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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 (LSTC), a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, forms visionary leaders who bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. It provides high-quality seminary and graduate education for women and men in a community that is global, multicultural, ecumenical, interfaith, and urban. LSTC faculty provides resources for the whole church through their research, writing, and workshops and presentations around the world. Graduates serve in every type of ministry setting as they work to realize the gospel vision of peace and justice.

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