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Our Mission: Embrace UCC has a mission to embrace and encourage all people on their own spiritual

journey and to follow Jesus' example of extravagant grace and relentless compassion.

Our Vision:  Embrace UCC is to be a vibrant community of faith that celebrates the uniqueness of God's creation and provides opportunities for all people to grow in wholeness through God's grace. 

Sunday Worship:

We invite you to join us for worship on Sunday mornings at 9:30am    Our services are live

streamed on Facebook -- look for Embrace United Church of Christ  to watch live or later in the



HOLY WEEK - Services with St Paul Presbyterian Congregation

Maundy Thursday March 28   6:00pm   Agape Supper and Communion.   Crackers and drinks provided.  Please bring lunchmeat, cheese or fruit for this community meal.  We will have a short liturgy and close with communion.

This meal will not be on live stream.

 Good Friday Tenebrae  7pm on March 29    We will 

read through the passion story and walk with Jesus last days  before the cross.

This service will be live streamed

If you are unable to join us -- Read the Passion Story in Mark chapters 14-15 or in John chapters 18-19.


9:30m March 31   Read the Gospel text John 20:1-18

 followed by the annual Easter Egg hunt for our children.  Bring your own basket or bag.

Rev Ken Ehrke will be retiring  April 30, 2024.   He was called to Cathedral of Hope

Midcities in March 2014 and lead us through becoming an independent UCC congregation

Embrace UCC in 2015.   

Since January 2023 He has also preached and served as pastor of St Paul Presbyterian 

Church.   We have developed a unique relationship between the two congregations and look

forward to doing more together.

The serach committees from both congregations are working together to call another 

pastor who will serve both congregations in a full time two part charge position.

Ongoing Events at Embrace UCC and in the Community

Senior LGBT Social Lunch Group  Third Thursday 11:30am at  Al Wadi Cafe.  2712 Brown Trail, Bedford, TX 76021 

Beer and Theology Discussion  2nd Wednesday 6-8pm at a local restaurant -- email us for this month's location

Sacred Reading - First Tuesday of the month 7-8:30 pm on zoom.
Newcomers Welcome


No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here! If you're considering visiting us, click below to learn more about us and what you can expect on Sunday mornings at Embrace United Church of Christ!


"Church Matters" Blog


Pastor Ken Ehrke writes about the life of the church, shares his thoughts about current events, and talks about how Embace United Church of Christ is working to embrace hope, community and faith.

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