PS Portions: Farewell Edition
Farewell Edition – August 2017
United We Stand. United We Pray.
On June 30, 2017, both The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg marked the end of their respective communities with prayers, joy, sadness, mourning, memories, reflection, and fellowship. The very next day, the communities consolidated to become United Lutheran Seminary – One Seminary, Two Campuses.
Karol Mason, ULS student and staff member, preaches First Sermon
United Lutheran Seminary’s Karol Mason is both an MDiv student and Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Advancement and Director of Advancement Operations for United Lutheran Seminary (ULS). As a Minister in Training (MIT) at Grace Baptist Church, Mason preached her First Sermon in July.
Passages: LTSP Distinguished Alumnus and former Trustee Bishop Harold Weiss and former LTSP President Raymond Bost
Two distinguished servants to the seminary, the church, and the world died in July.
The Rev. Harold S. Weiss (BD 1955), 86, Bishop Emeritus of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, died peacefully at home on July 15, 2017. Bishop Weiss graduated from LTSP with a BD in 1955, and served LTSP as a member of the Board of Trustees. He and his wife Mary Anne were presented the Soli Deo Gloria Award in recognition of their decades of service to the church and the seminary.
The Rev. Dr. Raymond Morris Bost, 91, seventh president of Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, and president of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia from 1976 – 1985, died on Monday, July 10th, 2017, at Kingston Residence of Hickory. Dr. Bost served the church in many different capacities during his years in ministry.
Read August’s Class Notes with updates from the Rev. Cheryl Hoffman, the Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire, the Rev. Phil Shuart, the Rev. Marsha Anderson, and the Rev. Justin Lingenfelter, and the deaths of the Rev. Dr. Arvids Ziedonis, Jr., Cynthia Gillis, and the Rev. Dr. E. Werner Weinreich.
In August’s United Notes: Introducing ULS Associate Director of Admissions the Rev. Becca Erlich (MDiv 2011) and Interim Director of Contextual Formation the Rev. Dr. John Largen, plus updates on Professor Wayne Croft and Emeritus Professor Timothy Wengert.
Upcoming at ULS
First Day of the 2017-18 Academic Year
Monday, August 28, 2017 | Philadelphia and Gettysburg Campuses
Inauguration of ULS President
Thursday, November 2, 2017 | Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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