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November 2011

Traditioned Innovation

Will Willimon, who recently spoke and preached at Luther Seminary's Celebration of Biblical Preaching event, has been busy during his seven years as a United Methodist bishop in Alabama. He has led with an unwavering commitment to mission, and you can sense something deeper is happening in not only Willimon's churches but around the country. That something is innovation.

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Give to the Max and double your gift to Luther Seminary on Nov. 16

Mark your calendar! Give to the Max Day is just around the corner! Join in a day of generous giving as GiveMN.org sponsors the third annual Give to the Max Day, open to donations from any state or location. All gifts to Luther Seminary given on Wednesday, Nov. 16 will receive a 1:1 match from a generous friend of Luther Seminary, doubling the impact of your gift.

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Ventures in Vocation a big hit!

On October 9-10 Luther Seminary welcomed Ventures in Vocation attendees. Ventures is an event designed for post-college professionals and college-age students to discern potential futures as ordained or lay ministers.

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Vibrant Congregations Project gaining momentum

The Vibrant Congregations Project (VCP) is an exciting three-year undertaking led by key faculty, staff and students at Luther Seminary alongside congregational leaders, funded by a significant donation from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and featuring the ministry of 38 exemplary congregations from many denominations across the country.

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Faithfulness in Ministry Award: Philip Holtan

The Rev. Philip Eugene Holtan, according to many, is always on the "cutting edge of ministry," an appropriate phrase for a pastor and master woodturner. ...

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Bible Q & A Blog on Enter the Bible

EnterTheBible.org recently launched a dynamic new discussion feature, Bible Q & A Subscribers will become part of a monthly discussion with Luther Seminary ...

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It's stewardship season!

Join the more than 4,000 people who already receive Luther Seminary's weekly stewardship newsletter, Stewardship Resources. Each week a new writer tackles ...

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Register for Convo!

Come to Convo!
Feb. 1-3, 2012

Registration is now open!

The church is entering a new era that has been dominated by technological change. Experiences ...

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Win a $100 bookstore gift certificate!

We invite you to help us celebrate the bookstore's new space. While there, sign up to receive the online Advent devotional "There's a Voice in the Wilderness" ...

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Faculty Book Recommendation

Dwight Zscheile, assistant professor of congregational mission and leadership, recommends "Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood," by Alan J. Roxburgh. ...

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