Gary Jackoway

Christmas Pageant “The Friendly Beasts”

The annual and very popular UUFN Christmas Pageant looks at the nativity story from the animals point of view. Stay for the All Fellowship Party afterward! Father Christmas RSVPed YES!

Go with the Flow

In this music-filled live Jazz service, we will explore when to go with the flow, and when to stand up against it. Podcast

In-Gathering…Welcome Back!

Members & friends celebrate the annual Water Communion by bringing water from a place that is special to them, during the service, the water is gathered together in a bowl. The combined water is symbolic of our shared faith & community & an excellent opportunity for our Fellowship to express our commitment to our shared 6th Principle.

SJ and U

Our vision statement says that we “create change and are thereby changed”. In this sharing service, we will spend time with each other talking about our Social Justice activities and how they have impacted our lives.

Never Again

Rev. David Pyle, from the UUA’s Congregational Staff Department and longtime Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark member Gary Jackoway, will talk about the different meanings of the phrase “Never Again”. This service is a sequel to Rev. Pyle’s powerful Memorial Day service.


In 600 BCE, Jerusalem was sacked by the Babylonians and thousands of Jews were taken to Babylon as slaves. How they reacted to exile, and how each of us reacts to feeling like strangers in a strange land, is the topic of this service.

“Randolph the Plain-Nosed Reindeer”

Holiday pageant featuring our Roots & Shoots class.  What happens when a poor little reindeer is born with a plain nose? This spoof on a holiday classic will make everybody chuckle. Children’s Holiday party to follow.