Whoever you are or wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.
is held during the Worship Service on the first Sunday of every month. All are invited to the communion table.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
meet each Friday throughout the year in the Upper Room (Fellowship Hall) to sew Christmas stockings for children of various charitable organizations.
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.
About Eden UCC
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.
The Worship and Music Ministry Team
The Christian Education Team
The Evangelism Team
The Building and Grounds Team
My Sunday Offering
In consideration of the weather forecast, and their accuracy to this point, the Executive Team of Church Council and I have decided to cancel church tomorrow, Sunday, Jan 15. Rev. Paul A. Porter 314.308.0049 cell/text Pastor, Eden United Church of Christ 8920 Eden Ave. Affton, MO 63123
Listen to Eden United Church of Christ online. You can now hear Pastor Paul and the congregation at Eden every Sunday. We will provide the sermon in both text and audio format for all. Epiphany A – Matthew 2:1-12 January 8, 2017 “Small Things” © Paul A. Porter I asked before our Gospel reading for Read more about Sunday Service January 8th[…]
Thanks for your patience and enjoy the show. The holiday pageant photos are here. It was a joy to watch and can’t wait to share. If you are interested in a full size image file to print out at your convenience contact Krista Rose at: email@example.com.
December 25, 2016 The anticipation has been building for weeks – the waiting for the arrival of the Christ child. At long last, we can let out the breath that we’ve been holding. All the presents were opened at the crack of dawn or before; the holiday meal is just about fully prepared… Your turkey Read more about Holiday Greetings from Pastor Paul[…]
Listen to Eden United Church of Christ online. You can now hear Pastor Paul and the congregation at Eden every Sunday. We will provide the sermon in both text and audio format for all.
Eden UCC is having church today. Church will begin at 10:30 and the children’s program is still on. The children will arrive at 9:30 for rehearsal. Can’t wait to see you there!
Eden United Church of Christ has had a little renovation on the web. We have a stronger user interface with a budding main page that puts all the important content right at your fingertips. Just scroll down to see our community, what Eden is all about and our ministry teams. We are strengthening our presence Read more about Eden website redesign[…]
Listen to Eden United Church of Christ online. You can now hear Pastor Paul and the congregation at Eden every Sunday. We will provide the sermon in both text and audio format for all. The Sermon Also includes Eden’s Christmas Cantata. It was a wonderful experience to listen to and we hope you get Read more about Sunday Service December 11th[…]
Greeting December 2015 Note from the Pastor We have just celebrated two events that signify endings: Totenfest, remembering friends and family who died in the last year and our harvest festival of Thanksgiving, a time of rest and reflection and thanks for the previous growing season. We have new beginnings to consider as well. New Read more about May the blessings and joys of the season be with you and yours[…]
December 18 10:30 am Worship Remember to bring your child to rehearsal during Sunday school on Dec. 4th and after worship on Dec. 11th