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Mission and Vision

Luther Seminary adopted its mission statement in 1995 and its vision statement in 2017. 

Both statements represent major markers on the path of our journey. They serve as a primary points of reference for all of the seminary's strategic decisions. They are dynamic in character--living statements that continue to breathe life into the seminary's work.

Mission Statement

Luther Seminary educates leaders for Christian communities called and sent by the Holy Spirit to witness to salvation through Jesus Christ and to serve in God's world.


Vision Statement

The Holy Spirit calls Luther Seminary to lead faithful innovation for the sake of the gospel of Jesus Christ in a rapidly changing world.