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Join us In Person or on our Livestream, Sunday at 10 am

We gather in worship to find meaning and live more deeply. Worship creates connections within, among, and beyond us, calling us to our better selves, calling us to live with wisdom and compassion. Our Sunday worship service are often interactive. With lively musical offering, reverent ancient readings, slam poetry, dynamic calls to action, and intergenerational connection are prominent pieces of our congregational life.

Upcoming Special Worship Services

  • Our Rosh Hashanah service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 5:00 PM. (Hebrew: רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה, literally “head of the year”) is the Jewish New Year. This High Holiday celebration held in our sanctuary and live streamed with Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael will be co-led by our congregation’s UU’s for Jewish Awareness group. All are welcome and all ages may appreciate our multifaceted worship. Registration required: tinyurl.com/UUCMRH22.
  • Our Heritage Bread Communion occurs at the worship service closest to Thanksgiving – a chance for us to participate in one another’s traditions. This year our service will be held on November 20, 2022. When registering, you will be asked the type of bread you are baking and how it relates to you own heritage. Bread will need to be brought to the service no later than 9:45am and cut into slices or half slices. Please register at: tinyurl.com/UUCMHBC22 to share a bit of your heritage.
  • The Transgender Day of Remembrance is set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. All Are Welcome to Join in this Observance of Remembrance, Mourning, and Affirmation on Sunday, November 20, 2022 (location TBD).With this service we raise public awareness, mourn and honor the lives of our transgender and gender non-conforming kin and we express love and respect in the face of national indifference and hatred. The Transgender Day of Remembrance was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgenderwoman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester’s death, and began an important tradition that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. Would you like to participate in this service? Those who are themselves transgender or gender non-conforming are especially encouraged to participate. Those who have family members who are transgender or gender non-conforming are also especially encouraged to participate. Offers to participate or questions can be directed to Rev. Anya Sammler-Micheal at revanya@uumontclair.org.

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Celebration

The many sources of our living tradition lend themselves to special worship and celebration rituals throughout the year. We share our joys and our sorrows through rites of passage that span the lifetime.

Special Worship Services
Rites of Passage

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