PAST and UPCOMING SERVICES/EVENTS
Come to Skylands UU from 1-5 PM for a wide selection of items. Masks are mandatory. We will not conduct any transactions without them. NO EARLY BIRDS.
Help us make this successful so that we can continue to provide these throughout the summer and into the fall!
There will also be a collection for items for 'The Outreach Connection' They are requesting non perishable food items, cleaning supplies ( laundry detergent, bleach, etc ) and personal hygiene items ( no sample sizes ) for individuals who have been recently re-homed and those struggling in such difficult times.
June's theme: Compassion
6/7/20 - RE Sunday
This Sunday we will be celebrating our children and their teachers at our annual RE Sunday! Our congregation will have an opportunity to hear from our children and their teachers as well as experience what is like to sit in one of our classrooms. The hope in doing so every year is to not only share the important work that our children do all year, but celebrate their presence as an important part of our community. It is also a time to acknowledge our teachers. We simply could not do what we do without them.
6/14/20 - End of Year Picnic
This Sunday we will get together for a socially distanced, mask wearing picnic to celebrate the end of the SUUF "regular" service year. Please bring your own food and drinks.
All are welcome to join in the meditative experience of shamanic journeying to the beat of a drum. It's a great way to gain spiritual insight, practice your journey skills, enjoy the company of wonderful spirited people and shake off the cares of your day. Bring your healing intentions too!
WHAT ARE SUUF SERVICES LIKE?
Skylands UU is a lay-led congregation, meaning that members from the Fellowship manage all aspects of our organization, through volunteer committees and elected congregational boards. Lay members also design and lead the majority of Sunday Services, which follow a monthly theme. We also invite outside members of the community to occasionally lead services. During the fall and spring we generally have one Sunday each month that is a "Service Sunday", where we all work on buildings and grounds projects together rather than having a presentation.
Each service follows a similar format including chalice lighting, readings, music, a time for expression of Joys & Concerns, Offeratory, a children's story, closing words, and extinguishing the chalice. The content of the main presentation can be very different week to week so we encourage folks to come back a few times to get a feel for the full range of all we have to offer.
There are also classes for the children during many services, although there are also services designed to be multigenerational and include children.