“Color Cascade” Berea Depot Quilters and Friends Quilt Challenge 2015 Inspired by the 3-in-1 Color Tool by Joen Wolfrom with C&T Publishing. Each year, the Depot Quilters of Berea initiate a challenge for exhibit at Quilt Extravaganza. Because the group is small and this year’s challenge needed more participants to display well, an invitation was sent out… Read more.
Steve Rhodes, long-time member of Union Church and respected author and poet, has a brand new website highlighting his poems and essays. Steve’s spiritual and insightful words have touched many, as have his many contributions to the church life. He and wife, Ann Rhodes, have retired to Charleston, SC, but will always be part of… Read more.
Back by popular demand! These great bumper stickers remind everyone about the Christ we follow. $1 for pickup in the office. $2 if you’d like to have your order mailed! Contact the church office at 859-986-3725.
Prayer Flags from the Berea Vigil were hand carried to Emanuel AME in Charleston and hang there this Sunday to welcome worshipers. About 200 people gathered on the Union Church front lawn to express our prayers and grief at the terrorist murders at the church known as Mother Emanuel, the founding African Methodist Episcopal congregation…. Read more.
Member Tina Parker has recently finished a new volume of her poetry, Another Offering. “They tell the story of a young girl (much like myself, it so happens) coming-of-age in Southern Appalachia and the Southern Baptist church,” she writes. The book is due to ship in June. As you know poets have to do a… Read more.
Union Church is a proud sponsor of the Berea Celtic Festival. Here’s a look at all the great events available this weekend. On Sundays we are continuing our exploration of Celtic Spirituality with worship inspired by the Iona Community of Scotland. Join us this Sunday morning when we feature special Celtic musical talent: 10:30am, Jeni… Read more.
Union Church is proud to host and sponsor a once-in-a-lifetime concert honoring world-reknown singer-songwriter Jean Ritchie. National folk icons Kathy Mattea, John McCutcheon and Susie Glaze will perform songs in honor of more than 75 years of Jean Ritchie’s contributions to American Folk music, and previewing the release of a special new album by these and other major artists celebrating her…. Read more.
Fritz Eichenberg (1901-1990) was a German-American illustrator who is most famous for his wood engravings on themes of religion, social justice, and non-violence. A devoted Quaker for most of his life, Eichenberg was life-long friend of Dorothy Day, a large body of his work was produced by and for the Catholic Worker, her influential social justice… Read more.