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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…

Someone donating blood

Red Cross blood drive July 24th

During the pandemic, the American Red Cross had no place to hold blood drives in the Kirtland area.  The Kirtland Community Center where the drives normally were held was shut down. Now that the Kirtland Community Center has reopened, that location will once again become the primary blood drive location in Kirtland. The final Ralph…

Pile of diapers

New social justice project!

Now that we will be able to come together in person, Halcyon is asking everyone to help support a S.J. project that fell apart because of COVID.  Our last Coming of Age class was going to collect diapers for those families that could not afford them.  There was a need then and more of a…

We're open welcome

The church is RE-OPENING!

We  will continue to follow the CDC guidelines for gatherings for fully vaccinated people. It would be individual discretion in choosing to wear a mask at outdoor functions based on individual assessment of one’s own risk factors and susceptibility.  UPDATE 6/15/2021: Expect most meeting to continue to be on Zoom.  Everyone who has been vaccinated, fully recovered…