In this devotion, Mark D. Tranvik, professor of Reformation History and Theology, notes how the Apostle Paul and J. S. Bach alike pointed away from themselves to the light of glory now entering our world. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for December 2023
There will be no community announcements Thursday, December 21 through Monday, January 1. Luther Seminary is closed for the Christmas extended holiday.
Luther Seminary is adding a new fiber optic connection to the server room in Gullixson Hall. Our contractors will be will be laying fiber optic cable from the area on Branston Street down to the area between Gullixson Hall and Bockman Hall. There may be vehicles and other equipment in the area while they are working, so please exercise caution. We expect this work to be complete by Wednesday, December 20. Contact the Office of Technology at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
In this devotion, Mark D. Tranvik, professor of Reformation History and Theology, asks what stuff of ours really needs to be bigger and whether we might be looking to the wrong stuff. Read today’s God Pause.
Tessa Pinkstaff has discerned a call to transition from her role as manager of live learning at Faith+Lead to a part-time contractor with Faith+Lead in order to pursue additional opportunities God is bringing her way, effective December 31, 2023. We are incredibly grateful for Tessa’s service on staff and are thankful to continue our work with her in a new capacity.
Emily McQuillan will transition from a project manager for Faith+Lead to the senior manager of live learning and communities, effective January 1, 2024. In this role, Emily will manage and oversee Faith+Lead’s live learning offerings, including learning communities, workshops, and webinars. In this enhanced role, Emily will also help develop strategic paths for learners and leaders to engage and go deeper in transformational learning through community engagement.
Please join me in thanking Tessa for all of her contributions to Luther and in congratulating Emily on her new role. Questions? Contact Alicia Granholm, senior director of Faith+Lead, email@example.com.
Join us at 7 p.m. on January 9, 2024, for an evening with renowned New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine. Professor Levine will deliver Luther Seminary’s 2024 Fretheim Lecture in Biblical Theology, “The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Why Knowledge of Jewish History Matters for Christian Preaching and Teaching.” She will also offer a workshop for area clergy and seminary students before the lecture. Both events will be held in Olson Campus Center and are free and open to the public. The lecture will be livestreamed at youtube.com/lutherseminary.
*This event will be held on the Tuesday evening between winter RFS sessions. Students traveling to campus for just one of the RFS classes in January are invited to stay a day later or arrive a day earlier in order to attend this lecture!*