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University Baptist Church

1219 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis MN 55414


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Transit & Location


University Baptist Church is located at 1219 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis MN, 55414. We are on the corner of University Ave. and 13th Ave. SE. The best way to get to UBC is to walk, bike or take public transit. The 2, 3, and  6  buses stop within a block of the church. The Green Line and Campus Connector stop a few blocks away, too.  Parking meters in Dinkytown are enforced from 8 am-10 pm seven days a week. The good news is that there is free street parking within a few blocks of UBC. Give yourself a few extra minutes to find it.  We have a small parking lot for a dozen cars (more if we block each other in). These spaces are first-come first-served.


UBC guests can park in the Arvonne Fraser Library lot when the library is closed. (1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414) The library is  open  9-5 M, W, F, S and 12:30-8 T and TH.  On Sundays, you can park for free on the south side of 4th street until 2 pm and on University Avenue until 5 pm.


There are pay lots at:

  • The Venue: 428 13th Ave. SE. (5th St. SE between 13th and 14th Aves.) It is located on the east side of 13th Ave. SE between 4th St. and 5th St. SE. The entrance is at the south end of the Venue at Dinkytown on 13th Ave. SE, next to Burrito Loco)

  • 4th Street Ramp: 4th St. SE at 17th Ave.



​The UBC Council met 10/2/22 and decided to discontinue our mask mandate in the UBC building.

This is based on feedback received from members of the congregation, infectious disease experts, and we believe it’s consistent with current cultural norms. Luckily, most of us are vaccinated, boosted and practice health measures to protect ourselves and others. We will allow people to self-regulate, meaning individuals can choose if they want to wear masks or not--this includes congregational singing. The choir will make its own decision about masking for rehearsals and performances.  We’ll continue to offer online options for those unable or unwilling to be present with us in person.  We’ll also continue to have masks and hand sanitizer available at UBC. We strongly encourage masks for those at higher risk. We know that while COVID is here to stay, our need to always mask seems to have ended. Of course, we are ready to switch back to requiring masks again if infection rates merit it.  

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