Landry has Organ and Music degrees from Tennessee Technological University and Carson-Newman University, and he has just completed a Master of Music in Choral Conducting at Baylor including studies in conducting, organ, and voice. During his studies he served as the organist for Calvary Baptist Church in Waco and the Truett Theological Seminary. He will… Read more
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Former Austin American-Statesman religion writer Eileen E. Flynn recently wrote an engaging article featuring UBC Senior Pastor Larry Bethune. The article touches on the personal struggles Pastor Bethune has had to endure in his support of gay marriage. We are proud of Pastor Bethune as well as Associate Pastor Stephanie True, both of whom serve as great beacons of God’s love to all people.
We are proud to help sponsor this event with our friends at University United Methodist Church. Join us at UUMC on Sunday, August 9 at 7:00 PM to hear Jennifer Knapp in concert.
We have just finished our second full year of Labyrinth Progressive Student Ministry, and it is exciting to look back over the past two years and reflect on where we started and where we are headed. We started with a core group of 8 students, and this year we had between 20 and 25 students… Read more
In 1993, when UBC ordained Hans Venable as an active deacon, we began a good journey towards the equal treatment of GLBTQ persons in God’s church, in God’s world. Do you remember the furor that followed? It was a big deal for a Baptist church in Texas to take such a stance. Each verbal attack… Read more
This summer we have scaled things down a bit, recognizing that folks travel, families are vacation, and we are a little thinner in the summer. But not to worry, we ALSO recognize the important role these faith formation classes hold in the lives of our members. So while we are scaled back we are still… Read more
As so many of us pack up and head out of town this summer, we have decided to make some changes to our morning programming! Make plans to join us for Bible Study at 9:30, and then at 10:30, gather around the coffee pot, grab a mug, and catch up with folks you don’t get… Read more
On Sunday, June 7, 2015 we will welcome Laura Lincoln to preach for us in worship. Laura is a theologian and organizational psychologist, specializing in working with nonprofits and churches. She studied at Assumption College, Yale University Divinity School, St. John’s School of Theology, the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest, and Walden University.
Our children will be heading to Highland Lakes Camp & Conference Center in Spicewood, TX from June 22 to 26. The camp deposit is $100, and it is due by June 7. Contact UBC Associate Pastor Stephanie True for more information.
We will head back to the Sanctuary this summer for “Water U Doing” Vacation Bible School, so mark your calendars for August 10-14. We are also recruiting adult volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please see Stephanie!