If you’d like to get plugged in or learn more, fill out our Connect Form.

Next Step Classes

At ULC, we want to make it easy for folks to dig a little deeper, thus the next step classes were formed. Whether you’ve never heard of christianity, or you’ve been going to LCMS churches your whole life we have a next step class for you. Informative, small group discussions led by our church leaders.

Find a Class for You

The Common Cup

The Common Cup is our coffee shop with the mission to leave a mark of God’s love on our community and the world. We do this by providing a welcoming atmosphere, excellent beverages, and partnering with other local businesses. Stop by for your favorite beverage sometime soon!

Visit The Common Cup and check us out on Instagram

Community Groups

An intentional gathering of 3-15 people who agree to share life together. They plan where and when to meet and arrange their schedules to be there for the purpose of being together and being formed as Christ’s disciples. They work together to live out their “sent-ness” into the world. Community Groups love God and love each other.

Join a Group or Submit Your Info to Learn More

All Student Gathering

During the academic year and as a regular party of our college ministry, ULC offers a chance for college students to connect and worship together every Wednesday night at 7p. Students gather for a meal and community before doing a time of worship and Bible study, and breaking off into smaller groups for discussion questions and prayer.

Email Pastor Marcus


Seminars and group discussion on the fundamentals of faith.

We all wonder. Maybe you or a friend are curious about the Christian faith. What do Christians believe? What’s the deal with the Bible? In Alpha we gather each week for 8 weeks to share a meal, listen to a talk, and discuss questions like these. If you’re interested in learning more about Christianity join us for Alpha!

Learn More About Alpha


Pubology is all about public conversations on deep stuff.

Once a month we reserve a room at The Original Cottage Inn Pizza House (location change!) grab a beer, a slice of pizza and listen to an expert present on an important cultural question. Following the presentation there’s a Q and A with the presenter and discussions at our table. If you want a safe and thoughtful way to engage the public conversations of our day join us for Pubology!

2023-24 Pubology topic line-up:

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 // Is AI replacing human beings?
Thursday, November 30, 2023 // Can America’s political divides be healed?

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 // Is there extraterrestrial life? 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 // Can genetic engineering make us more than human? 

Follow the Pubology Facebook page for regular updates

Church Plant: Emmaus Lutheran Church

Emmaus Lutheran Church is a new church plant in Ann Arbor’s Old West Side. At Emmaus, we are creating a community where people are seen, heard, and loved.

Emmaus operates ministry within St. Paul Lutheran Church Ann Arbor, located on 420 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, worshiping on Sundays at 9a.

Pastor Chris Troxel is the Church Plant Pastor and can be reached at

Visit the Emmaus Website

College Ministry

Central to our ministry is to engage the University of Michigan and surrounding universities with the gospel. We seek to be a life giving presence on UM’s campus by creating a culture of welcome, belonging, and sending. If you are a university student in Ann Arbor we’d love to have you join our community. 

Email Campus Pastor Marcus

International Student Ministry

Are you an international student living in Ann Arbor? We aim to come alongside students who are new to the United States with authentic hospitality and genuine relationships. If you’re not sure who to turn to or call ifyou need help, connect with us. We’re here to welcome you and support you. 

Email Deaconess Norma Polk

Youth Ministry

We are deeply invested in the next generation of Jesus followers. Whether it’s through high school ministry, middle school ministry, children’s ministry, or confirmation our goal is to point kids to the grace and love found in their savior Jesus. 

Email Pastor Gabe

Prayer Ministry

At ULC, we are a community devoted to prayer. You can join our prayer team, participate in prayer meetings or volunteer to pray with with members on Sunday mornings. Have a prayer request? We want to pray for you. Share your prayer request directly with our prayer team.

Learn more about our Prayer Ministry

55 Alive

55 Alive is the senior ministry for ULC and area churches. Though mainly comprised of folks 55 and older, anyone is welcome! We have a meet-up once a month over lunch on Mondays with programing such as concerts, engaging speakers, exciting themes, and more.

Email Arthur Clarke

Care Team

If you worship at ULC and find yourself in need of care, please let us know! We want to support you, and we can’t wait to hear from you.

Fill out this form if you’re in need of care!

Alumni Association

The University Lutheran Chapel Alumni Association (ULCAAAA) is an organization of alumni from University of Michigan ULC college students. The Chapel has meant so much to so many, through generations, since its founding in 1942. ULCAAAA continues to provide for and support the vibrant student ministry that grew and fed its alumni.

Learn more about ULC’s Alumni Association

Church Center Application

ULC is on Church Center! You may be thinking, “I don’t want to download another app.” But trust is, this will be so helpful to you and your ULC involvement. You can give, sign-up, see upcoming events, view the directory, see the most recent newsletter, and so much more. Get the app!

iPhone App // Android App // View Church Center on Desktop

ULC on Social Media

Share your love for ULC by following us on social media and sharing posts that you enjoy! It spreads the word about our mission and helps you stay connected with the day-to-day happenings.

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