Recent News

  • The Service Auction is Coming!!
    We are excited to announce that this year’s goods and service auction will be a hybrid event. You can attend via Zoom or in person.  However you choose to join us, we hope you will come on Saturday, October 8 for what is sure to be a wonderful evening of fun and fellowship. All ...
  • Article II Study Commission
    Article II of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Bylaws, which includes the Principles and Sources of our faith, is required to be reviewed periodically. A Study Commission charged with revising, replacing, or restructuring Article II as needed will most likely recommend substantial changes at the next Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly in June of 2023. ...
  • What is Next at Open House Theatre Company?
    Open House Theatre Company, an organization that believes that the arts are for everyone, makes its home at UU Community Church. Open House Theatre strives to provide an accessible, educational, and inclusive theatrical experience for all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, oreconomic status. Their most recent project was a ‘readers theatre’ production of ...
  • Covid-19 Gathering Policy
    Our building on Shaver Road in Portage is open for Sunday services and other events. In order to protect the most vulnerable among us, we have put some safety measures in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We expect everyone who comes into our building to be vaccinated to the best ...
  • Mindfulness Practice with Eric Nelson
    Join Eric on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM via Zoom to learn basic stress management skills through Mindfulness. During this Zoom gathering, you will learn practices that support present moment attention, which is characterized as non-judgmental, nonreactive, and kind. Instead of unconsciously reacting to life, based on past habits and conditioning, mindfulness ...
  • Religious Exploration for Kids and Youth
    Religious Exploration for Kids begins at 10:00 AM and takes place at the same time as our Sunday Services. Masks are required for all who can safely wear them. Each multi-age Religious Exploration session will begin with a chalice lighting, sharing of joys and concerns, and a time for reflection, meditation, or prayer. Kids ...
  • Listen to Us
    Did you know you could listen to recent Sunday service talks on your phone or computer? Just click on the button “Sermon Archive” and then select the “Recent Audio” option on the left side menu.


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Our People

UUCC is at the intersection of all the things we value most. At UUCC, we have formed close relationships with people who share our values about equity and social justice. UUCC works with ISAAC (Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community) to address the causes and impact of racial and economic disparities in our community. Through this collective impact model, we have been effective in making policy and practice changes at the local level.

We are deeply committed to spiritual development and exploration. The weekly Sunday services, guided wellness meditations, and religious education for our children provide support and inspiration for our family to develop meaningful spiritual practices. Our children have learned to articulate what they believe and how to make choices that are aligned with their values.

We also aspire to live in a way that reduces our carbon footprint so we can help protect the earth’s natural resources for generations to come. We are members of the Sustainability Support Group at UUCC. In this group, we share information and hold each other accountable for making personal changes and advocating for systemic changes.

UUCC has been our spiritual home for over 20 years as we have gone through many life stages, from early adulthood serving as UUCC youth group advisors to our life now as parents of teens who are transitioning to college. Through each stage, we have been fully supported by our church family and cannot imagine our lives without UUCC.