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Women's Day 2007 celebrates ministry of women in the Church

Posted Aug 14, 2007

On Saturday, September 29, the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Women's Guild and the Women of the ELCA will present "From Scarcity to Abundance," a day of workshops, lectures and worship to celebrate the valuable, vital ministry of women in the life of the church. LSTC's faculty, staff, and alumni will lead the event, held on the campus at 1100 East 55th Street in Chicago, from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration is $35 per person, due by September 21.

Dr. Esther Menn, professor of Old Testament at LSTC, will deliver the keynote address on the Book of Ruth. Workshop leaders include the Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman, assistant professor of systematic theology; the Rev. Joy McDonald Coltvet, director for vocation and recruitment; the Rev. Lydia Kalb, director of the LSTC Multicultural Center; the Rev. Dr. Gwen Miller, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Chicago; and the Rev. Linda Johnson-Seyenkulo, dean of community. Guest preacher for the day's worship is the Rev. Meghan Johnston Aelabouni, pastor of youth and family ministry at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, Elk Grove Village, Ill.

Contact:

Jessica Nipp
Director for Advancement
773-256-0690
jnipp@lstc.edu

Jan Boden
Director of Communications
773-256-0744
jboden@lstc.edu

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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