Complex world. Thoughtful church.

The University Lutheran Church of Hope welcomes all. Come experience God’s ministry in Dinkytown.

University Lutheran Church of Hope is a welcoming, Christian community of faith centered in God’s grace and called to demonstrate God’s love for the world.

Worship is at 10:00am in the church every Sunday. Located in Dinkytown, Minneapolis, MN, ULCH sits between I-35W and the University of Minnesota east bank campus, just a few blocks from the Mississippi River.

We are a progressive, Reconciling in Christ congregation, and part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Centered on Christ’s hospitality, all are welcome here at ULCH – student, professor, family, partnered, single, youth, adult, gay, straight, liberal, conservative, life-long believer, brand new seeker – you have a home here.


Welcome Pastor Nagel

Pastor Jen Nagel’s first official day at University Lutheran Church of Hope will be Tuesday, August 4, and she will preach for the first time on Sunday, August 9.  Her installation as our pastor will be on Sunday, September 20.


Welcome Back Students!

Students of all ages please join us at the University Lutheran Church of Hope for food and fun to kick off the new school year.


Installation of Pastor Jen Nagel

Pastor Jen Nagel, whom the congregation welcomed on August 4th, will be installed by Bishop Ann Svennungsen, Bishop of the Minneapolis Area Synod, on September 20th at the 10:00am service.


Homecoming Sunday

A warm welcome to all our parishioners returning from their summer commitments, and a special welcome to all homebound members who will join the congregation in worship this Sunday.


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Enjoy a snapshot of the ULCH Youth Group's time at the ELCA National Youth Gathering in Detroit! ... See MoreSee Less

Who is beginning her ministry among on Tuesday? Pastor Jen Nagel! We are excited! ... See MoreSee Less

Guess who is preaching on Sunday, July 26? Dr. Rollie Martinson! Come to worship at 10:00. Think about the abundance that God gives to us as demonstrated in the story of Jesus feeding the 5000 with five loaves and two fish. ... See MoreSee Less



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