Category: News

Virtual Split-the-Plate to help rent relief fund

Now that easy online/app/text giving is possible while we are not meeting in person, St. John’s invites members and friends to support a particular need in Greater Cincinnati.  Immigrants who have lost work are generally not receiving unemployment nor stimulus funds.

The Sanctuary and Immigration Team … read more.

Thursday Theology

Dear Church,

A small group of curious folk has been meeting Thursdays at 7 pm to talk about big ideas through looking at significant essays and sermons. 

This week and next (May 14th and 21st ) we will talk about an article about original sin by a process theologian, … read more.

What we give to each other

Dear St. John’s,

Remember how we were going to hold house parties during our spring pledge campaign?

We still want to talk, but we’re doing it differently – keeping us all safe.

Pledges still will build our budget for 2020-2021 and that budget will reflect what we love … read more.

Why Sanctuary Matters – Book Discussion

From Brennan Grayson

Brennan Grayson, St. John’s Unitarian member and the Director of the Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center has recently prepared a book manuscript, with a co-author Dave Tynes called Why Sanctuary Matters, The Betrayal of Cincinnati’s New Immigrants.

The book explores the issue of Sanctuary city … read more.

Internet Safety and Church

Dear Church,

I want to talk about scams and safety on the internet right now. 

Many of us are working more online than we had ever imagined.  This is a opportunity for us to find new connections, and it is an opportunity for the less scrupulous to … read more.

Reaching Out While Staying In

by Tom Darner

If you’re feeling locked in, just think about those Americans who are actually locked in.  The UU Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF) has a letter-writing ministry that allows UU’s on the outside to communicate and support UUs in prisons.  If you’re having … read more.