August 1, 2014  •   Vol. XXXVII, Issue 166



No Lunch until the fall semester begins!


July 27-August 2: Lay School of Theology

August 15-29: Summer Greek

August 24: Music, Gettysburg! presents Atwater-Donnelly Duo
at 6:00pm


Job Opportunities in the area or in churches and agencies.


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Thanks from DMFE  
The Diaconal Ministry Formation staff would like to extend our appreciation to everyone for their assistance in making our summer event a success. Students and visitors were impressed by the program, campus, the town itself and more importantly meeting people while here. Thanks! 

Wireless Network Update
The IT Department will be updating the wireless access points over the next several days in the following buildings: Valentine Hall, Wentz Library, Singmaster, Schmucker House, Chapel and Refectory. The only noticeable change will be the name in the wireless network which will be LTSGw2. The password will not change and updated signs will be posted. Phones, tablets, laptops and other wireless devices will need to connect to the new network to have wireless internet access in these buildings.  Please send questions to   
Fall Icon Class Announced
Artist Celeste Lauritsen will teach a class featuring two icons this fall. The beginner Icon is “Jesus, The Unsleeping Eye” (9 x 12). The more advanced icon is of St. Nicholas. (12 x 16). Cost is $150 for the smaller icon and $160 for the larger icon, which includes all supplies. See examples on the bulletin board near the mailboxes in Valentine Hall or contact Celeste at 717-334-2818. Visit The dates for the class are Mondays: August 25, Sept 8, 15, 22, October 20, 27, November 3, 24 (make-up date if you miss a class or 2). Class time is 1:30–4:30pm.

Job Opportunities
The jobs page is continuously updated. Check out the link on the left.

God’s Work, Our Hands, Our Voices Sunday is approaching
On September 7 the Lutheran community in Gettysburg will gather in the St. James worship space at 1:00pm for a short sending service before going out to serve in Christ’s name. This year, we are partnering with LAMPA by adding an advocacy component to each service project. Service projects for all ages and ability levels are available! Please go to for more information and to sign up for projects. If you did not get a gold “God’s Work, Our Hands” tee-shirt last year, log onto and purchase one under “ELCA Products” for $6. The deadline to order is August 8. Contact Pastor Laura at with any questions.

Season Hours for the Museum
The Seminary Ridge Museum is open every day from 10:00am-5:00pm. Let your friends know. Visit .
Supply Preaching Opportunities
Do you want more practice proclaiming the Word before you head off for internship? Perhaps you miss the pulpit and desire to keep improving on your preaching? Worry no longer— there are supply preaching opportunities available for you! If you are an LTSG student that has completed "Intro to Preaching” you are encouraged to sign up to be a supply preacher. You will earn some cash (including mileage) and have the chance to preach in different contexts while serving local congregations. If you have any questions or would like to sign up, please e-mail Courtney, this year's Supply Preaching Coordinator, at

Don't Forget the Garden
The Gettysburg Seminary Community Garden (all organic) next to Richards House invites anyone living, working at or visiting campus to come down to the garden and pick vegetables for your use.