Thursday, January 05, 2012

Starting this February and March: LTSP Not for Credit Course Offerings

This spring semester, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) is offering a not-for-credit course in Basic Spanish, along with a series of five one-day seminars/workshops exploring various facets of educational ministries in congregations. The Spanish course is taught by LTSP Professor Nelson Rivera - no previous Spanish experience
required. Each day long educational ministries seminar is taught by a qualified practitioner and aims to provide a concentrated focus on a theme. The seminars are open to interested Pastors and Christian Educators (for non-credit or continuing education credit). Sessions will be held on the seminary campus, 7301 Germantown Avenue in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia. We invite you to join us!

Detailed information and registration are available online at, or contact Kathie Afflerbach, LTSP Coordinator for Non-Credit Education, at

Here are some details:

Offered by LTSP Prof. Nelson Rivera. For those who have taken little or no Spanish before - no prerequisites! Classes are scheduled for Wednesday evenings starting February 8, 5-6:30 pm.

Seminars on Educational Ministry in Congregations

Five one-day seminars/workshops exploring various facets of educational ministries in congregations. Open to Pastors and Christian Educators of all denominations (available for CE and not for credit - see the website for details and to register.

Friday, March 2, 9 am - 4 pm: Technology and Adult Education in Congregations offered by the Rev. Keith Anderson, Pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Woburn, MA and co-author of the forthcoming book Click2Save: The Digital Ministry Bible (Morehouse 2012).

Friday, March 23, 9 am - 4 pm: Biblical Literacy in Congregations offered by Dr. Erik Heen, John H. P. Reumann Professor in Biblical Studies, LTSP.

Friday, April 13, 9 am - 4 pm: Education for Interreligious Engagement offered by The Rev. Dr. J. Paul Rajashekar, Luther D. Reed Professor of Systematic Theology and Dean, LTSP.

Friday, April 20, 9 am - 4 pm: Sunday School and Young Adult Ministries offered by The Rev. Dr. Jessicah Krey-Duckworth, Assistant Professor of Congregational and Community Care Leadership, Luther Seminary, St. Paul. MN.

Friday, May 4, 9 am - 4 pm: Multicultural Religious Education in Congregations offered by The Rev. Dr. Nelson T. Strobert, Professor of Christian Education in the Paulssen-Hale Chair of Church and Society and Director of Multicultural Programs, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA.

See the website for details, fees and to register online at

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