A Giving Tree Celebration Story

    This is the story of University coming together to provide gifts for 850 children in the foster care system. Watch as see as children were able to do crafts, hear stories, decorate cookies and much more!

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      Sara Knoy's Story

      09.06.18 | Community | by Sharla Bell

      Since she was two, Sara Knoy has felt at home in the hallways of University United Methodist Church. From the Day School to J-Quest Sunday School to Student Ministry’s Wednesday Night Live, and from Cherub Choir to elementary Chimes to  Chancel...

        A Mental Health Alliance Story

        08.11.18 | Community

        “First, I want people to have the willingness to be honest with God and at least one other person. There is so much freedom in honesty.  Second, I want our church to be a place for people to tell the truth, a place for us to safely share our...

          Mary Sue & Lee Adams' Story

          05.13.18 | Community

          Not long ago, Leo Adams was watching television and a story about two high school-aged boys caught his attention. One of the boys was in foster care, and after explaining to his friend that when he was moved from home to home, he carried his few...

            The Magdalena House Story

            05.06.18 | Community

            Denise Barker was sitting in a chapel service at Austin Seminary when she heard a distinct instruction from the Lord: “I want you to open a women’s shelter.” Denise will tell you that this was a unique moment in her life, that while she regularly...

              Rosie & Anna's Story

              04.29.18 | Community

              When Anna Ortiz’ seven-year-old daughter Rosie asked if God had forgotten about her, Anna knew she needed to find a church home that would help Rosie understand that God could never forget about her, that God loved her. That little Rosie asked...


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