• 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​​

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PO Box 276 Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734

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Sunday Services at 10:30 AM

​at Murray Grove

431 Route 9 (N. Main Street)

Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734

UUOCC is currently holding Sunday Services In Person with a Zoom option every Sunday at 10:30 am
Please check our Calendar for details on each week's schedule here.

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Please Click Hereto Join ​our Virtual Zoom Sunday Service

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

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

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

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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 www.uufaithaction.org  Within Ocean County we collectively and individually support 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.

Fullfill - the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. 

    - Wranglebrook Community Garden - a joint project of UUOCC and Berkeley Township (see additional information elsewhere on this page).

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

Phone:    732-639-1674 

Email:      info@uuocc.org 

UUOCC is located on the Murray Grove Campus at

431 North Main Street

Lanoka Harbor, NJ  08734

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

Learn more at www.MurrayGrove.org