In the midst of trial and tragedy, we remember these words from Martin Luther King, Jr, on the 50th anniversary of his letter from the Birmingham jail. We remember and we struggle yet for justice and peace. 16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across… Read more.
A newly-released documentary film highlighting the ongoing tragedy of hunger in America will be shown: Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Union Church, following a light supper at 5:45 p.m. (Union Church’s regular Wednesday Nite Live fellowship supper). The documentary, produced by Participant Media and distributed by Magnolia Pictures, makes the connection between eliminating… Read more.
Union Church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday proved once again to be a source of great joy. Check out these pics and smile! Special thanks to all those adults and youth who organized it and made it so much fun!
Easter Sunday was a great drama of joy as we celebrated the resurrection. Here are just a few images to help you share in that joy!
Join the Berea Ministerial Association for this mid-day worship service recounting Jesus’ last hours. All: Here we gather On this day strangely called “good.” One: And we who gather try so hard to be good – try to do the right thing… try, but fail. One: And here we are, faced on this “good” day… Read more.
In the Community Room 7:00 pm Service of Foot and Hand Washing, 7:30 pm We Gather to Worship Jesus taught that leadership begins with service. The act of washing the feet of guests after a journey was usually the work of slaves, but Jesus insisted on washing the feet of his disciples on the night… Read more.
The 160th Annual Meeting of the congregation was kicked off with a musical St. Patrick’s day tribute of songs by Alex Dycus and accompanist Betty Hibler. Kevin Burke provided a corned beef and cabbage feast, complete with ‘taters, Irish soda bread (thanks to Peggy Coyne), and wonderful desserts provided and cleaned up by an army… Read more.
Easter Morning Team Needed! Volunteers are needed for special ushering and Easter preparations, March 31. Team members meet with Rev. Kent and Rev. Rachel on Saturday, March 30th to plan and practice. They then participate in the morning processional during the service, helping transform the darkness to light and joy! Balloon Volunteers need to be… Read more.