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Archives for March 23, 2023
Thursday Chapel: Lunch Church
Thursday Chapel: Lunch Church x Why Jesus?
11 a.m.-12 p.m. CT
Free Lunch in the OCC Dining Room! Join by zoom, see Community Announcements email for link.
“Why Jesus?” is a series of talks designed to help build community here at Luther and to model the practice of Christian testimony. Speakers (faculty, staff, and students) focus on two questions: “Why am I a Christian?” and “What difference does Jesus make in my life?” Lunch is provided.
Choir Practice Today
Are you interested in joining the Luther Seminary choir? Practice will be held on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Incarnation (OCC). Drop-ins are welcome and experience is not required! The choir sings at our Wednesday 11 a.m. services. Miss a practice? No worries: you can still come to sing during the chapel service.
All questions can be directed to Lucas Byl: firstname.lastname@example.org
What answers does our theological education provide for the African context?
Lessons from on-the-ground experience as pastors in South Africa.
Pastors Seth and Merrishia Singh-Naicker
Date and Time: Thursday, March 23rd, 5 – 7 p.m.
Venue: OCC Dining Room C
We will attempt to Zoom this presentation, see Community Announcements email for link.
Calling all crafters! A group of us are meeting this Thursday, March 23rd at 5:45 p.m. (after choir practice) in the LDR common room (1559 Fulham Street, St. Paul MN 55108). This is an opportunity to be in community with our knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, and whatever other crafty projects you have going. Come join us for a chill night with a lot of yarn.
Young Adult Worship and Pop-Up Choir
Sunday, March 26th, the ELCA-affiliated group Gather Twin Cities is offering a contemplative worship service and community meal for young adults. This event is hosted by St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church, just down the hill from Gullixson. Luther Seminary’s musician-in-residence, Andy Pokel, and Pr. Elise Pokel ’17 will lead their original Lenten Vespers. If you’re interested in singing with the pop-up choir, rehearsal is from 4:30-5:15 p.m.
If you’d like to volunteer with set-up or take-down, please arrive at 5:00 p.m. The service starts at 5:30 p.m. and the meal starts at 6:30 p.m.