In preparation for my last Sunday at University Christian Church, I was asked if I had any particular requests for music in our worship planning. Immediately, I proposed Our Prayer by Brian Wilson. The following is the reasoning and rationale behind that request – I hope you get a chance to study this song (here’s a live version to get you started) in advance of Sunday’s worship! Between 1966 and 2004, a fair amount changed in our country. The It’s a Small World ride opened in Disney, Mao Zedong began China’s Cultural......
UCC Gives Back at Camp Erin Central Texas University Christian Church is excited to provide major funding support for Camp Erin Central Texas. Formerly known as “Camp Brave Heart,” Camp Erin Central Texas has been in operation for over 20 years, thanks to Hospice Austin, the only non-profit hospice care provider in Austin, TX. As a multi-day camp for children ages 6 to 17, Camp Erin Central Texas is the largest national bereavement program for children and teens grieving the death of someone close to them. It helps keep the family system......
Approximately 1/5 adults will experience mental illness each year. Everyone can benefit from having strategies to address mental health needs. From depression and anxiety to a recent specific trigger, finding an outlet is key in establishing and maintaining mental wellness. UCC is committed to our community by helping to make these connections to local resources. You are also welcome to seek counseling from UCC’s ministerial staff, who are willing conversation partners. They will also default to referrals for everyone who requires a higher degree of professional care. Resources UT Counseling and Mental......