Luther Seminary News

Download this year's Lenten devotional

Luther Seminary invites you to use this year's Lent devotional, "There in God's Garden," for personal or congregational use this coming season. The devotions are written by graduates of Luther Seminary's Children, Youth and Family program.

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation

The Rutlen Lecture is a bi-annual lecture series focused on faith and creation, hosted by Luther Seminary. This year's lecture, "Creation, Sin and Sacrament in the Anthropocene," will be given by Larry Rasmussen.

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Scholarship recipient shares a message of gratitude

Your scholarship gifts make it possible for students like Taylor Skoglund, M.A. senior, to follow God's call to seminary.

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ELCA Seminary Leaders Respond to Open Letter Call to Action on Matters of Race and Social Injustice

On January 17th, 2015, a large group of African-American presidents and deans in theological education ...

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Luther Seminary Receives $500,000 Grant to Develop and Support Lifelong Homiletical Learning

Luther Seminary has received a $500,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., to support a four-year project called The Learning Preacher: Instilling a Trajectory of Lifelong Homiletical Instruction.

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Michael Morrow named Vice President of Finance and Administration at Luther Seminary

Morrow will step into the role on Oct. 1, 2014.

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David Lose named president of LTSP

On May 14, Luther Seminary Professor David Lose was named president of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

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Luther Seminary Receives John Templeton Foundation Grant to Explore Science and Faith Conversations

Luther Seminary received a $188,540 planning grant from the John Templeton Foundation for a unique project called Science for Youth Ministry. This project will explore how science and faith are discussed with young people in congregations.

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The Rev. Dr. Robin J. Steinke Named President of Luther Seminary

The Luther Seminary Board of Directors has elected the Rev. Dr. Robin J. Steinke to be the seminary's next president. Steinke is the first woman in the 145-year history of the seminary to be named president. She will succeed the Rev. Rick Foss, who served as interim president since December 2012. Steinke will take office on June 1, 2014.

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Luther Seminary Receives Lilly Endowment Grant to Improve the Economic Well-Being of Future Minister

Luther Seminary has received a $239,500 grant as part of Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.'s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers.

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Luther Seminary Community Members Featured in Star Tribune

Janet Karvonen-Montgomery, Jo Bauman, and Carrie Carroll were all recently featured in an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Baby boomers are flocking to church ministry."

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