Seminary and Divinity School Day

October 13, 2005 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeOctober 13, 2005 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
LocationAlumni Hall
Description Brad Anderson, CEO of Best Buy, will speak at today's 5 p.m. dinner. The schedule for the day is:

10 a.m. -- Chapel Service in Christ Chapel with Bishop Craig Johnson

10:15 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Visit with divinity school and seminary representatives in Alumni Hall

10:40-11:45 a.m. -- Opening Plenary Session by Rev. Dr. Darrell Jodock: "You're Invited -- Invited to Mend the World, Invited to Lead the Church" in Alumni Hall

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. -- Lunch on your own

1:30-2:45 p.m – Breakout sessions:

Alumni Hall – "Seminary or Divinity School? What are the differences and how will they affect me?" with a panel of seminary and divinity school representatives

Linner Lounge – "What's it like to be a pastor?" Three experiences from three viewpoints with the Rev. M. Susan Peterson, the Rev. Alan Bray, and the Rev. Mark Boorsma

St. Peter Room – "Discernment and Faith: Is seminary only for those who don't have faith issues?" with Rev. Rolf Jacobson

3:30-4:45 p.m. – Breakout sessions:

Alumni Hall – "The ELCA Candidacy Process. What steps are involved in the journey?" with Noreen H. Stevens, deaconess and candidacy coordinator of the St. Paul Synod, ELCA

Linner Lounge – "Should I go to seminary even if I don't want to be ordained? Specialized ministries that may not involve ordination: youth and family ministry, sacred music programs, chaplaincies, other specialized ministries, and theological education enroute to getting a Ph.D. and teaching"

St. Peter Room – "Financing a Theological Education"

5-6:30 p.m. -- Dinner in the Heritage Banquet Room and Three Crowns Room with the welcome by President Jim Peterson and keynote address, "Faith and Leadership in the Workplace," by Brad Anderson, CEO of Best Buy Company, Inc.
PostedApr 17, 2019