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Let Us Know

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Friends, It has been a challenging time and there are obstacles still in front of us. I still believe that God makes a way in the wilderness and that the people of University have been sent to this community for this moment on a kingdom mission. Below is a link to a survey that will help us...

SINGING: May Be Hazardous to Your Health!

Posted by Mary McKay on

Friends, Whoever would have dreamed that singing would become one of the most hazardous things you can do in a group setting. Singing, the gift that brings me and many others such joy. Singing, that now must be done with masks on our faces and/or socially distant.   Many of you know...

Clothed With Compassion

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Clothe yourselves with the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of its creator. In that renewal there is no longer Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all!As God’s chosen...

Love In Action

Posted by Debra Harris on

He will cover you with his wings. Under the feathers of his wings, you will find safety. He is faithful. He will keep you safe like a shield or a tower. (Psalms 91:4 NIRV)Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning...

Different is Okay

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University Family, I started a new position here at the church this Spring. The exact timing of the change is a little fuzzy, mainly because it happened right at the beginning of a global pandemic coming to town. In addition to growing the work I was doing in Young Adult Ministry, I am now...

Keep on Walking

Posted by Holly Wilson on

Friends, Walking is my spiritual discipline. It helps me turn my brain off. It clears my mind so that I can hear God speak to me. And God does - through nature, through my music, through my breath. When I turn the corner into the park about a mile from my house and I hear the crunch of the...

The Day School's Joy

Posted by Amanda Nunneley on

Then he said to them, “Go your way, eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send them to those for whom nothing is prepared, for this day is holy to our Lord; and do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”Nehemiah 8:10You may have seen the many Day School Chapel...

A New Opportunity To Grow

Posted by Reed McNitzky on

It’s about the journey, not the destination.  Maybe someone has said that to you when you were impatient, frustrated, or at a dead end. This cliché can make our eyes roll into the back of our heads, I know, give me a chance. I think about the past four months, and while I wake...

An Extended Season of Advent

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Come, thou long expected Jesus,born to set thy people free;from our fears and sins release us,let us find our rest in thee.Israel's strength and consolation,hope of all the earth thou art;dear desire of every nation,joy of every longing heart. (Charles Wesley) Friends,   In our Live...

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