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Sixteen Nationwide Summer Workshops Offered Through Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary is pleased to announce its summer 2010 series of workshops for pastors, professional church workers, and interested laypersons. Sixteen workshops, covering a wide variety of subjects, are offered nationwide.

The cost for each summer workshop is $125 (with the exception of the three Hispanic workshops, which cost $75 each), which includes 1.5 CEU credits. Payment is due 21 days prior to the beginning of each workshop, and workshops have a minimum required enrollment. Housing and meal information may be obtained from the host pastor.

To register or to receive further information, contact the Office of Continuing Education and Parish Services, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Pl., St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7486; ce@csl.edu [1].

June 10-12: Cristo, redentor de la familia: Ministrando a la familia hispana/latina en el contexto norteamericano (Christ, Redeemer of the Family: Ministering to the Hispanic/Latino in a North American Context) (Spanish only) – Mark Kempff. First Immanuel Lutheran Church, 374 S. 3rd St., San Jose, CA 95112. Host: Rev. Gabriel Enrique Vallejo, 408-292-5404; pastorvallejo@sbcglobal.net.

June 21-23: Isaiah, The Fifth Gospel – Dr. Reed Lessing. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 800 S. Military St., Dearborn, MI 48124. Host: Rev. Rodney Zwonitzer, 313-565-4002; rodboomboom@msn.com.

June 21-23: Cristo, redentor de la familia: Ministrando a la familia hispana/latina en el contexto norteamericano (Christ, Redeemer of the Family: Ministering to the Hispanic/Latino in a North American Context) (English only) – Mark Kempff. Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Pl., St. Louis, MO 63105. Host: Continuing Education, 314-505-7486; ce@csl.edu.

June 25-26: Cristo, redentor del matrimonio: Herramientas para la consejería pre-matrimonial y matrimonial (Christ, Redeemer of Marriage: Tools for Premarital and Marital Counseling) (Spanish only) – Benito Pérez López. Messiah Lutheran Church, 14920 Hutchison Rd., Tampa, FL 33625. Host: Rev. James Guelzow, 813-961-2182; jlguelzow@aol.com.

July 12-14: Pastoral and Professional Decision Making “Can We Think Gracefully?” – Dr. David Wollenburg. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 12121 Hwy N 14, Cedar Crest, NM 87008. Host: Rev. Devon Woodyard, 505-281-2430; woodyard3@gmail.com.

July 26-28: Two Kinds of Righteousness: A Better Paradigm than Law and Gospel – Dr. Joel Biermann. Christ Church Lutheran, 3901 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018. Host: Dr. Jeffrey T. Schrank, 602-955-4830; Christchurch@cclphoenix.org.

August 2-4: The Johannine Epistles and the Apostle of Love – Dr. Louis Brighton. Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Pl., St. Louis, MO 63105. Host: Continuing Education, 314-505-7486; ce@csl.edu.

August 2-4: Practicing Ambidexterity – Dr. Joel Biermann. Resurrection Lutheran Church, 100 Lochmere Dr. W., Cary, NC 27518. Host: Rev. David Schleusener, 919-851-7248; pastordave@rlcary.org.

August 2-4: Exploring Exodus: The Origins of Biblical Israel – Dr. Reed Lessing. St. James Lutheran Church, 4771 Broadview Rd., Cleveland, OH 44109. Host: Dr. Paul W. Hoffman, 216-351-6499; stjamescleve@juno.com.

August 2-4: The Practice of Preaching – Dr. David Schmitt. St. John Lutheran Church, 1200 13th Ave. NW, Austin, MN 55912. Host: Rev. Tom Ogilvie, 507-433-2642; stjohns@smig.net.

August 9-11: Help for the Mid-Size Congregations – Dr. David Peter. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3900 Ashworth Rd., West Des Moines, IA 50265. Host: Rev. David. J. Dahlke, 515-225-1623; david@sotv-wdm.org.

August 9-11: The Church in the New Testament – Dr. Jeffrey Kloha. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 605 S. Walnut, Seymour, IN 47274. Host: Rev. Ralph Blomenberg, 812-522-3118; rblomenberg@immanuelseymour.com.

August 9-11/: Together with All Creatures: Caring for God’s Living Earth – Dr. Charles Arand. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 808 S. 1st St., Atwood, KS 67730. Host: Rev. Don White, 785-626-3178; revdon@atwoodtv.net.

August 9-11: Exploring Exodus: The Origins of Biblical Israel – Dr. Reed Lessing. St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1005 1st St. E., West Fargo, ND 58078. Host: Rev. Clark H. Jahnke, 701-282-4195; revchjahnke@ideaone.net.

August 9-11: Faith and Creative Writing – Rev. Travis Scholl and Peter Mead. Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Pl., St. Louis, MO 63105. Host: Continuing Education, 314-505-7486; ce@csl.edu.

August 16-18: In the Shadow of the Cross: Jesus and the Disciples in Matthew 16-20 – Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs. Zion Lutheran Church, 300 Lake St., Alexandria, MN 56308. Host: Rev. David Hinz, 320-763-4842; djhinz1@earthlink.net.

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