Tuesday, March 02, 2010

President's Video Message - February 2010

In the February 2010 edition of A Conversation with the President, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia's (LTSP) President the Rev. Dr. Philip Krey is joined by students Rozella Poston (MAR/UTI) and Theresa Reese (MDiv/UTI). Rozella and Theresa talk about the Urban Theological Institute (UTI) and their experiences as students, and about the upcoming Preaching with Power, sponsored by the Institute.

The Urban Theological Institute (UTI) of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, celebrating 30 years, is dedicated to providing theological education to church leaders that is relevant and upbuilding for the African American community, Through programming and courses, the UTI provides opportunities for clergy and laypersons to prepare themselves for service as educated leaders of the church. Preaching with PowerThese include the Master of Divinity (MDiv) with Black Church, Multicultural, and Urban Ministry concentrations, and the Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) with a variety of ministry leadership specializations, along with advanced level degree and certificate programs, and public programming such as Preaching with Power, now in its 28th year, and the UTI Lecture Series.

This year, Preaching with Power runs from Sunday, March 7 through Thursday, March 11, and the week concludes with a Prospective Student Day on Saturday, March 13. The next Public Lecture is Saturday, April 17 on "As the Spirit of the Lord Gives Utterance - Bishop O. T. Jones, Jr. as Revisionist Pentecostal Theologian."

Learn more about the UTI at www.Ltsp.edu/UTI.

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