Events

2019-2020 Events at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

August 26-30 Orientation
September 3 Fall semester begins
September 4, 11:15 am Opening Convocation
September 24, 4 p.m. Scherer Lecture presented by the Rev. Dr. Steed Davidson, Dean of the Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs; Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, McCormick Theological Seminary
October 1, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
October 9-10 Homecoming 2019, “Hear My Voice,” with keynote speaker the Rev. Dr. Kimberly Wagner, Axel Jacob and Gerda Maria (Swanson) Carlson Chair in Homiletics at LSTC and Assistant Professor of Homiletics
October 10, 6-9 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration and Dinner
October 10-12 Music that Makes Community
October 15-18 Reading Week (no classes)
October 19-21 Seminary Sampler
October 26 Public Launch of LSTC’s “Go Forth” Campaign
November 5, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
November 11, 11:15 a.m. Kristallnacht Remembrance
November 13-15 The Vine Deloria Jr. Symposium
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)
November 26 Giving Thanks Feast
November 28-29 Thanksgiving (LSTC offices closed)
December 3, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
December 5-6 Environmental Conference with keynote by Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament, on Dec. 5
December 6 Fall semester ends
December 24 – January 1 LSTC offices closed
January 6 J-Term begins
January 7, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
January 20, 11 a.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
February 3 Spring semester begins
February 4, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
March 3, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
March 12, 6:30-9 p.m. World Mission Institute 50th Anniversary, “Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers: Migration and Mission,” Dr. Peter C. Phan, Georgetown University
March 16-20 Reading Week (no classes)
April 6-10 Holy Week (no classes)
April 7, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
April 19, 4 p.m. 32nd Annual LSTC Gospel Choir Concert
May 5, 12:15 p.m. Manz Organ Series Recital
May 8 Spring semester ends
May 16, 4 p.m. Baccalaureate Service
May 17, 2:30 p.m. 160th Commencement Service at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church followed by a reception at LSTC
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