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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

2014 Fall Prayer Retreat
Held Together: Finding Cohesion in a Fragmented World             

Saturday, November 1, 9am–1pm, Calvin
Former UPC associate pastor Dave Rohrer will lead us on this half-day retreat. We will reflect on the apostle Paul’s prayer for the church in Colossians 1:15–20 and allow the text to lead us into the experience of centering our lives on the One who is at the center of all things.

Register with Suzanne, 206.524.7301 x560

Three times a year, we designate time to learn about and practice prayer with guest speakers on a Saturday morning. These half-day retreats are unique experiences with time for teaching, individual reflection, prayer, and journaling.

Winter Retreat: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Spring Retreat: Saturday, April 18, 2015

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.


Sock Drive and University District Food Drive
We're kicking off the season with a simple way to make a big difference.

Sock Drive
Sundays, November 9 & 16
Drop off new pairs of solid white men's socks in the barrels outside the main entrance in the Foyer—a simple way to make a big difference. Sock Drive will benefit Operation Nightwatch and Street Youth Ministries. Sponsored by UPC Deacons.

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.

Thanksgiving Eve Packs for Kids Food Drive
Wednesday, November 26, 7:30pm
Help underprivileged children in the community get the nutrition they need by bringing non-perishable food items to the Sanctuary at the Thanksgiving Eve worship service. Your generosity benefits the University District Food Bank Packs for Kids program, which provides meals and snacks to children who are at risk of going hungry on the weekend when free or reduced school meals are unavailable. These packs of food contain items that are nutritious, simple, and easy to take home in a backpack.

  Suggested items:          
  shelf stable milk (single serving   juice boxes   pudding cups
  microwaveable mac & cheese    fruit cups   instant oatmeal packets 
  applesauce cups   fruit leather   trail mix and nut mix
  microwaveable meals (ravioli, meatballs,
chili, chicken & rice)  
  graham crackers   microwaveable soups (chicken
and beef are best)

Say Hello to Marta Bennett
Tuesday, November 4, 4:30pm, Geneva B
Please join Marta Bennett, UPC supported missionary in Nairobi, Kenya, for a time of fellowship and sharing. Drop in to say hello anytime after 4:30pm; sharing begins at 7pm. 


Kara Powell Presents Sticky Faith: Practical ways to build lasting faith in kids
Wednesday, November 5, Dinner for all ages: 6–6:45pm, Program, 7–8:30pm, Larson Hall 
Raising children of faith takes the whole community of church and family. Parents, grandparents, and all interested adults are welcome to hear Fuller Youth Institute director, author, and mother of three, Kara Powell as she presents practical ways to foster lasting faith for children and youth.

Register for childcare (birth–Kindergarten age) here.
Questions? Erica, 206.524.7301 x129

Language Institute and Ministry with Internationals Benefit Dinner
Wednesday, November 5, 6:30pm, 415 Westlake, Seattle
Celebrate and support UPC’s international community with keynote speaker Earl F. Palmer and a gourmet dinner catered by the Upper Crust. As a part of the Outreach ministry of University Presbyterian Church, the Language Institute and Ministry with Internationals have provided resources for refugees, immigrants, and internationals in the greater Seattle area for over 30 years. Register online by October 26 at upc.org/registerLIMI, or give to LI/MI online at upc.org/giveLIMI. Please log in or create an account to donate to the designated fund.

Convenient parking available. $50 ticket price includes catered gourmet dinner and wine.
To learn more about Language Institute and Ministry with Internationals click here.
For more information, contact April, 206.524.7301 x533

Calling All Seahawks Fans             
Sunday, November 9, 1pm, Geneva Hall
Watch the Seahawks play the New York Giants with your church community. Beverages and a light lunch ($3 suggested donation) will be served..

Seward Park Hike             
Tuesday, November 11
Meet us at 9:15am at the UPC Kiosk or 10am at Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. Enjoy a 2.5 mile walk and lunch at local restaurant afterward.

RSVP: Dawn, 206.281.9009

Thanksgiving Lunch
Thursday, November 20, 12–2pm, Geneva Hall
Enjoy food, fellowship, and fun at the Second Wind Thanksgiving Luncheon. Join us for an intergenerational gathering at noon. All ages welcome!

Register: Click here to register online or contact Suzanne, 206.524.7301 x560

WorldMarkets: Loving Our Neighbors Near and Far
Sunday, November 23, 9am–2pm & 6–7:30pm
Learn about and support our local and global ministry partners. Enjoy international food tasting and purchase unique products from around the world. 

Brandon, 206.524.7301 x214

Waiting for the Light: Advent Worship & Celebration
Friday, December 5, 6:30–8:30pm, Sanctuary & Larson Hall
圣诞派对 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 seaon 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

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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