calendar April 5, 2023 in News

2023 Chrism Service

Rostered and lay ministers, seminarians, and Lutherans from our synod participated in the annual Chrism Service, Tuesday of Holy Week, April 4 at the Schaeffer-Ashmead Chapel on the Philadelphia campus of United Lutheran Seminary. This traditional service of Word and Sacrament includes the blessing of oil for anointing, healing prayer, and renewal of ministry vows. Bishop Patricia A. Davenport was the presider. The Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin, seminary president, preached the sermon.


Full service: