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Rev. Wendy Patoja, UU Guest Minister, Co-chair of the Anti-Racism and Diversity Committee of the UU Metro NY District.

In our earnest wish to be as inclusive of as many people as possible, it is not unusual for Unitarian Universalists to borrow elements or rituals from other cultural and religious traditions. But even with the best of intentions, too often we end up trampling on the identity of the very people with whom we are trying to ally. How can we remain in right relationship while welcoming and honoring others?
Music by Joel DeWitt, violin.

MONTHLY THEME:

May - KINDNESS

I believe in one God, and no more; and I hope for happiness beyond this life. I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow creatures happy.  ~ Thomas Paine

NEWS & NOTES:

Pride Parade

Save the Date! Asbury Park Pride Parade June 7th

Join UUCMC Jersey Pride parade walkers and festival goers on Sunday, June 7th in Asbury Park! This is Jersey Pride’s 24th anniversary, and we have been there for most of them!
 
Join us to walk the parade, or if sitting is more your style, do a turn at the UUCMC info table at the festival.  Let any of the following people know you’re coming: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Social Action Film Series

Symphony of  Soil

Sunday, May 31st, 6pm, Community Room

Symphony of Soil is a film that cultivates Appreciation of this immensely complex and dynamic resource, revealing the many relationships between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals. It also examines the human relationship to soil and its use and misuse in agriculture, deforestation, and development, as well. Light refreshments served. For more info, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Another Way to Support UUCMC

Did You Know You Can Help by Purchasing Gift Cards Through the Congregation?

Need a gift for mom, dad or a grad? Going out for dinner? Need a few things from the hardware store? How about clothing? Groceries? By purchasing gift cards through UUCMC, we get a percentage on each card, and you pay only face value! Purchase during coffee hour on Sunday morning, purchase online (click here for directions) or stop in the office during the week.

 

Save the Date! Annual Auction

Not to be missed!

UUCMC Annual Goods & Services Auction

Saturday, June 6th

Come join us, and bring your friends!

A good time is guaranteed! Silent Auction 5pm to 6:30pm; Dinner 6pm; Voice Auction 7pm. $10 Adult; $25 Family. The Auction is UUCMC's biggest fundraiser of the year. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets.

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