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English and Spanish Summer Courses at LSTC Emphasize Mission

Posted Apr 4, 2006

Week-long intensive courses begin June 19 and June 26 at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Classes run Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with a mid-day break for chapel and lunch. Students may register until June 12.

June 19 - 23, Giacomo Cassese, Connie Kleingartner and Edgar Krentz offer courses in spiritual formation for transforming the church's life and mission, (in Spanish); mission leadership; and New Testament models of mission.

June 26 - 30, Mercedes Garcia Bachman, Craig A. Satterlee, and Tim Huffman present courses in Bible and current issues: sexual harassment, the family and violence, (in Spanish); preaching in times of congregational transition; and the emerging global church.

Elective courses for the ACTS Doctor of Ministry in Preaching program are available the week of June 26 - 30, subject to available openings and the consent of the instructor. Visit for more details.

Courses are worth one semester credit or three continuing education units. Some courses are designed for Doctor of Ministry students but are open to others as space is available.

For detailed information on registration, costs, housing and directions contact Julie Ryan, director of lifelong learning at or 773-256-0700.


Jan Boden
Director of Communications

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago forms visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Its approximately 290 students come from all parts of the United States and from around the world to study in the masters level and advanced studies programs. Graduates become pastors, other church leaders, and university and seminary professors. LSTC is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, allowing students to cross-register among the 12 member seminaries and drawing on a wealth of ecumenical resources. LSTC enjoys a number of cooperative arrangements with the University of Chicago.

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