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LSTC News Releases
LSTC moves toward new Hyde Park site November 9, 2022 Following the campus relocation meetings with students, faculty, and staff, the LSTC Board of Directors (BOD) convened on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in a special two-hour meeting to select the site with which LSTC would pursue its further long-term lease negotiations—taking the seminary one step further…
Kristallnacht: LSTC student reflects on German remembrance of dual events November 8, 2022 As an assistant to worship in LSTC’s Augustana Chapel and one of a handful of German students studying at LSTC, Miriam Schmidle has a unique perspective regarding the seminary’s observation of Kristallnacht, “the night of broken glass.” LSTC, along with its Center…
“Am I My Sister’s Keeper? Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” theme for 2022 Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium
“Am I My Sister’s Keeper? Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” theme for 2022 Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium January 1, 2023 Over the last two decades, dedicated Indigenous leaders, families, organizers, activists, and organizations have worked in vital ways to shine a light on the ongoing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) epidemic…
Join us for Homecoming Oct. 12-13! Distinguished alumni will be honored; a mini conference on implicit bias offered Oct. 13
Join us for Homecoming Oct. 12-13! Distinguished alumni will be honored; a mini conference on implicit bias offered Oct. 13 September 20, 2022 LSTC alumni will return to campus in person Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 12-13, for our fourth annual Homecoming. Participants may also join on-line. This year’s homecoming will include the usual highlights—class reunions, worship, and…
Visit our new relocation webpage where you will find the most current information regarding the seminary’s move.
Visit our new relocation webpage where you will find the most current information regarding the seminary’s move. September 14, 2022 We are pleased to share a new web page designed to keep you up to date with the seminary’s property sale and relocation. LSTC.edu/relocation is where you will find the most current information regarding the seminary’s move. The…
Attend the Scherer Lecture, Tuesday, Oct. 4. This free community talk will explore the concept of “resurrectional cruciformity.”
Attend the Scherer Lecture, Tuesday, Oct. 4. This free community talk will explore the concept of “resurrectional cruciformity.” September 14, 2022 The annual Scherer Lecture is Oct. 4, 4-5:30 p.m., in person in the Augustana Chapel and livestreamed. Michael J. Gorman who holds the Raymond E. Brown Chair in Biblical Studies and Theology at St.…
Get a taste of seminary life! Join us online for our fall Seminary Sampler Oct. 24-25 and in-person Oct. 26.
Get a taste of seminary life! Join us online for our fall Seminary Sampler Oct. 24-25 and in-person Oct. 26. September 13, 2022 LSTC’s Seminary Sampler is the perfect way for prospective students to get a taste of seminary life. Samplers, offered in the fall and spring, help you to become familiar with our campus,…
Candace L. Kohli elected to LSTC faculty as assistant professor of Lutheran Systematic Theology and Global Lutheranism
Candace L. Kohli elected to LSTC faculty as assistant professor of Lutheran Systematic Theology and Global Lutheranism June 20, 2022 Dr. Candace L. Kohli has been appointed assistant professor of Lutheran systematic theology and global Lutheranism by the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) Board of Directors. She will join the LSTC faculty July…
Zygon Center presents “Science as Liberation Praxis” on June 14 June 6, 2022 LSTC’s Zygon Center for Religion and Science welcomes Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein for a lunchtime presentation on June 14. Her presentation will address such questions as: How can science itself be a liberatory practice? What does it mean to practice science in a racialized world and…
Watch recordings of LSTC’s 2022 graduation services May 15, 2022 The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) celebrated the class of 2022 (along with the class of 2020 and 2021) on May 14-15, 2022. Congratulations, graduates! Baccalaureate Graduation For further graduation details, visit LSTC’s Graduation 2022 webpage. Contact Patti DeBias Assistant to the President firstname.lastname@example.org
Institutions agree on plan for sale of Hyde Park property May 5, 2022 Institutions Agree on Plan for Sale of Hyde Park Property University of Chicago, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary Take Step toward UChicago Purchasing Facilities CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2022 – The University of Chicago, the Lutheran…
Looking toward commencement in person April 13, 2022 After two years of recorded commencement ceremonies due to the global pandemic, LSTC will return to nearby St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church for a 2:30 ceremony on Sunday, May 15. “A New Heaven and a New Earth” is the theme of this year’s commencement, based on…