Welcome to UPPC's new mission focused newsletter - Mission Matters! As followers of Jesus, we are called to participate in God’s work of making all things new. One way that we do this is by reaching out to the vulnerable, the forgotten, and the disenfranchised, and demonstrate to them the transforming love of Jesus. We hope … Continue reading New Mission Newsletter
Our Kenyan visitors last month were overwhelmed by the hospitality and love shown to them by UPPC. They enjoyed not only being able to stay in member's homes, but also the experience of worshiping with us and meeting many of the sponsors of Meru's HOPE children. The Kenyan Harambee on August 28th was an evening of … Continue reading Visitors from Meru
Since the arrival of the Qader Family on June 24, the Good Neighbor Team (GNT) has been busily helping the family settle into their new lives and prepare them for a successful future. In the process, the GNT is gaining a whole new understanding of what it means to be a good neighbor. The Qaders put … Continue reading Safe Haven – Our New Neighbors
In the fall of 2015, the world's attention turned to the plight of the Syrian refugee crisis, wherein 1.8 million people migrated to Europe in 2015. At that time, UPPC began discerning what our response to this great need should be, and reached out to the largest … Continue reading Our Partnership with World Relief
What’s the "Big Challenge"? Mike Madden and Jim Goertz are representing UPPC in the Habitat "Big Challenge" fundraiser. On Sept 30, up to 70 are going to rappel some 26 stories off the top of the Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma to help Habitat raise over $100,000! Come to Harmon's Ground Control Tent at Hotel Murano between 8:45am and 4:30pm on September … Continue reading September 30th — The Big Challenge
We’ve had another busy year with UPPC providing outstanding support for Habitat for Humanity of Pierce County. Thank you to everyone in the congregation for your continued support of this great mission ministry. In April We had a combined Serve Day with 40 people working hard at two Habitat worksites. Over 30 volunteers from UPPC participated … Continue reading Habitat Year in Review
Save the Date! We will have another Team UPPC Serve Day with Habitat for Humanity on October 22, 2016. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jim Goertz (253-241-9000; firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and sign up.
Community Meals Peace Community Center's Community Meals Program has provided free dinners for the community every October and April since 1987. Starting at 5:30 p.m. dinner is served by a local church group who has volunteered to cook and serve the meal for that night at the Center. Many of UPPC's small groups have found … Continue reading Peace Community Center