Friday, August 21, 2015 • Vol. XXXVIII, Issue 157


New Lunch Prices for 2015-2016 Academic Year

The meal plan price is the same as last year. Punch Card lunches are $6.00 per lunch. Walk-in lunches are $8.00 per lunch.

Supply Preaching Opportunities

Have you completed Intro to Preaching? Would you be interested in Supply Preaching this upcoming year to gain experience and to earn some extra income? If so, now is the time to sign up! Send an email to Amanda at amccaffery@ltsg.edufor more information.

Bookstore Hours Next Week

The Bookstore will only be open Tuesday August 25th and Wednesday August 26th next week.

Summer Greek Events for the Community

During Summer Greek the Seminary community is welcome to join in the following activities. Contact Amanda at for details.

Monday evenings in the Quad at 6:00pm: lawn games and a bonfire with Compline at 9:30pm. 

Friday, Aug. 21 in the Quad at 5:00pm: community cookout. Kebabs provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Saturday, Aug. 22 in the Quad at 11:00am: Water Games. 

Tuesday, Aug. 25 in the Valentine Auditorium at 8:00pm: Movie Night with free popcorn.

Wednesday, Aug. 26 in the Quad 6:00pm for a Fruit Fiesta.

Friday, Aug. 28 in the Refectory at 5:00pm: End of Summer Greek Party and bonfire. Come as you are, or break out that toga. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. 

Attention Seniors 

The Senior Presession meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 8:45am in Valentine 310. Topics covered include the first call mobility process. Guest speaker Rev. Richard Jorgensen, Lower Susquehanna’s Mission Development Director, will speak about mission development/re-development.

Horizon International for Interns

Students going on internship 2016-2017 and have an interest in the Horizon International Program please click here: We will touch on this program at internship orientation, but there are several forms to prepare. Contact your candidacy committee and Dr. Rick Carlson to explore this exciting option with them.

Concert at Christ Lutheran

The French Boys Choir (Les Petits Chanteurs de France) will perform at Christ Lutheran Church in Gettysburg on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 7:00pm. The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken during. Contact Pastor Herr at 717-334-5212 or with questions. Visit

House for Rent

A Gettysburg College faculty member on research leave this coming academic year has a house available for rent. Contact Prof. Monani at






Bibleworks 10 Available

There is an unclaimed copy of Bibleworks 10 available in the Bookstore. Please stop by if you are interested in purchasing it.

Indoor Community Craft & Yard Sale

An Indoor Community Craft & Yard Sale will be held at Gettysburg Seminary September 12th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 6, 7, & 8 foot tables are available for rent at $12.00 a table on a first come first served basis. Contact Wendy Mizenko at 717-338-3004 or to reserve your table.

New Jobs Posted

New positions have been added to the jobs opportunities page.


Student Handbook 

The 2015-16 Student Handbook is posted on the Seminary website. If you would like a hard copy, e-mail

Fall Pilgrimage Series

This fall, you will have the opportunity to experience “pilgrimage” from a variety of religious traditions. Meet in the Valentine Auditorium for a brief introduction and a video on a different pilgrimage to a different site around the world. We begin in Jerusalem and end in Africa, stopping in Lourdes, Japan, India, and Saudi Arabia along the way (from the “Sacred Journeys” DVD series from PBS: Mark your calendars and attend as many as you can. Contact Kristin Largen with questions:

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 5:30-7:00pm

EPortfolio Training

On Monday, Aug. 31, a trainer for our professional ePortfolio System, “Chalk and Wire,” will be on campus for a 9:00am–1:00pm training session. Lunch is provided. These portfolios aid in working toward assembling materials for a first call and can potentially be shared with candidacy committees. Reservations are required. Space is limited, so please respond soon to

WTC New Student Orientation and Ecumenical Prayer Service 

Gettysburg Seminary students are invited to the Washington Theological Consortium 2015 New Student Orientation and Ecumenical Prayer Service on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 4:30-8:30pm at the St. Vincent de Paul’s Chapel, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. followed by dinner and conversation at religious houses (Dominican, Paulist, Benedictine, Franciscan, Carmelite, Sulpician, etc.). If you are interested, e-mail Julie Ritter in the Dean’s Office: If enough students want to attend we’ll facilitate transportation.

Introducing the LTSG Sustainability Coordinator...

Alumnus Sam Chamelin is serving as the Seminary’s first Sustainability Coordinator. He is helping to lead efforts that stand on the shoulders of great gardeners such as Sara Gyson, Craig Korte, Jane Mountain, and scores of volunteers. The Green Task Force and The Town and Country Church Institute are excited about the expertise Rev. Chamelin brings to our sustainability initiatives. Visit Questions about the Green Task Force may be directed to the Office of Communication. Watch for updates and ways to be involved.