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Adult Education Classes
Sundays, 10am, Calvin Lounge
Jim and Sue Leach teach on the book of Galatians through March 29.
For more info on weekly topics, click here.
Questions? Becky, 206.524.7301 x408
Sundays through March 29, 7pm, Geneva B
A gathering to reflect on the Lent sermon series, including music and prayer. All ages welcome. Led by UPC elders.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Thursday, March 5–April 9, 1–3:30pm, Room 365
Do you, as a spouse, adult child, relative or friend, provide care for an adult loved one with a chronic illness or disability? This six-week series is designed to equip you to care for yourself as you care for others. To register contact Karen, 425.438.0452 or Marsha, 206.522.0183.
Side-by-Side Daffodil Day
Sunday, March 8, all day in Larson Hall and near UPC church exits
Enjoy a bouquet of bright and sunny daffodils in exchange for a contribution to Camp Side-by-Side, and see how hope grows! Every $500 sends a child to Camp for a week of laughter, rest, and togetherness. Learn more.
Little Gifts, Big Difference: Mary's Place Donation Drive
Sunday, March 8, UPC Kiosk barrel after each service
Share hope with women and children without homes. Add these top five items to your shopping list to Help Mary's Place. We're collecting at the UPC Kiosk on Sunday, March 8. Thank you for your generosity!
- Travel size deodorant
- Hair brushes, combs, and picks
- Travel size hypoallergenic soaps (Aveeno, Neutrogena, Dove, Ivory)
- Disposable razors
Sunday Speaker Series: Technology and the Word
Sunday, March 8, 22 & 29, 10am
Technology informs the way we think, speak, and act. Join us for a speaker series about the ways it can also grow the church and deepen our spiritual lives. No registration required.
March 8, Geneva B
Speaker: Christopher Lim, Theotech founder
Topic: Coding in the Dark: The Risks and Rewards of Innovating for the Kingdom (Chinese and English subtitles provided).
March 22, Geneva A
Speaker: David Hackett, Vision Synergy
Topic: Dave will describe the role and rise of digital global evangelism networks, particularly those reaching the Muslim world.
March 29, Geneva A
Speaker: Christopher Lim, Theotech founder
Topic: Accelerating the Gospel: How Technology Enables the Church to Create Kingdom Foretastes Like Never Before (English subtitles provided).
Christopher Lim is an elder at Indonesian Presbyterian Church and a founder of TheoTech. He invents technology to help believers and churches live out the vision of God’s Kingdom in word and deed. Learn more about TheoTech.
David Hackett, previously a mission pastor with Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship for twelve years, co-founded visionSynergy in 2003 and serves as its primary network adviser. He is on the cutting edge of digital collaborative global mission. Learn more about visionSynergy.
Youth Mission Auction and Fiesta
Sunday, March 15, Larson Hall
Donate to help 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.
Hike in Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Friday, March 20, meet at the 65th Street Park & Ride at 9am
Cindy and Jerry Klein will lead a two-mile hike through an unspoiled estuary teaming with harbor seals, otters, songbirds, shorebirds, and raptors. Weather permitting, we'll see both the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier. We'll enjoy lunch at a local Nisqually café. Bring your camera, binoculars, and appropriate clothing (including comfortable walking shoes). The event is sponsored by Second Wind.
To sign up or ask questions contact Suzanne, 425.392.6742
All Church Work Day
Saturday, March 21, 9am–3pm
Be part of our annual UPC work day to keep our facility looking welcoming. Bring your work gloves and roll up your sleeves as we spend a day together—painting, cleaning, and more.
Designed for Intimacy Marriage Series 2015
Guidance for Growing Together
Saturday, 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
Q Place Events at UPC | March 25–26
Ask Questions. Get Equipped. Share Hope in Christ.
Love Your World: Making the Kingdom of God Tangible
Wednesday, March 25, 7–8:30pm, Sanctuary
Hugh Halter, author of The Tangible Kingdom, will teach about nurturing authentic faith communities and how together as the church we can embody the kingdom of God. No registration necessary.
April, 206.524.7301 x533
Q Place Vital Conference
Thursday, March 26, 9am–4pm, Larson Hall
Learn about building deeper relationships and discussing questions about God and the Bible with the people in your life.
Cost: $50, lunch included.
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
Wrestling with Reconciliation
A Speaker Series and Forum
Interested in watching the class on video?
Week 1: Pastor Harvey Drake, Emerald City Bible Fellowship | Topic: media influence on racial image and identity formation | Click here
Week 2: Dr. David Leong, Associate Professor of Missiology at Seattle Pacific University | Topic: face and class, segregation, and economic justice | Click here