FAITH + WORKS
FAITH+WORKS is our monthly lay-led service. At 4pm on a Sunday of the month, our guest speaker gives a talk about their spiritual beliefs and how these beliefs affect their life’s work. Starting Fall 2022 these services are offered in a hybrid form, both in person and virtually! We would love for you to join us!
FAITH+WORKS: Rev. Darrell Berger + Annual Meeting
Rev. Darrell Berger was minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County from 2008 though 2014. He was born and raised in Toledo Ohio and attended Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt Divinity School. He also served congregations in Clinton, NC, Scituate, MA, Staten Island … read more.
Faith + Works 5th Annual Community Seder
Join us for our 5th Annual Community Seder on Wednesday April 12, 2023. We will start to gather at Faith + Works Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Orange, 35 Cleveland Street, Orange, NJ 07050 at 5:30pm. The program will be led by Rosanna and Virgilio Aran of the Laundry … read more.
Faith + Works Flower Communion 100th Anniversary
On Sunday May 14, 2023 at 9:00am, Faith + Works will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Norbert Capek’s Flower Communion. Sabrina Trupia and Charles Loflin will talk about the significance of the Flower Communion and Norbert Capek’s work. After the short talk, we will plant flowers … read more.
Faith + Works with Kate Dodd – March 26, 2023 4:00pm
Please join us for Kate Dodd’s “Conflict of Interest” presentation.
When: March 26, 2023 at 4:00pm
Where: Faith + Works First Unitarian Congregation of Orange
35 Cleveland Street, Orange, NJ 07050 and on Zoom
Kate will be exploring the innate contradictions of being an artist who does work about … read more.
Faith + Works: All My Relations, with Dr. Margaux Simmons
February 19, 2023 4:00PM
The guiding principle of Lakota spirituality is that all life, animate and inanimate, is related. We are all made up of the same stuff. This is the guiding principle of Margaux’s life and the substance of her faith. It informs all of … read more.
Faith + Works: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, with Robert Fullilove, EdD
January 29, 2023 4:00PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the end of his life, was working to create The Poor People’s Campaign, an effort to create a movement that would embrace all those in our nation seeking to combat economic inequality, not just for Black … read more.
Faith + Works: Communion of Lights
In the spring, we celebrate “Flower Communion” by planting flowers in the borders of our walkway.
For the winter solstice, we will inaugurate a new tradition of exchanging candlesticks and candleholders to bring light into the darkest days of the year and to remind ourselves of … read more.
Agape Love, with Reggie Miller
November 20, 2022
Faith+Works for November 20 —
Reggie Miller “Agape Love.”
We are very excited that Mr. Reggie Miller, a youth leader and motivational speaker, will lead Faith+Works on November 20th. Reggie is a leader in Orange. Among other important activities, Reggie organized the Covid Memorial, … read more.
“The Potter’s Wheel” with Mindy Fullilove
Faith + Works
Sunday October 23, 2022
2:00 PM Please note special time!
This meeting will be hybrid in person and on Zoom. You can register online here.
Join us for our Faith + Works on October 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM with Mindy Fullilove. Mindy will present … read more.
Faith + Works with Sharee Harrison September 18, 2022
Join us for this month’s Faith + Works on September 18, 2022 at 4:00pm.
Sharee Harrison born and raised in the City of Orange Township. She
is a graduate of the Township of Orange school system and received
an Associate Degree from Essex County Community College in … read more.
F+W – “Make This Place As Dope As Possible: The Jesus Model”, with Roger Apollon
Join us this Sunday, September 12th at 4pm on Zoom for this month’s Faith + Works talk. We will hear from Roger Apollon:
“It is said that Jesus traveled no more than a 40 mile radius during his time on earth. During that time, he walked to … read more.
F+W – Flower Communion 2021
We’re looking forward to seeing you tomorrow, Sunday May 9th, for our annual Flower Communion and our first volunteer day at the Ben Jones Community Garden!
We’ll meet at the HUUB at 10am to start building raised beds, mulching, and planting in our gardens and along the … read more.
Faith + Works – Laura Sacks
Join us on Sunday, April 25th for this month’s Faith + Works service with Laura Sacks! We’ll meet at 4pm on Zoom.
Laura will give a brief overview of important aspects of Judaism, her Jewish journey, and a Jewish perspective about life. She will share how Jews deal with … read more.
FAITH+Works: Ayako Maruyama
Join us on Zoom at 4pm for Faith+Works with Ayako Maruyama:
“What does it mean to be an instrument of peace? How do we know what we’re FOR? How do these compasses we develop over time work when we have to discern and make decisions for … read more.
FAITH+WORKS: Winston Nelson
Join us this afternoon for Faith+Works with Winston Nelson! We’ll meet on Zoom at 4pm with the link below.
Winston Nelson is a musician, songwriter, producer and the minister of music at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Orange. Winston began his musical journey at the age … read more.
FAITH+WORKS: Faith over Fear with Lesley Green-Rennis
This month we will hear from Lesley Green-Rennis for the final talk of our Turn on the Love series:
Faith over Fear
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives our fear… 1 John 4:18
Our emotional response to threat, real or perceived, is fear. Threats … read more.
F+W- Turn on the Love: Seeds of Faith Seen and Unseen, with Sarah Townley
Join us on Sunday, November 22nd at 4pm for this month’s Faith + Works talk with Sarah Townley. Register for free on Eventbrite for the Zoom link!
Turn on the Love: Seeds of Faith Seen and Unseen
“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrew … read more.
Turn on the Love with Dr. Lourdes Rodriguez: “Works are in the eye of the beholder.”
“My mother always says: ‘El que no vive para servir, no sirve para vivir’ which loosely translates into ‘a life that is not lived in service (say, through works), is not worth living’. Join us as we explore the meaning of works from multiple perspectives: life circumstances, cultural backgrounds, and our elders‘ wisdom. Using scripture, contemporary literature, reflections by spiritual leaders and our lived experience we will come to see ‘Works’ in unexpected places, through the eye of the beholder.”
FAITH + WORKS: The Bard Prison Initiative with Dr. Bob Fullilove
The Bard Prison Initiative And Me: An Insider’s Look at College Behind Bars
FAITH + WORKS is still on! Join us on Zoom to hear Dr. Bob Fullilove speak on the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) and his 10 years of experience teaching college-level courses in three … read more.