Note: University Park Church of Christ has not returned to standard hours because of the pandemic.

We are meeting only for worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, under the conditions described below.

On April 4, 2021, WE RE-OPENED FOR WORSHIP SERVICE observing safety precautions.

Expectations for Worship at University Park Church of Christ (and until further notice)

Service Time – 10:30 a.m. 

Goals for Re-Opening
– Meet as a unified body.
– Use precautions against Covid-19 infections
– Keep everyone healthy and safe
– Stay connected to those who remain remote

Safety Protocols
– Masks are optional. Please remain at home and watch the live-stream of the service if you are unable to observe this requirement.
– Social distancing (remain 6-feet apart)
– Using hand sanitizer (made available, but best if you bring your own)
– Access restricted to Sanctuary and to lobby bathrooms (limit two persons at a time)
– Doors to Sanctuary propped open
– Designated doors for entry and exit; middle doors closed
– Ushers direct you to your seat. Ushers wear gloves. No choice of seating.
– Use every other pew (to maintain distance)
– Self-serve communion (juice and bread in lobby in bags as you enter)

- Boxes for collection of contribution nearby to sanctuary doors.
Receptacles for communion trash will be in the foyer, near exit from the Sanctuary. The receptacle for registration cards will be next to the trash container so they both are easily seen and used.
– Singing with masks on and through the masks. 
– Registration card provided in self-serve communion bag. Please complete with your name, phone number and address. This is for contact tracing if needed. Bring your own pen or pencil, because you do not want to share such items. The cards are for the protection of yourself and your fellow members should the congregation experience an outbreak of COVID-19.
– Nursery open only for nursing moms and for changing babies. Only one (1) person with (1) baby will be allowed at one time on each side of the nursery.
-- Ushers will release rows one-by-one for departure after service.
-- No lingering or fellowship in foyer. Go immediately to the parking lot.
-- If visiting in parking lot, please wear masks and maintain social distancing.

* Please remain home if you are feeling sick, have a fever, or have potentially been exposed to COVID-19. We will stream the worship service live so anyone at home will have access.

Additional changes
– No Sunday School
– Kid's Worship during worship
– No invitation (please call/email prayer requests in advance)
– No Sunday night service
– No Wednesday Bible class

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Warm Nights 2021 at University Park -- making bagged lunches for homeless in Prince George's County. Also, preparing turkey dinner for people needing food at the Prince George's Day Center. Both activities in the week of December 5 through 11.

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Shirley Wilson passed away on April 16th. Please keep Shirley's family in prayer. 

Shirley's funeral is Saturday, April 30th at the Kalas Funeral Home6160 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20784

10:00am-12:00pm Public Viewing

12:30pm-2:00pm Funeral- Extended Family Only (Due to COVID the funeral is for extended family only; We hope to stream or video record and post...more details to come.) 

Vice-Principal, Craig Barnes

Parent Engagement Assistant, Mirna Flores

​ESOL Teacher, Mrs. Stettler

--Rosa Parks Elementary School--

Unloading UP's donation of 60 book-bags, each containing the grade-appropriate supplies for the child who receives the bag. This continues our support for Rosa Parks over several years. Mr. Barnes expressed the schools appreciation. He said the donation was needed, and would be welcomed by the children and their parents.  

Instead of flowers, please make a donation to Wounded Warriors ( or the cause of your choice. Find more info in Shirley's Obituary folder at