• Prayerfully discerning and prioritizing together those issues of social justice where the Holy Spirit calls for our advocacy and attention at Federated Church
  • Studying current issues of social justice through book studies, films, workshops, presentations, field trips, and information gathering from other local groups who advocate for social justice.  
  • Praying for organizations, agencies and groups working on behalf of social justice. 
  • Uniting with and collaborating with other churches and social justice organizations who are actively participating in the work of Social Justice (e.g., Greater Cleveland Congregations).
  • Proclaiming Federated’s position on issues of social justice, when appropriate, through worship, church publications, social media, local news outlets, letter writing, phone calls, public witness and the wider United Church of Christ.

If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Rev. Susi Kawolics at 440.247.6490 x310 or




Sunday, November 17

11:15 am

Bell St. Room 240


Join us at our monthly SJAM meetings to learn more and become part of this dynamic, active ministry team. Think about joining one or two of the subcommittees:

Racial Justice, Healthcare for All,

Environmental Justice, LGBTQ,



For more information contact Susi Kawolics at


All are welcome - Federated folks and others.



SJAM is sponsoring a series of movie nights that will focus on human rights, race relations, environmental issues, and more. Everyone, from Federated Church and the larger community, is invited to join together for an evening of learning, stimulating conversation, and exploring the issues of our times.


As we explore issues of social justice, questions keep coming:

What is God calling us to do?

What is God asking of us?

How will we respond?"

Monday, November 18

7-9 pm

Bell St. Fellowship Hall


Movie: The Public
Focusing on the issue of homelessness, on the coldest night of the year, a Cincinnati librarian is caught between a group of homeless patrons staging a sit-in and a face-off with the local police and media.