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Position Opening: Chief Financial Officer for United Lutheran Seminary

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 30, 2017 at 11:50 pm.

United Lutheran Seminary (to be launched on July 1, 2017) is seeking to fill the position of Chief Financial Officer. The review of applicants begins on April 15, 2017, and the search remains open until filled. Please share this posting!

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PS Portions: March 2017

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 23, 2017 at 6:29 pm.

In the March PS Portions President David Lose considers “The God We Do Not Expect,” LTSP Director of Donor Services Kathie Afflerbach talks about “Grand Jury: Public Witness,” Preaching with Power’s 35th Anniversary, Paul Hanson presents thought-provoking Lazareth Lecture, plus Class Notes and LTSP Notes.

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The God We Do Not Expect

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 4:27 pm.

In Lent this year, we are treated to four weeks of readings drawn from the Gospel According to John. “Treated” is the operative word in that last sentence for me because I so much enjoy John’s evocative imagery, rich symbolism, and depth of theology. As I have been reading once again through these stories of Nicodemus, the Samaritan woman at the well, the man who receives his sight (let’s name him for what he has become, not what he suffered!), and Lazarus, I was struck by the element of surprise in each of them.

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Grand Jury: Public Witness

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 4:19 pm.

LTSP Director of Donor Services Kathie Afflerbach (MAR 2009), a deacon in the ELCA, reflects on her experience serving two years on a county grand jury, and how her service was informed by her faith and seminary education. Watch our conversation…

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Preaching with Power’s 35th Anniversary: Videos, Photos, Stories

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 3:53 pm.

Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Urban Theological Institute’s Preaching with Power promised to be a series of memorable events, but a late winter snow storm was not the type of event planned as part of the celebration!

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Paul Hanson presents thought-provoking Lazareth Lecture

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 1:12 pm.

Paul D. Hanson, BD, PhD, Florence Corliss Lamont Professor of Divinity Emeritus, Harvard Divinity School, presented a thought-provoking Lazareth Lecture in Theology and Ethics at LTSP on February 21. Professor Hanson brought his expertise and thoughts on the role of church and faith in society, especially in the current political context, to an audience of guests and students, and opened the floor to the audience for an engaging discussion.

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Class Notes – March 2017

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 12:32 pm.

In March’s Class Notes, updates from the Right Rev. C. Franklin Brookhart, the Rev. Robert Argot, the Rev. James T. Heckman, Kristen Opalinski, the Rev. Tom Irwin, and the Rev. Dr. Nelson Rivera, and the death of alumna the Rev. Dr. Wanda E. McNeill (DMin 2005).

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LTSP Notes – March 2017

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 11:36 am.

In March’s LTSP Notes, the Rev. Dr. Nelson Rivera appointed Associate Professor of Theology at Moravian Seminary and Dr. Michael Krentz provides an update.

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“On the Way to United Lutheran Seminary” Webinar LIVE Monday, April 3

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 22, 2017 at 2:48 pm.

Register now for the Monday, April 3 live webinar “On the Way to United Lutheran Seminary” with Presidents David Lose and Michael Cooper-White sharing the latest information on ULS. Bishop Claire Burkat will be the moderator. The webinar will be live from 7:00 – 8:00 pm EDT, and space is limited. There is no cost to attend the webinar.

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Alumni! Vote for Alumni Association Board Members!

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 21, 2017 at 11:26 am.

LTSP Alumni: Here’s your opportunity to vote for your Alumni Board members and president. Your vote counts! Voting closes THIS Sunday, March 26.

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Position Opening: Associate Director of Admissions for United Lutheran Seminary

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 20, 2017 at 4:10 pm.

United Lutheran Seminary (to be launched on July 1, 2017) is seeking to fill the position of Associate Director of Admissions. The starting date is negotiable, but preference is no later than May 1, 2017. Please share this posting!

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Spring Convocation 2017 starts today – Welcome alumni and friends!

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 4:30 am.

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia presents Spring Convocation 2017: REMEMBRANCE & PROMISE… | Welcome alumni and friends Monday, March 27-Tuesday, March 28 Note: registration with meals is closed, class gifts online welcome.

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Alumni Board Nominations – last chance!

Posted by Merri Brown on March 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm.

LTSP alumni! There’s still time to submit your nominations for Alumni Board members. Make your submissions online now!
Nominations close March 10!

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Tonight: Preaching with Power Thursday with Bishop Frank Madison Reid, III – 7 pm

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 11, 2017 at 11:25 pm.

The 35th Preaching with Power continues Thursday with preacher Bishop Frank Madison Reid, III. Join us!

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Be part of the Alumni Choir at Spring Convocation

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 3:30 pm.

Be a part of the Alumni Choir at Spring Convocation 2017! You are invited to sing in an Alumni Choir for the Eucharist at our Spring Convocation. The choir will rehearse on Monday, March 27 at 4:15 pm and sing a lovely setting of Psalm 23 by Robert Bornemann for the 11:30 Eucharist on Tuesday. Sign up to be a part of the Alumni Choir!

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United Lutheran Seminary Sees Both Visible and Invisible Progress

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 10, 2017 at 3:38 pm.

Announces New Logotype, Official Action by Accreditors and Dept of Ed
United Lutheran Seminary marked both visible and invisible progress as it introduced its new graphic mark and typography today and noted recent action by two accrediting agencies and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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Nelson Rivera Appointed Associate Professor of Theology at Moravian Seminary

Posted by Merri Brown on March 6, 2017 at 5:35 pm.

The Rev. Dr. Nelson Rivera, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Hispanic Ministry, and Director of the Latino Concentration, will join the Moravian Theological Seminary faculty this fall as Associate Professor of Theology.

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Position Opening: Director of Financial Aid for United Lutheran Seminary

Posted by LTSP Communications on at 8:36 am.

United Lutheran Seminary (to be launched on July 1, 2017) is seeking to fill the position of Director of Financial Aid. The starting date is negotiable, but preference is no later than May 1, 2017. Please circulate this opening information to any interested parties. Director of Financial Aid for United Lutheran Seminary In mid-2017, United Lutheran […]

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Still time to register! REBOOT Sunday School and BIRTH Cross+Gen Ministry – THIS Saturday

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 5, 2017 at 12:28 am.

Take your congregation’s ministry to the next level with this special, one-of-a-kind event this March 11 with the Rev. Dr. David Lose, president of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, and the Rev. Dr. Rich Melheim, pioneer of the Faith Inkubators Confirmation program and the Cross+Gen Ministry movement. Register today!

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Bishop Guy Erwin to speak at the Final Commencement of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Posted by LTSP Communications on March 1, 2017 at 9:45 am.

Bishop Guy Erwin, of the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), will be the keynote speaker at the 153rd and final commencement of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. LTSP and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg will combine to become United Lutheran Seminary in July 2017.

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