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John Largen - United Lutheran Seminary

John Largen

Dean of the Gettysburg Chapel and Adjunct Faculty

Dean of the Chapel (Gettysburg)
Coordinator of Non-credit Degree Requirements
Liaison to Affiliated Students
Adjunct Faculty

The Rev. Dr. John Largen facilitates the community’s worship life at the Gettysburg chapel.  He also serves as adjunct professor of formative spirituality, teaching elective courses on both campuses.  In addition, Dr. Largen is a liaison to ELCA candidates at non-ELCA divinity schools and seminaries (especially Yale, Harvard, Union NYC, and Princeton) who “affiliate” with ULS; and he coordinates the non-credit degree requirements.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Largen served as a parish pastor in Virginia and Pennsylvania; the Pastor to the Seminary Community for Spiritual Formation at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary; the chaplain for the transition at Gettysburg Seminary; and ULS’s interim director of contextual formation.

Office: Valentine Hall, #410


BA, Newberry College, Newberry, SC
MDiv, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, SC
D. Min in Spiritual Direction, Graduate Theological Foundation, South Bend, IN


Mailing Address

61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone: 717-339-1310

Email: jlargen@uls.edu