The Board Corner
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The Board Corner

From Nick Lewis on behalf of the Board of Trustees Please mark your calendars for UUCM’s Virtual Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at 11:00 AM.  As you should know, Unitarian Universalism is a faith in which the individual congregations are responsible for their own governance and determine how they will operate. It is...

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The Board Corner

From Matt Silverman on behalf of the Board of Trustees As we all know, the COVID-19 Pandemic has put a real damper on all UUCM in-person activities.  But as Board member Lauren Carlton wrote in this column last month, “We cannot safely touch physically, but the warmth that is flowing from our congregation spreads a...

The Board Corner: Pledge Season
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The Board Corner: Pledge Season

From Chris Corbett, Treasurer of the Board of Trustees In this year of firsts, this month the Congregation will take on a unique challenge: a pledge drive in the midst of a pandemic.   Last spring, the onset of the pandemic cut short our pledge drive and its fallout caused a significant reduction in pledges (40...

Helping Our Shelterless Neighbors
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Helping Our Shelterless Neighbors

From Board President, Peter Arian The UUCM Executive Committee (in consultation with Rev Scott and the Reopening task force) has agreed to be part of an emergency plan to help folks in Montclair experiencing homelessness. As some of you may be aware, pre-pandemic this population had a few locations in town available to escape the...

The Board Corner: New Website
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The Board Corner: New Website

From Michael Hetrick on behalf of the Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that our brand-new UUCM website will go live in January! We want to take this opportunity to acknowledge and honor Laurice Grae-Hauck for undertaking this enormous project, and for creating an online space that our congregation can be immensely...

Institutional Healing
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Institutional Healing

From Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-MinisterOur congregation’s Board of Trustees recently adopted their own Covenant which begins with this promise:We will work for equity and inclusion, countering systemic oppression in all we do for UUCM; we will work to overcome historic and institutional white privilege and other forms of structural inequities. This is a covenantal...