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Visiting the Seminary

Is God calling you to become a leader in the church? Do you feel called to study theology but are not sure what direction to take? Is God calling you to something new? If these questions are your questions, why not “Come and See” The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) and get input from faculty, staff, and current students to help in the discernment process.

Prospective Student Days

Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The seminary has made it possible for anyone interested in degree programs (MDiv, MAR, MAPL, DMin, STM, PhD), certificate programs, or lay theological educational programs to participate in Prospective Student Days. These days are designed to inform prospective students about the educational programs offered as well as financial aid and admission processes. Whether you are a lay leader in your congregation interested in learning more about the Bible, church traditions and leadership, or you feel called to serve the church and world as a public minister of the gospel, or as a seminary professor, LTSP has educational opportunities for you. Please let us know more about you and register for a Prospective Student Day by completing the form below.

The Weekend

April 7-9, 2017 (based in Gettysburg)

Do you have a passion for service and a love for the gospel? Are you interested in meeting others who are exploring their call? Are you wondering if LTSP is the place for you to study? Then plan to attend The Weekend where you’ll have the chance to explore God’s call on your life, meet current students, staff, and faculty, explore the wide range of possibilities seminary has to offer and experience community life. Housing and meals are provided. Assistance with transportation is available by request. Please register using the form below. For more details, visit The Weekend pages.

Here I AmHere Am I – Women Responding to God’s Call

March 24-26, 2017

RevGalBlogPals and LTSP are proud to present a retreat specifically for women considering a call to professional ministry in the church. Unfortunately, a woman’s call to ministry is not always readily affirmed, and so this event aims to provide women of all ages and experience with a space to explore what God might be doing in their life. Talented pastors representing numerous different denominations will share their stories, insights, and experiences about their journey. This event is for women of all ages and denominations, but space is limited! (Register on the form below)

Individual Visit Day

For prospective students interested in sitting in on classes, visiting with students, faculty, and staff, and experiencing a day in the life of the seminary tailored to your individual needs, consider scheduling an Individual Visit Day. This personal visit gives an opportunity for individual questions of vocation and discernment to be addressed as well as questions about financial aid, classes, and seminary life. Please let us know more about you by completing the form below.

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