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Spring 2023 Learning Communities Brings Martin Luther to the Forefront

Spring 2023 Learning Communities Brings Martin Luther to the Forefront This spring, LSTC is proud to announce that Professor of systematic theology and esteemed Luther Scholar Candace Kohli will be offering an extraordinary, free, 4-part series, sponsored by LSTC’s Learning Communities, which will be open to the public and hosted live in person on Sundays […]

A Martin Luther King Day Celebration

A Martin Luther King Day Celebration The Pero Center for Intersectionality Studies at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago presents a day of ministry and discussion as we explore the theme, “Where do we go from here?” We invite you to join us for this special chapel service, lunch, and panel discussion commemorating Rev. Dr. […]

Community pets blessed in popular chapel event

Community pets blessed in popular chapel event An energetic group of dogs, cats and even a hamster joined their LSTC families Tuesday, Oct. 4 in the quad for the annual “Blessing of the Pets” chapel service. Erik Christensen, pastor to the LSTC community, said each year’s gathering is different. Now in his sixth year, Christensen […]

Louise Britts on parish ministry, chaplaincy, knowing God’s love

Louise Britts on parish ministry, chaplaincy, knowing God’s love Louise Britts (2002, MDiv) couldn’t figure out why a team of doctors and nurses and her own father were talking to her “down there on that table” when it was clear that she was above them, in a place of perfect serenity, surrounded by God’s love. […]

School in motion: A letter from President Nieman

School in motion: A letter from President Nieman After a two-year hiatus, our journey resumed. From the chapel we went outside, turned north on University to 54th Place, walked one block east, then south on Woodlawn and due east again to the doors of St. Thomas the Apostle. Commencement returned to our Hyde Park home […]

Alum reflects on the legacy of professors Klein and Krentz

Alum reflects on the legacy of professors Klein and Krentz In J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Hobbits Merry and Pippin, confused and a bit lost at having been separated from their party, find themselves in Fangorn Forest. There, these diminutive Hobbits (a bit under 5 feet, by Tolkien’s measure) are addressed […]

Wisconsin native turned Chicago dweller ready for her future in ministry

Wisconsin native turned Chicago dweller ready for her future in ministry Melissa Hrdlicka toured four seminaries/divinity schools before settling on LSTC, a school she didn’t visit until she arrived as a student four years ago. “LSTC was the best choice for me,” she says confidently. It’s a wonderful place. The first time I was on […]

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