For Such a Time as This

$140,638
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112% of $125,000 goal
300
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This campaign ended on April 07, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago by clicking here!
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Melissa James photoMelissa James matched $50


Kyle Duff photoKyle Duff matched $100

Francisco Herrera photoFrancisco Herrera matched $100

Janelle Neubauer photoJanelle Neubauer matched $100

An Anonymous DonorPaul Eldred matched $100

An Anonymous DonorCecie & Mike Suknaic Saulnier matched $100


An Anonymous DonorErik O Thone matched $250

Amber Jane Kalina photoAmber Jane Kalina matched $414

An Anonymous DonorJulie and Michelle Sevig matched $500

Marji Shannon photoMarji Shannon matched $700
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About

24 hours. 2 causes. For Such a Time as This. Support our mission of forming visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Make your gift today to support two important strategic priorities: scholarships and antiracism initiatives.

Updates
The LSTC community did indeed rise to the challenge!

Thank you to all who donated and volunteered to make this Giving Day such a success! We raised over $140,000, well in excess of our original goal. 

We were blessed with gifts of all sizes and all from the full reach our our community: alumni, faculty, staff, (former faculty and staff), students, and the many friends who know understand the impact and importance of the seminary's work. 

Every gift mattered!

11 days ago by John Damer
Enter a special drawing with a gift of $50!

PhD student Immanuel Karunakaran, a member of LSTC's Antiracism Transformation Team, is offering his original artwork.

Immanuel unveiled his drawing last night during the online conversation with LSTC’s Antiracism Transformation Team.  

He created the piece during Holy Week in remembrance of Jesus Christ. It signifies the washing of feet on Maundy Thursday as well as the washing of hands by Pilate. And in Immanuel’s words, "for such a time as this we give on this Giving Day to serve people of God and God" For a gift of $50 or more now until 11:45, you will be entered into a drawing held today, at 12:15 p.m. 


11 days ago by John Damer
Thank you!

Thank you to The Rev. Margaret R. Schoewe & Mr. Timothy R. Schoewe for supporting scholarships for students at LSTC. $2,500 added to the total raised for Giving Day!

And thank you to The Rev. Paul S. Bengtson & Mrs. Mary A. Bengtson for another gift of $2,500 for the seminary!

11 days ago by John Damer
Choose support for scholarships, Pero Center

Now you may designate your gift to support scholarships for students of color, the Grover Wright Scholarship Fund and the Rev. Carole A. Burns Memorial Scholarship.

Or you may make a gift to the Albert "Pete" Pero Jr. Multicultural Center at LSTC. In January 2022, Dr. Linda E. Thomas will become director of the Pero Center. Donate in her honor or in memory of Drs. Pete and Cheryl Pero.

23 days ago by Jessica Houston
Hendels, Dales make lead gifts

Two couples, Kurt and Jobey Hendel and Ken and Eloise Dale, have made lead gift commitments to Giving Day. These two donor couples are challenging everyone to give for Giving Day.

37 days ago by Jan Boden

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