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Building Christ-centered Relationships

Posted by Steve Ryan on

In my two years working in Outreach at University, I’ve been asked many interesting questions about the churches and organizations we choose to partner with or support. Questions like, why do we support a ministry at Church A if they believe or do ministry X? Also, why partner with...

Seek God's Presence

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all...

Shining Light

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, “It is winter in Narnia,” said Mr. Tumnus, “And it has been for ever so long…always winter and never Christmas.” Lucy steps through the wardrobe in the CS Lewis’ classic novel and meets the faun, Mr. Tumnus, who tells her she is in the land of...

It Will Touch You Heart

Posted by Amy Tullos on

Church Family, Some of you may have already heard, but Kids Ministry has an exciting new way to volunteer with Kids Sunday School starting in January 2020. This new idea will allow the children of our church to have dependable and consistent adult or student leadership in their classrooms...

Prepare for Jesus' Birth

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Church family,  As the Advent season quickly approaches we wanted you to know that there are many ways that you can spiritually prepare for Jesus' birth. From the first Advent event, the Family Advent Night, to the very last one, on December 29 for Lessons and Carols, there are many ways...

A Special Place

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The south side of campus, outside the Atrium entrance, is under a bit of construction and we are excited about what it is going to turn into within the next few months. Our new University Memorial Garden is going to serve as a place for prayer, reflection, a resting place and an area for...

Strengthening Our Community​ 

Posted by Steve Ryan on

Friends, Almost exactly fifteen years ago my family first walked into University. We originally came because Pastor Mike was here. About ten years earlier he was the pastor at Asbury UMC in Corpus Christi and then our paths crossed again in San Antonio. We first came to University because we...

He's Moving In Our Midst

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Friends, “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver” (2 Corinthians 9:7 NIV). There is an old preacher’s joke that follows this bit of scripture which adds, “But checks...

Better Connected

Posted by Alyssa Carroll on

Church Family, Communications has been very busy as we head into the fall season! One of the projects we just finished was redesigning our University App. We’ve had our app for several years but we had been neglecting it and not using it to its full potential. I’m excited to say...

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