Make Me An Instrument of Peace. A Musical Meditation on the Prayer of St. Francis, May 20th, 2:00. Both the Union Church Choir and Handbell Ensemble are hard at work preparing for this upcoming concert. Both groups will perform selections that have carefully been crafted to transform this beautiful prayer into a deeper meaning. Please join… 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.
Ben Whaley-Jones, one of our amazing youth leaders, was part of a team at the Appalachian Media Institute that created this 13-minute documentary on Black Lung Disease; it has been nominated to go to the Sundance Film Festival! We had technical difficulties screening it today in church, but you can see it here!! We’re so… Read more.
I write with the sad news that our beloved bard and troubadour, Andy Blyth died early this morning (July 27, 2017) at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Andy had been hospitalized with breathing difficulties that turned out to be problems with two valves of his heart, one of which eventually sealed closed. Sue and… Read more.
The season of Lent, a time for repentance (i.e. “turning toward God”) begins on Wednesday with Ash Wednesday. We have many ways for you to deepen your spirit and participate in the love of God. Check them out and sign up here: https://union-church.org/lent2017/
Dancers of all abilities and skills are enthusiastically invited to help us dance in Christmas Eve. Dancers begin the service with slow and lovely music as we light the worship candles for the service. If you would like to join (no experience necessary), click below and sign up. The service will be from 5pm to… Read more.