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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 13, 2014

We ask congregants to please arrive and be seated in the Sanctuary between 10:45 and 11:00. If you arrive late, the usher will let you in at the appropriate time or a sign will be posted that you should use the rear entrance of the sanctuary (the entrance from the steps nearer the street) so as not to disrupt the service in progress.

tiny rainbow chalice Monday, April 14th, 6:00 p.m. -- Passover Seder, at the U.U. Congregation of Montclair; for details see our Newsletter page 5.

tiny rainbow chalice Wednesday, April 16th, 7:30 p.m. -- Board of Trustees meeting, Sonen Room.

tiny rainbow chaliceSunday, April 20th, 11:00 a.m. -- [Easter] Jesus: No Dogma, Just The Facts -- Rev. Phil Passantino

In the past 20 years, Biblical scholars have come to some stunning new insights about what Jesus of Nazareth was up to. Let's leave the dogma behind and look with fresh eyes. The insights may surprise you.

Phil Passantino has officiated weddings on TV (Style Network's "Glam Fairy") and radio (WPLJ-FM's "Scott & Todd Morning Show"). He's spoken at UU fellowships from Ireland to Louisiana. He presents educational kids' programs to schools and libraries. He's also a songwriter who plays a mean accordion, African mbira, and guitar. His website is

tiny rainbow chaliceSunday, April 27th, 11:00 a.m. -- Unitarian Universalists as a Justice-Seeking People-- Rev. Gordon Clay Bailey

This service is all about our denomination's ability to assist members and friends seek ways to work towards Justice. This paradigm is not for the faint of heart but for all people that want to find a way to serve humankind, walk gently upon this earth and love one another more fully! Join us for a deep service filled with the history and present applications of faith made real by our hands.

This Sunday will also be the beginning of the annual Pledge Canvass.