Adult Education Classes
Sundays beginning January 4, 10am, Calvin Lounge
Join us for a strong scriptural look at justice in the book of Micah. Class is taught by Helen and Peter Anderson.
For more info on weekly topics, click here.
Questions? Becky, 206.524.7301 x408
Wrestling with Reconciliation
A Speaker Series and Forum
Wednesdays through January 28, 7–8:30pm, Sanctuary
Being alive together means caring about unity, love, and justice. Learn about the realities of racial injustice and participate in reconciliation. Each week’s forum includes speakers, testimony, and facilitated audience dialogue. Hosted in partnership with Emerald City Bible Fellowship. No registration necessary, upc.org/wednesdayevenings
Topic: Racial Reconciliation and the Christian community
Speaker and facilitator: Dr. Caprice Hollins, The Seattle School of Psychology and Theology
Community voices: Glenn McCray and Mark Russo
Questions? April, 206.524.7301 x533
Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser Breakfast
Friday, January 30, 7:30–9am, Larson Hall
Support the building of houses for low income, first-time homeowners in the Seattle-King County area.
RSVP by January 25 to Ron
Love Your World: Join or Start a Small Group for Lent
2015 small group signups February 1 & 8
Being an active part of a small group is one of the best ways to grow in Christ. UPC invites the entire church family to take part in small groups during Lent (the six-week season before Easter). We have groups of 5–12 members all around Seattle and the suburbs—meeting to study and apply God's Word, have fellowship, pray for each other, and serve the community. Find a group online, start a new group, or ask a question: Sarah, 206.524.7301, x205
Super Bowl XLIX at UPC
Sunday, February 1, 3pm, Geneva and Larson Halls
Watch the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots square off in Super Bowl XLIX on the big screen with family, friends, and neighbors. There are activities for kids (ping pong, face painting, foosball). Enjoy snacks and dinner (suggested donation of $5/adult—parents must accompany kids under 12). Doors open at 3pm.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
No 5pm Service
Sunday, February 1
We're changing our worship schedule so that Seahawks fans can watch the big game at 3:30pm. Use this time to love your world and get to know your neighbors! Don't have plans or need a place to watch the game? Watch it on the big screen in Geneva and Larson. Doors open at 3pm.
Belong at UPC
Belong to the great work God is doing at our church and in the world
Wednesdays, February 4 & 11, 7–8:30pm
Class leads into Lent, followed by a discipleship series after Easter.
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.
Click here to register
Questions? Suzanne, 206.524.7301 x560
Our core values:
- Alive in Christ: Called to be passionately committed to a local church, where we find spiritual health and opportunity for growth.
- Alive Together: Called to share life together (Romans 12:4-5), encouraging building up one another up in faith, praying for one another, and learning and serving together.
- Living for the World: Called to be the body of Christ in our world, we serve in a local church that God is using to impact the world.
Ash Wednesday Worship
Wednesday, February 18, 7:30pm, Sanctuary
Gather together on the first day of the season of Lent for reflection, repentance, and renewal. Middle and high school students will meet in their regular rooms and then join the service.
Global Friends Lunar New Year Party
Friday, February 20, 6–8pm, Larson Hall
International scholars and UPC families: Save the date for a fun and festive Chinese New Year! There will be a hot pot dinner, activities and red envelopes for the kids, and a talent show. $5 tickets available at Global Friends on Fridays or at the door.
Questions? April, 206.524.7301 x533
Designed for Intimacy Marriage Series 2015
Guidance for Growing Together
February 21 | March 21
5:30–8:30pm in Geneva Hall, dinner and childcare included
$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
Youth Mission Auction and Fiesta
Sunday, March 15, Larson Hall
We're throwing a party! Save the date for our auction to support the important work our youth are doing locally, nationally, and globally. Includes live and silent auctions and great food all day!
Silent Auction Bidding, 9:30am–1:30pm and 3:30–5pm
Live Auction, 11:30am
Visit upc.org/auction to donate, browse, and pre-register.
Questions? Email us or call 206.524.7301 x160
New This Year: Silent auction items will be available for bidding until 5pm.
Donate new items, activity and event tickets, experiences, gift cards, services, and cash donations
Browse the online catalog
Pre-Register your credit card and receive your bidder number ahead of time. (You can also pick up and return donation forms at the Welcome Kiosk.)
UPC's Youth Mission Auction celebrates students and supports mission activities locally, nationally, and globally.
Women's Weekend Retreat
Friday, April 24–Sunday, April 26, 2015, IslandWood on Bainbridge Island
Join us for a women's weekend to learn, worship, and fellowship together. We'll enjoy outdoor recreation, cozy accommodations, and seasonal cuisine. $215. Scholarships and an option for Friday night dinner are available. Register by April 1.
Registration info coming soon.
Questions? Sarah B.
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, 1–3pm, 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