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Young Adult Ministry at University Presbyterian Church

There are a myriad of ways to build community with other young adults at UPC. Start by liking us on Facebook:

To stay up-to-date on events, contact us to join the UPC Young Adults email list: youngadults@upc.org

Then check out these opportunities:


End-of-Summer Retreat
September 19-21, Lake Wenatchee State Park, Leavenworth
Join us for our last attempt to enjoy the Summer/welcome the first day of Fall when we go camping up at Lake Wenatchee. There are trails nearby to hike, the lake to swim in, and Leavenworth is down the road too! Pack warm clothes too since it gets a bit chilly at night.

More details and RSVP information here.

Girls Night In
Friday, October 3, 7:30pm, 769 Hayes St. Apt. 207, Seattle
Join us for a casual evening of fun in the South Lake Union area! Bring a snack or beverage to share. We'll enjoy great conversation while making beverage cozies—supplies will be provided! More info here.

Small Groups

UPC has all kinds of incredible opportunities for small groups—intergenerational groups, activity-based groups, you name it!  Check out the Small Groups website for more info.  To find out more about joining or leading a Small Groups for Young Adults, contact JJ: jjkissinger@upc.org

Young Adult Community Group

Tuesdays, 7pm, Knox (UPC meeting room across from the Sanctuary doors, first floor)
Whether you are new to Seattle or UPC, or if you've been around forever, we're all interested in the same things: building friendships, being known, and learning more about who God is and how to serve. Join us this summer for interactive discussion, speakers, and service opportunities. Check out our facebook page for more information.

On the 3rd Tuesday of every month, join us for Take-Out Tuesday!  Grab your favorite take-out dinner on your way to UPC, and we'll eat together as we chat and share life.

This fall, we'll be studying the life of King David!  Each session stands on it's own...so don;t worry if you can't come every single week.  All are welcome, all the time!  Here's the fall lineup:

Tuesday, Sept. 16:  Take-Out Tuesday! 

Tuesday, Sept. 23:  Lectio Divina 


Tuesday, Sept. 30:  Session 1:  “An Unexpected Choice” 

Tuesday, Oct. 7:  Session 2:  “An Impossible Victory”

Tuesday, Oct. 14:  “An Amazing Promise” 

Tuesday, Oct. 21:  Take-Out Tuesday!

Tuesday, Oct. 28:  “An Abject Sinner” 

Tuesday, Nov. 4:  “An Undeserved forgiveness” 

Tuesday, Nov. 11:  “An Awesome God”

Tuesday, Nov. 18:  Take-Out Tuesday!

Tuesday, Nov. 25:  Something fun!  Stay tuned...

Tuesday, Dec. 2:  Advent Series Begins!



No Upcoming Classes . . . but stay tuned!

Listen to the audio from a class last fall:

Young Marrieds Class
Mike and Shari Gaffney taught this class for people who have been married for three years or less. We covered many common issues in relationships, like conflict resolution, passion, faith, and family. You can listen to the audio and access the worksheets below.

Week 1: Audio - Worksheet
Week 2: Audio (microphone was turned off 23:09 - 27:24) - Worksheet
Week 3: Audio - Worksheet

Connect at UPC

Serve with one of these groups:
  • Serve Children | Contact Jim: jimg@upc.org
  • Serve Youth | Contact Randy: randyb@upc.org
  • Serve University Students | Contact Janie: janies@upc.org
  • Serve with Side-by-Side | Support families who have a child with a serious illness.
Contact JJ: jjkissinger@upc.org



JJ Kissinger
Associate Director
206.524.7301 x534

Associate Director
206.524.7301 x183

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