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October 2014

First Herman Innovation Fund grants awarded to train faculty in social media and oral history

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago has awarded the first two Lyn C. and Stewart W. Herman Jr. Fund for Innovation in Theological Education grants to proposals that will strengthen the seminary’s focus on preparing leaders for a public church. [more]

Posted Oct 29, 2014

Manz Organ Series begins new season

Today the Manz Organ Series began its eighth season of concerts with a recital at 12:15 p.m. in the Augustana Chapel at LSTC by Dr. Derek Nickels, musician at the (Episcopal) Church of the Holy Comforter in Kenilworth, Ill. The program included music of Francisco Correa de Arauxo, Georg Muffat, and Marcel Dupre. [more]

Posted Oct 9, 2014

September 2014

Third Annual Fall Benefit Concert for the Pero Multicultural Center at LSTC

Chicago, IL, September 2014 – The Albert “Pete” Pero Jr. Multicultural Center at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago will present its annual fall benefit concert [more]

Posted Sep 26, 2014

LSTC alumnus new executive director of Oaks Indian Mission

Alumnus Vance Blackfox (2012, MATS), director of Youth in Mission at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago since June 2012, has been named the new Executive Director of Oaks Indian Mission in Oaks, Okla. He begins his new job immediately. [more]

Posted Sep 25, 2014

LSTC launches search to fill Carlson Chair in Homiletics

Today, the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) launches a search to fill the Alex Jacob and Gerda Maria (Swanson) Carlson Chair in Homiletics. [more]

Posted Sep 16, 2014

LSTC student receives Women of the ELCA Chilstrom Fund Scholarship

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) master of divinity student Sally Hanson has received a $2,000 Women of the ELCA’s Herbert W. and Corinne Chilstrom Scholarship for Women Preparing for Ordained Ministry. The scholarship provides assistance to Lutheran women who are second-career students entering their final year at an ELCA seminary. [more]

Posted Sep 9, 2014

August 2014

LSTC student receives ELCA Fund for Leaders Mission Developer Scholarship

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) master of divinity student Kwame Pitts has received a $6,000 ELCA Fund for Leaders Mission Developer Scholarship. The scholarship will provide tuition support for Ms. Pitts’ final year of study at LSTC. [more]

Posted Aug 26, 2014

LSTC alumnus David Vásquez-Levy named president of Pacific School of Religion

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) alumnus the Rev. David Vásquez-Levy, was elected president of the Pacific School of Religion (PSR) on August 14. He is the school’s 13th president and will be one of only three persons of Latino/a descent serving as president of an accredited seminary in the U.S. and its territories. [more]

Posted Aug 18, 2014

LSTC hosts Lutheran World Federation Conference, lecture

Biblical scholars and theologians from around the world will gather at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) September 4-10 for the Third Lutheran World Federation International Hermeneutics Conference. The Gospel of Matthew is the focus of the conference. [more]

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Elizabeth Christensen named new LSTC Gospel Choir manager

This fall, the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago’s Gospel Choir will have a new manager, the second in the choir’s 26-year history. Elizabeth Christensen succeeds founding manager Patricia Bartley. [more]

Posted Aug 6, 2014

June 2014

A Bright idea: LSTC begins large-scale energy conservation project

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago is making some serious changes. The seminary is undertaking extensive building improvements that will conserve 172,000 kilowatt hours per year. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, this is the same as taking 25 cars off the road or planting 3,041 trees. [more]

Posted Jun 25, 2014

LSTC honors six distinguished alumni/ae

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago will present the 2014 Distinguished Alumni/ae Awards to six of its outstanding graduates on Wednesday, June 18 at 5 p.m. [more]

Posted Jun 10, 2014

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