University Presbyterian Church Austin
Rooted in worship, growing through education and service, connecting to campus and community
As Mortals See
March 24, 2020 01:53 PM PDT
What mortals see just comes around again and again and again. But what does God see? The Reverend Matt Gaventa preaches from 1 Samuel 16:1-13, March 22, 2020, the 4th Sunday in Lent.The Gospel of Staying Home
March 16, 2020 07:54 PM PDT
Signs at our sanctuary today are part of our public witness. For the sake of our neighbors and all creation, for the sake of the Gospel. We are staying home.
March 04, 2020 05:55 AM PST
As soon as we start believing one party, one candidate, a chosen one, can give us the power we need to do good, somebody else is driving. And it’s not Jesus. The Reverend Matt Gaventa preaches from Matthew 4:1-11, Sunday, March 1, 2020, Lent I.Ready or Not
February 26, 2020 12:04 PM PST
To a church that says to women, to LGBTQIA+, trans and gender-queer folx, I'm not sure we're ready, the gospel says: Christ is risen. Fully here. Ready or not. The Reverend Matt Gaventa preaches from Exodus 24:12-18 and Matthew 17:1-9, Sunday, February 23, 2020.Packing and Unpacking
February 11, 2020 07:37 AM PST
The road is long and time is short. Jesus says, I'll take the scrolls to guide us. But they can't do the work. I need you, too. YOU are the light of the world. The Reverend Matt Gaventa preaches from Matthew 5:13-20, Sunday, February 9, 2020.Do, Love, Walk
February 04, 2020 04:49 AM PST
We are in relationship with God for the long haul, protected from greed and easy answers. No matter what you've done before, you can join in repairing the world. The Reverend Krystal Leedy preaches from Micah 6, Sunday, February 2, 2020.Witness to the Light
January 28, 2020 03:27 PM PST
Scripture and worship offer profound witness to God's presence; we also know witnesses cloaked in flesh and blood. Let us seek to bear witness to each other. The Reverend Karen Greif preaches from Isaiah 9 1-7, January 26, 2019.Comfort My People
January 22, 2020 03:56 PM PST
God’s children, above all, are fragile. Because we are called to allow the sadness of the world to pierce our hearts and take hold of us and
January 14, 2020 07:47 AM PST
Jesus' baptism is a story of restorations, of old hands put to new use, a story of reclamations, of redemptions, of old life made new in the waters of grace. The Reverend Matt Gaventa preaches from Matthew 3:13-17, Sunday, January 12, 2020.The Madness of Kings
January 07, 2020 10:39 AM PST
Real power needs no constant reminding of its power, can kneel in the presence of the divine, can yield itself to the whims of stars. And the star stays fixed. The Reverend Matt Gaventa preaches from Matthew 2:1-12 on Epiphany Sunday, January 5, 2020.
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