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Celebrating Our Ministers: 25 Years of Service

Selections from our Worship Committee sponsored celebration of Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman’s 15th anniversary and Rev. Judy Tomlinson’s 10th anniversary of ministry with UUCM.

Congregation President Nick Lewis


Rev. Mary Tiebout
Rabbi Elliott Tepperman
Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Congregation President Nick Lewis
Members of Rev. Ortman’s Search Committee
Members of Rev. Tomlinson’s Search Committee
Board Memebers
Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman
Rev. Judy Tomlinson

Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Rev. Judy Tomlinson
Rev. Charles Blustein Ortman


Liturgist: Terry Cummings

Today’s service was made possible by a subcommittee of the Worship Committee and friends:
Terry Cummings, Tanya Dixon, Jack Drucker, Jeri Heumpfner-Gatz, John Horner, Steve Murphy, Jean Scott, Scott Seale, Nelia Sellers, Laura Stakiwicz, Sabine von Aulock and the generous food and labor contributions from the entire UUCM Congregation.

Please note: All sermons are copyrighted by the authors.


About The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair is welcoming of all seekers after truth, beauty, justice and compassion cherishing their diversity of race, gender, sexual identity and orientation, religious background and perspective on life. We are a liberal religious community seeking transformation in our hearts, our homes, our community and our world. We come together to * Create a spiritual community that nurtures and inspires us as we search for meaning in our lives. * Reach out and welcome all who wish to be part of our community because diversity of race, culture, sexual orientation, and economic background enriches us all. * Guide and challenge our children in their lifelong journey of discovery and spiritual growth. * Explore religious and cultural traditions so that we may honor our differences and our common ground. * Take responsibility for helping to solve the problems of our community. * Promote social and economic justice, furthering our work to dismantle racism, homophobia, and all forms of oppression. * Celebrate artistic creation as a spiritual element of life. * Respect the beauty and mystery of nature by actively preserving our environment. * Invest our personal resources to build and sustain this community of aspiration. * Act together to keep this covenant alive. We are Unitarian Universalists, building upon our heritage as advocates for the rights and dignity of all. Our spiritual leaders are Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael, Co-Senior Ministers.

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