On Friday, August 24, four young adults walked through the doors of Union Avenue Christian Church to begin a potentially life-changing, 10-month adventure as our fifth cohort of XPLOR RESIDENTS. They will be seeking ways in which to discern their way forward in the world through spiritual formation, interpersonal growth, simplicity, shared commitment to community and self-sufficiency.Read More
… a faith community growing in the treasures of justice, stewardship,
artistic expression and hospitality.
Just as nature has its yearly seasons, the Church also has its seasons that help move us through the liturgical year, seasons that focus our attention on a particular aspect of our relationship with God. During the month of September, the SEASON OF CREATION takes its place alongside those of Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and other such celebrations.Read More
In just a matter of days, we kick off a NEW FAITH FORMATION SCHOOL YEAR. This year, the Faith Formation Ministry Team is moving in an exciting new direction that will lead to new, engaging opportunities for members of our entire congregation to grow in their faith.Read More
Beginning this past May, we began a process of selecting our favorite hymns among the congregation of Union Avenue Christian Church. We carefully considered the hymns that resonate with our personal faith journeys, submitted our ballots, compiled the results into our TOP 40 COUNTDOWN, and then we sang four of those hymns each Sunday, beginning in June. We started with #40 and we sang four songs each week until we arrived at #1.Read More
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