WELCOME TO UNIVERSITY AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH

 

Join Us This Sunday

 

SERVICE TIMES + DETAILS

 

 

 
 
University Avenue Baptist Church is located at

2305 University Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96822

 

PHONE

(808) 947-5008

 

FAX

(808) 535-5901

 

EMAIL

office@universityavenuebaptist.org

 

OFFICE HOURS

 M-F, 9 AM-2:30 PM

 

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MISSION

Our mission is to prepare every generation to change their world for Christ by:

Encouraging every believer to identify their oikos*;

Motivating every believer intentionally to engage their oikos;

Preparing every believer to both demonstrate and communicate their faith in Christ.

 

*oikos is a Greek term used to describe one’s extended household or circle of influence

SUNDAY MORNINGS

WHAT TO EXPECT

Welcome! We hope you will join us this Sunday. Below you will find information about our weekly Sunday activities. If you have more questions about our church, do not hesitate to contact us
 

SCHEDULE

 

8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

9:15 AM

WORSHIP SERVICE

10:45 AM

BIBLE STUDY GROUPS

11:00 AM

CAMBODIAN & VIETNAMESE SERVICES

12:00 PM

FELLOWSHIP LUNCH (1ST & 3RD SUNDAYS ONLY)
 
8:30 AM – Breakfast
A pancake and waffle breakfast is made each Sunday morning in the Fellowship Hall, below the Worship Center. From the parking lot, you can enter the Fellowship Hall by walking down the external stairs. The Fellowship Hall is wheelchair accessible on the other side of the Worship Center. 
 
9:15 AM- Worship Service & Preschool Classes
Our weekly worship service is held in the Worship Center. The main entrance for the Worship Center faces University Avenue. Classes for children, ages 0-6, are offered during the worship service in the Koon Mission Building. We have classes for infants and toddlers (room 3) and preschoolers (room 2) during the worship service. 
 
10:45 AM- Bible Study Groups For All Ages 
Classes for children, birth through sixth grade, are held in the Koon Mission Building, next to the Worship Center. Every class for children is led by 2 loving and qualified adults. 
 
Multiple classes for adults are held in both the Koon Mission Building and the Worship Center. 
Bible Study Group Guides can be found in each chair pocket in the Worship Center. 
 

Where do my children go?

Children are an important part of UABC! School-aged children are invited to participate in the church service. Classes for children, ages 0-6, are offered during the worship service in the Koon Mission Building. We have classes for infants and toddlers (room 3) and preschoolers (room 2) during the worship service.

What does the church believe?

The Triune Nature of God

God always has been and always will be. He created life and sustains life. He has no equal. He exists in 3 distinct and equal persons: the Father, the Son, and the Spirit.

The Bible

The Bible is the inspired Word of God, relevant for daily living, and the final authority on all matters of faith.

Salvation

The blood of Jesus Christ, shed on the cross, provides the sole basis for the forgiveness of sin. Therefore, salvation occurs when people place their faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as su icient payment for their sin.

Priesthood of the Believer

Each individual follower of Christ can go directly to God without the aid of any intermediary, and can, and should, read and interpret the Bible for him/herself without religious o icials dictating what to believe.

Baptism

Biblical baptism is:
– by immersion
– for the believer
-symbolic of the death and resurrection on the believer shares with Christ
– an act of obedience
– an act of worship

Lord’s Supper/Communion

This ordinance of the church is:
– for the believer
– symbolic
– an act of obedience – an act of worship

Autonomy of the Local Church

University Avenue Baptist Church is an autonomous body of Christ followers, operating through democratic processes under the Lordship of Jesus Christ, and is voluntarily affiliated with Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention (HPBC) and numerous other partner institutions at the national and global level.
 
MINISTRIES

FAMILY MINISTRY

LEARNING TOGETHER
UABC is a multi-generational church on purpose! There is so much we can learn from one another, as we grow together. One of the ways we practice learning together is through our Wednesday evening short-term gatherings. Learn more about our latest multi-generational learning experience.
SHARING LIFE
MINISTRY TO CHILDREN
Kids are a valued part of our church family! We believe the church is a place where kids are always welcome and can lead. As a multi-generational congregation, children are provided many opportunities to learn and serve alongside different age groups during the worship service, weekday ministry opportunities, and special events.
We take your child’s safety very seriously. Before serving any child, children’s ministry volunteers must pass a criminal background check. Each kids’ group is led by at minimum of 2 adults at all times.
The kids’ ministry team is a trained group of adults who are passionate about the spiritual formation of children. UABC kids are encouraged to be curious about God’s Story as they engage in hands-on missions education classes, Bible study groups, weekday small groups, multi-generational learning labs, and special events.
Learn more about the UABC Children’s Ministry.

