Upcoming Services & Other Events
last updated November 12, 2019
Sunday, November 17th, 4PM: FAITH + WORKS — The Importance of Faith — Myrna Williams Smith
Myrna has a BS from Seton Hall University and an MS and Doctorate from
LaSalle University, both in Education and Administration. A resident of
Orange NJ and a proud parent of four successful sons, she has worked in
Early Childhood Administration, taught History and English in an
elementary school setting, and has also taught in middle and Adult
school. Myrna holds certifications in Early Childhood, PreK – 8,
Education and Business, as well as Health Education. In addition, she
has been a curriculum writer, school administrator, a past PTA
President, served of the Democratic committee, a member of the
Oranges/Maplewood NAACP, and on various school committees. She
volunteers at VA Hospital in Orange, the Orange Interfaith Council,
Tuto, the Essex County Green Party, and various senior groups. Although
retired from the public sector, Myrna currently works as Education and
Business Consultant. She joined the First UU of Essex in 2018.
Sunday, December 8th, 4 PM: FAITH + WORKS — Aubrey Murdock
Aubrey Murdock is an inter-disciplinary practitioner focused on the intersection of art, design, media, education and civic life. In particular, she strives to create tools that make complex systems legible and new possibilities imaginable. Murdock is the Co-Director & Lead Designer for the University of Orange, a free people’s school and community organization. In her five years at UofO, her work has included program and curriculum design, community-engagement support for neighborhood planning processes, social science research on the effects of gentrification, production of a short film about Serial Forced Displacement: The Domino Effect, and the development of a site-specific storytelling project: Hidden Treasure of Our Orange. Murdock received her Bachelor of Arts in Film & Video Production from Columbia College Chicago and a Masters of Science in Design & Urban Ecologies from Parsons at the New School in New York. She earned a certificate for Collaboration in Natural Resource Management from The Ruckelshaus Institute & The Haub School of Environment & Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. Murdock is currently earning an Interdisciplinary MFA from the University of Hartford.
Sunday, January 19th, 2020, 4 PM: FAITH + WORKS – Dominic Moulden
HUUB: Singing With Friends — Every Wednesday, 12 noon to 1 PM — , 35 Cleveland – Worship Space.
HUUB/EssexUU/University of Orange: Margaux Simmons, Aubrey Murdock, Doug Farrand, Charlie Wirene and others singing together for an hour each week! Open to anyone who’d like to join!
Sewing Angels – Wednesdays, 4-6pm, October 9 – November 13
The Sewing Angels have been meeting at the HUUB since summer 2018 to teach the basics of sewing to members of the Orange community. Topics covered include threading, winding bobbins, stitch variety, fabric choices, and proper cutting techniques. The class is Free and sewing machines are provided, but space is limited. If you are interested in joining for the rest of this session, please contact Charlie at The HUUB and he will connect you with the organizers!