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Minnesota poet-laureate Dr. Gwen Westerman presents a keynote address as part of the Lutheran Center’s series on Native American Spirituality

All-Community Read: Flourishing for All

Lutheran Center Director Deanna Thompson ’89, Professor of Music Anton Armstrong ’78, and Associate Professor of Religion Anthony Bateza each wrote a chapter in So That All May Flourish: The Aims of Lutheran Higher Education., which is our All-Community Read for 2023-2024

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Community Education Courses

The Lutheran Center offers a number of short Community Education Courses twice a year.

This January we will offer a Community Education Course on Judaism taught by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky, Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life at St. Olaf College. Look for registration here later and in campus communications.


Learn about courses offered here

Nourishing Vocation Project

The Nourishing Vocation Project (NVP) is a four-phase experience that invites individual participants and whole congregations to deepen their understanding of God’s call upon their life and work so that they might more intentionally live life on purpose and engage in ministry on purpose for the common good. NVP is part of the Thriving Congregations Initiative through Lilly Endowment Inc.

Learn more about the Nourishing Vocation Project and how to involve your congregation

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