Wear your LSTC pride!
There's now a way to stock your wardrobe with LSTC logo apparel and other accessories like duffel bags, backpacks, headgear and more. LSTC has partnered with an "eStore" to enable us to offer high-quality items, including sweatshirts, t-shirts, hoodies, fleece items, and more.
The items featured will be available with embroidered logos at any time, but there will also be occasional sales that offer items printed with a silk-screened logo for an even lower price.
We're now also on Twitter:
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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.
Watanabe Calendar, 2014: Noah's Ark.
2014 Watanabe Calendar available
Support the William J. and Elizabeth M. Danker Fellowship awarded annually to international Ph.D. students at LSTC through your purchase of a beautiful Watanabe calendar. The 2014 calendar, "Noah’s Ark," is from the design of a stencil drawing by the Japanese artist Sadao Watanabe. It measures approximately 16.5" by 23". It makes a wonderful gift and supports a great cause. The cost is $20 per calendar, including postage and handling. To order, email Emily Abrahamson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-256-0710.
Calendar features LSTC faculty in “natural habitat”
LSTC Calendar, 2014: Kurt Hendel, an image from "Faculty in their natural habitat".
In collaboration and cahoots with the LSTC faculty, the senior class has put together a 2014 calendar, “LSTC Faculty in their Natural Environment.”
Imagine Dr. Hendel with his arm around his bust of Luther or Dr. Ben Stewart digging a green grave. This full-color, 12-month calendar features those and 10 other pictures of faculty letting their passions and interests shine.
Order yours now by emailing email@example.com. Cost is $15 plus $3 shipping (within the continental U.S.). Proceeds support the 2014 Senior Class gift.
From our May 2012 E.pistle Alumni & Friends newsletter:
LSTC Ph.D grad honored by Illinois Secretary of State
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, firstname.lastname@example.org for the username and password of ATLAS. Then, log on . . .and read.
Follow this link to the "LSTC E-apparel Store."