Ohio Poor Peoples Campaign updates

Join the Ohio Poor Peoples Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival tonight (Sunday, Jan. 17th) for a watch party at 8pm ET / 5pm PT.  Together we will watch a 30-minute prayer service as a part of   A National Call to Love, Light & Leadership!
Schedule this week –
Sunday, Jan. 17th at 8PM
Watch Party for National Prayer Service for Love, Light and Leadership    Register by clicking here 
Monday, Jan. 18th at 1PM 
Watch Party for Moral Monday National Interfaith Service

Register here clicking here

Tuesday, Jan. 19th OHPPC Spiritual Council  3rd Tuesdays at 7pm    Register here by clicking here

Wednesday, Jan. 20th    6PM – Healthier Days Ahead – How We Can Make Sure of It.
A deeper look at the envirnonmental issues in NE & SE Ohio. We will be joined by Tim Kettler of Coshocton Environmental and Community Awareness. We will look at how environmental issues intersect with the other issues of poverty, racism, and militarism.  Register by clicking here

Weekly Meet & Build – Check in call 7PM    Register for our OHPPC Weekly Wednesday Meet & Greet calls at:


Here is the OHPPC  calendar – https://bit.ly/OHPPCALENDAR

Volunteer with Unity in Community Food Distribution

Unity in Community Food Distribution

Monday, December 14 10 am – 2 pm

The “Unity in Our Community” Campaign is an initiative of Shaker Heights interfaith congregations, neighborhood groups, and local residents of the city to respond to emergency hunger and food insecurity caused by the COVID-19 crisis.  Join us to volunteer, while maintaining wellness, safety and social distancing protocols, to assist our neighbors in need. We are seeking volunteers!  If you are sick or immunocompromised, we ask that you forgo volunteering for this effort.  Volunteers must wear masks/face covering and gloves (such as a bandana, scarf, gardening gloves, work gloves, latex, etc.)

We need help with welcoming those who need assistance, collecting data from them, carrying food bags to their cars, and with home delivery.

Sign up here to help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084ba4a62ba6fc1-unity 


New Banners in Place!

We are so glad our new banners arrived and have been installed! On your next walk or drive by, take a look! Thanks to the RenewalWorks team and Pastor Roger.

#HCC #BLM #PrayForPeace #WorkForJustice #CallToAction


Where have you seen God recently? Our #GodSightings challenge gives you an opportunity to send a photo of your recent GodSighting for inclusion in our online gallery here (photo gallery) and on social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). Or you can post on our social media sites or your own and tag us. We love seeking God in daily life and seeing where others have had a #GodSighting! Send questions + submissions to katehcc@sbcglobal.net

HCC Honored for Refugee Support

We are delighted to be mentioned in the #40for40 Refugee and Immigration Ministries celebration! As a congregation, we have a long history of reaching out to our neighbors, near and far. There is so much work to be done. #loveyourneighbor #lovekindness #DoJustice #walkhumblywithGod

Both in its heritage & present,  Heights Christian Church, OH has offered a “Wall of Kindness” to its neighbors!!  DHMDisciples & DisciplesNews thank you for your hospitality thru the decades!!
Pictured here is the Wall of Kindness from Heights Christian Church, together with the Latvian Viburs family of refugees they assisted in 1949! The ministry of Heights CC in 1949 makes it one of the earliest images of our Disciples connections with refugees.
Even though this is the 40 year anniversary of the US Refugee Act of 1980, which established the processes of refugee resettlement and asylum which have guided our nation for the past four decades, the work of Heights CC demonstrates that Disciples were engaged in partnership with refugees since the years following the end of WWII. #ActionForRefugees #WeAreWelcomers #RefugeesWelcome

Clergy Statement

This statement was drafted by the Anti-Racism/Pro-Reconciliation Team of the Ohio Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and signed onto by nearly 60 Disciples clergy in Ohio! It is in support of #BlackLivesMatter and #DefundThePolice. Please take a moment to read and reflect.