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Events at University Presbyterian Church

Adult Education Classes
Sundays through December 7, 10am, Calvin Lounge
Join us for a strong scriptural look at the unity of women and men in Christ according to Paul's writings. Classes are based on Man and Woman, Once in Christ by Philip Barton Payne.

For more info on weekly topics, click here.

Questions? Becky, 206.524.7301 x408

Stock the Shelves Food Drive
Sundays through November and December
Donate non-perishable food items to the barrels in the Foyer to stock the shelves at the University District Food Bank.

Waiting for the Light: Advent Worship & Celebration
Friday, December 5, 6:30–8:30pm, Sanctuary & Larson Hall
Celebrate Advent 2014, the beginning of the Christian liturgical year, with family friendly worship and reflection. Together, we prepare and ready ourselves for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is a season of prayer, anticipation, and joy.

After worship, join the UPC community for fellowship, snacks, and crafts.

Debbie, 206.524.7301 x377
Polly, 206.524.7301 x406

Gloria! A Christmas Concert
Featuring "Gloria" by Antonio Vivaldi (RV589), plus seasonal favorites
Saturday, December 6, 3pm, Sanctuary
Celebrate God's coming to earth to bring salvation to all at UPC's annual Christmas concert with the Seattle Children's Chorus. Invite your neighbors to experience Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria (RV589). Festival seating—no tickets or reservations required.

Directed by David Gardner, plus special guests Kris Mason and John Hendrix. Accompaniment by a chamber orchestra and Jo Ann Stremler, Principal Organist. 

Bob, 206.524.7301 x184

Caroling by Kayak
Saturday, December 6, 6pm, Northwest Outdoor Center on Lake Union, 2100 Westlake Ave N., #1, Seattle
Optional dinner, 4:30pm, China Harbor Restaurant
Dress warmly! Cost: $40; proceeds benefit Seattle Children's Home and the Homestead Community Land Trust. Space is limited.

Register by email Suzanne, 425.392.6742

Christmas Party
Wednesday, December 10, 1pm, Geneva Hall
Enjoy a festive party with old friends and new! Taproot Theater will perform "The Carpenter's Gift." No registration necessary. Bring cookies to share! Sponsored by Second Wind.


Neighborhood Christmas Party
Saturday, December 13, 10am–3pm, Larson Hall
Invite your friends and neighbors to experience the magic of Narnia at Christmastime! Play with electric model trains with Peter and Edmund, be our guest in the Geneva Tea Room for yummy treats, and create Christmas decorations and crafts with Susan and Lucy. Turkish delight, perhaps?


Christmas Cheer
Sunday, December 14, 9:30am–1pm & 6–7pm, Larson and Geneva Halls
Join the UPC family for the magic of Narnia and Christmas cheer, including fellowship, food, and celebration. Turkish delight, perhaps?


Betsy Meyer Mission Report
Sunday, December 14, 12pm, Calvin Lounge
Come hear Betsy and Eugene Meyer speak about their work with Thembalethu in South Africa. Bring a lunch and hear the amazing things God is doing in their ministry.

Brandon, 206.524.7301 x214

Designed for Intimacy Marriage Series 2015
Guidance for Growing Together
January 24 | February 21 | March 21
5:30–8:30pm in Geneva Hall, dinner and childcare included.
$120 for all 3 evenings
$40 per couple, per night
Explore the joys and struggles of married life as Steve and Lisa Call present Designed for Intimacy, a marriage conference that gives relationships prompting for growth, togetherness, and communion with God. The conference includes relevant topics including communication, conflict, dreams and demands, family ties, forgiveness, and sex.

Click here to register
Sarah, 206.524.7301 x149

Men's Weekend Retreat
Friday, February 27–Sunday, March 1, 2015, Island Lake, Poulsbo
Men of all ages 18 and older: Save the date for a weekend of rest, reflection, and connection, along with plenty of activities to choose from. Have fun spending time with other guys while learning and growing in your faith. $140; register by February 8, 2015.

Click here to register
Questions? Charlie, 206.524.7301 x146

Kara Powell Sticky Faith follow-up event
Wednesdays through December 17, 7–8:30pm, Sanctuary
Continue the conversation for how parents and the entire church community can partner together to foster lasting faith in children and youth. We'll gather for a facilitated study on Kara Powell's new book, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family (available for sale at the Sunday book table). All ages welcome. 


The Gathering
Sundays, 7pm, Geneva B
Join this new group that gathers to sing worship songs, reflect on the day’s sermon, and pray together. All ages welcome. Have dinner in Larson, then join us! Led by UPC elders.


Parish Nurse Office Hours
1st & 3rd Fridays, 13pm, Outreach Office, 1st floor
Parish Nurses are available to assist with health concerns, check blood pressure, provide health information, refer to community resources, and provide spiritual support. They are also available on 4th Sundays in Larson Hall for questions and blood pressure checks.

Parish Nurse Hotline, 206.524.7301 x579

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