Our Ministries

There is nothing small in the service of God. — Frances de Sales

If you’re interested in joining one of First Unity’s ministries, please call the church office at 314-845-8540. Your service would be much appreciated.

Prayer Chaplain Ministry – Offers individual prayer support on Sunday mornings, through monthly prayer calls, and in hospital and nursing home visits. Training required and provided. Learn more

Prayer Circle Ministry – Offers prayer support via a phone call chain and an Internet group.  Learn more

Youth Education Ministry

Purpose Statement for First Unity’s Youth Education Ministry: We are accepting, inquisitive, and creative. We are here to learn and grow spiritually, support one another, and serve the community.

“Touches tomorrow” by assisting the Sunday youth program. To assure our parents and protect our children, this requires a background check. Learn more

Music Ministry – Integrates the Sunday message into the worship experience through music, song and instrumental performance. Learn more

Welcoming Ministry – Provides the “friendly first impression” of our spiritual community with a strategic welcoming plan. Greeters and ushers are part of this ministry.

Sound & Light Ministry – Enhances Sunday services and special events through sound and lighting. Training required and provided.

Bookstore Ministry – Assist bookstore manager in serving in the bookstore on Sunday mornings.

Community Service & Outreach Ministry – Identifies and coordinates meaningful community service projects in alignment with First Unity’s vision, mission and core values. Participates in Unity Worldwide Ministries Outreach Program.  Agencies we support are: Circle of Hope, Feed My People, All the Babies of Eastern Missouri Chapter of Newborns in Need, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mercy Hospital, Vision for Vets, and South County 4th Precinct Neighborhood Resources.

Hospitality & Events Ministry – Plans and executes the spiritual community’s social activities and fund raising programs.

Lending Library Ministry – Assists in cataloging, shelving, and maintaining our extensive lending library. View books available.

Promotion Ministry – Advises on a multifaceted plan of marketing and advertising to promote First Unity Church as an inclusive, vibrant spiritual community and to increase the sharing of our spiritual message. The Promotion Ministry includes members of the social media group responsible for the First Unity newsletter, the First Unity website, email communications, and other communications methods

Technical & Visual Arts Ministry – Creates long-range strategic plan for visual and technical support for Sunday worship services.

First Unity Church of St Louis gardenMain Building & Grounds Facilities & Maintenance Ministry – Manages maintenance and repairs of the main building and grounds to ensure the building and property provide a safe, comfortable, aesthetically pleasing environment for the spiritual community.

Budget & Finance Ministry – Creates and manages a viable budget and long-range plan for First Unity Church. This is a short-term Board of Directors Ministry.

Sunday Celebration Ministry – Prepares for and sets up weekly Sunday celebrations after church. Also does an abbreviated cleaning afterward and follows guidelines for closing and locking the church.

Green Team Ministry – Creates and executes a plan for implementing environmentally friendly practices in our church, homes, and community.

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