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Alumni Resources

Stay connected to Luther Seminary

Luther Seminary graduates make up about one-third of pastors in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and serve as ordained and lay professionals in other Lutheran and ecumenical churches around the globe.

Below are some resources that Luther Seminary provides to strengthen the ministries and deepen the connections among its alumni.

Alumni news and awards

Find out what the Alumni Council has been up to, and read about how your classmates are doing. See the latest news and updates or nominate someone for the Faithfulness in Ministry Cross award.

ATLA Serials database access

Alumni have free access to the ATLASerials academic database. 

Financial support

Interested in making seminary affordable for future leaders in the church? Find out how your generosity can transform lives.

Lifelong learning opportunities

Browse continuing education opportunities, including KAIROS courses, Lay School of Theology and other learning events.

Public lecture series

Each year, Luther Seminary hosts several lectures for the benefit of the seminary community. Many lectures are streamed and available for view on Luther Seminary's YouTube channel afterward.

Refer a seminarian

Do you know someone with gifts for ministry? A relative, neighbor, fellow church member, friend, student? Tell us about them using this easy online form! Our admissions team will contact them with information about Luther Seminary.

Request a transcript

Luther Seminary alumni can download and submit a form to request transcripts from the Office of the Registrar.

Sign up for newsletters

Connect to all the free resources Luther Seminary offers online. For pastors and lay ministers, this page is a must-see.

Word & World

Word & World is a quarterly scholarly journal of theology, published by the faculty of Luther Seminary, geared to those who are engaged in Christian ministry, both clergy and laypersons.