In this reflection, Jeffrey S. Barrow ’79 M.Div. writes about longing and hope. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for May 4, 2022
We gather at 11 a.m. Central in the Chapel of the Incarnation and online for chapel with Holy Communion. Our preacher is Sarah Henrich, professor emeritus of New Testament and interim pastor of Elim Lutheran Church in Scandia, Minnesota.
We are happy to announce our 14th annual Days of Defense, which will be held via Zoom on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10. These are the days when students in the M.A. professional degree programs–Leadership in Ministry, Christian Ministry, and Children, Youth, and Family–present their final capstone projects centered on a current issue in their concentration area.
Please join us for either or both days of learning. All times are Central Time. Use this Zoom link; the passcode will be included in the community announcements email.
Monday, May 9: 8:30-11 a.m.
8:30-8:50 a.m. – Obias Gaspal Kilagwa
9-9:20 a.m. – Sharon Bridges
9:30-9:50 a.m. – Yesie Lie
10-10:20 a.m. – Brittany Deal
10:30-10:50 a.m. – Ann Augustin
Monday, May 9: 12:30-3:00 p.m.
12:30-12:50 p.m. – Matthew Martinez
1-1:20 p.m. – Sarah Hembrook
1:30-1:50 p.m. – Nate Bergengren
2-2:20 p.m. – Becky Davidson
2:30-2:50 p.m. – Nixon Mwitula
Tuesday, May 10: 8:30-11 a.m.
8:30-8:50 a.m. – Elijah Zina
9-9:20 a.m. – Frampton Paul
9:30-9:50 a.m. – Charissa Carroll
10-10:20 a.m. – Jen Galley
10:30-10:50 a.m. – Sarah Swagler
Tuesday, May 10: 12:30-3:00 p.m.
12:30-12:50 p.m. -Lusungu Msigwa
1-1:20 p.m. – Stephanie Bowman
1:30-1:50 p.m. – Robin Ferguson
2-2:20 p.m. – Martha Bec
2:30-2:50 p.m. – Eric Mokua
If you have questions, please contact Arlene Flancher, program coordinator, Innovation Team (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Beloved Community Scholars are hosting their monthly conversation exploring the intersection of faith and justice. Today’s conversation will feature Lenny Duncan (author of “Dear Church”). We begin at noon Central. The Zoom link will be included in the community announcements email.
For more information, contact David Scherer (email@example.com).
Luther Seminary and United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, along with other area partners, are helping to bring the Beyoncé Mass to the Twin Cities. Beyoncé Mass is a womanist worship service that uses the music and personal life of Beyoncé as a tool to foster an empowering conversation about Black women—their lives, their bodies, and their voices.
Curated by Yolanda Norton, the H. Eugene Farlough Chair of Black Church Studies at San Francisco Theological Seminary, this groundbreaking spiritual experience has gathered thousands of people at worship services from Southern California to Portugal. The service starts at 7 p.m. May 13 in the parking lot at Plymouth Congregational Church in South Minneapolis (1900 Nicollet Ave. S.). For more information, please email David Scherer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The MDivX Learning Team is writing an interpretative essay on the most important contributors to student success in the MDivX program. The team looks forward to hosting this third session of information sharing and conversation. Please pick up your community meal today, Wednesday, May 4, and then join us for lunch in Dining Room C at noon. If you aren’t on campus we invite you to join us online. The Zoom link will be included in the community announcements email.