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Surviving Cancer

A Worship Committee sponsored service from The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, coordinated by Tanya Dixon.


READINGS:

From Deuteronomy 30
From Psalm 121
“Life Again” by John Banister Tabb
“Needle Biopsy” by John Updike

SERMON

“Surviving Cancer”
Coordinated by Tanya Dixon
Includes selections from “Prière pour guérir un malade”
(“Prayer for the Healing of the Sick”) by Charles Koechlin,
performed by Jack Drucker, flute

PRAYER & MEDITATION

CLOSING WORDS

Participants include Tanya Dixon, Carolyn Burr, Shannon Gattens, Deborah Graham, Judy Strachan, Anne Daly, and Jack Drucker.

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Tail of the Tiger: Zen Life in the 21st Century

Readings and a sermon from The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair by Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman.

STORY FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
”The Window”

READINGS: ANCIENT & MODERN

Attributed to Gautama Buddah, who lived about 500 years BCE, before the Common Era.
From “The Three Dharma Seals,” by Thich Nhat Hanh.

SERMON

“Tail of the Tiger: Zen Life in the 21st Century”
Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman

CLOSING WORDS

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The Story Behind the Story: Moving On

Readings and a sermon from The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair by Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman.


READINGS: ANCIENT & MODERN

From Chapter 1 of The Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tzu.
From the poem “The Womb of Stars,” Denise Levertov.

SERMON

“The Story Behind the Story: Moving On”
Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman

CLOSING WORDS

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It’s Not Easy Being Mom

Readings and a sermon from The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair by Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman.

STORY FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES

READINGS: ANCIENT & MODERN

From Chapter 4 of The Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tzu, as translated by Lin Yutang.
From the poem “The Journey,” by contemporary poet, Mary Oliver.

SERMON

“It’s Not Easy Being Mom”
Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman

CLOSING WORDS

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Coming of Age Sunday 2010

A graduation worship service presented by the Coming of Age class at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair.

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Rev. Judy Tomlinson

READINGS: MODERN


CREDO STATEMENTS

Reid Hawkins, introduced by Lee Wilson
Azzedin Jackson, introduced by Ted Hunter
Courtney McMorrow, introduced by Melissa Allen
Amelia Wong, introduced by Cameron Boyle
Richard Riggs Selleck, introduced by Frank Butterfield
Eliana McCann Smith, introduced by Jayne Rock-Gangale
Daria Thames, introduced by Nina Cooke John
Victoria Kennon, introduced by Janet Schiller
Megan Ross, introduced by Sandra Michaels
Lina Schoenwiesner, introduced by Laura Wilson
Matthew Sehr-Sweeney, introduced by Barnaby Feder
Vincente Grasso, introduced by John Carlton
Ryan Mernin, introduced by Terry McKeon
Jaclyn Zaccaro, introduced by Jeri Huempfner-Gatz

RIGHT HAND OF FELLOWSHIP
Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman

CLOSING WORDS

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