E-lert - July 2012

Mission and the lazy, hazy days of summer

What happened to the lazy, hazy days of summer? I walked into chapel on a Monday this June and it was bursting with excitement—and bodies. I couldn't find a place in the chapel to sit— in June!

Donor impact shapes formation of church leaders

Luther Seminary continues to respond to the church's call to prepare bold and faithful leaders for Christian communities. In support of this mission, more than 6,500 faithful donors supported Luther Seminary during the 2012 fiscal year, which ended June 30. Thanks to ongoing donor support, Luther is able to make a greater investment in the preparation of future church leaders.

Still time to sign up for Rethinking Stewardship conference

There is still time to join us July 24-26 for Luther Seminary's Rethinking Stewardship conference. This year's conference will tackle why it is that American Christians have such a difficult time connecting their faith  with their financial lives.

175 graduates enter the mission field at 143rd Commencement

On May 20, at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, 175 students proudly walked to the front of the sanctuary to collect their diplomas during Luther Seminary's 143rd Commencement.