“In our distance from one another may we be ever closer to you. In the breaking of bread at every meal, may your presence make the ordinary divine, conscecrated by your mercy and love.” Dear friends and church family, This last Sunday we celebrated communion in our own homes and with sometimes extraordinary elements…. Read more.
“Sower of life, tiller of grace, we have been born anew from imperishable seed. Through your eyes we see clearly; through your teaching we act rightly; through your sacrificial love we know dearly and truly that love is stronger than death. In the breaking open of our routines, in the disruption of our patterns,… Read more.
“Lord we believe, and we doubt. We hold fast to the gift of new life, and yet the nails of current reality bite hard. For all who are listening and praying now: place the healing of your hands into the holes of our hope. Breathe peace… Read more.
Prayer of the Week: “Wind of the Holy, Breath of unbounded life, knit together the bones of our resolve and prophesy to us when we are faint of heart or of faith. Unbind us from our fears, unwrap us from the tombs of ignorance and inaction. Even in the grave of our doubts, remind us of… Read more.
Prayer of the Week: Though we walk in the shadows, your light shines. Though we fear death, you set a table before us. Though we are buffeted and shaken, a cloak of light you wrap around our every trouble. Here in this moment, shepherd us through our fears and lead us beside the still waters… Read more.
December 12, 2018 Dear Church Family, On Sunday, December 9 we had significant and detailed discussion of a proposal from the Finance Board to create a Union Church Endowment Fund by adding a by-law to our constitution establishing the fund, defining the accounts, and creating an investments oversight committee. The proposal is endorsed by Church… Read more.
Dearest Church Family and Friends, With a grateful but grieving heart I write to let you know of the passing of Ruth Butwell, 89, who died today, December 10. She died surrounded by her family, who sang her into gentle rest just before noon. Her daughter Ann and son John, along with their spouses, have… Read more.
Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) announced today that the Union Church Chancel Choir has been invited to participate in a performance of “The Music of Mark Hayes,” November 26th, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. They will join other choristers to form a single ensemble led by renowned conductor and composer Mark Hayes,… Read more.