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.

July Death Notices

July Death Notices

Jack Mitchell Born: October 31, 1934 Died: May 17, 2019 Jack passed away on a Friday morning with Sharon by his side. Jack and Sharon have been members here since October 1961. They raised their daughters here. Jack was a hardworking and perceptive member of the...

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UCUCC sewing group

UCUCC sewing group

Contact Director of Youth Ministry Margaret Swanson for information, gro.ccucu@nosnawSM or (206)524-2322 x3315. Middle School Mission Trip Including Graduating 5th Graders July 21 – 24, 2019, Pilgrim Firs It’s almost time for the summer Middle School Mission Trip,...

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July Futures Task Force Update

July Futures Task Force Update

POSITION TITLE: Church Office Coordinator, full time Sunday mornings (8:00 am to 1:00 pm) Monday – Thursday (8 am – 5 pm) BENEFITS: 40 hours per week at $16 per hour medical, dental, vision benefits retirement pension after one year paid vacation sick leave POSITION...

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June 19 church council update

May 2019 Church Council Summary

~ Pris Kloess With the retirement of Peter Ilgenfritz last December, our church is looking to the future to see what changes this will bring. The Futures Task Force is organized and digging into the past, present and future of our congregation. We are asking questions...

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Stewardship: Finding Your Road

Stewardship: Finding Your Road

~ Jan von Lehe A year ago I said, what next? as I faced my retirement from my 43 year nursing career. I looked, and by Fall accepted Elizabeth Dickinson’s call to join the UCC Justice Leadership Jubilee (JLJ) program. University Congregational UCC sponsored me to...

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June 2019 Youth News

June 2019 Youth News

Births Welcome Jacob Alexander Helmer Born: April 21, 2019 Cara and Edmund welcomed their second child early Easter morning. Jacob weighed 7lbs 11oz and was 22” long. Jacob joins big brother Asher. We wish blessings upon their family as they all get acquainted with...

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June 19 church council update

Future’s Task Force

7:30-9:00, in the office conference room Third Tuesdays, join our Peace & Justice Advocates. Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. Our advocacy makes a difference. Last year many...

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Parish Care Committee

Parish Care Committee

7:30-9:00, in the office conference room Third Tuesdays, join our Peace & Justice Advocates. Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. Our advocacy makes a difference. Last year many...

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July Death Notices

May Death Notices

Discerning Our Future On April 14, Todd’s sermon “Band Together: Deepening” spoke directly to the work of the Future’s Task Force (previously the Re-Imagining Task Force). We heard him tell us: Band Together to get us where we need to go. The Challenge of change Do...

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May Special Offering

May Special Offering

Vevette Cooperstein Born: July 17, 1914 Died: March 24, 2019 Longtime member, 104-year-old Vevette, died Sunday, March 24. Going to church every Sunday was something she had done since she was a young girl and it meant a lot to her. She was a faithful Sunday attender...

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May Youth News 2019

May Youth News 2019

Strengthen the Church: Vision As we search for a new vision of ministry for our own congregation, we are called to help others with the same goal! Half of our giving to Strengthen the Church will be used to help smaller churches in our Northwest Conference strengthen...

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