Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care, Counseling and Spiritual Direction

Pastoral presence is now available on both ULS campuses and is available for Distance Learning students as well.

Rev. Terrence (Terry) McCarthy and Rev. Gwendolyn (Gwen) King, both senior ELCA pastors, will be available for pastoral presence. Rev. McCarthy is available for the Gettysburg Campus, and Rev. King for Philadelphia. Both are available for Distance Learning students. You can contact them at and

For those desiring to work with an accredited spiritual director, please ask for a referral. The seminary does not cover the expense of these services, but spiritual directors may provide services on a sliding scale basis. Students may also ask about referrals to counseling services.