Epistle Magazine

The LSTC Epistle magazine is published three times a year by the LSTC Marketing and Communications Department. Content and photography showcases the dynamic LSTC community, including student, alumni, donor, faculty and staff features. Each issue also includes a letter from President James Nieman, alumni notes, obituaries and upcoming events being planned by LSTC community members.

Review current and past issues of the Epistle on the Epistle Magazine webpage.

For access to or information about Epistle publications produced prior to 2018, contact Julie Sevig, Epistle Editor.

E.pistle Newsletter

The LSTC E.pistle e-mail newsletter is released monthly by the LSTC Marketing and Communications Department.

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LSTC News Releases


Candace L. Kohli elected to LSTC faculty as assistant professor of Lutheran Systematic Theology and Global Lutheranism

Candace L. Kohli elected to LSTC faculty

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Zygon Center presents “Science as Liberation Praxis” on June 14

LSTC’s Zygon Center for Religion and Science welcomes Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein for a lunchtime presentation on June 14.

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Watch recordings of LSTC's 2022 graduation services

LSTC's baccalaureate and graduation services are now available as recordings.

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Institutions agree on plan for sale of Hyde Park property

press release from the University of Chicago, LSTC and McCormick

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Looking toward commencement in person

'A New Heaven and a New Earth' is theme

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'It is Well' the theme for 32nd annual LSTC Gospel choir benefit concert

LSTC will host annual Gospel choir on April 24, featuring Dr. Loudella Evans Reid.

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LSTC to offer activities April 5-6 during Giving Day

Join LSTC in activities, including worship, lectures and more, virtually and in-person during Giving Day.

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South Side interfaith trolley tour celebrates historic holy month of April

Trolley Tour and iftar celebrate holy days in April

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South Side interfaith trolley tour celebrates historic holy month of April

Trolley Tour and iftar celebrate holy days in April

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Dr. Linda E. Thomas’ reflections on renamed Albert “Pete” Pero, Jr. and Cheryl Stewart Pero Center for Intersectionality Studies

Dr. Linda Thomas provides information and a reflection on the renaming of a Center at LSTC

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LSTC celebrates the Black family during Black History Month

“The Black family” is this year’s Black History Month theme at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC). All events will be online, with possible in-person opportunities. As plans continue to be finalized, watch for dates and further details to be posted soon.

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LSTC Middle East Travel Seminar registration open, deposit due 3/15

LSTC alumni and friends are invited to participate in the 2022 LSTC Middle East Travel Seminar, World of the Bible: Ancient Sites and Current Struggles in the Holy Land, hosted by Professors Klaus-Peter Adam and Barbara Rossing.

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LSTC continues to monitor and stay in compliance with coronavirus restrictions.

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LSTC to partner with American Islamic College for training January 28-29

On Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29, the Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) and the American Islamic College (AIC) are partnering together to offer the "Faith Over Fear" training, a training of the Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign. This training is for current LSTC and AIC students, as well as faith leaders in Chicago. It aims to reduce and to counter anti-Muslim bias, discrimination, and violence in the U.S.

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LSTC to release presentations on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 17)

Join LSTC January 17 at 11:00 a.m. CST for "History, Hope, and King: Where Do We Go from Here Amid Times of Political Unrest, Voter Suppression, and COVID?", a series of presentations led by Christian ethicists who will take Dr. King's 1967 sermon "Where Do We Go from Here?" and put its themes in conversation with current events.

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