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University Temple United Methodist Church

1415 Ne 43rd Street, Seattle, WA 98105

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Service Times

Sunday 9:00 am Enrichment Hour

Sunday 10:30 am Worship

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Languages

English

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We are a Christian Community called together in the University District to seek and worship God, to act with compassion and to work for justice with our neighbors.

We at the Temple attempt to be faithful witnesses of the values and vision of Jesus in our community, speaking truth to power and justice to evil. Our mission in our neighborhood includes work with those who live outside, those who live on campus, and those who are attracted to the neighborhood because of it's vibrancy and energy. We welcome all in our family.

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We are a Christian Community called together in the University District to seek and worship God, to act with compassion and to work for justice with our neighbors.

We at the Temple attempt to be faithful witnesses of the values and vision of Jesus in our community, speaking truth to power and justice to evil. Our mission in our neighborhood includes work with those who live outside, those who live on campus, and those who are attracted to the neighborhood because of it's vibrancy and energy. We welcome all in our family.

When you arrive on Sunday morning, you can park on campus at the University of Washington for free or in the parking lot immediately across 43rd street at the University Bookstore until 1:00pm, also free. When you cross the street and enter the building, you can proceed on down the hallway toward the sanctuary. Alternatively, make your way upstairs for Children's Ministry options or downstairs for Enrichment Hour, our adult education at 9:00am. There is an accessible entrance to the lower level from the alley for those who don't do stairs.

Worship begins at 10:30 and you'll find a welcoming group of people with an progressive approach to theology and Christianity. Worship includes a wide mix of musical styles from classical to jazz. We always have piano and/or organ and frequently other instruments as well. We celebrate communion once a month on the first Sunday of the month. We have a Lesson for Young Christians early in the service after which children have the choice to go to Sunday School with their teachers or stay in worship. We know that children often worship in more active ways that most adults, and we welcome everyone's participation in whatever way they are ready. At the end of the service, we usually hold hands for the final blessing as a sign of our unity in Christ. We hope you will come to find this a meaningful part of worship but we know that when you are new, it's not always comfortable. Again, we welcome participation in whatever way you are ready. 


Church can happen anywhere.  It happens when we create learning opportunities that transform lives. It happens when we create safe environments where children can play and learn. It happens when education makes the path to citizenship a little easier. And when our sacrifices help nourish students’ minds and bodies. That’s putting beliefs into action.

Learn more at rethinkchurch.org

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University Temple United Methodist Church
1415 Ne 43rd Street
Seattle, WA 98105

Sunday 9:00 am
Enrichment Hour
Sunday 10:30 am
Worship

What We Offer

We offer Sunday morning worship and educational opportunities for all ages as well as mid week prayer time on Wednesday evenings and contemplative services monthly. Our building is home to a children's school and we also host services for those living with addiction, poverty, and homelessness.

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Environment / Earth Care
College / Campus Ministry
Overview

UW students are encouraged to take part in our worship services and outreach programs in order to advance our community.

Global Health (Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS)
Adult Education
Date

Every Sunday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Overview

Currently interpretting the Book of Revelation

Confirmation for Teens
Date

Every Sunday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Overview

A peaceful time of prayer and meditation - directed towards UW students, community. All are welcome.

Open Sanctuary for Prayer
Date

Every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Overview

A peaceful time of prayer and meditation

Enrichment Hour
Date

Every Sunday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Worship
Date

Every Sunday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Overview

a reconciling congregation

Child Care/Parents' Day Out/Day Care
Date

Every Sunday from 9:30 am to 11:45 am

Friday Feast
Date

Every Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Overview

Providing a meal for all those in need.

Teen Feed
Date

Every Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Overview

Providing a meal for all teens in need.

Altar Guild
Date

Every Sunday from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Greeters
Date

Every Sunday from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Bell Choir Rehearsal
Date

Every Wednesday from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm

Overview

Beginners or advanced, all are welcome.

Choir Rehearsal
Date

Every Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Overview

All are welcome!

Patricia L Simpson

Senior Pastor

Kay Colleen Barckley

Deacon

Within the UMC Connection

Driving Directions

We are located in Seattle`s University District (UDistrict) directly across from the University of Washington Campus on the corner of 15th Avenue NE and NE 43rd Street near the University Bookstore.

Free parking during church services is allowed in the parking lot directly across NE 43rd Street from the Church. This lot also serves the University Bookstore.

From I-5 Northbound (coming from Tacoma, South Seattle):
Take exit number 169 toward NE 45th Street/NE 50th Street.
Take the ramp toward NE 45th Street/University of Washington.
Turn right onto NE 45th Street.
Turn right onto 15th Avenue NE.
The Church is located on the right on the corner of 15th Avenue NE and 43rd Street.

From I-5 Southbound (coming from Lynnwood, Everett):
Take exit number 169 toward NE 50th Street/NE 45th Street.
Take the ramp toward NE 45th Street/University of Washington.
Turn left onto NE 45th Street.
Turn right onto 15th Avenue NE.
The Church is located on the right on the corner of 15th Avenue NE and 43rd Street.

Pacific Northwest Annual Conference
www.pnwumc.org
Seattle District
www.pnwumc.org/117-2
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