Communion Service


Join us this Sabbath (Saturday) as we celebrate the freedom Christ has given us through His unselfish sacrifice. As we take the symbols of His broken body and life-giving blood, we are reminded of His love for each one – “For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, that […]

YHWH: gods


As the LORD spoke from Mount Sinai, His first words reminded Israel that He was their Deliverer. His second words described the special connection He is to have with all His people – Sovereign, singular devotion. The First Commandment of Exodus 20:3 expresses His desire to be the only God of our lives. Is this […]



When President Abraham Lincoln issued the famous document on January 1, 1863, it was a turning point for slaves in America. The Emancipation Proclamation declared all slaves as free men and women, thus ending slavery in our country. Or did it? Are there still slaves in America? Are people still in bondage around the world? […]

The Day After


We plan, we shop, we decorate, we schedule, we prep, we wrap, we stress, we bake, and we celebrate one particular day in December called Christmas. A lot of time and energy goes into the big day. It is a festive, fun-filled time for all who participate, especially the children, and it is a day […]

The Mystery Story of Christmas

Stained Glass image of Mary, Jesus and three wise men.

At Christmas time we frequently hear stories of the angel star, wise men from the east and shepherds watching their flocks. We hear of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem, and of course the baby king born in a stable. But there are other parts of the story little known or seldom mentioned. The place […]

Christian Men’s Summit

Christian cross on snow covered mountain peak.

All wise men should consider attending the 2015 Christian Men’s Summit and bring a friend! Upper Columbia Conference’s Christian Men’s Summit happens at Camp MiVoden, February 6-8, 2015. Pavel Goia, the keynote speaker, will share his personal testimony. Pavel is the pastor of the Lexington Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lexington, Kentucky.  He will be sharing his amazing […]

School Christmas Program

Elemetary Students singing and wearing Bible costumes.

This Sabbath (Saturday), December 13, join us as the Upper Columbia Academy Elementary School presents their annual Christmas Program for the worship service. The teachers and students have spent the last few weeks practicing and rehearsing for this special program. With a variety of instruments and musical talents, the students will be sharing the “True […]

Monument Valley Mission Trip

Monument Valley, Utah

This spring break, several UCA Church members and UCA students plan to travel to Monument Valley, Utah, to help the Navajo Mission with a construction project as well as conduct other local ministry outreach. This mission trip is in need of more volunteers in construction as well as outreach. If you would like to be […]

Mary, Did you Know?


Every parent has high hopes and dreams for their children. Some wish for doctors, sports heroes, great thinkers, or even famous musicians. No parent would ever wish for their child to be the leader of a rebellious political movement that would eventually have him executed. As the angel Gabriel visited Mary and explained that she […]