In this devotion, Dennis R. Creswell ’71 M.Div., ’91 Ph.D. reflects on God’s call to turn away from self-deceit and towards the true path. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for September 25, 2023
Join Lois Malcolm, our preacher of the week, and our chapel staff for a text study today at 11:00 a.m. CT. Text of the week: Philippians 2:1-13
For those on campus this day, join us for a sweet or savory treat from Fruit & Grain Bakery, we will also have some gluten-free options along with your choice of beverage from Elite Espresso Coffee. They will have a number of regular menu and seasonal menu drinks.
We are thankful as we begin our fall semester for each of our students, staff members, and faculty members. We look forward with excitement as Luther Seminary teams continue to serve and learn together as we follow Jesus “in our swiftly changing world.”
This event will happen on September 26 from 9:30–11 a.m.
We will meet between Bockman and Gullickson Halls where the coffee and goodies will be set up. (If it is raining we will have our coffee under the outside overhang on Olson Community Center’s Cafeteria right off the main sidewalk between buildings.
What – Coffee Welcome – Expresso Elite Coffee and Fruit & Grain Bakery
Who – Faculty, staff and students
When – September 26 from 9:30-11 a.m.
Where – Between Bockman and Gullixson Hall
Brought to you by the Faculty, Staff Engagement Team (formerly known as the Employee Engagement Committee)
Did you just complete CPE or are you in the process of completing CPE? Ashley Wheeler will be holding info sessions on Tuesday, September 26 at 4:30 p.m.; Monday, October 2 at 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday, October 11 at 2 p.m.; and Thursday, October 26 at 6 p.m. (all sessions in central time). These sessions will cover the Endorsement process, how to prepare, and the requirements needed for this next step. Sign up for an Endorsement info session here.
*If you are just starting your seminary journey, there will be a different info session about candidacy later this fall!*
Questions? Send an email to Ashley Wheeler, Associate Director for Candidacy and Vocational Formation (email@example.com)
We gather in the Chapel of the Incarnation and online for Chapel. On Thursdays, we gather in the OCC Dining Room and Zoom for Lunch Chapel.
All Week: Prayers for Creation
All week a station will be set up in the Narthex of Olson Campus Center to offer prayers for the healing of creation on leaf cutouts. Students that will not be on campus can submit prayers to this Google form.
11:00 a.m. CT Monday, September 25
Chapel Text Study with Lois Malcolm, our preacher of the week, and chapel staff
Text of the week: Philippians 2: 1-13
11:00 a.m. CT Tuesday, September 26
Service of Worship and Praise
Chapel Musicians: Megan Crosby and Brian Schroeder
11:00 a.m. CT Wednesday, September 27
Service of Holy Communion
Preacher: Lois Malcolm, Professor and Olin and Amanda Fjelstad Chair for Systematic Theology
11:00 a.m. CT Thursday, September 28
Lunch Church – Why Jesus?
Speaker: Mark Granquist, Professor and Lloyd and Annelotte Svendsbye Chair in Church History; Editor, Word & World
Free lunch in the OCC Dining Room!
Friday, September 29
A Prayer Labyrinth will be set up in the Narthex of OCC, you are invited to come and walk the labyrinth at any time on Friday.
Join Dr. Thomason on Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 p.m. CST on YouTube for the final live stream art session in Acts. In this final episode he will paint the scene of the great storm and shipwreck on Malta from Acts 27 in Photoshop. You can ask questions during the session. Here’s Tuesday’s link.