Community Partnerships

ULS is blessed to build sustainable partnerships with several organizations neighboring our Philadelphia and Gettysburg campuses to better serve the greater community.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod

ULS Philadelphia is pleased to offer space to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod (SEPA) of the ELCA – “Lutherans together: Loving God. Reflecting Jesus. Serving our neighbors.”


Bishop Patricia Ann Curtis Davenport is the is the first African-American woman to be elected a bishop in the3.8-million-member ELCA. She was recently elected Vice-Chair of the ELCA Conference of Bishops.

Little Jimmie’s Catering

ULS Philadelphia lends kitchen space to Little Jimmie’s Catering Company, the default caterer for campus events.

Owner Jimmie Reed has a long history with the Mt. Airy neighborhood and continued to make and deliver school lunches to local children during the pandemic. We’re proud to be associated with Mr. Reed and feel fortunate to be able to enjoy the fruits of his labor!

Mt. Airy Learning Tree

ULS Philadelphia offers evening and weekend classroom space in the Brossman Center with
Mt. Airy Learning Tree.
M.A.L.T. strives to strengthen and enrich the diverse community of Northwest Philadelphia by providing opportunities for individuals to come together in educational and recreational activities.

Black History Museum

ULS Gettysburg offers space in Valentine Hall to the Gettysburg Black History Museum,

whose mission is to showcase the challenges and life experiences of Black people who lived in and fled through Gettysburg on their way north in search of freedom.

YWCA Gettysburg

ULS Gettysburg shares common space with the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County, dedicated to eliminating racism empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA offers discounted membership rates to ULS students, faculty and staff.

The Seminary Ridge Museum

Music Gettysburg

The Stewardship of Life Institute