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November 2013

Important reminders

I find myself talking about "issues and opportunities for Luther Seminary" a lot these days. As an Elert reader, you are connected to the life and mission of Luther. You are aware of some of the issues we've been dealing with this year, particularly financial ones.

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Give to the Max on Nov. 14!

On Nov. 14, join in a day of giving to Luther Seminary and other Minnesota nonprofits during the fifth annual Give to the Max Day. This annual day of giving has become a tradition for many supporters of Minnesota nonprofits to support and promote their favorite organizations.

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Coach turned preacher, donor turned student

This preacher knows her way around a sports metaphor.

After playing basketball, working as a sports commentator and leading her namesake basketball camps for more than 35 years, Janet Karvonen-Montgomery, Master of Divinity Intern, can bring deep understanding to any sermon athlete analogy.

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Register today! Mid-Winter Convocation 2014

Registration is now open for the annual Mid-Winter Convocation, Jan. 29-31 at Luther Seminary! The theme for 2014 is God's Mission and Worship.

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Advent Devotional 2013 Available Now!

For the Advent season, Luther Seminary pastor Laura Thelander has authored a devotional, "Days of desire: Longing for the Advent dawn," for your personal and/or congregational use.

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Support Working Preacher and increase your impact!

For almost six years, has provided reliable and inspirational content to grateful preachers and lay people around the world. More than ...

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Tell a future leader you know about Dokimazo!

DOKIMAZO (dok-im-ad'-zo)
November 10-11, 2013

Verb: 1. A Greek word meaning to put to the test, prove, examine, discern

2. An event at Luther seminary ...

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Join us at the 2014 Festival of Homiletics

We are pleased to announce that registration for the annual 2014 Festival of Homiletics in Minneapolis is now open. This year's theme is Preaching with ...

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Celebration of Biblical Preaching explores the crossroads

In October, 318 church and lay leaders gathered at Luther Seminary for the annual Celebration of Biblical Preaching: Preaching at the Crossroads.

This ...

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Donors gather for an evening of thanks

On Sept. 22, donors joined us for a celebration in their honor. Giving Thanks: A Community of Saints provided an opportunity for the Luther Seminary community ...

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Bookstore Recommendation

This month, the Bookstore recommends "The Christmas Wish," written by Lori Evert and photographed by Per Breiehagen. This book tells the story of a young ...

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