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Check out the digital IDKYN Name Guide!

Celebrate some of the faces in our church family and get to know their names! Click here to learn more about #IDKYN and view the current version of the name guide.
 

Local Mission Impact - Back To School Support

As a congregation we were able to provide some of our local mission partners with over 1,000 backpacks and a bunch of school supplies to help families in our community! Check out the photos below of the recent distribution of some of these at the Festa Summer Lunch Camp.
 
Festa is serving our neighbors at the last few days of the Summer Lunch Camp.

Because School Matters Event | August 14 Volunteers Needed

As a community, we are contributing 450 backpacks and also financial support for some of the school supplies needed for this event. However, our mission partner, God's Hygiene Help Center, is also in need of 25 volunteers from UALC to help distribute these supplies and more to the families who will attend. Click here to learn more and sign up to volunteer
 

VBS Family Night | August 13

Save the date on Friday, August 13, 6:00-8:00 pm at Mill Run for one incredible night! This outdoor event combines some of our favorite things of Vacation Bible School and fun activities for all ages. It's all free! Find details here.
 

Job Openings at UALC

UALC is hiring a number of positions including Executive Director, Kids' Ministry Director (Lytham Road Campus), Worship Director (Mill Run Campus), and Nursery. Find more information here
 

Volunteers Needed Urgently

In this season it has been very difficult to engage volunteers. Our UALC ministries and many of our mission partners are in deep need of help, and we are asking for our community to step up and engage in serving. Please click here to look through the list of current opportunities.
 

Lytham Road Choir Welcome Back Gathering | August 21

The Lytham Road Sanctuary Choir is starting back up and looking for new singers. All who love to sing are welcome, no audition is required.  Join us for a gathering on Saturday, Aug. 21, 3:00-4:00 pm to learn more. Open to adults from high school and up. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm starting Aug. 25. The choir sings weekly anthems during Lytham Road Traditional Service at 9:00 am, beginning Sept. 12. Contact: Tim Krock.
 
 


Daily and Weekly Resources

Daily Worship – Bible Readings and Resources for Your Time with God

Follow our "Daily Worship" blog for scripture, study methods and a reflections for each daily reading. You can also download the bookmark. Click here for the resources.

Small Groups

A small group is a band of brothers and sisters in Christ where you can know and be known, love and be loved, care and be cared for, and grow in Christ together.  New groups are always forming. Find details and join a group.

Prayer Requests

 
Prayer Requests →

Facebook Community Groups

Join a campus specific Facebook group to connect with others within your campus community. Campus Pastors Brodie Taphorn and Joe Valentino lead the groups. Join the Mill Run Community Group here. Join the Lytham Road Community Group here.

Youth Connect

Children and teens age 3 through high school can find age appropriate resources and connection points. Click here for Youth Ministries.

Support Resources

The organizations below have support systems to meet needs, or help others, in our area. If you are looking for additional resources or need assistance, click here for the Request for Assistance and Support form. You can also contact a campus pastor: Brodie Taphorn (Mill Run Campus), or Joe Valentino (Lytham Road Campus).
 


Get involved


We want to help everyone support each other. If you can help someone else but aren't sure what's needed, please reach out to our campus pastors: Brodie Taphorn | Joe Valentino.
 
These organizations are looking for volunteers and assistance. If you are looking for additional ways to volunteer or get involved, click here.
  • Festa (formerly Serving Our Neighbors): Festa is serving our neighbors, ending poverty through life-changing relationships. It is still a distinctly Christian ministry, especially serving the suburban poor. The Free Summer Lunch Camp and the Family ESL programs are just a couple of their ministries that support those in need and always looking for volunteers.  Email info@wearefesta.org for details or visit www.wearefesta.org.
  • God’s Hygiene Help Center: provides dignity and hope through hygiene to people in need with the compassion of Jesus. We serve people in need in our low-income communities who are in desperate need of hygiene and personal care products. To serve or donate, contact Terry Starr, or go to godshygiene.org/volunteer.
  • Community Garden at Mill Run: Join a work party on Saturday mornings as we plant, harvest and weed our vegetable crops. No experience necessary; all help is appreciated. Meets every Saturday through the summer and early fall, and at various times during the week. To find out more about the garden click here.
 

Other Resources and Communication

Ministry Guide

Want to find out what's happening at UALC? Click here for our latest Ministry Guide and find ways to worship, grow and serve.

Calendar

Find out what's happening on our church calendar here.

Unvarnished Videos

Pastor Steve shares his thoughts with the congregation. Watch the videos here.

Mobile App

Find all kinds of resources on our app, including links to our Daily Worship Blog, sermon discussion questions, and online giving just to name a few.
 
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Daily Worship

Time With God

Follow our Daily Worship blog to guide you in God's Word each day. Find resources and the bookmark to complement the Sunday lessons.
Prayer at UALC

Prayer at UALC

Submit prayer requests and pray for others. Details here. Prayer requests will remain confidential, and prayer begins immediately. Read the Public Prayer Requests here.
Small Groups

Community | Care | Growth

A small group is a band of brothers and sisters in Christ where you can know and be known, love and be loved, care and be cared for, and grow in Christ together. Find details and join a group.