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An Infinite Unwrapping

On Christmas Day, many households around us will have floors littered with wrapping paper. Of all the gifts we might give and receive, though, we each hold something that the world needs. We can hold it close and protect it. Or we can share it … read more.

Love Came Down at Christmas

We celebrate Christmas Eve as a community with a single service this year, continuing the tradition of our Tableaux and holiday music as we consider together why the birth and message of Jesus is still deeply meaningful to Unitarian Universalists. We also welcome you into … read more.

Music Sunday 2022

Annual service featuring music and its stories.

See you in-person Sunday morning at our new time of 10:15 am. Services will also be live-streamed on Facebook or on YouTube.

Guest In Pulpit: Mike Carney

Check out this week’s music notes:

Musicians: Mike Carney + Chancel Choir … read more.

Values Beyond Words

As a national association of congregations, we are exploring what it might mean to revise a portion of our bylaws that defines our shared principles and sources. In other words, we are consider whether our current covenant reflects who we aspire to be as Unitarian … read more.

Surrendering to Mystery

It feels good to be certain about something. Our brains love certainty. When we’re sure about something, we don’t have to think about it or figure it out. We just know it to be so. And yet, our faith tradition encourages us to embrace the … read more.

Building a New Way

Our congregation is evolving. We are learning new ways of being with one another and with the world around us, but what exactly is changing? If we recognize that we are evolving, how is that evolution happening? What is it that we are evolving toward?

The Missing Ingredient

The practice of breaking bread together as a spiritual community is an ancient tradition. It has meant many things to different people throughout time. What does it mean for us, as Unitarian Universalists gathering in physical and virtual spaces in our particular and peculiar time? Are we using an old recipe for the bread we break together? Or are we willing to consider what ingredients will yield the sort of Beloved Community for which we yearn?

Healing Change: Moral Injury and Moral Repair in our Veterans

What is the change process for healing? How do we begin to heal the wounds of war and violence in our nation’s Veterans and their caregivers? What is moral injury and how does it impact our veterans? Join UUCC’s community minister, Rev. Rina Shere, a mental health chaplain at the Cleveland VA Medical Center, to ponder the multi-faceted journey of moving from moral injury to moral repair.

That Broken Thing

We begin exploring the theme of Change with a recognition that growing in new ways means grieving a few things that no longer serve us.

The Courage to Face our Fears

This month, we’ve been exploring a lot of ways that we react to make our anxiety go away. We create conflict, we triangulate, we over-function. One of the most common things we do when we feel afraid, though, is just run away. Sometimes it’s a good idea to take a step back, but if we want to live into our life-affirming values more fully, we’ll probably have to face some things that make us anxious. When is distancing ourselves a healthy response, and when do we need to muster the courage to face our fears head on?