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Alumni & Friends: News, Features & Publications

Keeping in touch with alumni, friends and prospective students is important to us. With publications like The Epistle and our online newsletter, The E.pistle, we look to highlight events, opportunities and accomplishments within the LSTC community.

Here you will find our latest news releases.

LSTC Guild Spring gathering at Lord of Life, Schaumburg

On April 5, the LSTC Guild, which is dedicated to assisting LSTC’s international students, will hold its spring gathering at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 119 W. Wise Rd., Schaumburg, Ill. Registration begins at 9:30, with brunch at 10 a.m., followed by a program led by LSTC international students. Cost is $10; Lord of Life is wheelchair accessible; child care will be provided. Read more about this event and the Guild.

Please contact Guild President Jean Nye via LSTC's Advancement Office at for more information.

From our May 2012 E.pistle Alumni & Friends newsletter:

LSTC Ph.D grad honored by Illinois Secretary of State

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Pintor Sitanggang (right), with Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of State (center) and Pintor's wife, Susy Alestriani Sibagriang, at the recent awards presentation in Chicago.


On May 9, Pintor Sitanggang (2008, Th.M.; 2012, Ph.D.) was awarded the Indonesian American Humanitarian Award by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. The Rev. Dr. Sitanggang was honored for his volunteer work with the Indonesian community in Chicago.

While studying and working at LSTC, Pintor has been an advisor of the Christian Indonesian Community Fellowship in Chicago, an ecumenical community that unites all of the Indonesian churches. He has also volunteered as a translator in hospitals, schools, for court cases, and when people have met with attorneys on gaining asylum in the U.S.

Dr. Sitanggang has also done social work projects with the Indonesian community in Chicago. With the Indonesian churches he helped with seminars and consultations about immigration issues and laws.

The award ceremony took place in Chicago as part of the state’s observance of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. 

Pintor and his wife, Susy Alestriani Sibagriang, plan to return to Indonesia in July.

From our October 2011 E.pistle Alumni & Friends newsletter:


Free Library resources for LSTC Alumni

When you were in seminary, you had access to one of the best theological libraries in North America – the JKM Library. One of the things that made JKM so good was its extensive periodical collection. In the last few years many of the journals became available online, so you could find, obtain and print out full-text article from your home or office.

The premier database for full-text online articles in religion is called ATLASerials or ATLAS. This database contains full articles from 140 major religion and theological journals, including Christianity Today, Christian Century, Interpretation, Worship, Lutheran Quarterly, Currents in Theology and Mission, and Zygon. JKM subscribes to ATLAS and so you have access to them all if you are a currently enrolled student.

JKM (and LSTC/McCormick), through the auspices of The American Theological Library Association and Lilly Endowment, Inc., offer the alumni of LSTC, free access to ATLAS and all of its wonderful full-text articles for this academic year! It’s one of the benefits of being our alum! How can you participate? It’s simple: phone or email Barry Hopkins, acting director of the JKM Library, at 773-256-0738 or, for the username and password of ATLAS. Then, log on . . .and read.

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