Last Week's Sermon
In Ordinary Times
The Reverend Matt Gaventa
Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67
A Reading from the Book of Genesis So he said, “I am Abraham’s servant. The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become wealthy; he has given him flocks and herds, silver and gold, male and female slaves, …
At UPC, we offer opportunities for mission, worship, and building our faith, recognizing both the unique and common needs of our community. Adult Ministries is composed of Pre-schoolers and Parents, Presbyterian Women, Retreat Planning, and Adult Education. Email Associate Pastor John Leedy.
Eve Lawrence, Moderator
Presbyterian Women (PW) is the national women’s organization of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Committed to nurturing faith, supporting the church’s mission, working for justice, and building community. PW is organized at all levels of the Presbyterian Church, in Congregations, Presbyteries and Synods, as well as General Assembly.
At UPC, we have two PW Study Groups that gather monthly. One meets on the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m., and the other on the second Tuesday of the month, at 10:00 a.m. Both study groups meet at various members’ homes or at the church.
All Church Retreat
The congregation is invited to participate in the annual all-church retreat held in the spring at Mo Ranch near Hunt, Texas. Coordinated by John Leedy. The retreat is usually held in April.
Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall, Main Level
This fall UPC offers a new Adult Christian Education course–The Way–which is what some early Christians called Christianity before it became Christianity. The class will meet every Sunday from September 3 to December 10, and from January 14 to May 27, 2018. Classes will be held in Fellowship Hall and run from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Jonathan Eddison will lead the class.
Faith and Life Class
Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Room 201, Upper Level
The Faith and Life Class takes advantage of the rich theological resources available at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, the University of Texas, and the UPC staff and congregation. We often have guest speakers, and topics cover a wide range of theological and biblical concerns. If you want to expand your thinking and deepen your understanding, please join this stimulating class.
The Present Word
Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Room 2, Lower Level
The Present Word is a discussion Bible study class utilizing the quarterly Uniform Lesson Series, led by UPC member, Roscoe Overton.
Parenting and Faith Class
Sundays at 9:40 a.m. in Room 3, Lower Level
Parenting & Faith is a class for parents of children of all ages. The class meets Sundays in Room 1, Lower Level. Please join us for lively discussions each week.
Tuesday Evening Bible Study
Tuesdays at 7:00-9:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall
(September to May)
Make your plans to join the Tuesday Night Bible Study! Fall Session begins Tuesday, September 19, 2017. This academic year, we will study the parables of Jesus. Bible study is led by Jonathan Eddison.