraught. On this day we will celebrate all of the chaos and glory of spring with our annual flower communion, as well as welcoming new members into our congregation and offering a child dedication. We will consider motherhood, babies, and what … Continued
Ain’t That Good News! Guest minister Rev. Amy Petrie Shaw Unitarian Universalism has a message of good news for the world, and it is too big not to share. Come and join Rev. Amy Shaw as we explore hope and agency in troubled times, and our role in spreading the Word.