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January 2015

New beginnings

As we begin a new year, I am reminded of this passage from the prophet Jeremiah and God's promise for "plans ... and a future with hope." The beginning of a new year is often marked with new beginnings and plans for what needs to unfold during the year.

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Donors make a big impact in 2014

Each year, gifts to Luther Seminary help prepare current and future church leaders with education and resources that are vital in their ongoing ministries. Here are just a few of the many ways generous gifts made a big impact in 2014!

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Mid-Winter Convocation 2015: Religious but Not Spiritual?

Registration is open for the 2015 Mid-Winter Convocation, Religious but Not Spiritual?

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It’s not too late to apply to the Doctor of Ministry program!

Luther Seminary offers a Doctor of Ministry degree in both biblical preaching and congregational mission and leadership. If you intend to enroll this year, applications are due Feb. 15.

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Join us at Luther Seminary on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Please join us at Luther Seminary on Monday, Jan. 19, as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reflect on the significance of Martin Luther King ...

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Join FRIENDS for 2015 winter luncheon and program

The 2015 FRIENDS event, Seminary for a Day, will take place at Luther Seminary on Feb. 21. The Luther Seminary FRIENDS is a group of more than 200 people ...

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Upcoming Winter Lay School classes: Corinthians, Lutherans in America and Revelation

Registration is open for 2015 Lay School classes. The Lay School of Theology is a program of informal, non-credit classes taught by seminary professors ...

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Register for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics

Registration for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics is now open! The Festival will take place in downtown Denver from May 11-15.

This year's theme is Preaching ...

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Meet Faithfulness in Ministry Cross Award recipient Stephen Quill

Established in 1991 by the Luther Seminary Alumni Council, the Faithfulness in Ministry Cross Award recognizes individual alumni who have demonstrated exemplary ...

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Meet Faithfulness in Ministry Cross Award recipient Eric Thorson

Established in 1991 by the Luther Seminary Alumni Council, the Faithfulness in Ministry Cross Award recognizes individual alumni who have demonstrated exemplary ...

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The Rev. Timothy Coltvet named director of contextual learning

Luther Seminary is pleased to announce that the Rev. Timothy Coltvet has been appointed to the position of director of contextual learning at Luther Seminary. ...

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Luther Seminary honors winter graduates

This December, winter graduates of Luther Seminary shared in a time of fellowship with one other, staff and faculty at the winter commencement dinner. During ...

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For the Good of the Church: Four alums take making a difference to the next level

By Kelly O'Hara Dyer, Correspondent

For Luther graduates, a lifetime spent in service to others is common. Whether alumni find their vocation in a standard ...

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Faculty Book Recommendation

This month, the Luther Seminary Bookstore recommends "The Agile Church: Spirit-Led Innovation in an Uncertain Age" by Dwight Zscheile, associate professor ...

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