Category: News

A Time To Explore Religious Traditions

This past week in the April newsletter, I posted the following, discussing how this time of putting our whole lives online will prove to be a valuable period to see what other faith traditions are doing:

“…Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our … read more.

UUCC Covid19 Closures & Changes

Dear Members and Friends of our Community,

In an effort to safeguard the community in this uncertain health time, The Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Cleveland (UUCC) has decided to close both of our buildings, effective immediately, until after March 29th 2020. During … read more.

3-10-20 Covid19 Announcement

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been thinking about a letter I might have to write regarding this latest coronavirus.
First and foremost, I think it is important to acknowledge that this virus is spreading, but also it is vitally important not to give way … read more.

Chalica Week 6 – Peaceful, Fair and Free

Chalica – Week Six

Chalice Lighting

As we light this chalice,

May its flame consume the forces of violence in the world;

May its heat warm the chill of misunderstanding and hate;

May its light brighten the lives of the sick of heart and mind.

Chalice, burn with the fire of … read more.

Chalica Week Four – Grow by Exploring Ideas & Values

Chalice Lighting

Our chalice is a lamp,
lighting dark corners of ignorance;
illuminating falsehoods.
We hold this sacred lamp,
applying knowledge with care
and abiding purpose.

Reading/Song

Hymn 145, As Tranquil Streams, has the following lyrics:

Prophetic church, the future waits your liberating ministry;
Go forward in the power of love, proclaim the truth that … read more.

UUCC Offering Donations Update

You may already know that the majority of offerings collected during our worship services are given to nonprofits in our community. If not, here’s a review of where your generous donations have made an impact in the first five months of the 2019-2020 church … read more.

Chalica – Week Three

Chalice Lighting

This chalice is a lighthouse, a beacon reaching across the vast spaces.

This flame beckons all travelers, come, enter, and be welcome.

Join us on our mutual quest.

Reading/Song

Hymn 402, From You I Receive, has only this one simple lyric:

From you I receive, to you I give, … read more.