Luther Seminary will continue to lease Stub Hall on a month-to-month basis to Ramsey County to house women and couples experiencing homelessness. The county leased Stub Hall in December for the winter because of the rising number of people who became housing insecure during the pandemic and economic fallout. The county provides 24-hour security. The […]
The Luther Seminary Board of Directors approved on February 5 the final $1 million repayment of a loan from the endowment. Faced with financial challenges in 2012, Luther Seminary borrowed $7 million from the endowment to cover operating deficits. In 2014, $6 million was paid back with the sale of seminary-owned apartments and the remaining […]
Luther Seminary recently received a $150,000 grant from Trinity Church Wall Street in support of the Seeds Project Fellowship. In an age when people are likely to seek the good apart from God, the Seeds Project seeks to empower Christian innovators who are focused on helping spiritual seekers and disciples of Jesus discover the difference […]
For immediate release (St. Paul, Minn.) – Luther Seminary has received a $1,463,800 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to test interventions that will help pastors and congregations deliberately reshape congregational life by engaging in ministries that resonate more deeply with the presence of God in their daily lives. This focus on resonance seeks to open […]
Luther Seminary has leased Stub Hall to Ramsey County to temporarily house women and couples experiencing homelessness. The shelter, which has capacity for 50 people, will remain open through the winter. The shelter operates as a referral program. Other existing shelters and outreach teams made up of community partners and law enforcement refer qualified people […]
Professor Mark Granquist’s book “A History of Luther Seminary: 1869-2019” received a 2020 Award of Commendation from Concordia Historical Institute. These annual awards are for work of excellence in the field of American Lutheran history. A review of the book ran in the November issue of Luther Seminary’s electronic newsletter.