Author: Holly Barszcz

Candlelight Communion & Sweetness Swap

December 17, 2023 4:00PM: Candlelight Communion and Sweetness Swap. 

Last year we invented a new communion service! Each person brings a candlestick+candle to the service. They provide beautiful light. Then we exchange so that each person gets a new candlestick to take home. This year we will … read more.


Tia Aery will be joining us for our October 8, 2023 Faith + Works service. The title of her talk is “Keeping the Promise for 35 Years.”

Family Promise of Essex County (formerly the Interfaith Hospitality Network for the Homeless of Essex … read more.

Faith + Works – Edgar Rivera Colón

Dr. Colón will be joining us on September 10th, 2023 at 4PM to discuss his faith and his works. The title of his talk is: The Clearing: Notes Toward a Spirituality of Place and Kin-Ship When the Catastrophic is Our Daily Bread.

Edgar Rivera Colón, PhD, … read more.

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.