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 Belong to Each Other

We Belong to Each Other

September 18, 2022

A sense of belonging is crucial. Belonging is kin to joy and justice. Belonging gives us a sense of purpose and meaning. Focusing on relationships fosters a community where inclusive belonging thrives.

Let Righteousness Flow like a Mighty Stream

Let Righteousness Flow like a Mighty Stream

September 11, 2022

“Let Righteousness Flow like a Mighty Stream”- led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister and Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. Water Communion is our annual ritual of ingathering for the congregational year. It is a celebration of our individuality and the way we merge in shared commitment to bring about the beloved community. 

The Good Enough Life

The Good Enough Life

September 4, 2022

In a culture fixated on perfectionism and a never-ending pursuit of greatness, how might a good enough life – one that embraces both goodness and enoughness – lead to mutual flourishing? A long-time member of the UU Congregation at Montclair, Loflin is a graduate of Meadville Lombard Theological School. He serves as an executive director of UU FaithAction NJ, a statewide organization committed to confronting systemic injustice and building a more compassionate New Jersey through education, mobilization and advocacy. Loflin will be ordained by UUCM on Oct. 23.

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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