CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LEADER SITE LIST

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Saint Mark Lutheran Church

Address:930 Randolph Ave
City:St. Paul
State:MN
Zip:55102-3315
Phone:6513329113
Web:
Email:raijaw@aol.com

Student Information

What kind of Christian Public Leader student would be right for you:We are open for any student.
How many students have you worked with in the past:20+
How many rising students or seminarians do you work with currently:0
For this coming semester, what is the maximum number of students with whom you could work:2
What is the optimal length of learning for students working with you:2 semesters|4 semesters
Why would this length of time be best:Depends upon the students and their talents, interests and willingness to be participant/observers

Site Information

Site keywords:Multifaith relations, stewardship, education, music, youth, high school, missions...
What is your congregation or nonprofit organization all about:An urban neighborhood church.
Please tell us a bit about your site:Founded: 1898. We are an urban neighborhood church with a local and global mission. We share a church with an African American United Church of God in Christ. We have good values with a will for teaching and visitation. We combine traditional/contemporary and our style.
Please tell us what a student can learn at your site:What it means for Christ to be at the heart of a congregation. We are able to hold common values and work together - "liberal and conservative and nones". We are small, but interesting.

Mentor Information: Walter Wietzke

Current position:Pastor
Please tell us a little bit about yourself as a Christian public leader:Sem: Columbus, then Germany, cont. ed at Wartburg and Luther. Active with public ed. in St. Paul and Augsburg. Coach. Influenced by Bonhoeffer, Sittler, Luther, Tillich, Paideia, Old and New Testament... Lutheranism. I believe all people deserve great theology and a sense of formation through the church.
Please tell us a little bit about yourself as a mentor of students:A matter of fact way of Christian living. Student/Leader relationship will combine the students talents and interests with a Participant/Observing role. This will be more relational than academic.