Welcome to Union Christian Church
Formed in 1852 by the “union” of two young congregations meeting in the area, Union Christian Church is a congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
We are members of a traditional denomination, a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world. Although we have no regional or national administrative hierarchy, we have support officials at both levels.
We have no formal creed required for membership.
We practice the baptism of believers as the basis of membership in the Church, while recognizing baptisms performed in other churches. We believe that through baptism all Christians are called to ministry, serving as part of the "priesthood of all believers."
As part of the one body of Christ and the one family of God, we welcome all to the Lord’s Table as God has welcomed us. We celebrate communion every Sunday.
We believe in the centrality of scripture, and feel called to read critically and thoughtfully study it, taking into account the history and background in which it was written and interpret its meaning for ourselves, within the community of the church.
We hear a special calling to make visible the unity of all Christians, proclaiming that in our diversity we belong to one another because we commonly belong to Christ. We practice "unity, not uniformity".
We move to answer God’s call for justice in the areas of care for the earth, challenges for women and children and problems from poverty, hunger and immigration. We seek to do this work in cooperation with other people of faith.