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PS Portions – December 2014

Annual Tree LightingIn December's PS Portions, LTSP President David Lose reflects on "Advent is my favorite season," we bring you stories, photos and video from Inauguration Weekend as David Lose became twelfth president of LTSP, plus "Advent Reflections for Days of Waiting," images from the Annual Tree Lighting - A Photo Gallery, "After a Wawa robbery," LTSP Notes and Class Notes, and more...

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Seminars on Educational Ministry in Congregations

NEW! Seven one-day seminars/ workshops on Saturdays starting January 10 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”

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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We need YOU – to take our survey!

LTSP is working on a new strategic plan, and a crucial part of our work is listening to YOU, our trusted partners in this ministry. Please take our short survey - just five questions - and share what you believe the CHURCH needs and about how we might shape our SEMINARY to address those needs.

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Position Opening: Vice President for Mission Advancement

LTSP is seeking an experienced leader with demonstrated success in planning innovative and successful fundraising strategies, cultivating major donors, making compelling requests for contributions, and closing on major gift proposals to fill the position of Vice President for Mission Advancement. For a detailed position description and application information, please visit our Employment page. Closing date: January 15, 2015.

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A Conversation with the President – We need YOU! Thursday, January 8th in Syracuse

We need YOU! Come and engage in conversation with President David Lose about the future of the church — and what kind of seminary we need to help us move into God’s preferred future for us. The final event is January 8, 2015 in Syracuse. Learn more about the event and register...

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Registration and Course Information

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LTSP Branding

LTSP Branding

As The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia celebrates the 150th year of its founding, the 150th Celebration brandmark acts as an identity and symbol of celebration of both the seminary’s anniversary and the future.

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Giving

How Your Gift Helps

To realize the seminary’s vital mission requires significant funding. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and supporting synods provide a portion of the funds needed for annual operations. Tuition dollars, which are intentionally modest, also help. However, the...

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Krauth Memorial Library

The Doberstein Window

This beautiful stained glass window was installed in the Krauth Memorial Library in March 1975. It is a memorial to Professor John W. Doberstein, whose friends had contributed funds for it in his memory.

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Admissions

Admissions FAQ

A brief list of Frequently Asked Questions focusing on Admissions

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Employment

Employment

LTSP is an excellent place to work. The seminary's park-like campus in the Mt. Airy section of Northwest Philadelphia is convenient to both Septa Chestnut Hill East and Chestnut Hill West lines. We currently have the position of Vice...

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Certificate Programs

Certificate in Church Leadership

The CERTIFICATE PROGRAM in CHURCH LEADERSHIP prepares clergy and lay leaders to administer church programs, and to lead faithfully and effectively in today’s challenging contexts. The Certificate Program in Church Leadership is a ministry of the Urban Theological Institute...

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The Community

Institute for Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Dialogue

The overall objective of the Institute is to encourage and facilitate conversation and communication among persons of different traditions in order to promote cooperation and understanding.

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Admissions

Admissions Policies & Information

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.

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The LTSP Experience

Denominations

For persons preparing for servant-leadership in the church, most denominations have a candidacy process that requires contact with the denomination prior to the beginning of seminary.

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"Centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia seeks to educate and form public leaders who are committed to developing and nurturing individual believers and communities of faith for engagement in the world."