… that the average salary for a first-time pastor in a rural/small town congregation is $26,000 a year? And that the average debt load for these pastors is $30,000? Compare this salary to other graduate school professionals: a new lawyer makes an average of $55,000 a year ($80,000 in private practice); a new doctor: $137,000; […]
Staff at the Luther Seminary Bookstore have found several books perfect for Lent: Bread and Wine: Readings for Lent and Easter (Orbis Books); $13.50 discount price. Selections from authors like Buechner, Lewis, Chesterton, L’Engle. The Scriptures, the Cross and the Power of God: Reflections for Holy Week by Tom Wright (Westminster Press); $9.75 discount price. […]
Need help ministering to teens and their families? KAIROS is offering “Emerging Adulthood: A New Challenge for the Church” and “Ministry to Parents of Teenagers,” March 22-23. Sign up for both youth and family courses and save.
Waiting for the 2006 spring/summer KAIROS continuing education catalog? This year it will be in the winter/spring issue of Luther Seminary’s Story magazine. Look for your copy this month, or register online for classes now by visiting the KAIROS Web course pages
Be one of the first to know about new classes, books, DVDs and more offered by Luther Seminary’s Center for Lifelong Learning and Luther Productions. Sign up for the new e-minder, an e-mail notice that will be sent about every six weeks. Go to www.luthersem.edu/email/email.asp?list6=on [www.luthersem.edu/email] and check “Lifelong Learning e-minder.”
Sign up by April 15 and be eligible for a drawing for a free KAIROS or Lay School class!
Ph.D. student Faith Lugazia, ’01, is one of the first women ordained in the Northwestern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania.