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University Lutheran celebrates Reformation Sunday in new location

University Lutheran Church at Purdue University held its first service in its new location on Reformation Sunday 2017. The sanctuary and its fixtures were dedicated the Lord as more than 150 people participated in worship. The service marked the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Stories about the church’s relocation were published by the Purdue Exponent,  Journal-Courier and… Read more »

Excitement builds for new ULu

Time lapse video of new sanctuary construction. Upcoming events welcome students and highlight new building University Lutheran Church is gearing up for a full month of activities in preparation for students’ arrival to Purdue’s campus. Renovations are nearing completion at the church’s new location on Northwestern Avenue. On August 6, University Lutheran began meeting for... Read more »

Nationally Acclaimed Artist Enhances ULu Sanctuary with Custom Sacred Art

University Lutheran commissioned Rick Rowley, an artist with international acclaim, to develop custom art and furniture for its new sanctuary. Working closely with ULu pastor Rev. Justin Herman, Rowley is creating several pieces of unique artwork to enhance the worship experience at ULu’s new location at 460 Northwestern Avenue. These custom pieces—made from alder and… Read more »

Welcome to ULu, Chad Van Meter!

Chad Van Meter, minister of discipleship at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joined University Lutheran on June 1, 2017, as the director of community ministry on a part-time, temporary basis. On loan from Holy Cross Lutheran Church, where he will continue to serve part time, Chad will develop the community ministry position… Read more »

ULu Church Pews Available for Purchase

University Lutheran Church in West Lafayette is offering church pews for sale for $300 each. The oak pews were refinished in 2014 and are in excellent condition.  Pews are 9 feet 6.5 inches long. Anyone who would like a pew reserved should contact the church office ​at ulutheranchurch@gmail.com. Pews will be available for removal from… Read more »

University Lutheran: Thankful for ministry at Chauncey Hill

June 4, 2017, marks the final Sunday the University Lutheran congregation will worship at the Chauncey Hill location before moving to Northwestern Avenue. It is a moment for reflection and thankfulness for all of God’s blessings in this place. Through a special decommissioning service, the congregation will take time to recognize all that God has… Read more »

University Lutheran: Full Steam Ahead!

It’s official. After all the work leading up to the sale of ULu’s Chauncey Hill location and the purchase of the former Exponent building—now the University Lutheran Building—at 460 Northwestern Avenue, all that remained was signing more than a few official documents at two separate property closings. We are thrilled to announce that we were… Read more »

Updated Project Timeline for University Lutheran Church Relocation  

Milestones to the Move With the recent closings on the sale of two properties—100 S. Chauncey Hill and 460 Northwestern Avenue—#ULuOnTheMove is moving forward at a rapid pace. This month, we honor the ministry at the former Chauncey Hill location and look forward to construction and renovations at the new location, now officially the University… Read more »

ULu: All Systems Go!

University Lutheran Church (ULu) received final approval for its much-anticipated relocation to the heart of Purdue University’s campus, directly across from the Engineering Mall. On Feb. 6, the West Lafayette City Council granted the rezoning necessary for ULu to move into the former Exponent building at 460 Northwestern Ave. The city council’s vote marks the… Read more »

“Green light” on University Lutheran relocation

On Monday, March 6, West Lafayette City Council voted 8-1 to approve rezoning of the Chauncey Hill property of University Lutheran Church. The decision is a final green light for plans to redevelop the corner of State Street and South Chauncey Avenue, and to relocate the church to a new location on Northwestern Avenue. The move… Read more »