Church CLOSED January 20th

After careful consideration, we have decided that First Unitarian Church of Cleveland will be CLOSED today, January 20th.

We considered several factors including road conditions, high winds, low temperatures, and potential additional snowfall in making this decision.  We also noted that many of our neighbor churches have … read more.

Offsite Service!

This week we are worshipping at the UU Society of Cleveland (2728 Lancashire Rd, Cleveland Heights).

Parking is limited, so please consider carpooling.

A Word With Which We Struggle with Rev. Joe Cherry

Rev Rob Hardies wrote: “Spiritual growth isn’t about a vertical ascent to heaven but about growth in every dimension at once. It’s spirituality in 3-D. Growth in spirit doesn’t measure one’s proximity to a God above, but rather the spaciousness of one’s own soul—its volume, … read more.

Just Do It with Rev. Beth Marshall

On this second Sunday of Chalica, the service will dive into the work of Fr. Gregory Boyle and Homeboy Industries, using this quote from Tattoos on the Heart as a launching point: The strategy of Jesus is not centered in taking the right stand on issues, but rather … read more.

Our First Principle

Join us as we start our celebration of seven weeks of Chalica!


Christmas Eve (Late)

Our 8:00pm Christmas Eve service offers quiet reflection, caroling, and candlelight for families of all ages.

Christmas Eve (Early)

Our early service on Christmas Eve is a special time for our children’s nativity tableau, carols, and candle light.

Windows on Compassion

On this Sunday before Christmas, today’s service will explore how within elements of the traditional Christmas story resides a universal spirit of hope and liberation.


When the Pupil is Ready, the Teacher Will Come

Rev. Rod Thompson is a retired Unitarian Universalist minister, a former Ohio Meadville District Executive and Consultant, and a longtime member of the Kent UU church.  Rod has served as a settled minister and as an Accredited Interim Minister in congregations in Ohio, Georgia, Maryland, … read more.