Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ministry with the Least of These, June 5

Make plans to join us after Soul Food Sunday on June 5 for a one hour, focused, and energized workshop on new ministry possibilities within our current structure of ministry with “the least of these”.  You will have an opportunity to make concrete plans for this ministry with realistic expectations.  It is time to decide… Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: God’s Family Dinner

God’s Family Dinner serves a free hot meal to about 200 people each Thursday; there are no requirements or restrictions–everyone is welcome. We need at least 6 volunteers to serve the meal, greet guests, and clean up from 4:30 to 6:30. Six of the volunteers serve the food by placing it on trays and giving… Read more

“Come, Awe” – Sermon from May 15, 2011

Listen to the sermon from May 15, 2011, “Come, Awe” by guest preacher Rachel Ciupek-Reed. Rachel is the Senior Pastor of the Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church (UCC) in Los Angeles, California.  She graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley in 2007 and holds a B.S. in Information… Read more

A Conversation on Convergence

A Conversation on Convergence Recognizing significant shifts in our local and American culture regarding church membership and participation, University Baptist Church has entered a conversation about possible convergence with other progressive, free-church congregations in Austin (see vision statement here).  We do not yet know what the outcome of this conversation may be — one new congregation?… Read more