Members and friends of UNION AVENUE CHRISTIAN CHURCH have worshipped facing THE LAST SUPPER for the past 75 years. Even before there was a center aisle, theater-style seating, or a massive stained glass window depicting Christ as "the Good Shepherd," there was the magnificent depiction of Christ gathered at the table with his 12 apostles, sharing their last meal together.Read More
… a faith community growing in the treasures of justice, stewardship,
artistic expression and hospitality.
Rev. Michael Riggs leads our SUMMER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING, exploring where we come from and what we are called to be as followers of Jesus. Over the course of nine weeks, we'll examine congregational ethics and how churches engage in and maintain healthy systems of relationship.Read More
More than 40 artists will make their UNION AVENUE OPERA debut this summer. The seven-week summer season opens Friday, July 6, with a traditional take on Gilbert & Sullivan’s comedic H.M.S Pinafore and continue through August 25 with performances of Verdi’s dramatic Nabucco and Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars, a provocative work that addresses the weighty moral issues of racism and injustice.Read More
The IVORY PERRY PARK CONCERT SERIES kicks off its sixteenth season with St. Louis' reigning "Queen of the Blues" KIM MASSIE SUNDAY, JUNE 24, in Ivory Perry Park, 800 Belt Avenue in the Visitation Park neighborhood. Ms. Massie is making her third appearance on the Ivory Perry Park Concert Series stage, dating back to the first season in 2002.Read More
UNION AVENUE CHRISTIAN CHURCH will join with other Disciples congregations from throughout the metro area in a ministry of presence and outreach to the LGBTQ+ community. We are asking members of the congregation to volunteer to serve at our PRIDEFEST booth [June 23 & 24] and join us to march in the parade [June 24 at noon].Read More