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Joy McDonald Coltvet will participate in ATS Women in Leadership in Theological Education seminar

Posted Aug 26, 2008

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago's Director of Vocation and Recruitment, the Rev. Joy McDonald Coltvet, was selected by the Association of Theological Schools' Advisory Committee for Women in Leadership to participate in their 2008 seminar, "Women Exploring Their Future in Theological Education Leadership," to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa., October 3 -5, 2008.

Pastor McDonald Coltvet has been director of vocation and recruitment since September 2006. Prior to accepting a call at LSTC, she served as campus pastor for the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and as associate pastor of Galilee Lutheran Church in Pewaukee, Wis. In 2001, she earned the master of divinity degree from LSTC, where her studies included urban, interfaith & cross-cultural ministry.

The ATS seminar provides opportunities for women to enhance their leadership skills in theological education, particularly in the area of administration. The seminar is supported by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, which covers all travel, lodging, and program costs for the seminar. Ecumenical women leaders in theological education, including Molly Marshall, president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary; Heidi Hadsell, president of Hartford Seminary; and Marsha Foster Boyd, president of Ecumenical Theological Seminary, will serve as plenary speakers.

 

Contact:

Kathleen D. Billman
Dean and V.P. for Academic Affairs
773-256-0721
kbillman@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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