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June 2014

The promise of the Holy Spirit

It seems very fitting that my first day of service, June 1, was on a Sunday. The message in church that morning was the Acts 1 account of the promise of the Holy Spirit at the Ascension of Jesus. I have sensed the blessing and promise of God's Holy Spirit at Luther Seminary through the thoughtful, gifted leadership of Rick Foss as he so ably led the seminary through tough waters. He has been gracious and kind to me in enabling a very smooth transition.

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Equipping future leaders for your community

The Bible is the primary textbook in all courses at Luther Seminary. As the world and church continue to evolve and change around us, it is all the more important that our students remain anchored in God's word.

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Luther Seminary is now offering a new Master of Arts degree!

With an emphasis on Studies in Lutheran Ministries, this new degree will meet the needs of affiliate students and will provide an educational pathway for people already in or interested in ELCA ministry.

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Explore year-round stewardship

For most churches, stewardship is a year-round reality that includes so much more than money management. Why is it, then, that so many congregations only address it as a budgetary concern during a few short weeks each year?

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Rethink faith formation

In a world with varied faith traditions, cultural identities and religious experiences, it can be difficult to foster a distinctly Christian identity within a congregation. Join us July 23-25 for Rethinking Faith Formation.

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Stock up at the bookstore fire sale!

June is Customer Appreciation Month at the Luther Seminary Bookstore. Everything* is 50 percent off retail prices! Come check out our wide variety of ...

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Festival of Homiletics welcomes faithful to Twin Cities

On May 19-23, more than 1,700 pastors, lay leaders, preachers and students gathered in Minneapolis for the 22nd annual Festival of Homiletics. The theme ...

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Luther Seminary celebrates 145th Commencement

On May 18, 168 students graduated from Luther Seminary with certificate, master's and doctoral degrees. The Commencement ceremony was held at Central Lutheran ...

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Register today! 2014 Celebration of Biblical Preaching

Celebration of Biblical Preaching: Preaching as Divine and Human Drama
Oct. 6-8
Luther Seminary

Register today!

Each week, preachers have the opportunity ...

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Alum serves as chief of chaplains for U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has been on combat-ready status continuously since 1990—longer than any other period for the service, established in 1947.

So ...

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Bookstore Recommendation

This month, the Bookstore recommends "Exodus" by Terry Fretheim, the Elva B. Lovell Emeritus Professor of Old Testament.

This book is a part of the "Interpretation: ...

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