On February 21st, Upper Dublin Lutheran Church partnered with Forest & Main Brewing Company to host the first ever "Brewing for the Greater Good" event, a beer tasting to benefit the Mattie Dixon Community Cupboard in Ambler. There were one-hundred people in attendance and we raised over $3000 for the food cupboard. Dan Endicott, co-owner of Forest & Main led the beer tasting. Ron Maltin, president of the Mattie Dixon board, and his spouse Heather brought greetings and thanks from the Cupboard. This partnership developed out of our monthly God on Tap gatherings at Forest & Main.
On January 25, 2015 Upper Dublin has been designated a Zone of Peace by the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia for our numerous outreach ministries, which help to make our community and our world a more peaceable place. UDLC been deemed to be exemplary in addressing one or more of the root causes of violence, such as prejudice and hatred; poverty, homelessness and hunger; drug use; gun violence; and unequal opportunities for educational and cultural development.
From May 4 to August 9, 2015 Pastor Dyan Lawlor will be on sabbatical—a time for rest, renewal, and reflection on the theme The Danger of a Single Story. The theme is inspired by the TED talk of the same name by Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
We are eager to welcome and invite you to journey with us “on the road of discipleship” at Upper Dublin Lutheran! Our congregation is a dynamic, down-to-earth, spirit-led group of believers and seekers that, we, pastors, see as our equals and partners ! Our role is to coach, inspire and challenge our community into a deeper , transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. If follows, then, we have an open, entrepreneurial climate, where members are encouraged to develop new ministries and use their gifts, in harmony with our vision and mission. Come and experience our many community and global ministries, before or after you visit our worship services, and feel the warm welcome and joy at UDLC!
In 2014 the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania legalized same sex marriage. This year we will embark on a series of conversations same gender marriage, what it means for the Church and our congregation. Read more for recordings for previous events and upcoming conversations and presentations.
Holy Humor Sunday is an annual tradition at UDLC. On the Sunday after Easter, the pastors and staff sing, dance, and don constume in side splitting comedic ressurection tales with lots of laughter and music.
Now accepting registration for September 2014!
We are a ministry of Upper Dublin Lutheran Church. We welcome children of any denomination. We enjoy diversity and look forward to incorporating other traditions in to our program. The mission of Upper Dublin Christian Nursery School is to help children experience the joy in knowing Jesus and learning and in sharing God's love. We encourage you to visit our school at any time. Please call for information. 215-646-7812.
We worship at 7:45, 9:00, and 10:30 on Sunday morning. All of our worship services offer opportunities to experience the leadership of many Christians. Time for sharing by worshipers of where God has been active in their lives or prayer concerns. Time to gather after the service for refreshment. Worship resources that are easy to follow. A nursery staffed by a qualified adult for children up to age 3, which you are welcome to use, but children are very welcome in worship.
Upper Dublin Lutheran Church is committed to be a blessing to our community. The blessing happens when people find ways to care for others. We support active ministries that utilize the gifts we are given by God to serve others.
The UDLC Directory of Ministries and Activities is a comprehensive guide to all the ways you can become involved at UDLC. From worship to service, from adults to kids, its all here along with contact information for the ministry leaders. Scroll through the directory here or download it by clicking "Download" at the bottom of the document frame.
In 2005, we began an amazing relationship with our Lutheran brothers and sisters in Tanzania's Northeastern Diocese. This summer we will make our fourth trip to visit their evangelism outposts in the mountains of Lushoto, and developed a scholarship program for high school students. Tanzanian hospitality, generosity and contagious Christian music draws us back and feeds our faith!