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LSTC's Tithing and Stewardship Foundation offers six workshops in 2008-09

Posted Jul 22, 2008

Starting with "Preaching Stewardship" led by the Rev. Dr. Craig A. Satterlee on September 13, 2008, the Tithing and Stewardship Foundation at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago will hold six workshops for seminary students, pastors, and congregation members. The ecumenical workshops are designed to deepen stewardship practices within the church. The workshops are free for seminarians and have a modest registration fee ($5 - 15 to cover the cost of materials) for all others. For more information, contact Cathy Kelly at 773-256-0679 or email her at tithing@lstc.edu . Registration forms are at www.lstc.edu/connections/tithing/index.html

Other workshops being offered in 2008-09  are:

            "Stewardship and Justice" on Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. led by the Rev. Dr. Raymond Pickett , associate professor of New Testament at the Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest in Austin, Texas.

            "Foundations of Biblical Stewardship" on Saturday, November 15 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. led by the Rev. Dr. Ralph W. Klein, Christ Seminary-Seminex Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, and Dr. Audrey L.S. West, adjunct professor of New Testament.

            "Effective Congregational Stewardship" on Saturday, February 21, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. led by the Rev. Charles R. "Chick" Lane, director for Stewardship Key Leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and author of Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation.

            "Stewardship and Wellness" on Saturday, March 21, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

            Annual LSTC/Metropolitan Chicago Synod Stewardship Event in April 2009, (details to be announced.)

LSTC's website, www.lstc.edu,  will have details on the workshops as they become available.

Contact:

Cathleen Kelly
Tithing & Stewardship Foundation
773-256-0679
tithing@lstc.edu

 

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

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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