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Martin Luther

Honoring Luther’s Legacy

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Augsburg is hosting a series of events this fall.

The Christensen Center for Vocation hosts several events throughout the year to promote our mission of enhancing vocational awareness, nurturing congregational partnerships, and building interfaith alliances.

Bishop Elizabeth A Eaton Christensen Symposium: Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

September 21, 2017
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

This year’s Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium speaker is Reverend Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Morning Event
Christensen Symposium Address by Bishop Eaton
Interfaith Friendships: How Difference Can Bring Us Together
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Afternoon Event
#DecolonizeLutheranism Community Panel with Bishop Eaton
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Learn more about the 2017 Christensen Symposium

Heritage Day: Mary LoweMary Lowe, Associate Professor of Religion

Martin Luther on the Body, Our Bodies, and the Body of Creation

October 24, 2017
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

As part of the Reformation series, Mary Lowe, associate professor of Religion at Augsburg, will give an evening lecture followed by discussion and a reception.

Learn More about Heritage Day.

Seminary and Divinity School Day

I am your Servant, Give me Discernment

October 26, 2017
8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Travel with other Auggies to Gustavus Adolphus College for a day to connect, reflect, and explore theological graduate study options.

Learn More and Register by October 20.

Fall Vocation Lunch with “Tina” Maria Tavera

November 15, 2017
11:15 am – 12:15pm

Augsburg Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the fall vocation lunch to learn more about the vocational journey of “Tina” Maria Tavera, TRIO-McNair Scholars Director.

Learn More and Register for the Vocation Lunch by November 9.

Fine Arts Convocation: The Rose Ensemble

November 2, 2017
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Award-winning musical group The Rose Ensemble will present “Welcome the People: The Musical Legacy of the Reformation.”

Learn More about the Fine Arts Convocation

Advent Vespers: “Welcome, Noble Guest,”

December 1-2, 2017

This year’s theme, “Welcome, Noble Guest,” is inspired by Martin Luther’s hymn “From Heaven Above.”

Learn More and Reserve Tickets for Advent Vespers