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    Super Bowl Party (Focus, Spring 2018)

    02.11.18 | Categories: General

    UBC volunteers, in collaboration with 1000 Hills Ministry, hosted a Super Bowl party in the Third Ward for homeless people in that area. The event began with a circle of prayer around the tent to remember God during this sporting event. It was...


      12.31.17 | Categories: General

      Finding ways to belong, prepare, and serve at UBC is best accomplished in our groups. One way that we have developed to help new guests and members connect with group life at UBC is a bi-annual connection event called GroupLink. Between our...

        Angel Tree (Focus, Fall 2017)

        12.20.17 | Categories: General

        2.7 million American children have a parent in prison. One of the ways we show we care about these families is by participating in Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree toy drive each year. Thank you to everyone who picked up all 60 angels from...

          Karen Sabbatical

          11.15.17 | Categories: General

          I am overwhelmed and grateful for my time of sabbatical which started with a trip to the Philippines to visit with our UBC missionaries, Troy and Thai Beaver. I have talked about going on this trip for several years. I arrived in Manila on...

            Fall Festival 2017

            11.03.17 | Categories: General

            With a high chance of rain and the Houston Astros playing Game 6 in the World Series, we weren’t sure of the outcome for our annual Fall Festival on October 31. Yet, God was good – as He always is – and diminished the rain with...

              No Need Among You

              10.31.17 | Categories: General

              The “No Need Among You” conference in Houston (October 25-27) brought together churches and nonprofit organizations from across Texas who are dedicated to holistic transformational ministry. The conference is sponsored by the Texas...

                Philippines (Focus Book, Fall 2017)

                10.25.17 | Categories: General

                A vision trip to visit Troy and Thai Beaver in the Philippines took place in October. A dozen planners and organizers from UBC engaged in several ministry opportunities with the Beavers and their ministry partners. These activities included a...

                  Kids’ Renovation Campaign (Focus, Fall 2017)

                  10.23.17 | Categories: General

                  The Kids’ Renovation Campaign is complete! You may recall that our Preschool, Children and Student Ministries were spread out across our campus with preschoolers in the Learning Center, children in the Education Building, and students in...

                    The House LA (Focus, Fall 2017)

                    10.18.17 | Categories: General

                    In September, UBC hosted Pastor Louis Kang from our new church partnership The House LA. In both worship services, Pastor Louis and our own Pastor Steve discussed several of our mutual church values as we learned about the challenges of this...

                      Harvey News

                      09.26.17 | Categories: General

                      During the post-Harvey cleanup, a team of UBC-ers mobilized to help our friends at Islamic Center of South Houston. The center had experienced a significant amount of water damage. A few weeks later, UBC had a unique visit from Middle East...