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2 Apr 2017

Dokimazo

Sunday, Apr 2-Monday, Apr 3

- A Greek word meaning to put to the test, prove, examine, discern - An event at Luther Seminary filled with the sharing of stories and discerning your invitation to Christian public leadership Find out more at: www.luthersem.edu/dokimazo

25 Apr 2017

Rutlen Lecture of Faith and Creation

Tuesday, Apr 25, 7-8 p.m.

This year's lecture features Ellen F. Davis, interim dean and Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. Her lecture is titled, "Land as Kin: Reimagining Our Humanity through the Bible" See more info at: http://www.luthersem.edu/lectures/faithandcreation/default.aspx

28 Apr 2017

Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge featuring Timothy Wengert

Friday, Apr 28, 8:30-9:45 a.m.

Join Timothy Wengert, author and editor of many works on the Reformation, as he speaks at the Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge. The Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge encourages one student from every ELCA seminary to create a parish education project designed to promote biblical literacy. This year’s challenge has a Reformation focus, as students explore a distinctly Lutheran approach to biblical interpretation. The day will include a chapel sermon and a keynote address by Wengert, as well as presentations ...

15 May 2017

Festival of Homiletics

Monday, May 15-Friday, May 19

The 25th Festival of Homiletics will be held in San Antonio, Texas. This year's theme is "Preaching on the Borders." Be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers. Experience the fellowship of more than a thousand preachers. Learn and worship in an atmosphere that’s dynamic, friendly, nurturing and prophetic. Come renew, refresh and recharge your spirit. Find out more information here: http://www.festivalofhomiletics.com/

20 May 2017

Baccalaureate

Saturday, May 20, 2-3 p.m.

Graduating students and their families and friends gather for worship and celebration on the eve of commencement. Find out more at https://www.luthersem.edu/commencement/

21 May 2017

148th Commencement

Sunday, May 21, 3-5 p.m.

Join us as we commission our graduates and send them out to continue in their ministries. Find out more at www.luthersem.edu/commencement

15 Jun 2017

Mental Health Table Talks Session I

Thursday, Jun 15, 8-9:30 a.m.

Session I: Out of the Miry Bog: Voices of Depression and Pastoral Care The 2017 Breakfasts series focuses on Mental Health Table Talks. Faith communities are not always equipped or responsive when working with members who live with mental health issues. This series seeks to offer theological and pastoral insights, as well as provide medical information. Participants will have opportunities to share experiences or ask questions in order to help their own faith community grow in awareness and care ...

20 Jul 2017

Mental Health Table Talks Session II

Thursday, Jul 20, 8-9:30 a.m.

Session II: Who Am I When I don't Remember Who I Am? Dementia Theology and Pastoral Care The 2017 Breakfasts series focuses on Mental Health Table Talks. Faith communities are not always equipped or responsive when working with members who live with mental health issues. This series seeks to offer theological and pastoral insights, as well as provide medical information. Participants will have opportunities to share experiences or ask questions in order to help their own faith community grow in awareness ...

26 Jul 2017

Rethinking Church: Better Questions, Bolder Experiments

Wednesday, Jul 26-Friday, Jul 28

Are we still doing Sunday morning just like it's 1950? In what ways have our worship, education and fellowship changed? How is the Holy Spirit forming community in our contexts in 2017? In the last century, Christian congregations in North America largely imagined their mission as attracting people to Sunday morning. Active Christians were imagined as those who show up. Congregations were taught to measure attendance and offerings. If you are ready to ask different questions than simply how to get ...

17 Aug 2017

Mental Health Table Talks Session III

Thursday, Aug 17, 8-9:30 a.m.

Session III: Rearranging the Puzzle Pieces: Autism, Faith and Faith Communities The 2017 Breakfasts series focuses on Mental Health Table Talks. Faith communities are not always equipped or responsive when working with members who live with mental health issues. This series seeks to offer theological and pastoral insights, as well as provide medical information. Participants will have opportunities to share experiences or ask questions in order to help their own faith community grow in awareness ...

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Office Closed

Luther Seminary offices are closed on these dates in 2017:

April 14 - Good Friday
May 29 - Memorial Day
July 3-4 - Independence Day
Sept. 4 - Labor Day
Nov. 23-24 - Thanksgiving
Dec. 22-Jan. 2 - Christmas