Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Vol. XXXVIII, Issue 152



Library Books Due

Reminder: Today, May 13, is the due date for library books for the Spring semester. Return inside or in the outside book return. Remember, you may renew online using your barcode and last name.

Gettysburg Hospital Chaplain Needed

WellSpan Health-Gettysburg Hospital seeks an on-call Chaplain starting in August.  If interested, please contact CPE Supervisor, Rev. Vasyl Marchak ( or 717-337-4300).

More Gospel Presentations after Chapel on Wednesday

As part of Vitalis Hoffman's Gospel of Mark course, two more students will be presenting three pericopes following the chapel service on Wednesday, May 13. Everyone is invited to stay and hear them. Readings are only a few minutes long each. The presenters would appreciate an audience. The audience will appreciate hearing the Gospel in a lively new way!

Anti-Racism Workshop

Part II of the Anti-Racism workshop will be on May 14, from 9-11am in Valentine #206. Refreshments will be provided. All community members who are reading "The New Jim Crow" also are invited.

Farewell and Godspeed in Chapel

There will be a short service of Farewell and Godspeed on Wednesday for those people (apart from seniors and their families) who will not be on campus in the fall – rising interns, those studying in other places, those going on sabbatical, etc. Don't worry, seniors, there'll be a similar service for you at Friday's Communion service. Because school is officially out of session, there will be no chapel service on Thursday.

Summer Employment

LTSG has summer employment opportunities in the maintenance department and housekeeping department. Work hours are 7:30am-4:30pm with an hour for lunch all summer. Hard working, motivated individuals needed. Contact Elizabeth Meighan, 338-3001 or for more information.


Please be sure to submit your summer address to Julie Ritter, at She will need an updated address in order to mail your grades.

Redactor During the Summer

Dear Gentle Redactor Reader, 
You did it-- you made it to the end of the semester!
The Daily Redactor will be enjoying a nice, relaxing summer, so during the summer months (aka: when school is not in session) expect to only see periodical Redactor updates. Regular (daily) Redactor issues will resume at the beginning of the next academic year. You are welcome to continue submitting announcements to, but please remember that announcements will appear in the next Redactor edition, which may not be until a week, or more, after you've submitted your announcement-- so submit early and often! Thank you for your work in keeping the campus informed. Wherever the Spirit may lead you in the coming months and years, may God bless, you now and always. 
Your 2014-15 Daily Redactor Editor,

Rogation Days

Today, May 13th at 10:30am, some members of the Seminary community are getting together to observe Rogation Days! The group will gather in front of the chapel. If you have never taken part in this service before, join the club! We will process the campus, as we pray for farmers and harvest, for all those in their vocations, and particularly for our community's gardens. Come and enjoy the beautiful weather (not as hot as yesterday) and this ancient tradition! Please see James Smith for any questions ( We hope to see you there!

Pipe Organ Celebration at Christ Lutheran

Stuck in Gettysburg on Sunday? Want to hear Dr. Folkemer blow the dust out of the pipes at Christ Lutheran? At 4pm, Sunday, May 17, at Christ Lutheran (Chambersburg St.), there will be a celebration at the completion of the organ building project. The music will include organ solos, organ and brass music with the Keystone Brass Quintet, a solo by Margaret Folkemer, a festive anthem by the choir and a couple of barn-burner hymns!

2015-16 Redactor Editor Sought

Resumes are now being accepted for the paid position of 2015-16 Daily Redactor Editor. If interested, please email a resume to John Spangler at 

Occaisional Paid Dog Walking Job

A family that lives on Knox Road would like to have an adult feed, walk and visit with one dog and feed one cat when they are traveling. They would leave a key for the visitor, and are offering $25 a day for the job. They do
not travel a great deal; their trips are sometimes around  7 to 10 days at a time. Please contact their friend for more information, Carol Sieck, at 334-7576 or email

Request for House/Pet Sitter

Dr. Folkemer and family are looking for someone who would be interested in living at their house in Gettysburg this summer free of charge in exchange for taking care of their 2 dogs and 3 birds! While there is be a bedroom available for an individual or couple for as long as from July 7 through September 10 the particular time of need is from July 20 through August 22. If interested please contact Dr. Folkemer at or 717-253-1254 asap.

Graduating Students and Students Leaving Campus for the Summer

Before leaving campus please be sure to stop by the mailroom to return your mailbox key and your ID card, as well as to fill out a change of address form so that your first class mail may be forwarded to your new location. (Interns may keep their ID cards)

Course Evaluations

Please note that the Course Evaluations have been posted on the News Forum section of the Moodlerooms site for your courses. Please be sure to complete the course evaluations by June 1. Thanks! Julie Ritter (

Academic Advisor Evaluations

Please be sure to complete an Academic Advisor Evaluation by visiting