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Events at University Presbyterian Church

Looking for camps and retreats? click here.
For a listing of our current classes, click here.

Adult Education Classes

Sundays, 10:30am, Calvin Lounge

For more info on weekly topics, click here.

Questions? Becky, 206.524.7301 x408

School Year Groups for Moms

Build community with other moms in similar stages. Learn more

Small Groups

Launch a New Small Group

Every week, new people seek out a small group to join. Starting a new group is a great way to build Christ-centered relationships and welcome new people to small group life. Invite a friend to start the group with you, then contact Sarah.

Join a New Small Group
Get back together at a place where you'll always have a seat at the table! Grab food in Larson Hall between services on Sunday, September 20 and sign up for a small group. Representatives from our small group ministries will be there to answer your questions.


Wednesdays this Fall
There is something for everyone at UPC Wednesday nights. Be enriched by programs for elementary, youth, and adults. 

Communicating Well: How to Talk and Listen When We Disagree
Wednesdays, October 7-21, 7-8:30pm

Explore and practice ways that followers of Jesus can constructively dialogue when we disagree in this highly interactive class. Facilitated by Sean Jackson (elder and licensed counselor), Gerry Philipsen (elder and communications professor), and UPC Pastor, Renée Notkin. Childcare provided. Cost: $10. Register: wednesdays@upc.org

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Wednesday Parenting Class
Wednesday Evenings, October 28–November 18, 7–8:30pm 

October 28–Charlie Scoma "Preparing your Child for Communion"
November 4–Zach Brittle "Marriage"
November 11–Stephanie Boyer "Creating Space" November 18–Brynne & Chuck Burkhalter "Finances"

sarahb@upc.org Learn More

Wednesday Adult Missions Class:
Do Justice, Love Mercy: Sharing Hope for the Holy Land
October 28–November 18, 7–8:30pm, Sanctuary 

An opportunity for UPC and the greater church community to learn and understand suffering in the Holy Land and increase awareness about what breaks God’s heart around the worldfrom Seattle to Palestine. All speakers are from the region or actively involved there. 


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Didi Prentice Watercolor Fundraiser

Sunday, October 18, 9am–6pm, Calvin Lounge

Your purchase of watercolor paintings by artist Didi Prentice will support the renovation of UPC's existing Inn Garden Court, which will soon be a meeting area and memorial.


The new Inn Garden Court will feature:

• A Cobbled Courtyard for a Gathering Place

• A Carved Stone Centerpiece—"The Solid Rock"

• A Memorial Vault and Niches for Ashes

• Architectural Design that Complements Shasta Landscaping

Young Adult Community Group
Tuesdays, 7pm, Knox Parlor

We're shaking things up! Join us as we share life and enjoy connecting in new ways. Guest speakers, pub nights, discussion groups, service opportunities, and beach BBQs for ages 22–35. Learn more

Please join us for Jazz Night and Dinner to celebrate University Presbyterian Church's 
International Community
Benefiting The Language Institute & Ministry with Internationals
Thursday, October 22, 6:30pm

415 Westlake Avenue North | Seattle, Washington | $50
Reserve your tickets online
Giving type: "Other"| Memo: "LI/MI Ticket"
Please reply by October 14 to reserve your spot 


Intergenerational Mission Trip
Christmas Break (December 26–31)
Info Meeting, Sunday, October 4, 11:30-12:30am, Room 350/355

Register by October 18 for this opportunity to serve members of a local orphanage with an intergenerational mission team in Tijuana, Mexico. Work with kids in day camp and build homes for families. Registration Cost: $100; trip fee, $1150 adult, $1000 child.
For more information contact Brandon

Hugh Halter Training Forum:
Making God's Kingdom Tangible 

Saturday, October 24, 8:30am–12pm, Geneva Hall
8:30am continental breakfast

In this ministry forum, Hugh Halter, author of the Tangible Kingdom will unpack these topics: 
What is incarnational life and community? 
How can every person be at least a part-time missionary? 
How do I balance real life and kingdom life? 
How can my small group transform into a community on mission? 



Belong at UPC
One day class, October 4, 11:45-1:45pm

Belong to the great work God is doing at our church and in the world. The church is a place to belong, grow, and serve, to the glory of God. Join our new membership class, open to newcomers and those already active at UPC.

Questions? Becky, 206.524.7301 x408


UPC Youth Fall Retreats

Rock Fall Retreat: Warm Beach Camp

5pm Friday, November 6–12:15pm, Sunday, November 8
Register by November 1.

upc.org/youth. Cost: $130* biancaq@upc.org

Edge Fall Retreat: Miracle Ranch Camp

5:30pm, Friday, November 6–12:15pm, Sunday, November 8.
Register by November 1.

upc.org/youth. Cost: $150*ericaw@upc.org

*Scholarships available for those who need assistance. ericaw@upc.org 

Women’s Evening Bible Study 2015-16
Mondays, September 28–May 23, 6:45–8:45pm, in Geneva Hall.

Women of any age or stage in life are invited to join us for small group Bible study and lively fellowship as we learn to truly place our confidence in the Lord. Each meeting, we share worship as a large group and then dive into the study and prayer time in our small groups. This year we will be studying (the gospel of) John by N. T. Wright.  Registration: $20 – covers study materials.

Louise, 206.953.4401.


The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life
Tuesdays, 6:45-8:45pm, Rooms 390/395, October 6November 24

Journey to a new level of wellness through faith, food, fitness, focus and friends. Video lessons and cheering each other on. Purchase books online.Register by October. 4: Susan, 206.817.6306

Parish Nurse Office Hours
First & Third Fridays, 13pm, Outreach Office, first 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

 MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers
1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays, October 6–May 17, 2016 9:30–11:30am, Geneva

Mom's with babies not yet walking, please register but note that we are creating a waiting list for childcare. There is a waiting list only for that age group. Cost: $140, scholarships are available. 

Click here to register (please sign in to register)
MOPS Audio 

New moms, are you looking for a community to share parenting, marriage, and friendship stories? Come to MOPS! We welcome mothers with a child or children age 0–5 years to build a Christian community together. Don't journey alone, connect with us! 
Sarah B, 206.524.7301 x149


Sock It to Homelessness: Sock Drive to benefit Operation Nightwatch, Street Youth Ministries, and the University District Food Bank
Sundays, October 11 & 18, 8am–6pm

Help our neighbors in need. Drop off new pairs of adult men’s white socks in the collection barrels outside the main church entrances. Sue

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