Spring Convocation 2016 – COURAGE Moving Forward…
Registration closes Thursday midnight!
Join us Monday, April 11 – Tuesday, April 12, 2016, as The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia presents
Spring Convocation 2016: COURAGE Moving Forward…
Come Celebrate and Honor the Past and Envision the Future in Community
SPRING CONVOCATION HIGHLIGHTS
Monday evening: Cookout and Social Gathering (children welcome!)
Tuesday Program: Learning Sessions by President David Lose, Professor Karyn Wiseman, and Pastor William B. Moore, MDiv (UTI) ’85
Tuesday evening: Faculty Reception; Easter Vespers Worship; Banquet with presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards and a “New Venture with Gettysburg Seminary” address by President Lose
|Monday, April 11, 2016|
|5:00 pm||Welcome and Prayer|
|5:15 pm||Cookout (children invited)*|
|6:30 pm||Dessert and Games|
|7:30 pm||Informal gatherings (local establishments and/or rooms on campus, Lull Lounge)|
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
|8:00 am||Continental Breakfast|
|9:30 am||Welcome and Introductions|
|10:00 am||Session I|
|11:30 am||Alumni Association Board Annual Meeting|
|1:00 pm||Session II|
|2:00 pm||“It’s Possible” Distributed Learning Update|
|2:30 pm||Session III|
|3:30 pm||Class Pictures/Break|
|4:45 pm||Reception with the Faculty*
|6:00 pm||Easter Vespers
|6:45 pm||Banquet (including Distinguished Alumni Awards and a “New Venture with Gettysburg Seminary” address by President Lose)*
|* included in full registration, or purchase separately — see the registration form|
Schedule subject to change.
$100 covers all programs and meals (housing additional) OR choose your own package.
BRING ITEMS TO CONVOCATION FOR THE THIRD WORLD DOWN THE STREET CARE KITS PROJECT
LTSP’s Seminarians Action Alert Network (S.A.A.N.) with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the ELCA and congregations are collecting care kit items and backpacks to distribute to our homeless neighbors throughout Philadelphia on April 16. Please consider joining us serving the “Third World Down the Street” by bringing the following items to convocation:
- A large, gallon size zip closure bag with care kit items commonly needed for daily survival by someone experiencing homelessness
- A card or note sharing your favorite scripture verse and expressing your love for the recipients of your care kits
- Add a gift card to places like McDonald’s if you desire
- Sturdy backpacks to collect your kits and aid in distribution
Learn more, see recommended care kit items, and download a bulletin insert to share with your congregation here!
Questions? Contact Kathie Afflerbach, kafflerbach@Ltsp.edu or 215.248.6324. Registration is now closed.