Tucker was originally drawn to Unitarian Universalism due to the open-minded and welcoming community. She is originally from Ocean City, NJ, with a brief stint in Ithaca, NY, where she attended her first Unitarian congregation. Now back in New Brunswick, she is excited to continue … read more.
Author: Walter Mattingly
This September 20-27th, millions of people around the world will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join youth climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels, corporate pollution, and environmental destruction.
Our house is on fire — … read more.
Nick Place has performed throughout the United States as a collaborative pianist and music director in both musical theatre and opera. From 2013 to 2015 he held the position of Pianist/Music Director for the Artists in Residence program at Pensacola Opera where he was also … read more.
Jessica M. Hess grew up in a small town in PA and loved walking out her backdoor to the church next door for Sunday School and Wednesday night choir. Jess has three grown children and it was for them she sought a welcoming faith community. … read more.
Soul Matters Reflection: What Does It Mean To Be A People of Journey?
from the Soul Matters Sharing Circle
We UUs love to tell our journey stories. And hear each other’s journey stories. Whereas other religions have newcomers stand up and confess their fallen ways or declare … read more.
Listen to the question being asked, not the one you hear.
Do you know that story about the parent of a Kindergartener – maybe it’s first grade — who asks, with great seriousness ‘Mom, where do I come from?” The parent fills immediately with trepidation, having … read more.
“A chapel is where you can hear something beating below your heart.” (Pico Iyer)
If you are reading this soon after it arrived in your inbox, then it’s very likely that I am in the middle of a ten-day silent meditation retreat.
Ten days. Silence.
I have … read more.
A season of holidays, natural and created, is in our midst.
Not so long ago, the Gathering Room was festooned with lights in the School’s celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. It was a delight for me to spend a mid-November afternoon in … read more.
Last month we learned that the New Brunswick chapter of the NAACP chose our congregation to receive this year’s community service award for faith-based advocacy. It was a joy when I received the unexpected call from Bruce Morgan, President of this local chapter. He was … read more.
There are many good things about TUS. One of the them is our size.
Our size allows us to get know one another (if we make the effort). We enter the sanctuary and it feels cozy. There are enough seats, but not too many.