Posts by Susan Worst

Posts by Susan Worst

Worship During the Pandemic

Worship has moved online! During the coronavirus pandemic, UniLu is offering Sunday Children’s Church from 10 am to 10:20 am An all-ages worship service at 10:30 am both of which can be accessed remotely. Think of this as “house worship,” where we are all in our homes connected through the magic of technology. For the online services, we will use Zoom, a video…

Sunday Bible Study: Exodus

Having finished the book of Genesis, the Sunday Bible Study group has begun a new chapter! Each Sunday at 1 pm, we’ll meet online via Zoom to read a book or two of Exodus together. Contact Chris Pollari for the Zoom link. All are welcome; drop in any time!

Connecting During COVID-19

Let’s stay connected even while we’re social distancing!  Click the links for instructions on joining the conversation using Zoom software on your computer, the Zoom Cloud mobile app, or from your telephone. Thursdays Thursdays at 7:30 pm: Thursday Bible Study: Acts Sundays Children’s Church at 10 am. Contact Audra Franley for connection information.…

Director of ELCA Campus Ministry Visits UniLu

We are delighted to welcome the Rev. Lamont Anthony Wells, Program Director for LuMin/Campus Ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and National President of the African Descent Lutheran Association (ELCA), to UniLu (virtually) on Sunday August 9, 2020. Pastor Wells will preach at the 10:30 am worship service, and lead a conversation at 7 pm on the…

Outdoor Worship July 19, 2020

Weather permitting, the UniLu Preparedness Task Force and UniLu Worship Committee are planning a small outdoor in-person Compline service for Sunday, July 19, at 7:00 pm at Chris Pollari and Ann Ferentz’s home in Arlington (Massachusetts). The service will follow all recommended safety guidelines, including staying outdoors, capping attendance at 25 people…

Commemoration of the Emanuel Nine

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 7 pm, the UniLu community will join Lutherans from the Boston Metro Conference of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) for the Commemoration of the Emanuel Nine, the nine people shot and killed on June 17, 2015, during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. We will gather at 7…

Virtual Hymn Sing! Sunday, June 7 at 7 pm

On Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 7 pm, UniLu will hold its first-ever “Virtual Hymn Sing.” Though we are not able to gather in person at this time, we are hoping to have a moment in which we can connect with our own voices, see one another, and enrich our lives with the hymns we love. More than ten UniLu members suggested hymns for this event. View or download the…

Thursday Bible Study: Acts

Join us via Zoom on Thursday evenings to study the Book of Acts, led by Pastors Kathleen Reed and Gracious Moyo. From 7:30 to 8 pm we’ll gather with informal check-in and prayer. From 8 to 8:45 pm we will read and reflect. The pace will be unhurried, about half of a chapter each week. We’ve been meeting since March, but newcomers are welcome at any time. Come…

Update on Re-opening

A message from Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed and Church Council president Lindsay Sanneman: Beloved People of UniLu, This week Governor Baker announced a phased reopening plan for Massachusetts, and houses of worship were included in the first phase of allowed activity with a set of associated safety standards. In anticipation of changing recommendations at the state…