September 1st News and Notes

Trivia  and happy hour will return via Zoom at 7:00 on Thursday, September 8th.  Mark your calendars!
Upcoming Services
Join us this Sunday as we conclude our summer sermon series and celebrate the  sacrament of Communion.  Sunday, Sept 11, we will celebrate the baptism of Herb and Janice Sheppard’s granddaughter, Isla Owens.
Listening Sessions
The Board has received the results of the CAT.  We are organizing a series of listening sessions (no longer meals!) to ask the congregation some questions about who we are and where God is calling us in the future!  We have organized three in person sessions and three via Zoom.  You can sign up in person or through this link or on the sign up sheets in the Narthex.  Please add your voice to this valuable conversation!
Junior High help wanted
The CYF committee is exploring creating a group for 6-8 graders who have aged out of SEEDS. If you are interested in helping out with this ministry, please contact Sue Kennedy.
Pastor Chris’s last day
Chris has answered the call to serve Northwood Presbyterian Church as their pastor.  His last Sunday at UPB will be September 25th.  For more details, see his letter here.
Prayer Service

Join us each Tuesday evening at 7:30 for our weekly prayer service via Zoom using this link

YouTube Channel

We are posting our virtual worship to our YouTube channel each week in case you miss worship –


If you are unable to join us in person, but would like to continue to make your tithe or offering, there are several ways to do so.  You can mail a check to the church.  You can give online through paypal   You can also set up a payment through your banks online bill pay feature.  Paypal charges the church approximately 3%, so please consider either consider giving through one of the other two ways or adding 3% to your offering to offset the fee.


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