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Pumpkin Season

Posted by Rev. Sarah Dennis on

The pumpkins are coming! The pumpkins are coming! October is here, pumpkin spice is all around, and the University Pumpkin Patch is back. As many of you know, the Pumpkin Patch has been around for many years as a fundraiser for Student Ministry summer interns. This year we are changing things...

A Covenant for a Time of Discernment

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility gentleness and patience. Bear with one another and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on...

Feeding The Masses

Posted by Rev. Sarah Dennis on

Not long ago I was re-reading the feeding of the five thousand. You know the one, when Jesus feeds so many with just a few pieces of fish and bread. What really struck me this time was sure, Jesus multiplied the food, but it was the disciples’ job to feed the people, to use what they had...

An Update From Pastor Holly

Posted by Holly Wilson on

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time...

The Return of University Orchestra

Posted by Mary McKay on

Hallelujah!Praise God in His holy house of worshipPraise Him under the open skies,Praise Him for his magnificent greatness;Praise with a blast on the trumpet,Praise by stumming soft strings;Praise Him with castanets and dancePraise Him with banjo and flute;Praise Him with cymbals and bass...

Special Need Celebration Month

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University believes God calls us to participate and belong in his Kingdom. We join in this call by welcoming and celebrating the meaningful contributions of people with all abilities throughout our community and sharing in genuine friendship and fellowship.   Something that is loved...

A Gathering of Prayer & Communion

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us…there are other forces at work in this world besides the...

Investing Into Our College Ministry

Posted by Caleb Rogenthien on

Hey everyone! My name is Caleb Rogenthien and I currently serve as the Assistant Director of College and Young Adult Ministries here at University. This week, our College Ministry made a video showcasing two of our staff members who went to this church as college students, and how they were...

Changing Seasons

Posted by Zoe Cordes Selbin on

   Look, I will tell you a mystery! We will not all die, but we will all be changed.- 1 Cor 15:51  Dear Church,  I’m so honored and glad to be writing you today! By the time you read these words, I will be on my way back to Durham, North Carolina, to finish my final...

Stephen Ministers

Posted by Holly Wilson on

Friends, One of the most beautiful things I have witnessed in my years of ministry is how the body of Christ cares for each other. That means caring in the name of Jesus Christ doesn’t just come from the clergy or church staff. It comes from each and every one of you! Sure, in moments of...

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