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The 2022-23 Stewardship Campaign Begins

The 2022-23  Stewardship Campaign Begins

It must be getting close to springtime: Sunday March 13 is the beginning of the 2022-2023 Stewardship campaign. We start things off on Sunday with Rev. Joe Donatone and Kristine Burkwood sharing their thoughts on ‘Sustenance for Our Journey Together.’ Pledge packets will be handed out after the service with the remaining packets to be…

Church building re-opening March 1, 2022

The ad hoc committee met and made a recommendation to the board that the  church reopens starting on March 1, 2022 under the following conditions: Mandatory masking for everyone over the age of 2, except those who have a documented disability that makes them unable to wear a mask, except when speaking from the pulpit or actively…

We are hiring

HIRING: Church administrative assistant

Church Administrative Assistant (Kirtland) employment type: part-timenon-profit organization Part Time CHURCH ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTEffective Date: January 2022Location: East Shore Unitarian Universalist ChurchReports to: Minister of Congregation/Board ChairJob Status: 16 hours per week (12 hours per week in the Summer), Tuesday-FridaySalary range: 13.25-15.00 per hour based on experience Job Summary: Administrative duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to…

Homeless man

Homeless Stand Down

Homeless Stand Down has been moved to April 23, 2022. This gives us plenty of time to collect items for 50 Male Hygiene Bags. Please place all items in the tub at the back entrance to the church.On Saturday April 16 at 3:30 we are having an ALL Church gathering at the Orchard Hills Park Lodge…

COVID virus

Church building is closed

East Shore has had a system in place for when we should suspend in person services and meetings in the church.  All 3 counties, Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga have been assigned a level purple risk of COVID transmission. So in person business at the church is canceled for at least the next month.  The church…

Holiday gifts

Holiday Social Justice Projects

Mitten Tree will be hung soon so start thinking about mittens, hats and scarves for adults and children Cookies with Santa Saturday 4, noon to 5 – this will be a teen only event.  We will be creating bags to deliver to our families with children, Decorating the church, making cookies, and so much MORE!…

Bus full of people

Unitarian Universalist Justice Ohio Connect The Dots

This month UUJO’s Connecting the Dots calls for action on the urgent need for transportation equity and environmental justice. Many Ohioans are kept from full participation in our communities because they lack access to transportation.  Equitable public transportation lowers fossil fuel usage, reduces carbon emissions, creates less waste and decreases pollution in our communities. Developing…

Three hands joined together over a map of the world

North East Ohio Responds to Arriving Afghan Refugees

10/18/21 UPDATE: There are now boxes set up in the Narthex for your donations for the Afghanistan refugees.If you have furniture or large pieces please let me know and we will make arrangements. Please remember to wrap any sheets, towels, blankets, clothing, etc in clear plastic.  They are going to be temporarily stored in a garage…

Mona Lisa wearing a mask

Masking inside the church building

Hi all, On Monday August 16 the ad hoc committee on re-opening the church had a meeting to reassess our response to the covid 19 virus. There are rising cases in our area of Ohio and nationwide causing the CDC to change their recommendations for fully vaccinated people. We have used the CDC guidelines through…