MINISTRY TO PRETEENS

Our preteen small group meets on the last Friday of each month at Dani Beth Crosby’s home. This group is for children in 4-6th grade and includes crafts, games, dessert, and a Bible study. We would love for your preteen to join us! Contact Dani Beth for more information.

VOLUNTEER

Interested in serving in the children’s ministry at UABC? Contact Dani Beth Crosby, Family and Communications Minister, at danibeth@universityavenuebaptist.org for more information. Complete our criminal background check form
 

YOUTH MINISTRY

Our Mission is to nurture our faith community in which youth are CONNECTED as an active and integrated part of the church body; and to CHALLENGE and EMPOWER youth to become disciples and servants of Jesus Christ. All students (grades 7-12) are welcome to join our Youth Sunday School from 10:45 AM-11:45 AM in Room 3 of the Worship Center on Sunday mornings.

YOUTH NIGHT

Join us on the last Friday of each month at 6 PM for Youth Night. Each week is different, so contact Brent for details. Youth Night is for students who have completed 6th-12th grades.

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS’ SMALL GROUP

 Our middle school girls’ small group meets twice a month. This group is for girls in 6th-8th grades. Check our upcoming events page for our next small group meeting date. For more information about this small group, contact Dani Beth.

STUDENT SAFETY

We take your children’s safety seriously. In order to provide the best environment for children all adults, both employed and volunteer, who work with minors must be screened and undergone a criminal background check prior to beginning work. Complete the background check here.
 

COLLEGE MINISTRY

Our college small group meets every Wednesday evening from 7 PM-9 PM. For more information about this small group, contact Dani Beth or Meredith. On Sunday mornings, college students in our church family serve in various ministries or attend one of our adult Bible study groups.
 

INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY

UABC is a multi-cultural, multi-generational church located less than a mile from the University of Hawai’i. Over 1,700 international students and scholars from over 200 countries have come to study at U.H. There are many physical and relational needs international students have upon arriving to a new place. As a church body, we want to make these students feel welcomed, provide opportunities for relationships, and invite them to join us in exploring God’s Story. Learn how you can get involved here.
 

SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY

J.O.Y. (Just Older Youth) Group, our monthly senior adult gathering, meets on the last Friday of each month at 10 AM. We hope you will join us for lunch and a special time together. This group is led by Ruthie and David Haitsuka. 
 

WEEKDAY PRESCHOOL MINISTRY

APPLY:

TOUR:

COST:

2 Year-Old Student Cost
8:30 AM-11:30 AM – $800
8:30 AM-2:30 PM – $830
8:30 AM-5:30 PM – $860
3 & 4 Year Old Student Cost
8:30 AM-11:30 AM – $700
8:30 AM-2:30 PM – $730
8:30 AM-5:30 PM – $760
Childcare is available from 7:00 AM-8:30 AM at no extra cost.

CONTACT:

Phone: (808) 947-6679
E-mail Napualani Niau-Puhipau, Director
 

RESOURCES

 


