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Concordia Seminary to Host Seventh Annual Lecture in Hispanic/Latino Theology & Missions

Concordia Seminary is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Lecture in Hispanic/Latino Theology & Missions on Tuesday, January 31, at 7:00 p.m. The lecture will occur at the end of the 3rd Multi-Ethnic Symposium.

The 7th Annual Lecture speaker is Rev. Gregory Klotz, associate professor at Taylor University, who will present on “Dealing with Culture in Theological Formation.”

Rev. Klotz lived as a missionary in Latin America from 1980-2000 with the mission board of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. He served as a church planter in Panama, then as coordinator of theological studies in Caracas, Venezuela, and Antigua, Guatemala. Upon his return from Latin America, Klotz taught courses at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. He is pursuing a Ph.D. at Indiana University in Folklore and Ethnomusicology. Klotz is currently in candidate status working on a phenomenological study of funeral music of Guatemalan Holy Week processions. He joined the Taylor faculty in 2007 teaching first and second-year Spanish classes.

The lecture will be held in Werner Auditorium on the Seminary campus. It is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, contact the office of continuing education and parish services at 314-505-7486;; or visit the Seminary’s website at