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...

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

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Coming Events:

7/24/16: Bible Study for all ages is at 9:45am. Services are at 11am, and 6pm.  Children's Worship will take place during the 11am service, in room 303. Preschoolers  go to the 11am service with their parents, but follow Karen Moody to room 210 after the choir special. They will enjoy preschool worship for the rest of the service. Pastor Gary Cox preaches the sermon "Time to Seek the Lord" in the morning service,  and "Out of Egypt" in the 6pm service. College/Career group will share lunch after the morning service, at a private home.

Don't forget that we are still $500 short for the TVBA Missions offering!

7/25/16: Women on Mission will meet at the Cookie Jar at 11:30am to learn about missions and share a Dutch Treat lunch. Bring a friend!

7/27/16: Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m.

7/30/16: Work Day at the church! 10am to 2pm, or you can choose a project and work on your own time.

7/31/16: Bible Study for all ages is at 9:45am. Services are at 11am, and 6pm.  Children's and Preschool Worship are both cancelled so they may be with their family for the Lord's Supper. Pastor Gary Cox will preach on "The Lord's Supper" in both services.

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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 at 6:30, except on the three business meetings of the year when choir follows the meeting. All of the usual Wednesday activities, with the exception of Choir practice, are cancelled this winter including the Potluck Fellowship Meal.

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

Thursdays - Fit to Serve

There is a Christian alternative to yoga (Fit to Serve) that meets every Thursday in Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to join them at 7pm. (On break will September.)

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. SORRY, THE PLAYER IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF ORDER.

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Preschool Worship (age 4-K) in room 210 meets during the 11 a.m. adult worship service and children's Worship in 303. 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 311 for grades 1-6.

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In Winter, each Wednesday (5:45 p.m.) there is a Fellowship Meal (suggested donation $4 per person or $11 per family), though right now, this has been cancelled indefinitely.

At 6:30 p.m., there is Choir practice in the sanctuary.

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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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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.)

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