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.

Abetting Love’s Blossom

Abetting Love’s Blossom

April 24, 2022

This month of "Awakening" includes the coming of spring, when our natural world erupts in fervent beauty and blossom. Join us as we explore how to plant seeds that will yield blossoms of love, justice and beauty, knowing that our tending is what makes the garden of community rich and vibrant.

Turning the World Upside Down

Turning the World Upside Down

April 17, 2022

In the book of Acts, Paul and Silas are freed from prison by what seems like a miracle when the world is turned upside down. Join us as we explore how joy and justice can stop corrosion and destruction... now wouldn't that be a miracle! This is an Easter Sunday service though we will not forget to honor Passover and Ramadan. Also included in our service is a child dedication of a grandchild of the congregation.

The Stones Cry Out for Our Mental Health

The Stones Cry Out for Our Mental Health

April 10, 2022

“The Stone Cry Out for our Mental Health” - led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael. On this Palm Sunday we allow spiritual truths to compel our mental healing. When our spirit says rest and we ignore our spirit, the very stones will cry out.

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.

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