No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here at University Congregational United Church of Christ. Young, old, sure of your path, or still searching — we invite you to join us in imagining love and justice – as Jesus did – and acting to change the world. We strive to walk in the path of Jesus, and to offer an authentic welcome to everyone who walks through our door. We invite visitors to wear a name-tag from the pew register folder so we may more easily greet you by name.

Our worship service starts at 10 am and includes hymns, prayers, scripture reading and a sermon. It usually lasts about an hour and 15 minutes. More information here.

Children are an important part of our community, and are welcome for all or part or the service. You will be met at the door with a warm handshake and welcome, and our friendly greeters can help direct you and answer your questions.

Wear clothes that you are comfortable in and sit on the main floor or in the balcony - wherever you feel most at ease. We look forward to welcoming you.

UCUCC Parking Map

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Parking can be a challenge in the University District! Persistence, patience and an early start are keys to success.

UW has free parking on Sundays. Enter the main campus gate at NE 45th and 17th Ave NE and turn left past the toll booth. It's about a three-block walk to the church. The UW Meany Garage at 15th Ave. NE and NE 41st St. is a five-block walk.

The church also owns three parking lots - Lot A is across the street from the church on 16th Ave. E. Lot B is beneath Sortun Court, just north of the church on the east side of 16th Ave. E. (It closes at 2 p.m.) Lot C (for those with difficulty walking, young children and visitors) is at the corner of 15th NE and NE 45th St., next to the church.

If you need to be assured of a close parking spot, you can call the church office before noon on Friday to reserve one: 206-524-2322.

We offer a complimentary "inquirers Lunch" on the second Sunday of the month for people interested in learning more about us. It is an informal session over soup, salad and dessert where you can meet others who may be on a similar spiritual journey and learn how to plug into this church community from long-term members and clergy.

We'll explore topics from history, to theology, to membership. To RSVP, or let us know about special needs (Including childcare or food sensitivities) email us at gro.ccuytisrevinu@sreriuqni or call 206-979-7539.

We are an inter-generational church and strive to be family-friendly, with an active ministry for children and youth. All ages are welcome in worship. We also offer nursery and child-care, Younger children begin the service with us and usually leave after about 15 minutes. Older children have the option of leaving for a special sermon time. Junior high and high school youth meet at 9 am and then often sit together in worship. Give us a call at 206-524-2322 for more specifics.

Hearing Impaired: Our sanctuary has an induction loop system that uses the T-Coil mode of your hearing aids. You can get the necessary equipment just before entering the Sanctuary on the right or ask any usher.

Visually Impaired: We offer each Sunday's program in large print for easier readability.

Wheelchair Access: The front entry is wheelchair accessible as are the rest rooms. Please don't hesitate to ask for assistance.

The Land Use Acknowledgement task force in association w/SEM and Racial Justice obtained approval of a proposal asking for a donations to Seattle Indian Health Board and to Chief Seattle Club w/inclusion that advocacy letters would also be requested to be written.  The proposal was approved by the Love and Justice committee and monies were sent from UCUCC  to the agencies last week.

We are hoping that UCUCC members will consider sending  an e-mail or letter to the recipients identified in the attached ‘sample messages’ document asking for them to advocate that Native Americans receive needed testing and health services during the covid-19 pandemic.  We appreciate your taking time to write letters as a way to honor Native Americans who were to receive health care in exchange for ceding title to their territories. These agencies are now seriously in need of the federal and local governments to provide adequate health care resources.

Sample Message re Seattle Indian Health Board: As a citizen of Washington State, I am writing to urge you to advocate now for tribal communities to receive adequate public health resources during this covid-19 epidemic. The Seattle Indian Health Board is a critical community health center and is in serious need of testing supplies and additional health care services at this time. As you know, one of the treaty promises in exchange for ceding title to their territories was health care for their people. Our church is donating $2500. to this organization because we believe it is so important for these treaty promises to be honored.  As government representatives, please join us on this call for advocacy.

Send to: Sen. Maria Cantwell @: https://www.cantwell.senate.gov/contact/email/form Sen. Patty Murray @: https://www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contactme and REP Pramila Jayapal@https://www.jayapal.house.gov

Sample Message re Chief Seattle Club: “As a constituent of your district, I am writing to urge you to advocate for additional health and ?nancial resources needed by the Chief Seattle Club as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. The Chief Seattle Club provides food, medical support and housing support for Native Americans who live in the Seattle area. Native people are 10 times more likely to experience homelessness in King County and are highly vulnerable to covid-19. As you know, one of the treaty responses in exchange for ceding title to their territories was health care for their people. Our church is donating $2500 to this organization because we believe it is so important for these treaty promises to be honored. As city leaders,  please join us on this call for advocacy.

See @www.seattlegov. for Seattle City Council members e-mail addresses to send to: Alex Pedersen, Debora Juarez, Kshama Sawant, Andrew Lewis, M. Lorena González, Lisa Herbold, Dan Strauss, Teresa Mosqueda ,or Tammy Morales.