Friday, October 21, 2016 • Vol. XL, Issue 37

Staff Bible Study

Staff Bible study led by Pr. John Largen will be held today over lunch in the refectory, starting at 12:15pm. Go through the line or brown-bag it. All staff members are invited.  Today’s theme is “Jacob the Con Artist:  How the Father of Israel makes Donald Trump look like John-Boy Walton.”

CPE Interview Sign-up

The CPE Interview sign-up sheet is available outside the Field Ed. Office in Valentine 123.  Please choose a slot by October 25.

Food and Fellowship at Sharpshooter's

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6–8pm as the Advancement and Alumni/ae office hosts a gathering at Sharpshooter’s located at Herr’s Ridge and Chambersburg Pike. Free food and cash bar. 

Travel to Turkey and Greece

Spots are still available for a trip to Turkey and Greece led by Profs. Rick Carlson and Mark Vitalis Hoffman from January 3-18, 2017. We visit nearly all the key sites of Paul, John, and Revelation in western Turkey and then follow Paul's travels in Greece. Total cost is $3999. For more info:

William Clutz Art Exhibit

This exhibition by renowned American artist William Clutz celebrates his recent gift of artworks to Gettysburg College. It features twenty-four pastels, drawings and large-scale paintings. This exhibit will be featured at the Schmucker Art Gallery through December 9. Visit for more information.


Ordination and Consecration

A service of Ordination for Beth Clementson, and of Consecration for Don Myers, will be held on Sunday, October 23 at 4pm in the Grace Hall of Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll Street, Westminster, MD. The color of the day is red. Beth is currently serving as the Associate Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown, MD. Don has been called to serve as the Associate Chaplain of Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, MD. Both are members of the LTSG class of 2016.

Celtic Worship Service

This Sunday night at 7:30pm will be the next Celtic Holy Communion at the Gettysburg College Chapel. Worship using ancient Celtic Christian prayers. The College Chaplain, Dr. Joseph Donnella, would love to have seminarians help as co-leaders of the service. A pickup band meets at 6:30 PM. All are welcome.

Semi-Annual Book Sale

The public fall book sale will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 8:30am in the Pioneer Room. A speical sale just for students, faculty, and staff will be held Monday, Oct. 24 between 3:30pm and 5:30pm. A valid LTSG I.D. will be required. The books will be $2.00 on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; $1.00 on Thursday; $0.25 on Friday; and free on Saturday and the following Monday morning. The money received will be used to purchase new materials for the library.

Beer and Hymns

Join St. Johns Lutheran Church in Abbottstown for a reformation celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 6pm at the Altland House Pub in Abbottstown. Money will be raised for ELCA World Hunger. Contact: