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St. Paul Lutheran Seminary‚Äôs mission is to prepare pastors, evangelists and missionaries to care for the faithful and equip them to engage the unbelieving world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by word and deed.  Find out more...


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CROSS Talk is the weekly online lectionary study led by Dr. James Nestingen. Dr. Nestingen works through the texts for the coming Sunday, offering insights for Gospel preaching. CROSS Talk meets live on Tuesdays at 3pm (Central). Sign up for CROSS Talk live by using the Contact Us form. Recording links are automatically sent to your email should you miss a live session. The latest recording link is available here:  Cross Talk Recording


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Feb 28 - Military Chaplain Scholarship Fund - has been established for chaplain candidates at St. Paul Lutheran Seminary - info here.

Feb 15 - Jekyll Island 2020 Conference 

and Retreat - save the date - January 20-22, 2020.  Details forthcoming.

Dec 10 - Registration Open for Spring!


Nov 15 - Theological Conference and Retreat - By My Own Understanding or Effort: Reflections on the Third Article - January 21-22, 2019. Sponsored by SPLS and the SEC LCMC Fellowship. Come join us at beautiful Jekyll Island just off the coast of southern Georgia.  Both a theological conference and retreat for pastors, spouses, and laity, you won't want to miss this event. So mark your calendars now.  Speakers include Virgil Thompson, Dr. Orrey McFarland and Rev. Mark Ryman. A special outreach session will feature Rev. Brad Hales. Come for the weekend before the conference or stay a bit longer after. For more information about this program click here.

June 15 - Address by Rev. Smith -  a great summary of the work of SPLS from the AD conference in February 2018.  Click and scroll down here.

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