LENT 2020

LENT 2020

Each week will bring opportunities for small group reflection – including bible study, prayer and writing exercises beginning the week of March 1. All are welcome! Tuesdays, 12 Noon, online gathering Thursdays, 7:00am, online gathering
Reexamining Race

Reexamining Race

Union Church program steps boldly in topic many wish to avoid Speaking at Union Church, “Waking up White” author Debby Irving said America has been home to historically discriminatory systems that many white people are not aware of. “It’s a “heartwarming...
Early morning, April 4

Early morning, April 4

Early morning, April 4 Shot rings out in the Memphis sky… U2 drew the parallels between the crucified Jesus and the martyred Martin in their 1984 classic Pride (in the name of love); it seems like poetic justice that the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination is...

Angolan Hymnal Project

Dear Union Church members, Our UCC partners in Angola (2,800 congregations!) are realizing a long-term dream of opening a university in Dondi.  The Illinois conference of the UCC has agreed to fund the cost of printing 50,000 hymnals, which are being sold in Angola to...
‘Requiem for the Living’ Recap

‘Requiem for the Living’ Recap

Requiem for the Living Recap A huge congratulations to the choir and orchestra for a moving, uplifting, and absolutely beautiful Requiem for the Living on Sunday.  The hours and hours and hours that you all put in to making this such a special and gorgeous service...
Join Us For Holy Week Worship

Join Us For Holy Week Worship

Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 9:07 am – Palm Processional and Prayer Stations Gather outside the chapel to imagine the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and then get ready for this Holy Week journey. 10 am – Palm Processional and Dramatic Storytelling Gather in...
Birthday In A Bag

Birthday In A Bag

Sunday School will once again be partnering with UCECP’s Lesson in Kindness for “Birthday in a Bag”. Each week we will be collecting various items for a child’s birthday party. April 8, 2018 – Cake Mix & Frosting April 15, 2018 – Candles & Decorations ...