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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County

35/47 Cleveland Street, Orange, New Jersey 07050, (973) 674-0010.   (Just off Main Street, just a block from Scotland Road.   Off-street parking.   Directions )

Upcoming Services & Other Events

last updated April 18, 2017


tiny rainbow chaliceMonday, May 8th, 7 PM -- Board of Trustees Meeting, El Palacio del Pollo, 540 Valley Road, West Orange. (Church members who wish to attend this Board meeting, please contact the church office by 6 PM on May 5th 2017.)

tiny rainbow chaliceSunday, May 21st, 1 PM -- FLOWER COMMUNION --Leader, Mindy Thompson Fullilove

In this new iteration of Dr. Čapek's idea, we encourage everyone to join us this day to bring and plant flowers on the beautiful border of our new walkway! Please gather in the Parish Hall for a brief ceremony before proceeding to the front lawn. Please dress comfortably and bring a trowel, if you have one! Donations of plantings welcomed (perennials preferred)! This will be followed by our Annual Congregational Meeting at 3 PM in the Parish Hall. The agenda for this meeting includes:

tiny rainbow chaliceSunday, June 4th, 5 PM -- Doug Farrand

Douglas Farrand is a composer, musician, educator, and learner. Having lived in and around Nottinghamshire (UK), He directs and teaches with Sonic Explorations, a K-4 daily, free music program at the Oakwood Avenue Community School, and works with the music department of the University of Orange, a free people's urbanism school. Douglas' primary interests are in music and teaching that invite us to explore our myriad processes of listening and embody a collective investigation of place, community, and personhood. His work has been realized in the USA, Canada, Belgium and Switzerland, and includes close collaborative work with fellow composers, performers, artists, educators, & students. Douglas studied composition privately with Craig Shepard and at Oberlin Conservatory with Josh Levine and Ashley Fure. He has received additional mentorship in composition, improvisation, musicianship, and education from Christopher Fox, Tim Feeney, and Vic Rawlings.


(For past events, see Calendar Archives.)