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March 2013

May God be with us

The last few months have been hard ones here at Luther Seminary. We recently announced the difficult decision to reduce staff, faculty and programs in an effort to lower our annual operating expenses. And I am hopeful that better days will come. Many have asked how they can help. We thank you for your thoughts during these hard times and we covet your prayers.

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Faculty announce retirements and departures

With recent changes at Luther Seminary comes a number of departing and retiring faculty. We will miss the leadership and spirit of these people, many of whom have served here for decades.
We look forward to honoring them in the coming months.

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Make it Happen for Future Church Leaders

Dave and Cyndy Hill rejoice in their calling to support and invest in future leaders of the church. "Luther Seminary is a cornerstone of our sacred Lutheran legacy. It is the critical pipeline for our future pastoral needs."

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Bring youth to Previews!

Are there youth in your church who are curious about seminary and careers in ministry? Luther Seminary is hosting Previews, an event designed for high school-aged youth and their pastors, on April 18.

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Faith and Creation Lecture anticipates future food and faith world

Long before it was trendy to purchase organic produce, Frederick Kirschenmann was on the scene. In 1976 he converted his farm in North Dakota to a certified ...

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Help support Luther Seminary through Thrivent Choice

Are you eligible for Thrivent Choice Dollars? If so, we invite you to designate Luther Seminary as the recipient of your Choice Dollars and support the ...

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Festival of Homiletics teaches Preaching that Matters


More than 20 years ago, the Festival of Homiletics began as a meeting of 400 pastors who wanted to discuss the best ways to preach. This May, the festival ...

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Dokimazo gives prospective students a look at future ministry

Thinking about pursuing a career in ministry? Interested in learning more about Luther Seminary? If so, then please join us for Dokimazo, an event designed ...

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Spring luncheon explores early church

As the days lengthen and the temperature rises, the Luther Seminary community knows that means the Spring Luncheon is approaching.

The annual luncheon ...

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Join us for Rethinking Evangelism!

Are you wondering how to live out and share the good news of Jesus Christ in a pluralistic society? Come learn from others who have pondered the same question ...

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Explore Stewardship with Adults under 40

Are you interested in engaging young adults in stewardship conversations and in growth in generosity?

For three days, leading congregational and synodical ...

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Book Recommendation

This month, the Luther Seminary Bookstore recommends "My Soul Feels Lean: poems of loss and restoration" by Joyce Rupp. The author draws on inspiration ...

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