Philadelphia and Gettysburg To Become United Lutheran Seminary

Imagine a Seminary

Introducing the United Lutheran Seminary, a theological school combining Gettysburg Seminary and Philadelphia Seminary, retaining both historic campuses.

United Lutheran Seminary Names Theresa Latini As Its First President

April 20, 2017 (Gettysburg and Philadelphia) The United Lutheran Seminary named the Rev. Dr. Theresa F. Latini as the first president to lead the unified Seminary with campuses at Gettysburg and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

President-elect Latini will officially begin July 1, 2017, which is also the inaugural date of United Lutheran Seminary (ULS), a consolidation of two historic Lutheran Seminaries in Gettysburg and Philadelphia. ULS is the oldest seminary of the 3.8 million-member Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), dating to 1826.

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Pastoral Letter from President-elect Latini


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From campuses in Northwest Philadelphia and on Gettysburg’s Seminary Ridge

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia are forming a common venture in theological education United Lutheran Seminary. Bringing together the strengths of these two historic seminaries makes it possible to form the newest graduate and professional theological education enterprise with the deepest roots. This project website is designed to provide up-to-date information on the project and welcome input from interested constituencies.