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Pastor George Meslow elected to Foundation Board of Trustees of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Posted May 29, 2007

Pastor George Meslow of Hernando, Fla., was elected by the board of directors of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago to join the Foundation Board of Trustees of LSTC effective immediately.

From 1990 - 2003, Pastor Meslow served as president and CEO of Martin Luther Home Society and Affiliates. In 2001, he led Martin Luther Homes into discussion with Bethphage regarding the possibility of a merger of those ministries. The two organizations eventually became MOSAIC, the largest U.S. Lutheran agency serving people with disabilities. After the merger, Meslow became CEO of MOSAIC Communities and the MOSAIC Foundation. He retired in 2004.

Pastor Meslow is a 1967 graduate of Augustana Seminary, one of LSTC's predecessor seminaries, and a 1969 graduate of Yale Divinity School (S.T.M.).


Mark Van Scharrel
Vice President for Advancement

Jan Boden
Director of Communications

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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