Annual Spring Luncheon and Program

Preserving Our Stories

April 12, 10 a.m.

Please join the Luther Seminary FRIENDS for our annual Spring Luncheon and Program! 

This year's event is centered on the theme, "Preserving Our Stories," and will feature Philip J. Formo as the keynote speaker. Formo is the author of "Papa, A Life Remembered," a memoir about his grandfather.

Philip J. Formo, former special education teacher and retired pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is the grandson of "Papa." Educated at Pacific Lutheran University, St. Cloud State University and Luther Seminary, Formo served parishes in the Minnesota communities of Austin, Roseville, Rochester and Bloomington. He is the co-author of a number of "Augsburg Sermons for Children." In retirement he continues to serve as a clergy coach and enjoys writing and traveling. He and his wife, Jean, live in Savage, Minn. They have two grown daughters, Carrie and Krista. Formo will be available for a book signing after the luncheon.



10 a.m.—Registration, coffee and silent auction
11:30 p.m.—Luncheon

Event takes place in the Olson Campus Center, 1490 Fulham St.


Please register by Monday, April 7. The fee for this event is $25 and includes lunch.

To register, or if you have any questions, please contact Lynne Moratzka at 651-641-3419 or