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“Water U Doing” VBS, August 10-14

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!

Mike St. John, UBC’s New Church Administrator

Mike is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University where he majored in Computer Science. He has corporate experience as a General Manager and Operations Director and has more recently worked as a Church Administrator in Austin. In a few weeks he will graduate with an M.A. in Ministry Practice from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Mike… Read more

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Gerrell Moore Memorial Service

Join us on Sunday, April 19 as we gather to honor the life of Gerrell Moore, beloved friend, lover of theatre, and saint of University Baptist Church. A fried chicken potluck lunch will be served at noon before the service in the Fellowship Hall on the first floor of the church. Please park in the Callaway… Read more

Sarah Wildt, Guest Preacher

On Sunday, April 12, we will welcome Sarah Wildt as our guest preacher in worship. Her sermon will be titled “Life in His Name.” Sarah is currently serving as the Seminary Intern for Labyrinth, our college group.

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Holy Week 2015

Join us for Holy Week. We have worship services planned for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.

The Church and Mental Health

Our friend Paul Dodd, D.Min., LPC., U.S. Army (Ret) will be giving a presentation about mental health to the Library Discussions Bible Study class on Sunday, March 15 at 9:30 AM. He will be joined by Patricia Koch, Ph.D. and Carolyn Welch, LCSW.       Chaplain (Colonel) Paul W. Dodd, D.Min., LPC., U.S. Army (Ret),… Read more

Amplify Austin, Support Micah 6

Amplify Austin Day is a 24-hour day of community-wide donations that provides an easy and fun way for our entire community to give together and help hundreds of nonprofits that are meeting critical needs. There are cash bonuses for the non-profits that raise the most money, so be sure to show your support for Micah 6 by making a donation on Thursday, March 5 beginning at 6:00 PM.

LABYRINTH Lenten Series on Social Justice

Sundays at 6:00pm in the Chapel near the corner of Guadalupe St. and 22nd St. Labyrinth is hosting a series of guest speakers on a variety of pressing social concerns that affect us locally and globally. Our goal is to reflect on these issues and to consider our part in creating positive change in these areas.

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Lily Watson, Interim Choir Director

Lily Watson was raised in the Rio Grande Valley in a little town called Mission, Texas. She went to school at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Church Music in December 1995. After graduation, Lily decided to make Austin her home. Since then, she has worked as a… Read more

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Rev. Fred Bogert Leading Worship March 1

We are excited to have the Rev. Fred Bogert, Minister of Music at Ridgewood Baptist Church in Louisville, KY and Friday Church Music Director at Highland Baptist Church, serve as our guest worship leader on March 1. Rev. Bogert is an ordained Baptist Minister. He will direct our choir, lead music and worship, and act as… Read more