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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.

What to Banish, What to Hide

What to Banish, What to Hide

February 25, 2024

"What to Banish, What to Hide"— led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister.
On the Monday after this Sunday we will recognize twelve years since George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin. Our nation and our institutions vacillate between telling the truth and revising our history. Contemporary approaches would banish certain kinds of study and restrict certain kinds of truth. We find an honest path through difficult history.

Champions of Justice and Equity: UUCM Founders Sunday

Champions of Justice and Equity: UUCM Founders Sunday

February 18, 2024

Our congregation has a history rich with people and programs that have made a real difference in the life of Montclair and the surrounding communities. As UUCM was first chartered on Feb 19, 1897, we will examine some of the leading lights from UUCM's past.

The King Has Another Move

The King Has Another Move

February 11, 2024

"The King Has Another Move"— led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. Let us have an audacity of hope. What we mistake for a period is only a comma.

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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Whether it is in a classroom, in worship, planting flowers, or on the pledge team, we need your special skills!

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