Jan 27, 2019
How God Uses Suffering For Good (2 Corinthians 1:3-11)
Series: Winter 2018
Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Jan 27, 2019How God Uses Suffering For Good (2 Corinthians 1:3-11)
    Jan 27, 2019
    How God Uses Suffering For Good (2 Corinthians 1:3-11)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Jan 20, 2019A Closer Look At Evil (Psalm 2:1-12)
    Jan 20, 2019
    A Closer Look At Evil (Psalm 2:1-12)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Jan 13, 2019Evil Enters the Universe (Isaiah 14:12-15)
    Jan 13, 2019
    Evil Enters the Universe (Isaiah 14:12-15)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Jan 6, 2019If God is Good? (1 Peter 1:6-7)
    Jan 6, 2019
    If God is Good? (1 Peter 1:6-7)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Dec 30, 2018Why We Call Them Wisemen (Matthew 2:1-12)
    Dec 30, 2018
    Why We Call Them Wisemen (Matthew 2:1-12)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Dec 24, 2018It Is Time…the Night That Change the World (Luke 2:8-20)
    Dec 24, 2018
    It Is Time…the Night That Change the World (Luke 2:8-20)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Dec 16, 2018The Fear Nots of Christmas
    Dec 16, 2018
    The Fear Nots of Christmas
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Dec 9, 2018Joy: Gift-Wrapped (Luke 2:8-12, 1 Peter 1:8)
    Dec 9, 2018
    Joy: Gift-Wrapped (Luke 2:8-12, 1 Peter 1:8)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Dec 2, 2018Hebrew 6:16-18
    Dec 2, 2018
    Hebrew 6:16-18
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)
  • Nov 11, 2018God’s Cure for Worry, Anxiety, Depression (Philippians 4:4-9)
    Nov 11, 2018
    God’s Cure for Worry, Anxiety, Depression (Philippians 4:4-9)
    Series: Winter 2018
    Blaine Fye (Interim Pastor)

EVENTS

A.S.K. PRAYER GROUP
Each Monday at 6:15 PM
UABC Sanctuary
Note: Prayer group will not meet on President’s Day (2/18)
 
SENIOR ADULT VALENTINE’S BANQUET
Saturday, February 16
4:30 PM-6:30 PM
 
WOMAN 2 WOMAN MISSIONS TEA
Monday, February 18
2 PM-4 PM
HPBC Chapel (2042 Vancouver Dr.)
This tea party is a potluck and requires a reservation 
ISLAND-WIDE YOUTH NIGHT
Friday, February 22
Hamama Community Church
6 PM-9 PM
Contact Brent for more information
 
MENS’ BREAKFAST
Saturday, February 23
Yogur Story
8:30 AM
Contact Brent for more information
 

SMALL GROUPS

MULTI-GENERATIONAL GROUPS

 
WINDWARD SMALL GROUP
Wednesday, February 20 (Haitsuka’s home)
6:30 PM
Contact Brent for more information
 
MANOA SMALL GROUP (TAKARA’S HOME)
Thursdays, February 14 & February 28
7 PM
Contact Brent for more information
 
MILILANI SMALL GROUP (POEI’S HOME)
Saturday, February 23
5:30 PM – Dinner
6:30 PM – Discussion
Contact Brent for more information
 
 
 

LIFE STAGE GROUPS

 
COLLEGE SMALL GROUP
Wednesdays at 7 PM
Contact Dani Beth for more information
 
MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS’ SMALL GROUP
Thursday, 21
6:30 PM-8 PM
For girls in 6th-8th grade
Contact Dani Beth for more information
 
MANOA SMALL GROUP (NISHIMURA’S HOME)
Fridays, February 15 and March 1
7:30 PM
For a maximum of 8 adults
Contact Brent for more information
 
PRETEEN SMALL GROUP
Friday, February 22
6:30 PM
For students in 4th-6th grade
Contact Dani Beth for more information.
 

GIVING TO UABC

 
2. Enter the amount you would like to give in the first box
 
3. Click the 2nd box to select “by Credit/Debit Card” or “By ACH Bank Transfer”. This allows you to choose if you will give by credit/debit card or through your bank account. 
 
4. Click the 3rd box to select the fund you to which you would like to give. If you would like to give toward more than 1 fund, click “add gift to another fund” below the 3rd box. 
 
5. Complete the bottom of the form with your information.
 
6. Click “Donate Now” to submit your gift. 

Text Giving

 
1. Send a text message to (808) 518-2347 with the amount you would like to give (e.g. $50)
 
 
2. If you’ve donated by text before, you will receive a confirmation text in response informing you that your gift has been successfully received.
 
 
3. If it is the first time you have given by text, you will be given a link and asked to supply your payment method (credit card, debit card, or bank account). This payment source will then be linked with your phone so that in the future all you will need to do is text the amount you would like to give.
 
 
NOTE: The default for text giving is the UABC General Fund. If you would like to give to another fund, include the first word of the fund name after your gift amount (e.g. $50 Hamama, $50 Sue, $50 Juarez, etc.).