Weldin expresses hope that the program will be an impetus for more distributive education that will serve the whole church. “My Lutheran hope is to bump up theological thinking and care for folks in ministry in general.”
Third Quarter 2004
Heather Hansen, director of youth and family ministry at MacArthur Park Lutheran Church in San Antonio, Texas; and Jason Miller, director of youth and family ministries at St. Armands Key Lutheran Church in Sarasota, Fla.
There’s no such thing as a typical Doctor of Ministry student at Luther Seminary. Even though each cohort (a peer group that goes through the program together) studies the same field, the pastors use their own unique ministries to inform the workthey do with what they’ve learned.
Bob Brusic came to the seminary wonderfully qualified to minister to a campus parish. Throughout his ministry, reaching out to the local university community was an integral part of the pastoral care he offered.
For 26 years, Everson put the church’s need for strong teachers and leaders in their seminaries ahead of his love for parish ministry.
In January of 2004, more than 1,500 alumni/ae of Luther Seminary and its predecessor bodies responded enthusiastically to a survey initiated by the Luther Seminary Alumni/ae Council.