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Opening week of the 2014-15 Academic Year

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia has begun its 2014-2015 - and 150th - academic year with a series of events, including the Tuesday convocation lecture Scola Transplantanda, presented by Director of the Krauth Memorial Library and Professor of the History of Christianity the Rev. Dr. Karl Krueger, along with the beginning of the call of the Rev. Dr. David Lose as seminary president. A full report, with stories, recordings and more, will be in the Back To School issue of PS Portions, coming September 2. Be looking for Portions in your email and at Ltsp.edu! in the photo: Alex Zuber is part of the first cohort in the new Co-op (Master of Divinity Co-operative Model) program

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UTI Lecture and Worship Celebration Sept. 23

The Rev. Kevin JohnsonJoin us as we Celebrate the 34th Anniversary of UTI! The Tuesday, September 23 events feature lecturer and preacher the Rev. Dr. Kevin R. Johnson, Fifth Senior Pastor of Bright Hope Baptist Church and frequent columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune. Learn more on locations and times - all welcome!

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Luther – Yesterday and Today… an adult learning series

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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JOIN US Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Gala Banquet!

Gala ticket discount ends Aug. 31! Order your tickets today - learn more on the Gala Banquet web page.
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Advertise in the 150th Anniversary Commemorative Book! In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of LTSP, the annual issue of PS magazine will be a special anniversary commemorative edition. This complimentary printed special edition of PS magazine is included with a purchase of a ticket to the October 16 Anniversary Gala Banquet! You're invited to advertise in the magazine and support the seminary - learn more here.

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Fall Semester is here – some useful links

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)

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Living Stories workshop September 27

The Rev. Martha SpongLiving Stories is a full day workshop coming to LTSP! Presented by the Rev. Martha K. Spong, the day is for all clergy, worship team members, and laypersons where we will work at bringing the text to life by presenting scripture creatively. Register today!

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The LTSP Experience

Mission and Vision

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.

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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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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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Academic Programs

Continuing Education

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...

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Visit LTSP

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?

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Degree Programs

The Master of Divinity — Co-operative Model

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.

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A brief list of Frequently Asked Questions focusing on Admissions

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Apply for admission to LTSP online. Click on degree of interest to apply now. There are separate forms and instructions for:

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Contextual Education

Internship and Practicum

Internship is not an academic requirement for the MDiv degree but is an ecclesiastical requirement for ordination by the ELCA and some other denominations. Students needing internship should plan to do it between the second and third academic years.

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Have questions about Courses, Credits, and Test-Outs?

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Certificate Programs

Certificate in Christian Ministry

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.

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Graduation Information

Commencement 2014 is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 20, 3 pm, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1000 West Main Street, Lansdale, PA, 19446.

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