Friday, December 9, 2016 • Vol. XL, Issue 67

 

Christmas Party Reminder

Remember, tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 10 is the community Christmas party. Join us at 7pm in Singmaster for food, fellowship, and singing. We will be celebrating potluck style, so bring your favorite Christmas themed dish to share. All are welcome.

United Lutheran Seminary Launches Presidential Search

United Lutheran Seminary (ULS), has launched its search for a president. ULS will open July 1, 2017. The Board of Trustees seeks a president who will serve as chief executive officer. For a position description and full information, visit http://newschooloftheology.info/. Nominations and letters of application will be received at the secure e-mail address ULSPresidentsearch@gmail.com until Monday, January 23, 2017.

Representing faculty, staff, and students from Gettysburg are Brooks Schramm, Katy Giebenhain, and Elizabeth Peter, respectively. A full roster of the search committee is in the full announcement on the website. Please feel free to share this announcement widely among those who may be interested or who have a nomination in mind.

Light Shone in Darkness

Light Shone in Darkness is an Epiphany Retreat to be held at Camp Nawakwa Feb. 10-11, 2017. This spiritual formation offering, led by Pastors Lauren Muratore and John Largen, is open to all seminarians. Spouses are welcome too. The focus of this contemplative retreat will be the light of Christ which illumines our lives and our world. Time for solitude and community, worship and rest, sharing and listening, silent prayer and loud singing will be part of our time together. So that we can gauge your interest, please register with Pastor Lauren by Dec. 13. A $20 reservation fee will hold your place (checks made payable to LTSG). There will be no other cost.

Social Outreach Committee to Meet

The Social Outreach Committee will meet this Friday, Dec. 9 during lunch at the refectory. We'll do some brainstorming and collaborate on how the committee can engage our seminary community.

Bookstore Hours

The bookstore will be closed Friday, Dec. 9 and will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

Mailroom Hours

The mailroom will be closed on Friday Dec. 9. 
Mail will be sorted and distributed to mail boxes as normal. If you need to pick up an oversized package from the mailroom please check with Amy in the business office.

Advent Stars for All

The Advancement Dept. has received a large amount of returned mailings, as usual, and we have Advent Stars – the prayers for this year’s season- to give away. Available at the reception desk, 9am-12pm and 1-4pm. Please help us recycle these.

Chalk and Wire E-Portfolio Assignment

Just a friendly reminder for all students (excluding Juniors and Interns) that the Chalk and Wire e-portfolio assignment is due Jan. 23, 2017. If you have any questions about the assignment or your e-portfolio, please contact Laura Dunklin (ldunklin@ltsg,edu). If you do not yet have a Chalk and Wire e-portfolio and you are not a Junior or on Internship, please contact Laura as soon as possible. 

Seminary Ridge Museum Free for Students

Dr. Daryl Black, Executive Director of the Seminary Ridge Museum, has announced that general admission to the museum is now free to all United Lutheran Seminary students. Students should present their valid student identification at the admissions desk to take advantage of the museum's exhibits and daily programming. The Seminary Ridge Museum is open Friday through Monday, 10am-5pm, November through February and seven days a week, 10am-5pm, March through October. For more information, please visit our website or connect with us on Facebook.