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Family-Friendly Service Resumes September 18, 2016

No one can be a Christian alone. Come grow with us. Starting September 18, 2016, join us for Bread ☩ Belonging: 9 – 9:50 am: Child-Friendly Worship 9:50 – 10:30 am: Food and Further Faith Exploration UniLu is a vibrant, multi-generational community that is committed to bodying forth God’s unshakeable love for all. Bread ☩…

2016 Inkspot Published

The 2016 edition of the Inkspot, UniLu’s annual newsletter for members and alumni/ae, is now on its way to mailboxes across the world. This issue features Pastor Kathleen Reed’s reflection on “the witness trees of UniLu”; Pastor Kari Jo Verhulst’s reports on the Lutheran-Episcopal Ministry at MIT and on the new family-friendly service at UniLu,…

UniLu Voices Featured in Campus Ministry Film

UniLu’s campus and community coordinator Jayms Battaglia, 2014-16 Harvard Divinity School intern Caston Boyd, and Pastor Kari Jo Verhulst are featured in a short film about Lutheran campus ministry released by LuMin, the Lutheran Campus Ministry Network · ELCA. The nine-minute film, which includes appearances by students and Lutheran campus ministers across the United States,…

Remembering the Victims of Orlando

On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, from 6 to 8:30 pm, space outside and inside the church will be open for remembering the victims of Orlando. From 6 to 8 pm there will places for sitting in silence, connecting in conversation, sharing refreshments, offering and listening to music, lighting candles, and creating a traveling memorial to…

Harvard Square Summer Shelter Opens June 13, 2016

University Lutheran Church has hosted the Harvard Square Summer Shelter, a transitional program for 12 men and women, in its lower level dormitory space for the past six years. In 2016, the summer shelter will open for the season on Monday, June 13. The program runs for 8 weeks and, like the winter shelter, seeks…

An Event in Memory of Jeremy Kremer-McNeil

Amy Kremer and Taylor McNeil write, “On Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2 pm there will be a forum on human trafficking at the Arlington Town Hall (730 Massachusetts Ave.) There will be several speakers, including representatives from the Polaris Project, a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery of all types, and…

In Memory of Helen Kukuk

We give thanks for the life of Helen M. Kukuk, who died on April 15, 2016. Helen was a longtime member of University Lutheran Church. She began attending while a student at the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, from which she graduated in 1954. Over the years, she served in many key leadership positions,…

Work Day for Lutheran World Relief

Save the date! On Saturday, April 16, 2016, we will gather at UniLu from 10 am to 2 pm to work on projects for Lutheran World Relief. Specifically, we will help finish quilts and school kits to send abroad. Women, men, youth, and children can all help with cutting fabric, tying quilts, and filling kits.…