Kristofer Coffman, one of the finalists for the New Testament faculty search, will be offering a public presentation 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Central today (Friday, December 17). All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend in person in OCC 010 or via Zoom (see the link in the community announcements email). The presentation will last about 30 minutes with time after for questions and answers. Your attendance and feedback are important parts of the seminary’s hospitality and the search committee’s work. Thank you!
Archives for December 17, 2021
Student Meeting With New Testament Candidate Kristopher Coffman
Students are invited to conversation with New Testament candidate Kristopher Coffman at 1 p.m. Central Friday, December 17, in OCC 10 or via Zoom. The Zoom link will be included in the community announcements email.
Save the Dates: January 14 and 17, 2022, for the MLK Event
Save the dates!
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Central Friday, January 14, in OCC Dining Hall or via Zoom: Student group discussion with a theme of “Wade in the Water” and ABIDE. Zoom link will be provided closer to the date.
Monday, January 17: All students are invited to post a photo with a brief caption on how you spent your day in remembering and celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. in your current context locally or globally. It can be a sermon that you preached on Sunday, going to a church, a book that you are reading, a walk in the park, hiking, painting, having coffee/tea with someone, jogging, cooking, volunteering for social and justice cause, or your own interpretations in our Facebook Community Life page and your own social media networks. We will provide you with a # along with your post closer to the date. Stay tuned! But go ahead mark your calendars!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, dear students. – Student Council
Faith+Lead Announces Staffing Changes
As the work of Faith+Lead continues to expand, we are pleased to announce a shift of role and a new hire. Effective January 1, Dawn Alitz will become director of coaching and events. In this role, she will focus on overseeing the Faith+Lead Coaching initiative as well as continuing to serve as managing director of the Festival of Homiletics and other lifelong learning events. Faith+Lead Coaching is a vital way in which Luther Seminary accompanies, supports, and equips ministry leaders to address the challenges facing their communities in today’s world. Dawn brings a wealth of expertise and passion for coaching to this new role.
Alicia Granholm will join the team as director of communities and consulting. She brings many years of congregational leadership and consulting experience in a variety of church contexts. Alicia has served on Luther’s Thriving in Ministry grant team and as a member of the Seeds Project leadership team, as well as a trainer in our Faithful Innovation Learning Communities work. Please join me in warmly welcoming her to Luther Seminary when she starts in January.
If you have questions, contact Dwight Zscheile, vice president of innovation, email@example.com.
Fire Extinguisher Testing
Nardini Fire Equipment will be on campus December 20 and 21 to preform fire extinguisher annual testing. This will include all extinguishers in the LDR apartments and the rental houses. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Facilities at 651-285-4219.
Food Assistance Opportunity During Christmas Break
This sign-up is open to any current student who needs or would benefit from assistance purchasing groceries over the Christmas Break. Student Affairs will provide e-gift cards to one of four grocery store options. Please complete this form before Sunday, December 19. Blessed Advent!