Author: Board of Trustees

Indoor Sunday Services – Starting Oct. 17

We are moving our Sunday Services back indoors – effective this upcoming Sunday, October 17, 2021! This is exciting – we haven’t had a scheduled service in our Sanctuary since March 8, 2020. We are doing this knowing that Covid, and particularly the Delta variant, … read more.

Laurie Albright

President, Board of Trustees 2020-21, 2021-22

Term 2019-2022

I have been attending the First Unitarian Church of Cleveland, and now the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland, since I was pregnant with our 35 year old son, Tim Larson.

I have served in a number of capacities: teaching … read more.

Cliff Wire

Member, Board of Trustees

Term 2021-24

I first showed up at First UU back in Nov. 1997 looking for a new home and found it here. I didn’t know what UU’s were at the time. I thought they were just another smaller Christian denomination, but came … read more.

Tadd Pinkston

Member, Board of Trustees

Term 2019-22

An attorney from Cleveland, Tadd built his practice around serving the underrepresented. He is active in the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, joining statewide demonstrations and protests at the state capitol building as a legal observer.

Beyond … read more.

Mark Assel

Member, Board of Trustees

Term 2021-24

Mark Assel and his wife Shelley Assel have been members of the church (1st UU then UUCC) for 22 years. They first tried out 1st UU upon the recommendation of the minister who married them, and they’ve never looked
back after … read more.

Kathleen Binnig

Secretary, Board of Trustees 2021-22

Term 2021-24

Looking for a church community with a vibrant Sunday School program, Mark and I arrived at First Unitarian, now the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland, when our son David was two or three years old. (He is now 41.) … read more.

Christie Manning

Member, Board of Trustees

Term 2020-23

As a child I attended YRE classes and services at both the First Unitarian Church and the Unitarian Universalist Society, and was involved in the youth group at First Unitarian throughout my teens, briefly returning in my 20s to be … read more.

General Assembly!

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Participants worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. This year GA starts on Wednesday, June 23 and runs through Sunday, June 27. It is … read more.