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June 2015

The old becomes new

I have a favorite blazer--it's a lovely rose-colored wool with hints of beige. It is my go-to jacket. You may have seen it in some of the early photos as I began my call here. I just put it in the recycle pile. It is threadbare, worn and has served its useful purpose, which now ends.

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Double your gift, double your impact

Equipping pastors and church leaders for God's world is at the heart of our mission. Many supporters have already made a valuable investment in that mission this year.

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Rethinking Confirmation takes on youth discipleship

You are invited to join with concerned ministry leaders to assess the current state of confirmation and imagine fresh possibilities. Special attention will be given to signs of life and inspiring stories of faithful and effective innovation in youth discipleship.

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Luther Seminary honors 2015 graduates

On May 17, graduates of Luther Seminary gathered with friends, family, staff and faculty for commencement, held at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

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Heidi Droegemueller named vice president of seminary relations

Heidi Droegemueller accepted the position of vice president of seminary relations at Luther Seminary. She was elected by the board of directors and endorsed ...

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Register now for the 2015 Celebration of Biblical Preaching!

Registration is now open for the 2015 Celebration of Biblical Preaching: The Courage to Preach.

We all know that preaching is no easy task. It takes courage ...

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Join us for a Reformation arts tour in Germany!

Please join us for an enriching tour of the Reformation sights and sounds in Germany, Oct. 22-Nov. 2. Professional local tour guides will lead and teach ...

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Festival of Homiletics convenes in Denver

On May 11-15, pastors, preachers and other church leaders gathered for the 23rd Festival of Homiletics in downtown Denver. This year’s theme was Preaching ...

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Luther Seminary celebrates global music

On May 7, Luther Seminary students, staff, faculty and the wider community gathered for a Global Music Celebration. The event was sponsored and hosted by ...

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Unique gifts: Luther alums send church staff to seminary

An act of kindness extended to Matt Valan during his seminary days has led him to pay that generosity forward three times so far. 

Valan, ‘93, ...

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Faculty Book Recommendation

This month, Alan Padgett recommends, “Lila: A Novel” by Marilynne Robinson.

Padgett comments, “We would expect the author of ‘Housekeeping’ ...

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