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There are a variety of activities at UUOCC. Check the calendar regularly to make sure you're not missing out on anything.


UUOCC is currently holding Sunday Services In Person with a Zoom option every Sunday at 10:30 am
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Sunday Services at 10:30 AM

​at Murray Grove

431 Route 9 (N. Main Street)

Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734

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UUOCC is located on the Murray Grove Campus at

431 North Main Street

Lanoka Harbor, NJ  08734

Whether you're brand new to Unitarian Universalism or moving here from another UU Community, we welcome you.

Phone:    732-639-1674 


Unitarian Universalists Offer A Religious Alternative

Check our Calendar for more details on upcoming services.

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PO Box 276 Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734

Unless otherwise noted Rev. Julie Newhall preaches and leads worship at UUOCC on the second and fourth Sundays of each month from Sept. through June

Embrace the Soul ... Embolden the Spirit ...

Enrich the Community

  • For the churched or unchurched in search of a spiritual home
  • For folks seeking a religion without dogma
  • For parents who wish their children encouraged to think independently about religion and values
  • For couples in interfaith marriages
  • For free thinkers, questioners, seekers, doubters, and explorers
  • For straight, gay, lesbian, transgender, queer and questioning individuals looking for a welcoming and affirming religious community
  • For all who are looking for a meaning and purpose; to connect to something greater​​

Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center, has many new and wonderful events and spaces for overnight groups or individuals all year long. 

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​​Social Justice at UUOCC

Although UUOCC is a small congregation, we take our commitment to social justice seriously.  We contribute financially to UUFaithActionNJ, the statewide UU social action organization and participate in workshops and activities that they sponsor, particularly in the areas of environmental justice and climate change and immigration policy.  (For more information visit  Within Ocean County we collectively and individually support a wide variety of organizations including the following:

    - Interfaith Hospitality Network - an interfaith ministry providing shelter and assistance to homeless families.

    - Hope Center - providing resources, services and advocacy for those in current need.

    - Wrangle Brook Community Garden - Wrangle Brook Community Garden is for the local area residents. They have the opportunity to cultivate their own vegetables and flowers. There is also a common area to grow produce to be donated to local food banks. All are welcome to join in this endeavor. Originally founded and supported by UUOCC.

    - Lacey Food Bank -

    - Marine Mammal Stranding Center -

UUOCC has been recognized as a
UU Welcoming Community and Stands on the Side of Love.