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Austin, TX 78705

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Stage Six

The Reverend Matt Gaventa
John 11:1-44

A Reading from the Gospel of John Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her …

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Getting and Giving Help

UPC has been working with many agencies in our area to coordinate community ministry, finding ways to give help to those who need it and new ways to give that help. For the latest updates, please click here.

Online Worship

We are worshiping online each Sunday at 11:00 a.m. throughout the time of social distancing because of COVID-19. Monday through Friday, join our pastoral staff as they lead us in Evening Prayer. And find audio and scripts of recent sermons in our sermon podcast archive. 

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Holy Week Services

Observing the services of Holy Week remains a central part of our story as followers of Jesus Christ and as University Presbyterian Church, even if we can’t gather in person for worship this year. These services will look and feel different this year, nevertheless we invite you and your household into these special times of remembering, of bearing witness to, and celebration of the great story of our salvation in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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Coming to church this Sunday?

We are worshiping online each Sunday at 11:00 a.m. throughout the time of social distancing because of COVID-19. 

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Weekday Office Hours

Our offices are closed to the public until the city ordinance prohibiting assembly to reduce the transmission of the COVID-19 virus is rescinded.  You may leave a message at our main number 512-476-3-5321 or email the office at   and we will answer as quickly as possible.

UPC Adopts Affirmative Inclusion Statement

University Presbyterian Church strives to embody God’s love for the diversity of creation by affirming the dignity of all persons as created in God’s image. We welcome people of all races, cultures, sexual orientations, gender expressions, and socioeconomic status in all ministries of the church. Adopted by Session February 20, 2019

Click here to read the pastoral letter on inclusion at UPC

 UPC UPdate for March 18, 2020


The UPC Sermon Podcast Is Moving!

We’re moving our sermon podcast to Each episode includes both audio and a PDF of the sermon text which you can download. The podcast will be an integral part of our new web site, coming soon. Check it out!

Life at UPC

Below, you will find Facebook posts, video and blog links, downloadable documents and reports, and past sermon series that give a glimpse into our life together in the last 12 months (plus a little ;-). Enjoy!

2020 Stewardship God’s Plan, Our Hands video:
It’s the Little Things. . .


UPC Christian Formation Video, Rally Day 2019

August 25, 2019. Amazing year!

UPC CF 2018-2019 from John L on Vimeo.


July 23-29, 2019 – Mission Trip to Cuba

Here’s the blog posted by WUFPC Missions team!


May 12, 2019 – Austin Handebell Choir!

Here’s a recording of the UPC Handbell Choir,sharing their music in Sunday worship.

Thank you for your gift of music!

May 10, 2019 – Youth Fundraiser – Amazing!

Christmas Eve at UPC

Photos from the Advent Experience 2018. Amazing!

The Advent Experience at University Presbyterian Church. What a great set up! So much to learn, taste, smell, feel, do. University Presbyterian Church, Austin,TX John Leedy

Posted by Suzanne Warwick Freeman on Sunday, December 2, 2018


Favorite Posts 2017 & 2018

2018 Sabbatical Report The Reverend John Leedy 2018-09-16

Fellowship of the Camino 2018 from John L on Vimeo.

Read the report from the Social Witness Committee on our spring series
“Racial Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation.”

Check out  the UPC Youth Mission Trip in Corpus Christi / Refugio!



All Church Retreat @ Mo-Ranch Photos & Videos on Facebook

Youth Spring Lock In. Thanks for the clouds!

Scenes from the Great Vigil of Easter 2018. Great job, UPC Youth!


Check out the photos and videos from the 2018 Spring Border Mission Trip!

The Advent Experience / Alternative Gift Market
Sunday, December 3, 2017

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