This Week at UCA – December 17-January 6, 2011

Dear UCA Family,

Just a few hours and Christmas break will be here! The music department is putting the final touches on their performances. Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the UCA SDA Church you will be able to enjoy and appreciate the many hours of practice. Then Saturday night at 7:30 in downtown Spokane, the 4th Annual Christmas at the Fox will begin.

Just an FYI: We continue to have days when we cannot make outgoing calls although we have been able to receive calls. We are continuing to work with our phone company to correct the issues. Thank you for your understanding.

DID YOU KNOW the Student Week of Prayer (“SWOP”) speakers have been chosen by the student body. The speakers will leave on their retreat to begin preparing their talks on Thursday, January 6. Let’s begin praying for them now.

The Upper Columbia Conference is joining the world Seventh-day Adventist Church in a prayer initiative. Click on this link for details Please remember UCA when you pray.

The This Week at UCA, the MODIFIED home leave bus schedule for Christmas Break are attached and on our website The cafeteria menu will be posted on the website later.


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Christmas Home Leave Bus Schedule


Christmas break officially begins after the concert on Saturday night, December 18. Classes resume on TUESDAY, JANUARY 4. The home leave bus will run on Sunday, December 19, and Monday, January 3. See the attached schedule. Dorms open at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 3. If you have no other option than to return your student to the dorm before 5:00 p.m., the deans are happy to work with you, but please communicate with them before the break begins.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT – Martin Woldson  at THE FOX in downtown Spokane, 1001 West Sprague Avenue on Saturday, December 18, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. There are no tickets, or admission charge. It is first-come, first-seated. A freewill offering will be taken to support the music department. See the attached flyer.


Sacred Concerts Fri, Dec 17, 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Concert at the Fox Sat, Dec 18, 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Break Begins Sat, Dec 18, after Christmas Concert
Classes Resume Tues, Jan 4
ASB Primary Thurs, Jan 6
SWOP Retreat Thurs-Sat, Jan 6-8
Rec Ski – Begins Sun, Jan 9

Please Pray For

  • Travel safety for everyone over the holidays
  • Other students that should be here
  • Student Week of Prayer Speakers

On behalf of the staff of Upper Columbia Academy, I want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year!

God bless,

Troy Patzer


Upper Columbia Academy

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For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans of hope and a future” Jeremiah 29:11


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