Sara Trumm is the new program coordinator for the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago's Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice. Ms. Trumm has extensive experience in cross cultural and interfaith ministries. During 2007-08 she served as program secretary for academics for the Henry Martyn Institute in Hyderabad, India. Trumm has also been director and assistant of international team programs for Lutheran Youth Encounter and assistant director and program coordinator for the Global Mission Institute of Luther Seminary.
"Sara brings a wide range of experiences and talents to A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice," said CCME's director, the Rev. Dr. Michael Shelley. "With her help, CCME will be able to hold more educational events and develop a strong presence on the web where we will share interfaith resources."
Trumm is a graduate of Augsburg College and Luther Seminary. In addition to her time spent living and working in India, she has traveled extensively in Egypt, Nicaragua, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice at LSTC, inaugurated in September 2006, provides cultural and educational opportunities in which Christians, Muslims and people of other faiths come together for mutual enrichment, understanding, healing and wholeness. It is the outgrowth of LSTC building relationships with the Muslim community in Chicago for over two decades.
The Rev. Dr. Michael Shelley
Director, A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice
The Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) is dedicated to bearing witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Based in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, it is the leading urban Lutheran seminary training students for purposeful vocations in the global community. Aligned with its Lutheran heritage and built on a foundation of intellectual rigor, LSTC’s innovative, nationally recognized curriculum gives students skills for visionary Christian leadership in the public sphere.