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Dec 24, 2013

This sermon was delivered on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2013, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills in Somerville, New Jersey by Rev. Jennifer Kelleher.

Dec 8, 2013

Rev. Jennifer Kelleher

"Enlightenment does exist," says meditation master Jack Kornfield. In recognition of Bodhi day – the day the Buddha was said to achieve enlightenment – we explored how we might prepare our hearts to awaken. Together we reflected on how we might integrate that ecstatic awareness into the...

Dec 1, 2013

Rev. Jennifer Kelleher

December is here. Evening comes early and we are beginning to be enveloped in more hours of darkness. This Sunday is the first day of Advent and the fourth day of Chanukah. While they are vastly different times of commemoration they each hold rituals that involve the lighting of candles. In...

Nov 24, 2013

Rev. Jennifer Kelleher and Chris Buja, DLFD

Thanksgiving is a holiday in which we focus our attention on gratitude. However, the full history of the first Thanksgiving is not the story many of us learned as children. During this multigenerational service, we shared the thanksgiving story from multiple perspectives...

Nov 17, 2013

Melanie Davis

Mid- and older age can provide one's most satisfying sexual experiences, yet harmful stereotypes persist. As a result, adults in long-term care often lose their sexual rights, while lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors often hide their sexuality in order not to offend caregivers. Melanie Davis,...