At UPRISE, our heart is to invite every student we meet to a relationship with Jesus Christ, and to teach them how to live in that relationship with Him. A simple definition for the word "uprise" is "to rise to a higher position." Although so much more can be pulled from this one word, ultimately we want our students to know the position that is theirs in Jesus Christ.
The vision for UPRISE comes from Colossians 1:28:
"We preach Jesus, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ."