Luther Seminary News

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.

Nurture future leaders through the Make it Happen Challenge

The spring semester at Luther Seminary is always full of much excitement. Graduating students eagerly prepare for interviews and their first call. Many anticipate where they will serve their year-long internship, while others complete their degrees even as they continue to discern how God is calling them to serve in the world and church.

Alum-in-Residence embraces new experiences at Luther

The Rev. Kendra Mohn, '05, is the 2014 alum-in-residence at Luther Seminary. In March, she visited campus for a week to engage with students and faculty in various areas of seminary life. Mohn spoke of what it can be like for alumni who do not have a continued connection like the one she experienced.

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.

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.

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."