Our mission is to share the hope of Jesus Christ with people in Seattle and around the world. When we give, we have the privilege of participating in that mission. Our gifts to God, through UPC, create opportunities for people to be fed, baptized, visited, counseled, prayed for, encouraged, taught, and loved in the name of Jesus. Our gifts make a difference.
It's because of your generosity that UPC is able to engage in mission all throughout the year.
Fiscal Year-End Giving
We’re wrapping up another year of ministry at UPC!
Don’t forget that June 30 marks the end of our fiscal year. We're close to meeting our 2018 Shared Ministry goals, but we still need to close the gap! Believe it or not, many of our ministries actually increase over the summer, so thank you in advance for supporting ministry at UPC by making a generous gift by June 30.
In case you missed it, here’s the video we showed in worship services recently—your financial partnership helps make these ministries possible.
Ways to Give
UPC offers two secure, trusted options for online giving. Both are equally good ways to support ministry at UPC—it’s a matter of preference (some people use both options!).
Pushpay is a fast, secure, trusted ministry partner for UPC. It works well for those who wish to give to Shared Ministry (CORE) at UPC, but also allows people to designate gifts using a memo field.Give with pushpay
MyUPC is powered by Ministry Platform, a secure ministry partner for UPC. It works well for those who wish to designate their gifts and/or contribute to Shared Ministry (CORE). MyUPC also allows users to update their own listing in the UPC Church Directory (online), manage online giving, and register for events.
Pushpay is a fast, secure, easy way to give from a mobile device. Text the word “UPC” to 77977 and follow the prompts.
Checks and Cash
Give at UPC or mail to:
University Presbyterian Church
4540 15th Ave NE
Offering envelopes available by request.
STOCK AND APPRECIATED SECURITIES
UPC’s broker is Greg Hastings at UBS Financial. To make stock gift to UPC, please contact Lynne Satomi (206.628.8548). Our DTC # is 0221; our gift account is WI12553. Please also notify UPC’s Finance Office (205.524.7301 x456) that you have made a stock/securities gift.
To donate property, IRAs or other assets, please contact UPC’s Director of Stewardship Ministries, Jennifer Perrow (206.524.7300, x194).
It’s easy to make a gift to UPC from a donor-advised fund (such as the National Christian Foundation or Schwab Charitable Giving). Contact Jennifer.
Including UPC in your estate plans is a wonderful way to ensure that UPC can share the hope of Jesus Christ with future generations. Contact Jennifer.
Why Do We Give?
We give because all that we have—time, money, talents—comes from God. Scripture teaches us that one way we thank God is by returning a generous portion of those gifts back to him. UPC is a generous congregation. We love to give generously and joyfully to support ministry, and we invite you to join us in this act of worship as we tangibly share the hope of Jesus Christ with people in our city and around the world.
Where Does My Gift Go?
Your gifts make ministry happen. Take a peek at some of the amazing ways UPC shared hope and extended family in 2016 by checking out our Annual Report! Included are our 2016 financial reports, showing the specific ways your generous gifts went to support ministry at UPC.VIEW THE Annual REPORT
Here’s what that looked like last year:
+ UPC supported 72 missionaries in 26 countries.
+ Global Friends welcomed 225 international students and families each week
+ 69,160 meals were prepared in Geneva Kitchen (and 17,900 cookies made)
+ 74 new members joined
+ 13 adults and 30 infants were baptized
+ Deacons delivered poinsettias to over 100 homebound members
+ The Language Institute served students from 32 different countries through ESL classes and tutoring
+ 36 barrels of food were collected for the University Food Bank
+ Over 120 women attended midweek groups for moms
+ UPC's mental health advocate served an average of 65 people each week
+ UPC sent 102 university students on mission trips to Serbia, India, The Dominican Republic, and more
UPC voluntarily engages in an independent financial audit each year, and consistently receives the highest marks. Your gifts are well-stewarded here.
Help! Who Can Assist Me?
We’re here to make your giving experience as easy as possible.
Questions? Contact Us.