Faith into Action

Faith into Action

Greater Boston Interfaith Organization

What is GBIO? University Lutheran Church is an active member of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO). Founded in 1998, GBIO is an organization of about 50 religious congregations and other local institutions that joined together to more powerfully pursue social justice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. GBIO is built on one-to-one relationships, formed…

Homeless Shelter

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, neither the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter nor the Harvard Square Summer Shelter will open in 2020. UniLu is working with an architect, a HVAC mechanical engineer, a redesign specialist, and our HVAC company to investigate what is needed to upgrade our air quality and systems and ensure a safe environment for Shelter staff, volunteers,…

Sanctuary

At its 2017 annual meeting, University Lutheran Church, by a vote of 52-0 with 4 abstentions, resolved to declare itself a Sanctuary Church to support members of area communities who are under threat of deportation. The church subsequently partnered with other Boston-area groups to form the Cambridge Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition. Current members are: Cambridge Minyan…

Anti-Racism

Anti-Racism Task Force In light of UniLu’s ongoing commitment to living our our faith by working for justice, the Anti-Racism Task Force meets every Wednesday at 7:30 pm. This group discusses ways to address what we can do to grow our understanding of and action around racism and racial injustice in our own communities and in the United States. For connection information,…