How does Luther Seminary take an already great degree concentration and make it better? By adding new components, strengthening others, and drawing even more on the areas of expertise that the seminary is know for. Why? To offer you or someone you know the finest, most innovative, most theologically and biblically rigorous children, youth and family ministry master’s program available.
Rob James’ internship is unique, not just because he is serving two young Lutheran congregations, Spirit of Joy Church, in Buffalo, Minn., and Alleluia! Church in St. Michael, Minn. James, a third-year master of divinity student at Luther specializing in congregational mission and leadership, wanted experience at a young mission church and to be part of its development. Since the ELCA doesn’t have internships at mission sites, James created his own. He approached the two churches himself, and began raising the funds necessary for his placement, receiving help from his home church and individual supporters. “It has been a slow start because I’m in two churches and two communities,” James says. “But both congregations have embraced me as an intern, they’ve loved teaching me.”
When Luther students share their call stories, it often happens during one-to-one conversations or in small group settings. When Master of Divinity senior Nathan Aaseng told his, it reached 2.9 million people. Aaseng was recently featured in the spring 2005 issue of Thrivent magazine. The publication is mailed to all the members of Thrivent Financial […]
March 19: Annual Lutheran Mission Conference: “Migrating Mission: The Shifting Gravity of Christianity and its Implications” March 29: 20th Annual Jewish Christian Seminar: “Extraordinary Reconciliation” Learn more about these and other events.
KAIROS presents “A Week with Luther’s Newest Faculty,” March 28-April 1. Faculty members who have been at Luther for less than six years will present some of their best work. A great chance for renewal after the busyness of Lent and Easter! More information about KAIROS classes. Register here or call 651-641-3416.
What do the Twin Cities, Fargo, N.D.-Moorhead, Minn., Naples, Fla. and Phoenix have in common? They’ve all been sites for Luther Seminary’s Called and Sent Capital Campaign events. These cross-country events have been a great way to celebrate the donors whose gifts have made a tremendous difference to the mission of Luther Seminary. It also […]