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.

~ Jessie McAbee

I was writing some thank-you notes recently to many of those who volunteered their time to help make Seabeck 2019 a success. The list of notes to write was long because so many people outside of the committee contributed to Seabeck.

At first, I looked at writing the thank-you notes as a job to be accomplished, but when I got started, the practice of gratitude lifted me up.

Thinking of all the many people who made Seabeck happen was a really great way to reflect on the whole experience of planning and leading and participating in our Seabeck camp.

I grew up at a camp, and have loved going to Seabeck since our family’s first time ten years ago. A few years ago, I answered the altar call in a Seabeck skit to join the committee. At the time, I was teaching nights and couldn’t come to meetings. My job was to write Church and Home articles every other month. This is just one example of a behind-the-scenes job that can be done without coming to meetings or even formally joining the committee. Other off-season jobs that we would love to have help with include: designing and/or assembling the Red Wall, hospitality for events, like Seabeck Sunday or Family Fellowship Night, providing photos for our marketing materials, recruiting volunteers to lead activities, etc…

And of course, there are so many ways for you to help at Seabeck, like offering crafts and activities, leading
a prayer time, coordinating snacks, helping at boat dock, and more. Our combined efforts make Seabeck the rich and varied experience that it is.

Finally, whether or not you can attend meetings, I would also like you to consider actually joining the committee. We meet once a month for one hour throughout the year. We would love your input on speaker selection, programming, marketing, and hosting events.

I look forward to hearing from you at gro.ccuytisrevinu@kcebaes with your ideas about how you might be able to contribute to making Seabeck happen!