Time for an update! We have no dinners scheduled!!!

As always, I’ll be on my way to warmer climates the end of the month. My routine is to plan dinners in January and February before I head south. So… please volunteer! The rules are the same-a … read more.

Love conquers terror and hate

By Alice Diebel, Intern Minister
The Rev. Mitra Jafarzadeh is on sabbatical

I have been slow to respond publicly to the events of last week. There have been so many and my heart has been breaking. I stand in sympathy and solidarity with Jews across this country, … read more.

Protect the Rights of Transgender Persons

Alice Diebel, she/hers, Intern Minister

Rev. Mitra Jafarzadeh is on sabbatical


It seems like ancient history that this country was arguing over which bathroom a person could use. I always wondered how on earth such a thing would be policed. You can use your imagination. But of … read more.


Sign Up to Help Get Issue 1–Safe & Healthy Ohio–Passed This Fall. We Can Help Put an End to Mass Incarceration.

The Plan. For the Nov. 3-4 Weekend in Cleveland, we’re asking people to sign up for a morning and/or afternoon shift on Saturday, Nov. 3rd … read more.

Out of the Darkness Walk

Thank you to everyone who braved the rainy weather to participate in the Out of the Darkness Walk.  Final amount raised was $1,495.00

(Not pictured:  Matthew and Iris Petersen)

St. John’s Auction – “Under the Sea”

St. John’s Auction – “Under the Sea”
                                        Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 6 p.m.

As always there will be a silent auction including gift baskets, gift cards, special and rare items, art and plenty of opportunities to sign up for dinners and social gatherings. There will also be … read more.

2018 – 2019 Outreach Awards and Grants

The Outreach Committee solicits nominations by Dec. 1 from St. John’s member sponsors for financial grants and awards recognizing a local non-profit social justice organization’s work in active representation, advocacy, and/or service. In accord with the congregation’s 2016 initiative, the committee will give priority to … read more.