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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 8:30 in the chapel and 10:30 in the church every Sunday.

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



Celebrating the ministry of Pastor Craig Shirley

Mark your calendars!  May 31: Dinner and celebration program: a special meal and program in Fellowship Hall following the 10:00 a.m. festival worship service.  This is to celebrate the ministry of Pastor Craig and Carol Shirley at University Lutheran Church of Hope from 2001 until his retirement on July 1, 2015.  


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I am looking forward to having time to read some books in the Church Library. This library does not have late charges or fines! New books are adding every three months. Check it out this summer for a great read! ... See MoreSee Less

What is the most interesting redevelopment along the Mississippi River in historic St. Anthony District? “Redevelopment of the “A” Mill.” In 1881, Charles Alfred Pillsbury built the largest and most advanced flourmill in the world. In 1966 the mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Since it closed in 2003, local developers have proposed new uses for the massive limestone mill, as well as the adjacent “Warehouse 2” and a 1910 grain elevator known as the “red-clay-tile building. The first phase of the new A-Mill Artist Lofts opened in Warehouse 2. Created for artists who meet certain income guidelines, the LEED-certified complex includes 251 live/work units in addition to galleries, a performance and rehearsal space. Presenter will be Owen Metz, a Developer with Dominium, who is responsible for new project development, acquisition and financing. Sunday, May 17 at 9:30 am at University Lutheran Church of Hope ... See MoreSee Less

What is it like to serve as a judge? Come on Sunday May 10 at 9:30 am to find out! “Doing Justice in Minnesota: The life and times of a state court judge.” University Lutheran Church of Hope member Louise Dovre Bjorkman will describe the work of Minnesota’s Judicial Branch and her experience as a judge. Louise graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School and worked in private practice as a civil trial and appellate lawyer. She was a Ramsey County District Court judge from 1998-2005, and currently serves on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. ... See MoreSee Less



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