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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 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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