Wednesday, February 22, 2017 • Vol. XL, Issue 105


Winter Arts Salon

Come to Valentine 315 from 5:30-6:30pm on Thursday, Feb. 23 for an arts-and-spirituality happy hour. For questions contact Katy in the Communications Office at

Third Day Blog

If Angela Zimmann had a nickel for every time... a horn went off at the wrong time... See today's Third Day Blog:

Senior Assignment Reveal Party

The Country of Panam (the senior class) requests the presence of all citizens (students and faculty) of all districts (synods) at the reaping (assignment reveal) on Feb. 22 at 7pm in Val. 206. President Snow (Dr. Carlson) will announce where the tributes will be assigned. Please bring a snack or drink to share and dress up as your favorite character from the Hunger Games to support the tributes (seniors). Happy Hunger Games!

Mother Schmuckers Acapella Group

Are you a woman who enjoys singing with other women? Join the Mother Schmuckers for an informational meeting and breif rehearsal on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30pm in Val. 206. Contact Kelsey Fitting Snyder or Melissa Woeppel with questions. 

Beer and Hymns

Come out to the Altland House Brewery in Abbottstown, PA for Beer & Hymns on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6pm. Half price chicken and waffles! If you have any questions please contact A.J. Houseman at

Photo Sign-Ups for Graduating Seniors

Remember to sign up for a senior photo session on the triangular Kiosk near Reception. Please wear call-appropriate clothing. Come to the small conference room by the Communications Office on the second floor of Valentine Hall Monday, Feb. 20 from 11:10-11:50am or Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 4:00-4:40pm. For questions contact Katy at


Proclaim Retreat

Proclaim Retreat set for July 16-19, 2017 in Chicago, IL. Proclaim is the professional community for publicly identified LGBTQ Lutheran rostered leaders, candidates and seminarians pursuing rostered ministry. This event is for community building and renewal. Workshops, music, speakers and more. More at:

New Library Blog Post

There is a new post on the Library Blog entitled “Movement Towards Diversity at LTSG” by intern Meriah Swope. Check it out at

Worship Workshop

The next worship workshop is this Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6:30pm in Val. 206. We will be doing a Labyrinth worship with communion. Contact A.J. Houseman  or Pr. Lauren Murature for more information.

Ordination Invitation

Seminarian Vicki Charitonuk Beilfuss has accepted a call to be the pastor of Holy Shepherd Parish of the Allegheny Synod. The LTSG community is invited to the Ordination to Word and Sacrament on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7pm at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1515 Emmorton Road, Bel Air MD 21015. Reception to follow. Rostered leaders are invited to vest. The color of the day is red.

Documentary Follow-Up

For students who were present for viewing of the documentary movie “13th” on Wednesday evening in Valentine, here is a link for more details about the 16-year old student who was incarcerated for three years at Rikers Island Correctional Facility. He never went to trial and was never convicted of anything. Democracy Now! covered his journey and eventual suicide.