Sunday services at 10:00 AM are held in-person at 67 Church Street, Montclair NJ
and live streamed to YouTube and Facebook.

Welcome to The U!

You are welcome to bring your full self here.

From pathways to membership, care team ministry, and covenant groups we’ll help you feel a part of our community.

Our Ministers

Our congregation was founded in 1897 by a group of women seeking liberal religious education for their children and has a history of long-term settled ministry.
Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael

Senior Co-Minister

Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael

Central to Rev. Anya's current ministry is the honest confrontation necessary to dismantle white supremacy, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, and sexism.

Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael

Senior Co-Minister

Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael

A "Religious, Naturalist Mystic," Rev Scott strives to embody service to our holy mission to build Beloved Community, together, in covenant.

Until we meet again, virtually or otherwise, you are in our hearts.

“We Are Pieces of a Whole”

“We Are Pieces of a Whole”

May 15, 2022

In this exploratory worship service leaders from the Mental Health Task Force join with Rev. Anya to explore the intersections of beauty, art, and mental health.

Generations

Generations

May 8, 2022

“Generations” a service of testimony - led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and Ghana Hylton. Rev. Anya and Ghana Hylton share stories and reflect on the impact of heritage - on the way wisdom, pain, beauty, and more can travel generational paths through families, and on the hope that comes with transformation.

God Matters

God Matters

May 1, 2022

“God Matters” - led by the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, who will share his own journey with God and how it has impacted his own learning and growth. Janamanchi currently serves as senior minister of Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, Maryland. Born and raised in Southern India, Abhi moved to the United States in 1994. He is a third-generation member of the Brahmo Samaj, a Unitarian Hindu reform movement with ties to Unitarian Universalism and he graduated from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 1998 and received an honorary doctorate from Meadville Lombard in 2018.

Molly, UUCM Religious Education graduate

I am proud to have grown up in this congregation. I learned here to become a compassionate and passionate advocate for social justice on all fronts.

Join us as we counter white supremacy, fight climate change, protect voting rights, witness border injustices, and more.

Undoing Racism Team

Undoing Racism Team

Our goal is to work with our congregation and the wider community to develop, strengthen and act upon anti-racist, multicultural perspectives

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Out Front

Out Front

An open and affirming group committed to the promotion of a positive image for the LGBTQIA community and a supportive environment for LGBTQIA individuals, friends, and family.

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