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School for Lay Ministry

Eastern North Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

School for Lay Ministry

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"Law and Gospel"

With Rev Dr Rolf Jacobson and Rev Dr Erick Thompson

 

Rev Dr Rolf Jacobson is Professor of Old Testament and Alvin N. Rogness Chair in Scripture, Theology, and Ministry at Luther Seminary. With Craig Koester, he developed the Narrative Lectionary. His books include Psalms (New International Commentary on the Old Testament; co-authored withe Beth Tanner and Nancy Declaisse-Walford; Eerdmans, 2014); Invitation to the Psalms: A Reader's Guide for Discovery and Engagement (co-authored with Karl Jacobson; Baker Academic, 2013); and Crazy Talk: A Not-So-Stuffy Dictionary of Theological Terms (Augsburg Fortress 2008). His articles have appeared in Theology Today, Word & World¸ Interpretation, and other places. He is a frequent speaker and preacher, known for his humor and snarkiness. He can be heard weekly on Sermon Brainwave and I Love to Tell the Story (the Narrative Lectionary podcast).

Rev Dr Erick Thompson is currently Senior Pastor at St. John Lutheran in Fargo and serves as Academy Coordinator for the Eastern North Dakota Synod, ELCA. He attended Gustavus Adolphus College, majoring in Russian Studies and History. Near the end of his college days, Erick felt a call to teach people about God. He completed his M.Div. at Luther Seminary and was ordained in 2000. During his first call as Pastor in Waseca, MN, he began and eventually completed a Master of Theology in Church History. In 2013, Erick earned his Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Erick has taught over 20 courses at the college level at Augsburg University (Minneapolis) and Theil College (Greenville, PA) while also serving as pastor to churches throughout his ministry.

 SCHEDULE:

9:30am - Check-in
10:00am - Opening
10:15am - Session One: Law and Gospel - The Lutheran Way of Thinking
11:15 am - Session Two: The First and Second Use of the Law
12:15pm - Lunch from Steer's
1:00pm - Session Three: The Gospel, Stricktly and Not-Strictly Constued
2:00pm - Break
2:30pm - Session Four: Law and Gospel and Preaching
3:45pm - Closing Devotions
4:00pm - Sending

 


Cancellation Policy:
- Sorry, no refunds can be given for no-shows or cancellations.
- You may send a friend in your place should you be unable to attend.


 

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Sharon Lutheran Church
1720 S 20th St
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)


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