The Hawk

The monthly newsletter from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland.

Notes From Our Minister May 2021

Rev. Joe Cherry


Deep in the core of our humanity lies Story. Story is one of the core elements of our homo sapien evolution. It is, according to some, the ability to Story that allowed Homo sapiens to become the dominant animal on … read more.

Notes From Our Board President May 2021

There’s a busy-ness that comes with the end of the academic year, even in a congregation during a pandemic.

Wasn’t the Coming of Age Service a few weeks ago amazing? I remember how blown away I was by the first Coming of Age service I saw … read more.

Leadership Council Update May 2021

Meetings: 2021-04-01 and 2021-04-15

Items which were addressed by Leadership Council during our recent meetings:

A subcommittee (Ken Kuehm, Rev. Joe Cherry and Cat White) met to set Building Use Guidelines for UUCC for this stage of the COVID PandemicThe Building Use subcommittee will meet again May … read more.

Musical Happenings May 2021

Hello UUCC members and friends,

The American naturalist and author Edwin Way Teale once wrote “All things seem possible in May”. As we welcome the warmer weather and hope for the end of the pandemic and lockdowns, let’s strive to keep our eye on what’s possible … read more.

Notes from our DRE May 2021

The Difficult Task of “Being”

Dr. Allan Georgia, Director of Religious Education

Hello UUCC Members & Friends!

The events of this month –– a national pandemic response, a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin case –– have been the latest in many consequential months upon months of … read more.

Notes from our DRE April 2021

Grieving in Public

Dr. Allan Georgia, Director of Religious Education

Hello UUCC Members & Friends!

Most religious traditions involve expressions of
lament––public grief aimed to be heard by god
and others in order to express a sense of outrage
and real emotion. This isn’t measured speech ––
this is verbalized … read more.