Mid-winter convocation 2013

worship in a time of change 

Feb. 5-7, 2013
Luther Seminary
St. Paul, Minn.

The church is entering a new era marked by seemingly unending crisis and change. Congregations struggle with the impact of these changing times, wondering:

How do we worship God faithfully in a time when the world is in constant flux? What traditions and theological understandings are bedrock? How do we build from these foundations in innovative ways in order to reach out to people yearning for hope? What do concrete stories of “faithful innovation” in worship and Christian community look like?

Come to think out loud about how to be a bold and faithful Christian leader in today’s changing world. Through stimulating presentations, practical workshops and inspiring worship, you’ll gain the concepts and skills to navigate the untrodden paths of the 21st century church so you can continue to lead worship “in spirit and in truth” wherever God has planted you.


Dirk Lange, Associate Professor of Worship, Luther Seminary  

Keynote: "Reorienting Life: The Gospel Preached and Distributed"
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Keynote: "Prayer and Resistance: Living our Baptismal Vocation"
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Chris Trimble, Adjunct Associate Professor of Business Administration and Executive Director of the Center for Global Leadership, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth 

Keynote: "How to Grow Church Membership through Innovation (in Worship and More)"
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Perspectives on Change
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