Category Archives: On That Note…

News from Our Music Director

On That Note – September 2020

September 1, 2020
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries Can songs change the world? Peter Arian, the president of our congregation’s Board of Trustees, recently emailed me because he had heard a story on the radio that he thought might be of...
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On That Note…

July 1, 2020
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries Black Lives Matter. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Three lives lost to racism. Horrific deaths, and yet they are only the tip of a very large iceberg that we have not yet,...
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On That Note – June 2020

June 1, 2020
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries Recently I learned about the Tibetan word tonglen. It refers to a meditation practice in Tibetan Buddhism and roughly translates to “giving and receiving.” The concept is that we visualize with every inhale...
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On That Note – May 2020

May 1, 2020
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries Recently I drove to a home improvement store to pick up a few items I had ordered online. It was shortly after 6 in the morning, and there were virtually no other customers,...
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On That Note… – March 2020

March 1, 2020
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries Some five years ago, when my wife Laurice was working for the UU Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (since then rebranded as NJ FaithAction), she envisioned an event where the choirs of the...
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On That Note… – February 2020

February 1, 2020
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries If you missed the interfaith service on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, or if you just want to hear and see it again, you are in luck. Some of our intrepid technical wizards...
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On That Note – December 2019

December 1, 2019
From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries What wondrous love is this, O my soul? What wondrous love is this that brings my heart such bliss and takes away the pain of my soul? When I was sinking down, sinking...
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Music Opportunities for Christmas Eve

November 12, 2019
We invite youth and adult instrumentalists to participate in the Family Orchestra that will play in the family service on December 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM. Rehearsals are: · Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM · Saturday, December 21, 2019 from...
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