Welcome
Thank you for visiting us online. We hope that this site will provide you with a helpful portrait of who we are.

Our Congregational Minister, Rev. Dr. Edwin Searcy, offers ministry in worship, pastoral care Ed Search photoand Christian formation. Ed welcomes contact. After twenty years in ministry with us, Ed is retiring on June 30, 2015. You can read his jottings on gospel, church and living with multiple myeloma at Holy Scribbler.

United Church Campus Ministry at UBC
This ministry is a partnership between the congregation and BC Conference of the United Church of Canada. Karen Hollis photoOur campus minister is Karen Hollis. Learn more at the Food and Faith Community, the United Church campus club, which meets over dinner every Monday at 5:30 pm for food and conversation about living the Christian faith.

Find us
The Chapel of the Epiphany is located at 6030 Chancellor Boulevard on the campus of the Vancouver School of Theology at the University of British Columbia. Here are directions to the chapel.

Our offices have moved in order to accommodate the renovations now going on at Vancouver School of Theology. We are currently located in Carey Theological College. You will find directions here.

New phone numbers
As a result of our office move please note these new phone numbers for Ed Searcy at 604-225-5913 and for Marjorie Morrison Ross at 604-225-5920.

Sunday Worship
Our life is rooted in worship. The bell rings each Sunday morning to signal our 10:30 gathering. Some come dressed up, others dress casually ... more

Who we are
We are an all-ages Christian community of hospitality, a diverse church that travels light, a pilgrim people following Jesus ... more

View some photos of the congregation here are more here.

FAQs - answers to frequently asked questions

Rites of Passage
We welcome inquiries about baptisms, marriages and funerals . . . more.

Worship & Sermon Audio and Video
Text, videos and audio of some services and sermons are available here. Some of Ed Searcy's sermon texts can also be found here.

Worship with us on Sundays at 10:30 am

Apr 19 - Easter 3 - 10:30 am - "Joyful Disbelief" (Luke 24:36a-49) - Celebrating Baptism - Ed Searcy preaching
Apr 26 - Easter 4 - 10:30 am - "Lay it Down" (John 10:11-18) - Ed Searcy preaching
May 3 - Easter 5 - 10:30 am - "Rooted, Pruned, Grafted, Fruitful" (John 15:1-8) - Celebrating Eucharist - Ed Searcy preaching
May 10 - Easter 6 - 10:00 am - Joint service of worship at Shaughnessy Heights United Church (1550 West 33rd Ave) - "What a Friend" (John 15:9-17) - Ed Searcy preaching
May 17 - Easter 7 - Ascension Sunday - 10:30 am - "Seeing with the Eyes of Your Heart" (Ephesians 1:15-23) - Ed Searcy preaching

On Sunday, May 10 University Hill Congregation will travel to Shaughnessy Heights United Church (1550 West 33rd Ave) for a shared worship service at 10:00 am. Children are invited to a joint children's program. Ed Searcy will preach.

On Monday, May 11 at 7:00 pm the Vancouver School of Theology extends an open invitation to its Convocation Ceremonies at Shaughnessy Heights United Church (1550 West 33rd Ave). Honorary Doctorates will be granted to Mr. Philip Owen & Rev. Dr. Edwin Searcy


Our office is administered by Marjorie Morrison Ross. Marjorie is an active member of the congregation and she is the friendly voice you will hear when you call with an inquiry.

Robin & Aaron Andersen jointly lead our Christian Education program for elementary aged children. Both have earned their Master of Education degrees. The program allows for children to deepen their understanding of the Christian story though art, drama, music and play ...  more

 

 

Thanks to our artists for the 2014-2015 edition of the Christian Seasons Calendar for allowing us to use banner images on this site:

A Call for Submissions seeking art for the 2015-2016 Salt of the Earth Christian Seasons Calendar is now available. Please pass the word to interested artists. The deadline is April 20 ... more

You are invited to join us for our Easter season mid-week gatherings on Wednesday mornings & Thursday evenings. We are reading "Being Christian" by Rowan Williams ... more

The Food & Faith Community of the United Church Campus Ministry gathers weekly for Monday evening. Our final gathering for the term is April 27 ... more

Thank-you for joining us in the discipline of hosting scripture each day during Lent with our online Lenten Devotional.

Video recordings of the Palm/Passion Sunday & Easter Sunday services are online here The Good Friday sermon is available online at "Ecce Homo"

The Annual Report for 2014 is here. Financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2014 & selected financial information.

Members & Friends
Download a copy of the Congregational Directory here. Available to members of the congregation and those who attend regularly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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