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Presence

Posted by Melissa Supak on

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.”- Matthew 18:20 Church, We used to have a yellow Labrador named Charlie. Charlie was a loyal and wonderful pet. He has been gone for over 10 years, but I still miss him. When we were new to San Antonio, I...

A Night For Young Adults

Posted by Sarah Reiter on

11 Whenever Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed; and whenever he lowered his hand, Amalek prevailed. 12 But Moses’ hands grew weary; so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on the...

A Meal With University

Posted by Debra Harris on

What does mealtime mean to you? Mealtime was a BIG Deal to Jesus. Mealtime was a chance for fellowship, deepening friendships, welcoming strangers and feeding the poor. All throughout the New Testament Jesus calls people to share a meal with Him – Luke 5:29; 7:36, Luke 19:1-5, Rom 12:13...

A Service for Everyone

Posted by Amy Tullos on

Church family, As the season of waiting comes to an end in just a few short days and we all commence with celebrating the birth of Jesus, I want to invite you to attend my favorite Christmas tradition: the Kids Chaotic Christmas Eve Service! There will be several Christmas Eve services for you...

The Season of Preparation

Posted by Mary McKay on

The people who walk in darkness have seen a great light!Isaiah 9:2 and Matthew 4:16 Well, in many ways the Traditional Music and Worship Ministry has been in Advent for almost three years. We have been preparing and waiting to be able to serve and minister to our church and community through...

We'll See You Saturday

Posted by Amanda Nunneley on

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18 Church Family, To see the anticipation and joy of the season through a child’s eyes is beautiful. The way they delight in the...

Wait Expectantly

Posted by Parker Zimmerman on

For the second year in a row, I was tasked with preparing the turkey for our Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re a careful reader, you can deduce that means that I didn’t screw it up last year – on the contrary, my first run at smoking a turkey was an unbelievable success! It...

Ministry of Presence

Posted by Melissa Supak on

“And the Word became flesh and lived among us” (John 1:14a)  Church Family, God designed our bodies with an amazing ability to heal when we get a cut. First, the platelets rush to the area to help the blood clot and eventually form a scab. After that, the surrounding skin...

College Ministry & Your Involvement

Posted by Caleb Rogenthien on

Church, I wanted to let you know what has been happening in College Ministry lately and of a couple of opportunities happening within College Ministry this month that everyone can participate in! We recognize that coming into this year, college students are coming out of the pandemic where...

Remembering All-Saints & Beyond

Posted by Mary McKay on

Church, As we move into our “Holiday” season, we start by remembering those that have gone before us on “All-Saints Sunday.” This is truly one of our most beautiful services that we have each year at University. We celebrate all those that had the courage, knowledge, and...

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