Class Catalog

Innovation & Leadership


May 2-3, 2019

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is for everyone 16 or older - regardless of prior experience - who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid. Shown by major studies to significantly reduce suicidality, the ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills while helping to build suicide prevention networks in...

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Aug. 27-28, 2019

Stepping Up to Staffing and Supervision of Church Staff

Are you stepping into unfamiliar territory where you must supervise others, or have you been supervising others for some time without a clear understanding of what you are doing? Supervision, especially in a faith-based environment, requires learning new skills—probably skills you did not learn during your professional formation. This event provides you with practical skills and tools for supervising the work of others and aligning the work of the team with the overall goals of the congregation...
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Oct. 14-18, 2019

Intentional Interim Ministry (Phase I)

The NALIP Basic Education curriculum is designed for clergy and lay professionals to introduce participants to the practice of intentional interim ministry. Although focusing on Lutheran theology and polity, the event is open to all lay leaders and clergy desiring or called to this special ministry in congregations during a pastoral transition...
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NOV. 8-9, 2019

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is for everyone 16 or older - regardless of prior experience - who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid. Shown by major studies to significantly reduce suicidality, the ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills while helping to build suicide prevention networks in...

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Faith Formation


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Wednesday, Jan 30 - Thursday, Jan 31

Mid-Winter Convocation

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread: Food, land, and sustainability January 30-February 1, 2019 Luther Seminary “The heavens tell of the glory of God,” but so many of us have lost the motivation and capacity to see God’s glory in all of creation. Ecological challenges infest every corner of society, and questions of how to care for creation—how to tend and steward all that God has created—often provoke sharp disagreements. Join us as we consider what it means to ask for our “daily bread” from the...
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Stewardship


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JUNE 24-27, 2019

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

The Excecutive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF), a four-day intensive program with a practical application project, provides the research, tools, and customized training to meet the growing needs of leaders in religious communitites and fundraisers of faith-based organizations. The focus of the ECRF is on the cultural, organizational, and philanthropic practices unique to religious institutions that in turn enable donors motivated by spiritual and religious values to experience the joy of generous giving.

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Preaching


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CONVO

Wednesday, Jan 30 - Thursday, Jan 31

Mid-Winter Convocation

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread: Food, land, and sustainability January 30-February 1, 2019 Luther Seminary “The heavens tell of the glory of God,” but so many of us have lost the motivation and capacity to see God’s glory in all of creation. Ecological challenges infest every corner of society, and questions of how to care for creation—how to tend and steward all that God has created—often provoke sharp disagreements. Join us as we consider what it means to ask for our “daily bread” from the...
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Bible/Theology


Feb. 10-15, 2019

2019 TheoProbe with Barbara Rossing and Michael Chan, Winter Park, Colo.

TheoProbe is an annual continuing education retreat for pastors and lay leaders held at Winter Park Ski Resort in Colorado every February. It features a unique, intentional blend of education, community, recreation and spiritual renewal. Each day includes two lectures from renowned Christian teachers and preachers, morning devotions, evening discussion and worship...
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