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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.

Chalica Week One – Respect All People

Chalice Lighting

Within us all burns the fire of life.
We share this common flame,
symbol of our precious being.
Each flame burns with a unique glow,
signifying our respect for the
inherent worth and dignity of every person.

Reading, Quote & Song

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can … read more.

Rev. Joe on Channel 5 News

At the start of the new year, Rev. Joe was interviewed by Cleveland’s Channel 5 News about turmoil within the United Methodist Church (UMC).

At the UMC’s General Conference this summer, the faith community’s leaders voted not to affirm the rights of LGBTQ+ people … read more.

UUCC at the Global Climate Strike

Several of our members joined a global community of protestors, activists, and regular ol’ folks to strike for worldwide action against climate change on September 20th!

Photo Credit – Brian Larson