In this devotion, George Carlson ’71 M.Div. writes that when God speaks, boundaries break down. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for January 4, 2023
Campus Closed Wednesday, January 4
Due to the weather, we are closing campus again on Wednesday, January 4. Employees should work from home.
Professor Emeritus of Church History Jim Nestingen ’71
James Nestingen (‘71), professor emeritus of church history, died on Saturday, December 31. We offer our prayers and extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Carolyn and their family, as well as all of Jim’s extended family and friends.
A public visitation will be held on Thursday, January 5, from 4:00–8:00 p.m., at Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Home, 536 N. Snelling, St Paul, MN 55104. A further visitation will be held Friday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, 460 West Annapolis Street, West St Paul, MN 55118. A service of remembrance will be held at 11:00 a.m., followed by lunch in the church hall. Additional details are available in the obituary.
“…since all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God; they are now justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus” Romans 3:23-34
Paul Hanson’s Reception
Due to poor weather conditions, the reception for Paul Hanson this afternoon has been cancelled. We will send out a new announcement once another date has been selected.
Event and Meeting Bookings During Intensives
During our January Intensives (1/9-21) response to event bookings will be slower than normal. If you need response sooner than 3 business days, please self-service and visit the EMS calendar to check rooms for availability. Thank you for your patience during this busy time!
Community Life Lip Sync Battle
It’s time to pick your favorite song and brush up on your dancing skills. Community Life is bringing back the Lip Sync Battle. On January 20th, from 5:30-7:30 in OCC dining hall, we will have a night of “singing” and dancing with our MCs for the evening, Morgan Simmons and Erik Nelson! And let us not forget our celebrity judges, Dr. Amy Marga and Crystal Zemlin! Dinner will be provided from La Tapatia. Come on by for delicious food, rocking music, and the dramatic battle of the evening!
If you would like to sign up to perform, use your Luther email to sign up here by January 18th. If you have any questions, email community life (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Anna Ferro (email@example.com).