Author: Dell Salza


The Playground is a collaborative project between the congregation and the community. It was originally built many decades ago and, while still attracting UUCC members, students from the IMPACT program, and neighborhood kids, it had areas of rotting wood, protruding nails, and other signs of … read more.

UUJO May Day for Democracy on 5-1 Zoom

Come join UUJO, UUs from around the state, and others from our partner organizations on Saturday, May 1, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., on Zoom (link below) as we discuss legislative threats to Democracy in Ohio and what we can do about them.

In … read more.

IMPACT Youth Enrichment Program

The IMPACT Youth Enrichment Program is an afterschool prevention program for Shaker Heights Middle School 7th and 8th graders in collaboration with UUCC and the Shaker Heights Youth Center. The program promotes leadership, service, wellness and academics, and runs in Fellowship Hall on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from … read more.

Authentic Diversity Covenant Group

Authentic Diversity Covenant Group – Each of us lives in a culture of conscious and unconscious ways of being in the world. Now more than ever, we need to build relationships effectively across difference – including race, ethnicity, class, sexual identity, and more. This requires … read more.

The Community Garden

The Community Garden was started in 2009. Folks can reserve one or more beds in the spring or fall and organically grow vegetables, fruits, and flowers. The plots are available to members of the community which includes the congregation as well as friends and neighbors … read more.

The Permaculture Garden

The Permaculture Garden serves as a greeting to those who enter the church via the parking lot as well as a place for quiet contemplation.  It was built between 2010 and 2012 by 125 church and community volunteers and supported by $70,000 in contributions.  It … read more.

FDR Partners

FDR Partners – Since February of 2017, UUCC has had a partnership with Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy to bring youngsters and oldsters together in service to students’ academic achievement and social-emotional growth. Congregants have participated in a variety of efforts:

Tutoring in the MOSTS (Mentoring One … read more.