Plenary at Mid-Winter Convocation

Mid-Winter Convocation


All worship services and plenary sessions will take place in the Chapel of the Incarnation in the Olson Campus Center, 1490 Fulham St. When you arrive and receive your program, it will contain information on workshop locations.

Wednesday, February 1

9-11 a.m.

Registration, check-in, visit resource fair

11 a.m.

Chapel Service: Rolf Jacobson preaching

11:30 a.m.

Lunch (provided)

12:45 p.m.

Welcome: President Steinke

1-2:30 p.m.

Plenary: Lois Malcolm and Scott Richards
Why Christian? And Why Lutheran?

2:30-2:45 p.m.


2:45-3:45 p.m.


3:45-4 p.m.


4-5 p.m.


Thursday, February 2

7:45 a.m.

President’s breakfast, includes State of the Seminary

8 a.m.

Registration desk and resource fair open

9:00 a.m.

Plenary: Matthew Skinner and
Hollie Holt-Woehl
When God's Promises Meet People: Conflict in the Church

10:30-11 a.m.


11 a.m.

Chapel Service: Kathryn Schifferdecker preaching

11:30 a.m.

Lunch (provided)

12:45-2:15 p.m.

Plenary: Mary Hess and Keith Anderson

Now You See It: Table Talk in the Digital Age

2:15-2:35 p.m.


2:35-3:35 p.m.


4-5 p.m.

Burgess Lecture: Kenneth Mtata
"Transforming Biblical Hermeneutics: The Bible as a Resource for Holistic Renewal in Africa in Light of the Reformation 500."

5:15-6:00 p.m.


Friday, February 3

8-9:15 a.m.

Breakfast with faculty and emeriti (provided)

9:15-10:45 a.m.

Plenary: Patrick Keifert and Greg Van Dunk
Confusion, Distancing, or Fusing: Table Talk to form Christian Communities Today

10:45 a.m.


11 a.m.

Chapel Service with Holy Communion:
Dirk Lange preaching

11:45 a.m.