Lay Bible Institute
Fall Lay Bible Institute
Wednesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2018
Sieck Hall 202
Registration deadline: Sept. 24, 2018
The Bible, Theology and Christ-Figures in Film
The Fall Lay Bible Institute will explore the various ways American cinema has appropriated the biblical narrative, Christian theology and the story of Jesus to tell its own stories. Participants will examine how films may reflect the worldview of their makers, American society at large and those who watch them. Christians will be asked how they should approach and interpret such films so they might help them to confess the Gospel more clearly.
Additional Continuing Education Opportunities
Faith and Writing Workshop
Concordia Seminary’s “Faith and Writing” workshop explores various forms of creative writing — starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, “traditional” forms of creative writing (story, nonfiction, drama, poetry) — and everything in between.
The Seminary’s annual Multiethnic Symposium brings together Lutherans and mission leaders of various ethnicities from across the country for workshops, discussions and worship.
The Pre-Lenten Workshop includes sermon manuscripts, textual notes, orders of service for midweek services and also suggestions for the Sundays of Lent to help pastors in developing their own worship resources.
Summer Workshop Series
Hosted by congregations across the country May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, these workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics ranging from the teachings of Martin Luther to pastoral tools, such as preaching, responding to conflict and teaching confirmation.
Parish pastors, district and synodical officials, Seminary and Concordia University students and faculty and interested laypersons attend each year to delve into some of the most pressing issues of our time. One CEU is available for attending the Symposium.