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Upcoming Faculty Speaking Engagements

Here is a schedule of some upcoming speaking/teaching engagements of LSTC faculty.

Who When Where Topic/Event
Barbara Rossing April 5-6  

"Destination Narratives" consultation for and ELCA Glocal Mission events team, ELCA Global Mission

  April 22-24 Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota Synod Rostered Leaders Conference, Rapid City; "Eschatology, Ecology and Our Future" 3 lectures, preaching. Download flyer.
  April 25-27 Dallas, Texas North Texas North Louisiana Synod Assembly, Dallas; 2 Keynote Bible studies on "Samaria," workshop and preaching
  April 30 Chicago, Illinois

April 30 Church World Service National Member meeting, keynote, "Daily Bread and Recognizing Christ in Food-Sharing," ELCA Churchwide Office Read more.

  July 7-9 Chicago, Illinois ACTS DMin in Preaching program, Chicago
  July 20-22 Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly keynote Bible study speaker, "Listen to the Spirit" (Revelation 2-3) 
  Sept 18-20 Elkhart, Indiana Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary Keynote Speaker for a conference  on "Rooted and Grounded: Land and Christian Discipleship."
Benjamin Stewart March 6 & April 6 Oak Park, Illinois Benjamin Stewart will lead two adult forum sessions on the ongoing reform of Lutheran liturgy at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Oak Park.
April 13-15, 2015 Valparaiso, Indiana Valparaiso University Institute of Liturgical Studies, "Sing a New Song: The Cosmos in Praise and Lament," plenary presenter.
June 16-18 Tacoma, Washington Benjamin Stewart will serve as plenary presenter for the Summer Conference on Pastoral Theology at Pacific Lutheran University.

Of Interest:

Barbara Rossing gave a keynote lecture January 19 at a LaCrosse Area Synod event on "Challenging Christian Zionism." January 20 she preached at two services at First Lutheran Church in Onalaska, Wisconsin, for a Martin Luther King worship on Luke 5, for the same conference, available here:


The 2011 Byberg Preaching lectures that Barbara Rossing and Benjamin Stewart gave in Oregon are now available online for downloading or listening (click on the year at the right; media archive).

Also: Listen to three of Barbara Rossing's 2011 Rocky Mountain Synod assembly presentations.

To update the above listing of speaking engagements, LSTC faculty and staff should email Roger Bottorff at

For information about a specific engagement, please email the faculty member.

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