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Union Church has been around since before there were cars!

140 years ago Mexico City had a mere 200,000 people, Ulysses S. Grant occupied the White House and Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada ruled Mexico—and Union Evangelical Church (or the “Anglo-Saxon Congregation,” as it was called back then) was born.

We think.

Our exact beginning is unclear, but we know that on January 11th, 1873, there was a meeting and they decided to form a church.  Since then we have fought two World Wars, and seen the invention of everything from the automobile to the iPad.  Barack Obama now occupies the White House and Enrique Peña Nieto walks the halls of the Palacio Nacional.

Mexico City has grown to more than 20 million, the pulpit of the Anglo-Saxon Congregation, filled by the bearded Rev. William Cooper has been replaced by the pulpit of Union Evangelical Church presided over by the shaved head and often unshaved face of Pastor Lance Lefler.

At this point it’s fair to say that Union has lived a legacy.  And created some chaos along the way.  We are building something new right now.  This is a new start for our church, as we seek to make an even greater impact than the Union Church of the past.