Our Senior Co-Ministers, Rev. Anya and Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael
We Are a Rainbow of Support!
Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all.
Justice, equity and compassion in human relations.
A free and responsible search for truth and meaning.
Please join us for Summer Sunday worship at 10:00 AM.
Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth.
The inherent worth and dignity of every person.
The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process.

Summer services are at 10:00 AM on Sundays.

Our Senior Co-Ministers’ Schedule for July 2018

Rev. Anya and Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael will take some time this summer for vacation and study leave. They will be out of the country from July 3rd through July 25th. If you have questions about worship or other congregational matters, and you don't know whom to contact, consider emailing or calling our Office and Communications Manager, Jaclyn Puleo at officemgr@uumontclair or 973-744-6276. Jaclyn can direct you to the appropriate congregational leader or staff member. If you have an urgent need for Pastoral Care, three excellent ministers are prepared to be of service:
Rev. Karen Johnston will cover July 5-11, 2018
(revkarentus@gmail.com; Cell: (732) 649-8110 (Text is good)
Rev. Mary Tiebout will cover July 12-14, 2018
(schoolhouse@pil.net; 215-766-9486. Cell: 267-261-2090)
Rev. Jacqueline Lahey will cover July 15-25, 2018
(jaclahey@aol.com; (973) 309-5857)

Newcomer Connections

Our Newcomer Connections will be held on the first Sunday of each month from 11:20 AM to Noon in the Alliance Room.
Are you new to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair?
Are you visiting or "Congregation Shopping" for yourself or your family?
Do you want to know a bit more about our congregation and the Unitarian Universalist tradition?
Join with one of our ministers and other newcomers to for a short, honest, in-depth conversation. All of your questions will be honored. Childcare is available in our Nursery. Children age 12 and above are welcome to participate. A bagel brunch will be provided. RSVP with our Administrator Danielle Carlo if you wish to attend.

UUCM Talk & Tour

Have you ever been curious to learn a bit more about UUCM? Join us for our Talk and Tour on the second Sunday of the month after each service. Come to learn more about our UU history, beliefs and values along with discovering our beautiful Sanctuary and buildings. Meet us by the fireplace in the Narthex after each service!

New Member Information

The new Pathways to Membership class will be a one day event! Join us on August 18, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM as we deepen our understanding of the intricacies of the Unitarian Universalist tradition as well as the complexity of our congregational life. Lunch will be provided.
We will be having a New Member Signing Ceremony on Sunday, August 19, 2018 during the 10:00 AM service. Membership at UUCM is available to those who have participated in the Pathways to Membership class or an-other comparable learning experience. We also extend an invitation to those who have joined UUCM but have yet to be recognized in a public ceremony.
If you or someone you know if interested contact Danielle Carlo..

SAVE THE DATE: Leaders Retreat for Women - September 28-29, 2018.

This retreat is for leaders at UUCM that identify as women, age 18 and above. This retreat will seek to secure a brave space: where we will consider our experiences in leadership at UUCM and in other areas of our lives, listen and reflect upon the experiences of others, and consider ways to de-center the patriarchy that challenges us at UUCM and beyond. Intersectional awareness will be key to our exploration. It will not be ignored. Our exceptional facilitator is the Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson. For more information and to register click here.

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Welcome to the U!

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, now in its 118th year, enjoys a rich history of spiritual exploration and social justice activism. For us, it's difficult to tell those elements apart because we find them to be two aspects of the same human, religious impulse. It's much like breathing in and breathing out.

Here members are not told what to believe, but we don't simply ask, "What do you believe?" We also ask, "What difference does your belief make - in your life and in the world?" We feel that religion is about life, about finding and making meaning in it, and we regularly discover that we do this best in community.


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