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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Gettysburg CampusPhiladelphia CampusBoth Campuses

Chapel in Philadelphia

On Wednesday we continue our celebration of Black History Month at our Eucharist at 11:45 a.m. James Pollard will be our preacher, and Carlton Rodgers will preside.
Thursday 6:00 p.m. Dinner Chapel will be led by Zach Dean. We will be exploring the Psalms of Lent four ways: through reading, song, slam, and coloring (please bring markers or something to color with and share!).
Friday we gather for prayer in the chapel at 11:45 a.m.

Chapel in Gettysburg

Holy Communion today will use “Of the Land and Seasons,” a setting using Appalachian folk melodies and imagery from the agricultural life of winter in this part of the country. Gilson Waldkoenig will preside and Mark Oldenburg will preach.
Thursday’s service will be Prayer at Noontime led by Chad Butz. Andrew Berdahl will lead Friday’s service using resources from South Africa

Save the date!

Are you on the Gettysburg Campus? Do you want to know how to apply for food stamps and Medicare? The Abundant Life Student Advising Center (ALSAC) staff will be on campus on Feb 27. Come and get financial recommendations from ALSAC. Contact with more questions.

Summer 2018 Registration

The Summer 2018 intensives are now open for registration. To view the courses go to:

Preaching Orientation Session

Dr. Karyn Wiseman will be holding a Preaching Orientation Session on the Philadelphia campus for students who plan to take Ministerial Leadership, Spring 2018, but have not taken a Preaching Course yet. The session will be held on, Monday  Feb 26, 2018, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. in Brossman Center, Room 201.

Gettysburg Evening Prayer during Lent

As we journey through Lent, take the (.2 mile) journey from our dorms to the Gettysburg chapel and join us for prayer Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Evenings at 9 PM.
Tuesday: Compline from a Prayer Book for the Armed Services
Wednesday: Evening Prayer from BCP
Thursday: Compline from the New Zealand Prayerbook
If you have any questions or want to lead, talk to Seth Roseman.

Financial Aid and Student Services office hours on the Gettysburg Campus

Kim Clark, Director of Financial Aid,
Monday, February 26, 9:00 – 3:30
And always available at 215-248-6301 or

Rev. Heidi Rodrick-Schnaath, Director of Student Services
Thursday, February 22, 9:00 – 5:00
And always available at 215-248-6312 or

The ULS Library Blog is Here!

Branches United (link: is the new ULS Library Blog!
Here you will find weekly featured content from the Krauth and Wentz libraries, Writing Center, and Seminary Archives along with tutorials and updates about what’s going on in the library. Click here (link: to check out the blog!

Save The Dates!

The ULS Library is proud to announce it will be having guest lectures on each campus by video essayist Lindsay Ellis and her co-writer. Wednesday, February 21 @ 7pm in Philadelphia and Thursday, February 22 @ 7pm in Gettysburg! Full details coming soon!

Upcoming Events

Thu 22

Certificate in Congregational Faith Formation

February 22 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 25

Music, Gettysburg! Sunderman Wind Quintet

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mar 04

Music, Gettysburg! Solemn Lenten Vespers

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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