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Support Center Summer Hours
Please note that the Support Center hours will change on Fridays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Hours are:
Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Family Friendly Concert
You are invited to a free concert by Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass on Sunday, June 9 th at 6:00 p.m. at Grace UCC in Uniontown. (13275 Cleveland Ave. NW, 330-699-3255). The King’s Brass performs hymn classics with a contemporary flair. This is a family-friendly event which promises to lift hearts and spirits through music. The concert is free to all; an optional freewill offering will be accepted.
Webinar for General Synod Resolutions
The UCC's Council for Climate Justice is sponsoring a webinar in which lead authors and advocates for five environmentally-related resolutions will present on their respective resolutions. The webinar is for anyone in the UCC regardless of whether or not you are attending General Synod. It is important for members throughout the life of our denomination to be engaged in the process of considering vital matters of faith. The five resolutions pertain to the Green New Deal, forced migration, carbon dividend legislation, nuclear war prevention, and the use of Styrofoam. The webinar will be held on June 6th at 2 pm ET, but a recording will be sent out to all who register. Register today!
Standing Rock Webinar
This month's Creation Justice Webinar features Nick Estes who recently published the acclaimed book on Standing Rock and the long tradition of indigenous resistance. Naomi Klein has praised the book for its transformative stories from the front lines while observing, "Embedded in the centuries-long struggle for Indigenous liberation resides our best hope for a safe and just future for everyone on this planet." In this webinar, Estes will provide critical historical knowledge and perspective for people of faith and conscience seeking environmental justice. The webinar will be held on June 13th at 1 pm. Sign-up even if you can’t make it. All who register will be sent a link to a recording of the webinar.  Register now!
Denison UCC Seeks Emergency Help for Code Violations
Denison UCC needs $52,000 for building repairs and to avoid massive fines.

The multiracial congregation serves 5,000 neighbors. Kids play basketball and adults come for food, prayer, coffee, clothes, and conversation. Native American cultural arts and Latin dance classes also meet there.

In 2015, the church was cited for exterior code violations. The church raised $100,000 and completed several repairs, but they need to raise $52,000 more to meet the court’s deadlines. Please support their work via and see You may also contact Rev. Nozomi Ikuta via email pastor@denisonucc or at (216) 624-6781 for more information.
Old South Church United Church of Christ in Kirtland, OH is seeking a part-time organist/pianist to join our staff. This includes playing for our 10:30 a.m. Sunday service and accompanying our adult choir which rehearses on Thursdays. The church has a 2-manual Wicks pipe organ. This position regularly runs from September through May.
Salary range is $7,000-8,000. Playing for summer services is optional and paid separately.
This is an open and progressive congregation that appreciates good music.
We're celebrating our 200th Anniversary! Come help us as we move forward into the next 200 years. For more information or to submit a resume please contact
The members and friends of Old South UCC welcome all persons, regardless of ethnic heritage, religious backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical ability, etc.
Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Trinity Church, United Church of Christ in Canal Fulton is seeking a part-time administrative assistant 12-15 hours a week. Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Word is helpful. Please send resumes to
Church Rummage Sale at First United Church of Christ, Austinburg
Bring your donations for our Rummage Sale to our upper Annex on Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. between now and June 7 th . You can call the church office to schedule a different time to drop things off, if needed. We are the First United Church of Christ, 2870 St. Rte. 307 (at St Rte 45 and St Rte 307) in Austinburg, Ohio. For more information: (440)275-5125 or go to
Attention Youth and Young Adults!
As we prepare for the 2020 National Youth Event we are asking for you to reflect on the theme of UNITE! and the parable of Jesus feeding the 5,000. Daily themes to deepen our time together include UNITE for the Earth! UNITE for Justice! and UNITE in Faith! Youth and Young Adults from the UCC are being asked to submit original pieces of art to be used to help the worship team create liturgy and resources. Please submit your poems, reflections, prayers, drawings, paintings, song lyrics and other pieces to the UCC Minister for Youth and Young Adult Engagement ( ) by September 15 th .
Featured selections may appear in the 2020 UNITE! program book.
NEOSOM Open House
Find out about our Northeast Ohio School of Ministry (NEOSOM). Just visit the website f or all the details. Then plan on coming to the Open House on Thursday, June 13, 5-7PM, at Pilgrim UCC (130 Broad Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls).
Coming Soon!
Be sure to mark your calendar.
Northeast Ohio School of Ministry (NEOSOM) Open House
Thursday, June 13 ♦ 5-7PM
130 Broad Blvd ♦ Cuyahoga Falls

General Synod
United Church of Christ
June 21-25
Wisconsin Center
400 W Wisconsin Ave ♦ Milwaukee, WI
National Day of Volunteer Youth Ministry
Saturday, September 21 ♦ 9:30-11:30AM
32801 Electric Blvd ♦ Avon Lake

Anti Racism Forum
Ohio Conference
Speaker: Leonard Pitts
Friday, September 6
Details Soon

Living Water Association Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 2
Details Soon
Association Ministers' Schedules
Here's where your Association Ministers will be the next few Sundays.
June 9
10 AM
St Peter's UCC
582 Church Street, Amherst

June 16
10 AM
Christ United Olmsted Falls
23114 West Rd., Olmsted Falls

June 30
10 AM
Brecksville UCC
23 Public Square, Brecksville, OH 44141

July 7
10 AM
St. Paul UCC Parma
23 Public Square, Brecksville, OH 44141
June 9
10:15 AM
First Congregational Ravenna
266 S Chestnut St., Ravenna

June 16
10:30 AM
Trinity UCC Akron
915 N Main St., Akron

June 30
9:15 AM
FCC Twinsburg
9050 Church St., Twinsburg OH 44087 
Your Association's Staff
Nayiri Karjian
Associations General Minister

Michael Howard
Minister of Faith in Action

Dan Roland
Search & Call Coordinator

Committee on Ministry Registrar
Machelle Miller
Office Manager & Bookkeeper

Don Hill
Financial Development Consultant

Gene McAfee
Dean of Northeast Ohio School of Ministry
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