E-lert - November 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.