Category Archives: Revs. Anya & Scott’s Blog

The Listening Booth – February 2018

February 1, 2018
From Rev. Scott  Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-Minister  “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” –Winston Churchill How do we “make a life by what we give?” At the U we do this...
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Hope: It Looks to Me Like a Community – January 2018

January 1, 2018
From Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-Minister I’ve begun to receive holiday cards. One of the notes came, as it does every year, from an intentional community where I lived for a year and a half, while studying for the ministry...
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A Language of Reverence – November 2017

November 1, 2017
From Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-Minister The vocabulary of reverence allows us “to speak of that which is sacred, holy, of ultimate importance to us, the language which would allow us to enter into critical dialogue with the rest of...
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Branding at UUCM – What’s in a Brand?

November 1, 2017
From Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-Minister  A brand is “a particular identity or image.” Our Congregation has a particular identity but is not always communicated with clarity and consistency. This means that we have an identity, but we don’t showcase...
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“No Exit” – News from our Senior Co-Ministers – Summer 2017

July 1, 2017
We have been asked by nearly everyone who “knows” anything about New Jersey: “What’s your exit?” While we appreciate the cultural introduction to a state that we value for its eccentricities, we aren’t as enlivened about our exit as we are our entrance, our...
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