As we mentioned in our post a few weeks ago, the Central Appalachian Prisoner Support Network is hosting a Barn Dance and Cake Walk to raise money for their great work. Come on out TONIGHT at 8pm at Woods-Penniman Commons to support them, get your groove on, and eat some cake! It’s a win-win! See… Read more.
Join Bereans for Fairness next Tuesday, November 20th for the Berea City Council meeting to show your support for the ongoing effort for a local Fairness ordinance in Berea, which would prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Meet between 5:30-6:00pm at Berea Coffee & Tea (124… Read more.
Union Church was pleased to welcome to its pulpit this Sunday the Rev. Gail Bowman, J.D., and to welcome to the chancel the Berea College Homecoming Choir. Both brought us inspiration and delight! Rev. Bowman is the new Director of the Willis D. Weatherford Jr. Christian Center at Berea College. She hails from West… Read more.
Union Church member Willie Dodson presented to Wednesday Night Live on Nov. 14th about his work with the Central Appalachian Prisoner Support Network in Wyse County, VA. CAPSN, which began after prisoners in an Appalachian prison staged a hunger strike to protest inhumane treatment, seeks to support both prisoners (who often come from urban areas… Read more.
A wonderful gathering of Union Church family members of all ages celebrated autumn in great abundance last Saturday afternoon! We enjoyed food, fellowship, hayrides, music, stargazing, and visiting with one another last Saturday afternoon and evening at the Rhodes,’ Gilbert’s, and Friends’ lovely backyard and fields. There were many highlights, but a few that stand… Read more.
Come one, come all, and bring your friends! Union Church is celebrating fall with a hayride, campfire, games, songs, and more! Join us from 4-7pm on Saturday, Nov. 10th at the Friends Meeting House (300 Harrison Rd.). Bring a side dish if you can, and an attitude for fun!
The Berea College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, conducted by Union Church member Dr. Stephen Bolster, will present their annual fall concerts in Gray Auditorium on November 2 at 8 p.m. and November 4 at 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend, and there is no charge for admission. The choirs will be accompanied… Read more.
Each year we take time to remember those in our lives who have made a difference. On All Saint’s Sunday (always the Sunday close to November 1) we particularly remember those from our congregation, our families, and our wider relationships who have died. Our Christian faith affirms that though their loss is heart-rending and changes… Read more.