The Hawk

The monthly newsletter from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland.

January Search News

Search Committee Update

Happy New Year!

We want to take a moment to acknowledge the work that has been completed thus far in the ministerial search process.  The first phase of the search benefited from participation of UUCC members in completing a comprehensive survey, and attending interactive … read more.

Leadership Council Update January 2021

Meetings: 2020-12-03 and 2020-12-17

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

Plans for Christmas Eve were discussed at length. The Christmas Eve caroling event will be weather-dependent. LC decided that Rev. Joe Cherry would make the final decision by noon on the 24th … read more.

Musical Happenings January 2021

Mike Carney,
UUCC Music Director

Hello UUCC members and friends,

Welcome to 2021! Like many of you, I wondered if we would ever be able to bid farewell to 2020 – to paraphrase Jerry Garcia, what a long, strange trip it was. Of course, the turning of the … read more.

Urban Hope Thanks! January 2021

Dear UUCC Members and Friends,

Thanks to Frank Tascone, Kirsten Parkinson, Sophie Tascone and Laurie Holmes who all prepared bagged lunches for our Ohio City Urban Hope guests in December. And donations of warm clothing and other winter comfort items came from other generous congregants – … read more.

December Search News

Dear Congregation,

Your ministerial search team is doing the final editing of our Congregational Record, a huge undertaking that will be very satisfying to hit the “submit” button on, so it may be reviewed by the Transitions office at the UUA before it is launched into … read more.

Notes From Our Minister December 2020

Rev. Joe Cherry

Dear Members & Friends,

In her 2003 book, The Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming, theologian Catherine Keller invites her reader into the deep stillness of the beginning of the Book of Genesis. The book represents Keller’s effort to take seriously Genesis’s … read more.

Notes From Our Board President December 2020

It’s Thanksgiving time as I’m writing this, and I thought I’d share some gratitude that I have this year. I thought this would be easy and started writing a list of thanks. Whoa, not so easy – I quickly realized there is no possible way … read more.