The Rev. Kenneth Johnson announces retirement May 15, 2007

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Director of International Student Affairs, the Rev. Kenneth Johnson, announced that he will retire on July 25, 2007. He has been director for four years.

Johnson has been an ordained pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and its predecessor bodies for 37 years. He has served overseas with the Global Mission Unit of the ELCA and as pastor of congregations in Minnesota and Illinois. Most recently, while called to serve at LSTC, he also was appointed to serve as interim pastor at Mayfair Lutheran Church on the north side of Chicago.

Pastor Johnson's passion for global mission and his connections in the wider church community have been hallmarks of his work at LSTC.

A celebration of Pastor Johnson's ministry is being planned by members of the LSTC community.


The Rev. Linda Johnson Seyenkulo
Dean of Community

Jan Boden
Director of Communication and Marketing

The Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) is dedicated to bearing witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Based in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, it is the leading urban Lutheran seminary training students for purposeful vocations in the global community. Aligned with its Lutheran heritage and built on a foundation of intellectual rigor, LSTC’s innovative, nationally recognized curriculum gives students skills for visionary Christian leadership in the public sphere.

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