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First Week 2014 will have several sessions simulcast via Adobe Connect or YouTube.   The links can be found within the schedule below.


SUNDAY, August 24 - Thursday, August 28

SUNDAY, August 24
5:00 pm Welcome Picnic - Olson Campus Center For you and your family, hosted by Student Council
Monday, August 25
8:00 am Check in and Info Fair - Northwestern Hall Atrium Visit with seminary staff who can answer your logistical questions about seminary life
9:00 am Opening Worship with Holy Communion - NW Chapel of the Cross  
9:45 am

Community Life *


Explore your rights, responsibilities and community opportunities as a student at Luther
11:45 am Lunch - Olson Campus Center Join a group of new and returning students to explore common interests. Groups include: Ecumenical, Commuters, Global, Part time, 2nd/3rd career, Military, Seminary families, 20 somethings
1:00 pm

Smart Seminary Economics 101 *


The Center for Stewardship Leaders presents Nathan Dungan to share resources for financial sustainability in seminary. Spouses/Partners are invited to join you.
3:45 pm

Financial Aid http://www.youtube.com/user/LutherSeminary/live

Learn details about financing your education
Tuesday, August 26
9:00 am Worship - morning prayer  
9:30 am

Spiritual Life *


How will you enhance your spiritual life while in seminary?
12:00 noon Lunch Eat lunch with the leaders and students with whom you’ll spend Wednesday exploring Vocation
1:00 pm

Intellectual Life *


Find resources for academic success and meet with leaders for your degree program
 4:45 pm  Worship - evening prayer  
Wednesday, August 26

8:30 am – 4:30 pm      Vocation: Day in Context

Join with a small group to meet Christian Public Leaders living out their callings in particular contexts. Choose to visit contexts in Urban Ministry, Intercultural, Rural Ministry, Peace and Justice or Chaplaincy/Spiritual Care.

9:00 am Day in Context Debrief Debrief your day and hear stories of other groups’ encounters
11:00 am Worship  
12:00 noon Lunch Meet your faculty cohort mentor and other cohort members in your fall Learning Leader course
1:00 pm Emotional Life: Boundaries Workshop

A Boundary Workshop is a degree requirement. This is a good time to complete this workshop!



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