That they may all be one

Our Community

Whoever you are or wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.

Sunday Worship: 10:00am

Communion

is held during the Worship Service on the first Sunday of every month. All are invited to the communion table.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN

meets during worship, September through May. Children attend the opening of the worship service before being dismissed to their classrooms after a time with children during the service. In the classrooms, that topic is enhanced with a variety of activities. The combined Sunday School presents a Christmas pageant during worship in December and the Passion drama on Palm Sunday.

NURSERY CARE

for infants through kindergarten age is available during the Worship Service.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION FOR ADULTS

is available each Sunday morning at 9 AM to 10 AM, September through May. Both a Bible study class and a book discussion group meet at this time.

Governance

At its annual meeting in January the congregation votes for members to serve on the 7 member Church Council. In conjunction with the pastor and the ministry teams, the Church Council is responsible for the spiritual well being of the church; it sets policy, oversees the financial dealings of the church, calls special meetings as needed and prepares the annual church budget.

EDEN’S CHOIR

practices every week in the fall and every two weeks in the winter and spring. They sing twice a month during Sunday worship and also presents a Christmas Cantata.

YOUTH GROUP

also meets during worship twice per month from September through May. also meets periodically from September through May. Our Youth Group is composed of middle-school and high-school-aged young people. The group plans special projects and social activities for its members and for the congregation. Additionally, they raise money for and are engaged in mission projects and trips.

WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL GROWTH GROUP

meets on the first Monday of each month at 7 PM in the Library. Meetings are held  September through May.

YOUNG ADULTS FOREVER

plans activities each quarter. Past activities include Mystery Show & Dinner, Grizzlies’ Baseball, Progressive Dinners and Concerts. Adults of all ages are welcome.

SOCK SISTERS

meet each Friday throughout the year in the Upper Room (Fellowship Hall) to sew Christmas stockings for children of various charitable organizations.

DARTBALL

meets Tuesdays, 7 PM from September through April at Eden and at other participating churches. The schedule is printed at the beginning of the season in September. See the Eden Greeting newsletter for schedule.

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About Eden UCC

We are your neighbors and we want to get to know you better!
Whoever you are or wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.

We are a congregation of the United Church of Christ, a denomination of mainstream reformed Protestantism.

We are a faith community with a warm heart, an open mind, and an engaging spirit. We are your neighbors and we’d love to get to know you better!

We are a church that is welcoming of all people, enjoying the spontaneity of children and the wisdom of life experience. Ages here range from newborn to nonagenarians. Eden United Church of Christ’s family is committed to serve, learn, nurture, and grow with God in faith and ministry in the community.

Ministry Teams

Whoever you are or wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.

The Worship and Music Ministry Team 

works with our organist/pianist, choir director and our pastor to enhance the worship experience especially through special services and events. These include Hanging of the Greens worship in Advent, Lenten study, Holy Week services and an annual service in the park.

The Christian Education Team

oversees the running of both the child and adult Sunday School classes. This team also sponsors fundraising events as UNICEF, Heifer International and special activities as Rally Day, Vacation Bible School and a children’s choir.

The Evangelism Team

welcome all within the church and coordinate events such as the Affton Days Parade and New Members’ dinner. They work toward church growth and relations with the community at large.

The Building and Grounds Team

is responsible for maintenance and repair issues of the church itself as well as the parsonage and rental property. They assist the Church Council in providing guidelines for the use of the church building to community groups.

Staff

Making the church a better place!

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Whoever you are or wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.