10 a.m. worship service
10:15 a.m. Sunday School

Welcome to Edina Morningside!

Why EMC?

“Our members respect theological diversity”

Welcome to Edina Morningside Church! We are an Open & Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ, emphasizing Christian education, outreach and justice, and inclusion of all into the body of Christ’s love.

We gather at 10 a.m. each Sunday for worship led by our interim pastor, Rev. Howard K. Bell.

EMC offers childcare during Sunday worship for children ages 3-5. We have a full Sunday School program for kids in grades K-12, starting at 10:15 a.m. And we have a full plate of Christian Education offerings for people of all ages.

Please browse our website to learn more about us. We love to welcome new friends — drop by for a visit at our next worship service! And you can check out our Facebook page for our latest activities. Please feel free to call or email us for more information!

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Placement/Casting for MTC: Elementary Camp

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Women’s Fellowship

11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Placement/Casting for MTC: Youth Camp

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Hand of AA Meeting

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Sunday service

10:00 am - 11:00 am


Preschool Summer Camp

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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May 23, 2016

90 seconds of Dan Jurgens, cartoonist and EMC member

- Got 90 seconds for a bit of Minnesota history? Well-known cartoonist Dan Jurgens, an EMC member, recently was featured on MN90, telling about his connection to Superman and other popular comics. Listen here.
May 15, 2016

Congratulations, confirmands!

- Today, after a year of preparation and study, and two faith retreats, five teens took the next step on their faith journeys, becoming confirmed at EMC and joining the church as members. Three more teens decided this was a step they were not yet ready to take. All eight were recognized during the service, during which they shared...

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May 1, 2016

Daylight, goats and Prince

- EMC welcomed Michael Kimpur (left center with the Gennrich family) last week—both to our pulpit and to our floor, where the Daylight school director sat, sharing his easy charm with our youngest visitors and members. The children learned that in Kenya, people say “jambo” to say hello and answer that greeting with “hakuna matata,” a phrase many of them...

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April 26, 2016

Faith communities & mental health: A discussion

- Learn how faith and faith communities play roles in recovery for people living with mental illness during a presentation this Sunday, May 1, 11:15 a.m, at EMC. Al Levin, representing the National Association on Mental Health (NAMI), will help you: increase your understanding of mental illness grasp the impact of the associated stigma, and learn about NAMI and...

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Preschool slots still available!

Did you know EMC’s 4-Star Parent Aware-rated preschool is the oldest continuously licensed preschool in Minnesota? Or that we have both morning and afternoon sessions for children who are at least 3 years old by September 30?

We are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Space is very limited, so register now! Contact preschool director Melissa Clarke at 952-926-6555 or preschool@emcucc.org for registration details or to schedule a tour.

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