As we move into the holiest of weeks in which we walk in the footsteps of Jesus, we are reminded at every turn that we are never alone. The good news of HOLY WEEK is that this temple called Jesus is our true home. That is where we are bound in faith to live our life and dream our dreams and claim our identities.Read More
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DURING LENT THIS YEAR, we have been doing a few things differently in worship that are reflective of the season. Instead of a Gloria (a short song giving glory to God), we sing a Kyrie (a short song asking for mercy). Something new this year has been a congregational prayer of confession instead of a pastoral prayer. “Why do we do this?” Well, since you asked ...Read More
On March 11, Lætáre Sunday, come and take up the ancient cry of “REJOICE!” because we know that God wins and that nothing can separate us from God’s love, not even death on a cross. Come and rejoice as we anticipate the victory of Love in Easter and find the courage and strength to continue our journey with God out of the wilderness and into the dawn of New Creation!Read More
During Lent, Rev. Michael Riggs begins a new sermon series, entitled FIND YOUR WAY BACK, that explores classic themes and texts of the season in new and fresh ways as we journey out of the wilderness and into newness of life with the God of Easter.Read More
UNION AVENUE CHRISTIAN CHURCH will once again host a Wednesday evening Lenten Study Series shared between the three Union Communion congregations — Pilgrim Congregational United Church, Westminster Presbyterian, and Union Avenue. We will gather for a potluck meal, beginning each Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., and then break into groups for dialogue and discovery.Read More