Our congregation is uncommonly committed, with active mission teams addressing issues of social justice, education, homelessness, elder care, and more. Learn More
We are LGBTQ friendly and welcome all to full participation and membership regardless of sex, age, race, ethnic background, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideals or worldly condition.
Many of our members were first drawn to Second by the music. Our vocal and handbell choirs, Schantz organ, and Couts Musc Series are under the direction of Andrew Peters. Learn More
Members describe a typical sermon at Second as “thought provoking,” “insightful,” and “relevant.” Listen now and/or subscribe to the podcast.
We care deeply about our planet. Second became a Certified Earth Care Congregation in 2013 and our Earthcare Team works to defend and heal creation.
At Second, children are included in worship through a special “Sacred Space” portion of the service, and a weekly music program. We also offer childcare and Sunday school each week.
The Central West End is St. Louis' most densly populated neighborhood. We're just minutes from Washington University, St. Louis University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Forest Park, and the Cortex District. Get Directions