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Dear Friends,
LTSP President David Lose If we read only the headlines, we may be tempted to conclude there is little for which to give thanks. Whether news from abroad or home, so much of the information we consume is designed to make us afraid, to create feelings of insecurity, and to convince us that we do not have enough. Yet we confess with the Psalmist that because the Lord is our Shepherd, we shall not want. read more...

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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: December 15, 2014.

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Annual Tree Lighting – Friday, December 5

4:45 pm | William Allen Plaza
* Caroling * Refreshments * Christmas Ensemble from the Salvation Army, Philadelphia Citadel * Bring unwrapped toys for children ages newborn to 11+ years *

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December 7 & 8: The Inauguration of LTSP President David Lose and Inaugural Lectures and Resource Day

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia will celebrate the inauguration of The Rev. Dr. David J. Lose as president at a service of installation on Sunday, December 7, 2014. The celebration continues Monday, December 8 with Inaugural Lectures and Resource Day - “FAITH FORMATION AND THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH” - with presenters Dr. Audrey West and Dr. Andrew Root. All are welcome to the Installation and Lectures and Resources Day - click for links for both events.

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A Conversation with the President – We need YOU! Coming Monday, Dec 1 to Ringoes, NJ & Tuesday, Dec 2 at LTSP – come for conversation and lunch

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. Conversations held between now and January 8. Learn more about the events and where to find the dates, locations, and registration information...

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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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Contextual Education

Clinical Pastoral Education

CPE is an ecclesiastical (not academic) requirement for ordination by the ELCA and some other denominations. Designed to provide an intensive pastoral care experience coupled with deep reflection and discernment, CPE offers students the opportunity to hone their listening...

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Course Schedules

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Degree Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

The DOCTOR of PHILOSOPHY (PhD) program at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) equips persons for vocations of teaching and research and for the scholarly enhancement of ministerial practice in accord with the standards of the Association of...

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Theological Education with Youth

TEY is Totally Excellent Youth. TEY is Transforming Events with Youth. TEY is Thoughtful Explorations with Youth.

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Admissions

Vocation and Discernment

Good News! God is still very active in this world! Through the Holy Spirit, people of faith are called to be followers of Jesus Christ in their various vocations in life, whether they be plumbers or painters, teachers or...

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Seminary Partners

The seminary is part of an interlocking network of faith communities and learning centers.

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Certificate Programs

Certificate in Social Ministry and Church

LTSP offers a Certificate in Social Ministry and Church to persons who complete a set of eight courses at the seminary and who have also completed a degree of Master of Social Work (MSW).

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Take a Course

Adults of all educational and religious backgrounds are welcome to take courses at the seminary for personal and professional enrichment or to find out if seminary is right for you through LTSP’s Adult Learning offerings.

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Student Learning Assessment

Assessment of student learning at LTSP is the systematic collection of information about student learning, using the time, knowledge, expertise and resources available, in order to inform decisions about how to improve student learning.

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The Inauguration of David J. Lose as LTSP President

The Board of Trustees of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia requests the honor of your presence at the inauguration of David J. Lose '93, '97 as the twelfth president of the institution
INSTALLATION SERVICE, Sunday, the seventh of December two thousand...

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Glossary of Terms

This page outlines a glossary of commonly heard terms.

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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."