September 16, 2014  •   Vol. XXXVIII, Issue 11


LTSG HOME ---- EVENT CALENDAR



THIS WEEK'S LUNCH



Mon.: Bourbon Glazed Chicken Thights, rice pilaf

Tues.: Salisbury Steak, smashed potatoes

Wed.: Homestyle Turkey Rice Soup, salad bar, breads

Thurs.: TBA

Fri.: TBA




UPCOMING EVENTS



Sept. 16: 2014 Norma Schweitzer Wood Lecture with speaker Rev. Dr. Paul Déouyo (chapel, 10:15am); end of drop/add period

Sept. 17: Teaching Parish matches

Sept. 19-21: The Weekend (discernment retreat)

Sept. 24: Senior Approval Panels; Sexual Abuse Prevention Workshop; No classes



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Outdoor storage bin
The storage bin, located in the residential quad between Steumpfle and Heiges, is available for storing outdoor activity equipment. The bin already has some great items, including sidewalk chalk and a wiffleball set. Please note that these items are for the whole seminary community to enjoy, so we ask that you do not take them home and remember to place them back in the bin when you are finished. You are also welcome to contribute items. Thanks and enjoy!

Sign a welcome card
To show The Weekend participants how excited we are to have them here, please come to the Coffee Shop before Wednesday at 4:30pm to sign the “Welcome to Gettysburg!” cards we will put in participants’ bags. There are 42 cards, so we need lots of signatures. Grab a few friends and have a signing party, because there’s a special treat in it for anyone who signs all 42!

AGAPE concert
St. Peter Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, PA, invites the seminary community to hear hip-hop artist AGAPE on Oct. 4, at 7:30pm. AGAPE is a hip-hop artist who combines dancing, rap and storytelling to spread the message of God’s love through Christ. Tickets are $5 at the door. There will be a potluck and a chance to meet the artist at 6pm.  Please bring a side dish or dessert to share and come meet Dave Scherer (AGAPE) before the concert. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Pastor Naomi Sease Carriker (revcarriker@gmail.com).

Cormorant’s Fancy at The Shamrock
Want to see Dr. Folkemer’s alter ego?  Looking for a great meal, at a reasonable price, and fun music?  Come to The Shamrock Restaurant and here the seminary’s own, Cormorant’s Fancy celtic band.  The band features Dr. Folkemer, his wife, Beth, and daughter, Margaret!  The Shamrock is 25 minutes south on Rt. 15 just this north of Thurmont, MD.  The band is playing this weekend, Sept. 20 (5-8:30pm) and Sept. 21 (4:30-8pm).  Reservations are recommended (301-271-2912).  Ask to be seated near the band as they play without amplification!

January term registration
January term registration materials are posted on the Registrar’s page of the seminary web site. Registration will open Oct. 1.

Middler class meeting
There will be a brief Middler class meeting Wednesday, during lunch (following chapel), in the main dining room of the Refectory. All Middlers should try to attend. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask, bmaynor@Ltsg.edu.

Rides to Christ Church for a seminarian
Beth Smaligo, second-year student, is in need of transport to Christ Lutheran Church here in Gettysburg on Sundays for 8:15am. This is a one-way trip for teaching parish. She will need transport each Sunday of the semester until Dec. 7, except the Sundays before and after Thanksgiving. If you are able to help out, please email bsmaligo@gmail.com as soon as possible. Beth thanks you very much in advance!!

Last chance for free food!
Today is the last day to sign up for dinner on Friday night! All members of the community are invited to a taco dinner where we will welcome The Weekend participants to campus. Please sign up at
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RvJFKaqtjkP2V8M-n7gtlb6RrxHsX2oThadorRRsA6g/edit?usp=sharing.

Lecture by Rev. Dr. Paul Déouyo
The Rev. Dr. Paul Déouyo will be the speaker for the 2014 Norma Schweitzer Wood Lecture in the chapel today, at 10:15am.
 Rev. Dr. Déouyo teaches at the Lutheran Theological Institute in Meiganga, Cameroon. His lecture is titled “When a Church Finds Itself Entangled within a Secular Leadership and Becomes Powerless and Voiceless: the Challenge of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cameroon within the Mayo-Rey Division in the Northern Cameroon.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Bible Software sale
BibleWorks9 is available for $265, a price only available to LTSG faculty, students, and staff. Order in the bookstore by today. Discounts are also available directly from Logos and Accordance. Visit
http://www.gettysburgseminary.org/mhoffman/2014FallGreek/softwaresale.htm
for more details and recommendations.