WELCOME to the season of Advent — a celebration of hope as we prepare our hearts and minds for the miracle of God’s Love come to us. This year we have chosen the PHILLIPS SEMINARY 2018 ADVENT DEVOTIONAL to accompany us on our journey through Advent. It is a devotional companion filled with hope for everyone who is waitingRead More
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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, we close out the church year with a REIGN OF CHRIST FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS. The final Sunday of the Church year is the "Feast of The Reign of Christ," and this "Festival of Lessons and Carols" is a service of scripture and song that tells the story of Christ from "the promised coming" through "the incarnation," Jesus' baptism by John in the Jordan through "the temptation," "the transfiguration," "the triumphal entry," "the Passion and crucifixion," "the resurrection," and "the ascension."Read More
Sunday, November 18, UNION AVENUE CHRISTIAN CHURCH will will join together with neighbors and friends from WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN and PILGRIM CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST to celebrate the annual Union Council joint THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE. Pilgrim will host our service beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school for children, youth, and adults will be in all the usual places at Union Avenue.Read More
While our theologies are joyfully different, don't we all see Christ as a caring shepherd? Can you imagine sitting in the sanctuary of Union Avenue Christian Church and not seeing this magnificent depiction of JESUS AS THE GOOD SHEPHERD standing among his flock and looking out over our Chancel Choir? It's very difficult to imagine our chancel without the comforting words of Psalm 23 ever-present and the dappled shades of blue and red and green and gold spilling out to color our celebration of worship.Read More
In Luke 21:1 – 4, Jesus compares the widow’s mite to the rich man’s gifts, demonstrating that THE GIFTS OF ALL are needed and used in God’s economy. Moving beyond our perceived lack of resources often results in the greatest gifts!Read More