University Christian Student Center at Tennessee



University Christian Student Center at Tennessee
University Christian Student Center at Tennessee Tech
Spring 2015 Newsletter
What’s Happening
with the UCSC?
Mid-Week Peak
We enjoy a meal together at
5:30pm each Wednesday. At
6:30pm, we begin our worship and Bible study time.
Late Night Praise
Every Thursday night at 9pm,
we meet to sing together. It’s
a UCSC tradition!
Sunday Morning Worship
and Bible Class
On Sundays, we worship with
the Collegeside family at
9am in the CLC (The Gym).
After worship, two of our
student leaders are teaching
the Sunday morning class on
“How to Study the Bible.”
Core Groups
Our Core Groups are growing! Over 100 students meet
weekly to study with their
Personal Bible Study
Chip and our student leaders
are regularly conducting 15+
personal Bible studies each
week. Please pray for all
involved in these studies.
Girls Bible Study
Mondays at 7:30pm
Guys Bible Study
Thursdays at 6:00pm
Intramural Sports
Our students enjoy competing
in sports together on campus
throughout the school year.
Gulf Coast Getaway
62 from The UCSC traveled to Panama City in January for Gulf Coast Getaway. The
theme was “Presence.” Everyone returned uplifted and spiritually recharged. To hear
speakers and see highlights from this event, visit
Be in Prayer For…
Dominican Republic
Mission 2015
Twenty-five students and
adults are traveling to the DR
for a mission trip from May
10-17. They will be visiting
the Manna DR Children’s
Home and work with the
Acappella at TTU
Manna Christian School to
The UCSC partnered with the TTU Food Pantry & the Stu- help disciple their high school
dent Government Association to bring Acappella to cam- students. Please pray the Lord
pus. Over 4,000 food items were donated to the campus
food pantry benefitting students in need. It was also a will be magnified by our time
great way for the campus community to experience a there. If you would like to
unique avenue of praise to God.
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy
Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
UCSC is a ministry of the Collegeside Church of Christ - 252 East Ninth Street - Cookeville, TN 38501
2 Recent Baptisms!
Jose Neto (right) & Taylor Blazei (below) were
recently baptized this semester! Taylor is a
junior Biology major from Slinger, Wisconsin and
team-captain on the TTU Women’s Soccer Team.
Jose is enrolled in the international program at
TTU and he is from Fortaleza, Brazil.
We are so thankful to have seen eight souls
added to God’s Family this school year!
2015 Events
January 16-19: Gulf
Coast Getaway
March 8-11: Mission Trip
to North Carolina
March 21: Acappella
Concert at Derryberry Hall
to benefit the TTU Food
April 4: Resurrection Trail
at Collegeside
April 10-11: Guys and
Girls Night Out
April 26: Banquet
May 11-17: Dominican
Republic Mission Trip
What does
mean to me?
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“Building close friendships while having a common
goal of Worshipping The Lord.”
-Ted Starkweather (Cookeville, TN)
“God has blessed me so richly through the UCSC. It
is a place I have grown in walking more intimately
with God and learned more about the depth of the
Bible than I thought there ever was. I’ve also made
lasting relationships; the people here are my
-Megan Deel (Bowling Green, KY)
“UCSC is my family away from home, it is a place
where I am comfortable and completely trust
everyone around me. It is a place where God is at
work and I want to be part of it.”
-Casey Hardison (Chattanooga, TN)
“What the UCSC means to me is so much more than
what I’m able to put into a short quote. It’s home,
family, and most of all love. It’s my favorite group
of people.”
-Miranda McConnell (Bell Buckle, TN)
Twitter: @UCSCcside
Facebook: UCSC at Tennessee Tech
Instagram: UCSC_TTU
University Christian Student Center
At Collegeside Church of Christ
252 East 9th Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: 931.528.2872
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Mon.-Thur. 9am-4pm
Fri. 9am-Noon
Chip Pugh, Campus Minister
Phone: 931.319.9790
Email: [email protected]
Brittney Phillips, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 615.604.7737
Email: [email protected]
“Thank you for your prayers, encouragement, and financial support.
Your partnership in the gospel makes it possible to ‘go and make disciples’ on
the campus of Tennessee Tech!”
-Chip Pugh