At  SouthWest, you will find a warm welcome.  Your questions, your search for meaning, your desirimg_3633_crope for community– all are welcome here. We come together with diverse personal beliefs about the sacred. We are united by our desire to grow spiritually, to create a more fair and just world, and to lead lives of meaning and purpose.

Join in our Sunday morning worship and be invited into the presence of the Holy. Join in our Social Justice activities and make a difference  in Greater Cleveland and beyond.  Join in one of our many Small Groups and find company on your spiritual journey. Bring all of yourself, just as you are right now, and find acceptance and transformation. We can’t wait to get to know you!

Video provided by the Unitarian Universalist Association

March 18
Becoming Visible
Led by Dr. John Gordon, III, University Chaplain,
Baldwin Wallace University
We will explore the process of becoming more and more real in the world
and what inhibits that from happening.


Focus Collection for March:
Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio

SWUU Church has supported Reproductive Health Organizations through our focus collections for many years.  This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court that recognizes the constitutional right to privacy for women to make their own personal medical decisions. Yet many right wing groups still try to undermine this right. PPGOH needs our support to fight against those who would like to see Planned Parenthood defunded.

Planned Parenthood, commemorating its 100th anniversary, operates 19 health centers throughout Ohio. PP offers reproductive health care services for women, men, and young people. It supports people of color, those with low incomes, and the LGBTQ community. Its mission is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by providing health care and responsible decision making about parenthood, relationships, and sexual health.

Some services and numbers from their most recent annual report:

· PPGOH served 63,738 patients last year with birth control, HIV and STI tests, pregnancy tests, and cancer screenings

· Works to address  abortion stigma — at least ½ of all American women will face and unintended pregnancy by age 45

· Runs a Peer Education Program to educate teenagers on a fact-based medically accurate sex ed. curriculum

· Runs the Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies prenatal outreach program for at-risk mothers

More information is available at, in the SWUU lobby, and on the Social Justice bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall. Your donation during March allows PPGOH to continue to provide affordable, quality, confidential care to its patients.  Every Gift Matters.


Welcoming Congregation

SouthWest Unitarian Universalist Church is an LGBTQ  Welcoming Congregation, as described by the national Unitarian Universalist Association. Read more on our Welcoming Congregation Page.




  • Handicap parking and drop-off, west parking lot.
  • Elevator in front lobby to all floors.
  • T-Coil in sanctuary. Listening devices available.
  • Gender neutral restrooms.

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