Rev. Dr. John Hoffmeyer Retires from Teaching at ULS

November 29, 2022

The Rev. Dr. John Hoffmeyer, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, will retire at the end of December, after teaching at ULS since 1998. Over the course of his tenure, Dr. Hoffmeyer taught courses in Systematic Theology, Doctrine of the Trinity, Christian Discipleship in a Consumer Society, Christology, Christian Ethics, Human Rights, and Theology for Ministry with Youth.

“Teaching at ULS and its predecessor school, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP), has been an honor and joy,” said Dr. Hoffmeyer.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Hoffmeyer served as Chair of the ULS self-study for reaccreditation review, Chair of the Curriculum and Assessment Committee, and Chair of the History/Theology Area.

“Dr. Hoffmeyer has been a valued colleague and beloved professor for generations of students,” said Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin, ULS President. “He also greatly contributed to the formation of leaders for the church and guiding them through the candidacy process. Please join us in thanking Dr. Hoffmeyer for his many years of service to ULS and to wish him the very best on this next chapter.”

Upon his retirement, Dr. Hoffmeyer looks forward to reading and writing, bicycling, exploring Philadelphia, and working locally for the common good.

Posted by Linda Fiore