University Baptist Church

1197 University Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709 (907) 479-2440

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What's Happening?

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Coming events...

Need more info on activities? Check out the online calendar!

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Coming Events:


The UBC Worship Choir will present "The Gifts of the Cross" during the 11am worship service. The narration for the program is adapted from Max Lucado's book, "He Chose the Nails." Through narration and music, the choir will take us on a journey to the cross, and unwrap the gifts that have been laid there for us.

There WILL be Bible Study at 9:45am, but no evening service on Easter.

4/30/14: The Fellowship Meal is at 5:45 p.m., followed at 6:30 p.m. by the Winter Wednesday activities listed below. This is the last for the summer. Both will return in September. Choir practice will continue through the summer, however.

5/04/14: Bible Study for all ages is at 9:45am, including the Pastor's Discovery breakfast class. Preschool worship takes place during the 11am service, in room 210. The 11am message is titled "."

The evening service is at 6pm. During the 6pm service, children gr. 1-6 meet in Children in Action, while preschoolers (age 4-K) have Mission Friends.


Usual service times are listed under Our Church, below. For other events, click on our Calendar link above.

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Wednesday Activities

Choir is every Wednesday except on the three business meetings of the year. All of the activities in the list below start up in early September and run through the end of April. Wednesdays, at 5:45 p.m. there is a Fellowship Meal, followed at 6:30 by


Sitting in the Gate (men's discussion group)


Celebration Choir Practice


TeamKids (age 4-K)


College/Career young women's Bible Study


Ladies' Fellowship


Chinese Adult Bible Study


Nursery, for those too young for TeamKids.

We also have a bell choir, Jubilee Bells, which meets Sunday afternoons in the winter.

Sermons on the Web

You can listen to some past sermons with the player below, or use the Bible tab to search the Bible. You may want to wait till the page music stops (it only plays through once) before starting the sermon

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Preschool Worship (age 4-K) in room 210 meets during the 11 a.m. adult worship service. At 6 p.m., during the evening worship service (except for June through August),  Mission Friends for Preschoolers meets in room 210 and there is also a CA's (Children in Action) upstairs in room 307 for grades 1-6.

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Each Wednesday (5:45 p.m.) there is a Fellowship Meal (suggested donation $4 per person or $11 per family), At 6:30 p.m., there is the men's discussion group "Sitting in the Gate," Ladies Fellowship in room 202, College/Career young women's Bible Study, Youth small groups, TeamKids (age 4-K), and Chinese Bible Study in room 203. And of course, a nursery for those under 4.

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 For current events, click on the announcement link above.

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Call the church at 479-2440 for more information on any thing you find on our site. For more happenings, click the announcement link at the top of the page. Or better yet, sign up for the free UBCNews, our weekly email newsletter, sent Thursdays. Sign up on the starting point page.


Our Church:

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University Baptist Church, a Southern Baptist church at 1197 University Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709 was established in 1959. Our pastor is Gary Cox, who joined us in September 2000 with his wife, Jennifer and three sons.

Sunday Worship times: 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School (all ages), 11 a.m., and 6 p.m.

What to Expect Sunday:

Our Sunday Services are at 11 a.m., and 6 p.m. All blend traditional elements and hymns with some more contemporary choruses. Over the course of a month, you can expect to hear a mix of congregational singing, choir, ensembles, trios, instrumentalists, and solos.  There is no rigid dress code, though evening services tend to be more informal. Services last about one hour. There is also Preschool Worship (age 4-K) every Sunday in room 210. Bible Study for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. The church has a "cry room" equipped with closed circuit TV of the services, as well as a nursery for birth through age 4 during all services. All nursery workers (paid or volunteer) have passed background checks. In the evening, during the 6 p.m. service, Mission Friends meet (for age 4-K) in room 210, and CA's for grades 1-6 in room 311.

The congregation itself is a mix of ethnicities from all walks of life. While predominately "anglo," we have a Chinese Mission, with outreaches to the Philippines and Africa. Church members include African-Americans, Filipinos, & Koreans, to name just a few.

We have complete church information available by phoning 907-479-2440 and surfing our menus when the phones are on "auto attendant." Extension 502 will take you to special announcements, and 503 will give you regular weekly events, for example. Our staff page gives staff extension numbers.

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The button on the left - "Meet Jesus" - is an evangelistic movie using Flash technology, courtesy of the North American Mission Board. Click on it and see! To get your own, go here.

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Starting Point:

is  where members and visitors can take the next step in learning about our church. Included, for example, are directions for adding yourself to our weekly email update, UBCNews.

Or, if you are a college student, our CCList is for college students (CC stands for College/Career, a UBC group which meets weekly for fellowship and Bible study, and monthly for lunches, progressive dinners, ski trips, overnight retreats, canoe outings, etc.)

Take a look at Starting Point now!


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