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Pastoral Letter from Acting President Bishop Jim Dunlop

Pastoral Letter to the United Lutheran Seminary Community Dear Friends in Christ, Yesterday, the Board of Trustees made important and difficult decisions about the future of our seminary. One of those decisions included electing me as your Acting President. I humbly accept this position with an awareness that there is much work to be done…

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March 13, 2018

Pastoral Letter to United Lutheran Seminary

Dear United Lutheran Seminary students, staff, faculty, and alumni, I’m writing to express my gratitude to all of you who attended our community conversations on February 27, 2018, who participated in the listening sessions hosted by the Board of Trustees on March 6, 2018, and who reached out to share your questions and concerns. Throughout…

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February 20, 2018

ULS Mid-Year Report From the President

As we begin the second half of the first year of United Lutheran Seminary, there’s much to celebrate.

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January 15, 2018

Speaking Against the Void

by Dr. Theresa Latini President, United Lutheran Seminary In recent days in the United States of America, we’ve been awash in moral outrage, and rightly so. Politicians, news commentators, pastors, theologians, global leaders, and ordinary citizens have risen up in opposition to President Trump’s references to Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries as “sh**hole countries.”…

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October 30, 2017

President Previews Milestone Filled Week with Oct 27 “In Touch”

Marking the Moments on the Luther Bowl Field, at the Luther Colloquy, and in a rich lineup for the Presidential Inauguration, President Latini previews a week of Reformation anniversary events, in her “IN TOUCH” communication with the Seminary community and friends of United Lutheran Seminary.  President Latini also outlines some recent staff changes and restructuring…

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October 24, 2017

A Pastoral Letter from President-Elect Latini

May 5, 2017 Greetings from President-Elect Latini, It’s only been two weeks since the board of trustees elected me to serve as the first president of United Lutheran Seminary. The highlight of those days was the whirlwind set of introductions to students, staff, faculty, alumni, and church leaders on both the Philadelphia and Gettysburg campuses. I’ve pondered, in…

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August 14, 2017

God’s Yes and No: A Response to the Violence in Charlottesville, VA

The good news of the gospel is a profound “YES” spoken to humanity. Yes, we are justified by grace through faith. At the same time, the good news of the gospel contains within it a clear and unequivocal NO; otherwise it is not good news. It is a NO to the ways we sin against…

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