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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artistic expression and hospitality.
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
EVER SINCE THE VOICES OF OUR EARLIEST ANCESTORS CALLED OUT to the Great Mystery, sacred music has been woven into the tapestry of the human experience. Combining sounds to communicate our deepest musings and accompany our search for meaning and communion have long been integral to our spiritual practice, and a great host of instruments found themselves companion to the human voice.Read More
As we close out our celebration of the SEASON OF CREATION this Sunday, September 30, we also consider how we will support God's call to be a PRO-RECONCILING and ANTI-RACIST community as we collect our SPECIAL OFFERING for the work of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Reconciliation Ministries. Funds from this special offering enliven our efforts to promote healing, relationship building, and restoration in the whole family of God.Read More
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