LTSP offers a Summer Term full of learning opportunities! Why not take advantage of these outstanding course offerings to build and sharpen your skills?Learn More >
In April's PS Portions: From the President — “We’re Listening”; Louise Johnson named 14th President of Wartburg Seminary; Social media has inspired an expansive notion of ‘sacred space’; A Confederate soldier’s LTSP journey brought to light by a more recent graduate; Preaching with Power 2015 — Recap (including videos and photos from the events); Dealing with Assumptions about Muslims; May 19 commencement will feature remarks by Middle East peace advocate Dr. Mitri Raheb; Class and LTSP Notes; and more...Learn More >
Special Courses this June and July to equip and rejuvenate your ministries, lead by outstanding voices in each field: The Church in the City (June 1-5), The Stewardship of Bricks and Mortar (June 8-12), and Revitalizing Congregations through Worship (July 6–10).Learn More >
Announcing LTSP's 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awardees! Congratulations to the Rev. Marie C. Jerge , the Rev. Rick Summy, and the Rev. Roger Zepernick.Learn More >
Many casual observers assume that the doctrine of sin is at the center of the Christian faith. I guess that's understandable; we talk about sin enough. But, truth be told, sinfulness, brokenness, disappoint, pain... Christianity hardly has a corner on the market for talking about such things, as you see their mark every time you hear the headlines or, for that matter, pay attention to the lives and relationships right around you.
Explore how leaders in the church are both challenged and blessed by the edges we encounter at Spring Convocation 2015. Join us Monday, April 27 - Tuesday, April 28, 2015 on the LTSP campus!
HIGHLIGHTS: Monday evening: cookout and social gathering (children welcome!) Tuesday Program: learning sessions by President David Lose and Pastor Leila Ortiz, LTSP PhD Candidate, plus "Worshipping on the Edge" by the Rev. Kevin Strickland, Director of Worship, ELCA. Tuesday evening: faculty reception; Easter Vespers worship and dedication of the Bornemann Harpsichord; the annual Banquet with presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards and "State of the Seminary" address by President Lose. Learn more - there's still time to register!
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The primary responsibilities of the LTSP Security Office are: Protection of life and property Prevention of crime Providing service to members of the seminary community while concurrently preserving an environment conducive to the pursuit of educational goals and personal growthGo To Campus Safety and Security >
Learn more about the ways that LTSP can help you continue your education as a church leader or interested lay person, including Non-Credit Continuing Education, Certificate Program in Lutheran Church Leadership, Biblical Insights on Faithful Leadership, Seminars on Educational...Go To Continuing Education >
The gathering of the LTSP community around Word and Sacrament stands at the core of our life together, continuing to shape who we are and how we live, learn, and serve. Music and liturgy frame our engagement with the...Go To Shaeffer-Ashmead Chapel >
All First Theological Degree-Level student whose MDiv studies have been undertaken at a non-ELCA seminary, if seeking ordination in the ELCA, are required to “affiliate” with an ELCA seminary. The seminary assists the student’s ordination process, oversees the student’s...Go To Affiliated Students >
The Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies is designed to follow the first theological degree (MAR or MDiv), and to enable the candidate to engage in serious study in applied theology. It may be combined with study for either the...Go To Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies >
As part of its 150th Anniversary, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia has created an interactive timeline website to share the story of the seminary - WITNESS TO A CHANGING WORLD: BUILDING ON OUR DYNAMIC PAST. Learn more about...Go To LTSP 150th Anniversary Timeline >
Designed as a flexible program, the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) is an advanced professional degree designed to enhance the practice of ministry. It presupposes both the completion of a first professional degree in theology and experience in a field...Go To Doctor of Ministry >
The Thirty-third Anniversary of Preaching with Power brings outstanding preaching, teaching, and an African American Sacred Music Concert to Philadelphia. Proceeds from Preaching with Power benefit the J. Q. Jackson Scholarship Fund. Sunday, March 15 - Thursday, March 19,...Go To Preaching with Power 2015 – Preachers >
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia offers degrees in The Master of Divinity, The Master of Arts in Religion, The Master of Arts in Public Leadership, The Master of Sacred Theology, and The Doctor of Ministry.Go To Admissions Policies & Information >
New, first of its kind model: Students graduate in three years with a full Master of Divinity degree, a strong foundation in spiritual formation, and three years of congregational leadership experience.Go To The Master of Divinity — Co-operative Model >
This is the academic calendar that contains all dates of note for the 2014-2015 year.Go To Academic Calendar >
The CERTIFICATE PROGRAM in CHRISTIAN MINISTRY equips clergy and lay leaders for faithful and effective ministry in the parish by enhancing their skills in Bible study, church doctrine, church history, preaching, and worship.Go To Certificate in Christian Ministry >
An annual mentoring program for doctoral students of Asian heritage supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. The 2015 Institute is Tuesday, May 26 – Saturday, May 30, 2015.Go To Asian Theological Summer Institute >
The MASTER of SACRED THEOLOGY (STM) at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) emphasizes academic accomplishment, providing fuller mastery of an area or discipline of theological study.Go To Master of Sacred Theology >