University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

3637 Chestnut St
Philadelphia PA  19104

Phone: (215) 387-2885

University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

University Lutheran is both the Lutheran Campus Ministry of Philadelphia and a parish congregation of families and single adults. We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, welcoming all persons regardless of affectional orientation or gender presentation.

An inclusive community, sharing Christ on campus and in the city!

An inclusive community, sharing Christ on campus and in the city. Welcome!

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Categories: Education, Lutheran Church, Religious Organization

Hours

Mon: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm



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Past Events

Art of the Fugue

Art of the Fugue
05:00 pm - 04/14/2018

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Four Tempesta recorder virtuosi inhabit Bach’s iconic, encyclopaedic and unfinished last word on the musical form most associated with him: the fugue. Performers:...

Easter Vigil

Easter Vigil
09:00 pm - 03/31/2018

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

This is the night! This is our Passover with Christ from darkness to light, from bondage to freedom, from death to life. Tonight is the heart of our celebration...

Good Friday Worship

Good Friday Worship
07:00 pm - 03/30/2018

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

At the heart of the Good Friday liturgy is the passion according to John, which proclaims Jesus as a triumphant king who reigns from the cross. The ancient title...

Community Meal & Conversation

Community Meal & Conversation
06:00 pm - 03/25/2018

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join us for a community meal and conversation with Dr. Rev. John Hoffmeyer on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 6 PM. Dr. Hoffmeyer is the Associate Professor of Systematic...

Do Black Churches Matter in the ELCA? Dinner and Conversation

Do Black Churches Matter in the ELCA? Dinner and Conversation
06:00 pm - 02/25/2018

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join us this Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 6:00 PM as we will watch Part II of "Do Black Churches Matter in the ELCA?" during our monthly community meal. We will...

Ash Wednesday: 12 & 7 PM

Ash Wednesday: 12 & 7 PM
12:00 pm - 02/14/2018

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Ash Wednesday Services will be held at 12 PM around the baptismal font in the Narthex (Lobby), and at 7 PM, in the Sanctuary. Holy Communion will be offered at both...

Christmas Eve Worship

Christmas Eve Worship
04:00 pm - 12/24/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join us as we celebrate our birth of our Savior! We'll gather to worship at 4 PM for a family-friendly service of Lessons and Carols with Holy Communion based...

The Longest Night

The Longest Night
07:00 pm - 12/21/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Not feeling joyful at Christmas? The season leading up to Christmas can be a difficult time for those of us struggling with sickness, the loss of a loved one, employment...

Preparing a Space: Advent De-Cluttering Retreat

Preparing a Space: Advent De-Cluttering Retreat
09:00 am - 12/02/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Advent can be a peaceful time of reflection and open-hearted waiting. But instead, the lead up to the holidays can induce stress, and deepen the need for grounding,...

Reformation 500 Festival!

Reformation 500 Festival!
10:30 am - 10/29/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

In 1667, German Lutheran churches began to commemorate 31 October or the Sunday prior as a Reformation festival, for it was widely believed that on that date in...

Zone of Peace Recognition!

Zone of Peace Recognition!
10:30 am - 10/01/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join us on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 10:30AM as UniLu is recognized as a Zones of Peace by the Religious Leaders Council of Philadelphia. The Rev. Pat Davenport,...

Friendship Sunday!

Friendship Sunday!
10:30 am - 09/10/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

It will be a fun day as we kick-off the academic year with a welcome back liturgy, have a cookout with lots of great food, and hear about some of the great things...

End-of-Year Cookout

End-of-Year Cookout
10:30 am - 05/14/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

As classes come to a close and exams, papers, projects loom on the horizon, the day lengthens and the temperature increases, day-to-day lives of students and members...

Graduation Compline

Graduation Compline
08:00 pm - 05/07/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

For our final Compline of the academic calendar, the choir of University Lutheran Church will be joined by members of The Chestnut Street Singers. Music for multiple...

Easter Sunday!

Easter Sunday!
10:30 am - 04/16/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

On this day the Lord has acted! On the first day of the week God began creation, transforming darkness into light. On this, the “eighth day” of the week, Jesus...

Vigil of Easter

Vigil of Easter
09:00 pm - 04/15/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

The Easter Vigil gathers up biblical stories of creation, renewal, rebirth, and resurrection, and pours them over baptismal candidates and the already-baptized who,...

Compline | Sunday Evening Prayer

Compline | Sunday Evening Prayer
08:00 pm - 04/09/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join us for a free potluck dinner at 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM and Compline at 8 PM - 8:40 PM. Modern life is busy, hectic and demanding. If you are looking for a short...

Compline

Compline
08:00 pm - 03/19/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join us for a free potluck dinner at 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM and Compline at 8 PM - 8:40 PM. Our liturgy music will consist of compositions by Curtis Music students including...

Brunch!

Brunch!
12:00 pm - 03/05/2017

At University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

Join the Young Adults & Students of University Lutheran for a fun social brunch at City Tap House! We will depart University Lutheran following worship (around...

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