A portion of proceeds from our rental properties is designated to our Outreach Fund. This fall and early winter, Council approved Mission and Outreach’s request to use of this fund to assemble and distribute Care Bags and Emergency Food boxes. The Sunday School (and Christian Ed team) assisted Mission and Outreach in assembling 50 one-gallon Read more about Outreach Fund Supports Care Bags and Food Boxes[…]
In November, Eden collected items for ECH’s (Every Child’s Hope) Christmas shop. We delivered over 200 gifts (toys, clothes, games, etc.) on November 30th! Thanks, Eden! During December, members stocked the Giving Tree at the entry to the Upper Room. In early January, over 70 pairs of hats, mittens and socks were delivered to JNM’s Read more about Christmas Donations Benefit ECH and JNM[…]
On December 16, five Eden members joined a number of other churches at Habitat’s work site in South County. The crews completed installation of siding on the home’s soffit as well as doing a complete cleanup of the work site where interior work will continue in February. During our annual special offering to support Habitat Read more about Habitat for Humanity Work Day & Special Offering[…]
Eden members and friends brought 245 lbs of fresh fruit and vegetables to worship on November 19 to benefit the Affton Christian Food Pantry for Thanksgiving.
Christian Ed plate was full once again in 2017. The Sunday School program continued several traditions and began a few new ones: presented the Passion Drama on Palm Sunday hosted an Easter Egg hunt in the park on Easter morning collected donations for Heifer International totaling $769!! in May kicked off the new school year with Read more about Christian Ed: A Busy 2017[…]
For the second year, Eden UCC hosted a book fair at the Affton Christian Food Pantry to kick off the children’s summer. All school age children of the Pantry received 2 brand new books; younger children could select some used books as well. Thanks to all who staffed the Pantry during the two-week book fair Read more about Books, Books, Books[…]
Congratulations Eden UCC Confirmands! Eden’s 2017 Confirmation Class began their study in September of 2016. Through class-time study and discussion, participation as Liturgist and Children’s Time and the creation of their class faith statement (printed below), they were welcomed into full membership on June 4, 2017. Statement of Faith – Confirmation Class Read more about Eden Welcomes 5 Confirmands on Pentcost![…]