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
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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
Over time, CARING BECOMES A SPECIFIC WAY OF BEING IN THE WORLD. It shapes us. It defines us. It colors everything about us. And, not surprisingly, caring people are drawn into relationship with other caring people. Here at Union Avenue Christian Church we have a legacy of helping each other grow, and we grow our community through our caring commitment to one another.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
The METRO TRANS UMBRELLA GROUP will bring together the disparate communities it serves for an evening of celebration and advocacy at Union Avenue Christian Church Saturday, February 3. A facilitated panel discussion of parents and partners of transgender adults will begin the evening's activities at 5 p.m. followed by a concert in the Union Avenue Sanctuary.Read More