The Synod’s two seminaries are offering a total of 29 workshops and courses this summer at off-campus locations nationwide.
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is sponsoring a dozen workshops for pastors, professional church workers, and interested lay people:
- “Journey with Jonah,” to be held June 5-7 in Albany, N.Y.
- “Church-State Issues from a Lutheran Perspective,” June 13-15 in Washington, D.C. ($195, limited to seven participants).
- Worldwide Prayer, Worldwide Mission,” June 19-21 in West Fargo, N.D.
- “The Book of Revelation and the End Times,” July 10-12 in Phoenix.
- “Incense Rising and Screens Descending: How Do We Worship God in the 21st Century?,” July 24-26 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
- “Why Some and Not Others? The Canon of the New Testament in Historical and Theological Perspective,” July 24-26 in Portland, Ore., and Aug. 7-9 in Seymour, Ind.
- “When Things Fall Apart,” July 31-Aug. 2 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
- “Two Kinds of Righteousness: A Better Paradigm than Law and Gospel,” Aug. 7-9 in Cedar Crest, N.M.
- “Restore the Roar: Studies in the Book of Amos,” Aug. 7-9 in Cleveland.
- “The Johannine Epistles and the Apostle of Love,” Aug. 14-16 in Tryon, N.C.
- “The Uniqueness of Christ in a Pluralistic Culture: Through Lutheran Eyes,” Aug. 21-23 in Wichita, Kan.
Registration is $110 for each workshop, except where noted otherwise. For more information or to register, contact the seminary’s Office of Continuing Education and Parish Services at (314) 505-7123 or email@example.com.
Seventeen courses are being offered by Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne:
- “Preaching in the Early Church,” May 22-25 in St. Cloud, Minn.
- “Paul and his Opponents in Galatia,” May 30-June 2 in Pittsburgh.
- “The Missionary Message and Theology of the Old Testament,” May 30-June 2 in Fort Wayne; June 5-9 in Jackson, Wyo.; and July 31-Aug. 4 in Flathead Lake, Mont.
- “The Life and Achievement of C.F.W. Walther,” May 30-June 2 in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
- “The Theology of the Cross,” June 1-3 in Salt Lake City.
- “The Christology of the Book of Revelation,” June 5-9 in Hickory, N.C.
- “Modern Apologetics and the Lutheran Ministry Debate,” June 12-16 in San Francisco.
- “Formative Influences in American Christianity,” June 26-30 in Norwalk, Ct.
- “Private Confession and Absolution in the Congregation,” June 26-30 in Madison, Wis.
- “Law and Gospel in Today’s Sermon,” July 10-14 in Kearney, Neb., and July 24-28 in Albuquerque, N.M.
- “Modern Apologetics,” July 17-21 in Austin, Texas.
- “Luther on the Lord’s Supper,” July 24-28 in Seattle.
- “The Lutheran Ministry Debate,” July 31-Aug. 4 in River Forest, Ill.
- “Luther and Reformation Studies Today,” Aug. 7-11 in Clarksville, Tenn.
Tuition for each four- to five-day course is $225 for ordained pastors and professional church workers, and $85 for retired pastors and laypeople. Tuition for each three-day course is $150 for pastors and professional church workers, and $75 for retired pastors and laypeople. Students and vicars may attend free. Continuing Education Units are available.
For more information, call Rev. Mark Shaefer at (260) 452-2266 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, visit the Web site www.ctsfw.edu/events/continuing-ed/.
Posted April 11, 2006