PS Portions – November 2015

Posted by LTSP Communications on November 25, 2015 at 4:42 pm.

In November’s PS Portions: President David Lose talks about “Change in the air.” Stories and reports include Preaching Days 2015: Learning – Worship – Fellowship; UTI 35th Anniversary Gala CelebrationBanquet with keynoter Jeremiah Wright, Jr.; LTSP Prof. Karyn Wiseman reflects on her New Associate Dean position; and Dean J. Jayakiran Sebastian continues the conversation on Black Lives Matter – plus November LTSP and Class Notes.

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Alumni Board & Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations now open

Posted by LTSP Communications on November 11, 2015 at 9:12 am.

LTSP alumni! Now is the time to submit your nominations for Alumni Board members and Distinguished Alumni 2016. Make your submissions online now!

Spring Convocation: Monday-Tuesday, April 11-12, 2016 – Save the Date and join us!

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Join us for Summer Term!

Posted by LTSP Communications on April 25, 2015 at 12:14 am.

LTSP offers a Summer Term full of learning opportunities! Why not take advantage of these outstanding course offerings to build and sharpen your skills? Register online today!

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Revitalizing Congregations through Worship: Special one week Course this July!

Posted by LTSP Communications on April 13, 2015 at 11:48 pm.

A Special Course this July to equip and rejuvenate your ministry: Revitalizing Congregations through Worship (July 6–10). Registration is open – register online!

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Seminars on Educational Ministry in Congregations

Posted by LTSP Communications on December 17, 2014 at 7:38 am.

Continuing through April! – Next Session Saturday, February 21: Biblical Literacy in Congregations—Erik Heen One-day seminars/ workshops on select Saturdays, exploring various facets of educational ministries in congregations. Open to LTSP students, pastors, and Christian educators (available for credit, CE and not for credit). The seminars are open to students (for credit) and to interested pastors and Christian educators (for non-credit or continuing education credit).

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Americans, the Bible and the “Middle East” – you can still participate online!

Posted by LTSP Communications on December 11, 2014 at 12:11 am.

The “Middle East,” as it is commonly known by Americans, has been a land of fascination, frustration, and fear. Yet most Americans know little about the tapestry of its peoples, languages, cultures, and religions other than what they experience through American media. Come and spend five sessions with LTSP Professor David D. Grafton as we explore the “Middle East” as American Christians. Presented live on campus and online – registration open to all!

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Dr. Larry Rasmussen: 2014 Lazareth Lecture – Watch the Recording

Posted by LTSP Communications on September 8, 2014 at 6:05 pm.

Larry L. Rasmussen, ThD, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, presented the William Lazareth Lecture in Theology and Ethics on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. He has titled the lecture “In the Midst of New Dimensions: From Social Justice to Creation Justice.” Click here to view a recording of the lecture.

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Fall Semester is here – some useful links

Posted by ltspadmin on July 31, 2014 at 12:08 pm.

LTSP offers many learning opportunities for continuing education, adult learning, and matriculated students. Go to these pages for more information and links to register for courses:

Non-Degree, Continuing Education, and Auditing Students
Marticulated First Theological Level
Matriculated Advanced Level (Graduate School)

You’ll find class schedules here.

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Prof. Storm Swain comments on the Philadelphia Eleven

Posted by ltspadmin on July 25, 2014 at 1:10 pm.

Prof. Storm Swain The Rev. Dr. Storm Swain, LTSP Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Theology and Director of Anglican Studies, talked with WHYY’s Newsworks Tonight about the “Philadelphia Eleven,” as the eleven women were ordained for the first time as Episcopal priests at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia 40 years ago are known. You can read the story and hear the report including comments from Prof. Swain on the Newsworks website.

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Luther – Yesterday and Today… an adult learning series – Register Today, Starts Saturday!

Posted by ltspadmin on July 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm.

Join LTSP Professor Nelson Rivera for Luther – Yesterday and Today, live on campus or online starting October 4! As we approach the celebration of the 500 years of the Reformation (1517 – 2017), this is a propitious time for a review of major events and ideas from Reformer Martin Luther’s life and thought, focusing on essential theological insights by the Reformer.

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