It’s easy to get lost in numbers in the field of epidemiology. How many are sick? How many are at risk? How many died? How many people need to be treated to eliminate a disease? These are important issues to tackle professionally, but it’s equally … read more.
What if ideas have lives of their own? In her book Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert resurrects the ancient notion that creative people don’t find their muse buried within, but outside themselves, on loan from the universe. What happens when we understand ourselves as in a … read more.
Do you have probing (or casual) questions about Unitarian Universalism, life and death, or everything in between? This service will invite your written inquiries, to which Rev. Erika will respond spontaneously in lieu of a sermon. (Note: “respond to” doesn’t always mean “answer”!)
Rev. Erika created this ‘All-Ages’ multimedia Blueberry Communion as a celebration of summertime contentment – and a recommitment to avoid the ways that, however inadvertently, we engage in joy-busting. We’ll hear an unexpected story about our beloved St Henry (last name: Thoreau) and of course: … read more.
We all desire to be happy and to be connected to ourselves and others. Sharing tea allows us to remember what’s most essential about being human, and teaches us the wisdom of receiving and relaxing. From this space we can both hold the complexities of … read more.
We will celebrate love. Love of each other, our families, our friends, and the communities that hold us in love. MUUf is one such place. We will read our covenant together. and hear readings and poetry about the many gestures of love among people. Members … read more.
Rev. Karen G. Johnston is the settled minister at The Unitarian Society, A Unitarian Universalist Congregation in East Brunswick, NJ (where Rev. Erika gave the installation sermon in April 2017). She grew up in Oregon and lived in western Massachusetts for several decades until … read more.
Rev. Erika Hewitt
What distinguishes Unitarian Universalists from other people of faith is our foundation in covenant: the promises we make, keep, break (!), and recommit to as we seek right relationship. What does that mean for our shared ministry as we approach our … read more.
Rev. Alex Holt
We are affected by cravings to all sorts of substances and behaviors. The latest is the opiates addiction trend. How do we, as religious liberals and occasional skeptics, face addictions in ourselves and others in this busy age?
Rev. Holt is an Accredited … read more.
Members of MUUF will offer personal reflections on why it is important that we are a Welcoming Congregation for LGBTQ members of the community and tips on how to be an ally.