News (Page 3)

News (Page 3)

Reformation Conversation with Rev. Dr. Guy Erwin

We are delighted to welcome the Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin, president of United Lutheran Seminary, to a Sunday Evening Forum on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 7 pm via Zoom. Dr. Erwin attended UniLu as an undergraduate student at Harvard College. He was appointed president of United Lutheran Seminary and…

2020 Inkspot Published

The 2020 issue of the Inkspot, UniLu’s annual newsletter for members and alumni/ae, is in the mail! Please visit the links below for more information about the news and stories in the issue. Keep On Sowing! Sermon by the Rev. Gracious Moyo, given on July 12, 2020 UniLu Photo Histories Samples of photo books produced by Chris Pollari for UniLu’s 90th…

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…

Sunday Bible Study: Genesis

During the coronavirus pandemic, the Sunday Bible Study group is going online! Each Sunday at 1 pm, we’ll meet online via Zoom to read a book or two of Genesis together. With questions or to obtain the Zoom link, contact Chris Pollari. All are welcome!