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Posts from January 2016

Join Us for Lent 2016

The penitential season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on February 10, 2016. Join us for worship services at 12:10 pm and 7:30 pm. Our Wednesday Lenten Bible Study focuses on “Short Stories by Jesus.” In her book by the same title, Professor Amy-Jill Levine delves into “the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi” as…

Annual Meeting News 2016

Congratulations to those elected to positions of leadership at the 2016 annual congregational meeting on Sunday, January 31, 2016: Claye Metelmann, and Erika Oleson, Laura Tracey, and Hernan Villarroel were elected to two-year terms on the Church Council Laura Gilson was re-elected to a one-year student term on the Church Council Edward A. Bucher was…

Community Forum on Genome Editing

UniLu member Erin Cram, associate professor of biology at Northeastern University, spoke to the Community Forum about genome editing on January 24, 2016. Thanks to Erin for a fascinating presentation and for sharing the slides from her talk!

In Memory of Helmut Koester

We give thanks for the life of the Reverend Professor Dr. Helmut Koester, who died at home on January 1, 2016. He was 89 years old. One of the nation’s foremost scholars of the New Testament and early Christianity, Helmut Koester began teaching at Harvard Divinity School in 1958, and continued to teach at both…