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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      Katherine Reiley

      03.30.19 | Faith

      When Katherine Reiley’s family moved just before middle school, sending her away from the friends she had known all of her life, she was wholly unprepared for the sadness, the loneliness that sank into her bones. So she did the thing she had...

        A Confirmand's Story

        02.03.19 | Faith | by Amanda Nunneley

        Here at University, we dedicate a special Sunday to celebrate our students’ saying “yes!” Yes to being in community with us, yes to following God’s call for their lives, and yes to using the tools they have been blessed with in order to help the...

          Art & Pat Zamorano's Story

          12.02.18 | Faith | by Sharla Bell

          In 2002, when the Zamorano family moved into their new home right down the street from University United Methodist Church, they would pass by University and agree they would never join a big church.   They could never leave their beloved...

            Mary Sue & Lee Adams' Story

            05.13.18 | Faith

            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...

              Rosie & Anna's Story

              04.29.18 | Faith

              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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