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Orientation Week, 2-6 September 2013

Tuesday (at LTS)

9:00 a.m.                    Morning Prayer (Christ Chapel
9:30 a.m.                    Meet in RM 102

  • Welcome & Opening Comments
  • Introduction of students: name/program/year/where from
    Faculty Briefings (what I teach, area of interests, etc.)           

10:15 a.m.                  Coffee Break – Main Foyer

10:30 a.m.                  Ice Breaker; RM 102

11:30 a.m.                  Tour of LTS facilities

12 Noon                       Lunch – Cafeteria; Students, Staff & Faculty 

1:00 p.m.                    Chapel Orientation:  Christ Chapel

2:00 p.m.                    Student Union Orientation & Campus Tour; RM 102

4:00 p.m.                    Faculty Hosted Wine & Cheese in seminary courtyard

Wednesday (at SAC)

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.                     Boundaries Workshop (lunch provided)

Thursday, September 5th  

9:00 a.m.        Chapel: Christ Chapel

9:30 a.m.        Introduction to Colloquium:  RM 102

11:30 a.m.      Lunch:  walk over to Marquis Hall for Lunch

1:00 p.m.        Discuss Rashomon—the importance of context/perspective in theological studies:  RM 102

1:45 pm.          Theology of the Cross—Lutheran hermeneutic:  RM 102

2:30 pm.          Break:  Main Foyer

3:00 pm.          The 3 Creeds—whether we start with us at the centre or God at the centre: RM 102

4:00                 Close

6:00 p.m. BBQ at Gordon Jensen's house

For students, staff and families (1318 Haslam Way). Potluck, bring a dish to share and your own meat and lawn chair.

Friday, September 6th

9:00                 Chapel:  Christ chapel

9:30                 Library:  Orientation to library and to distance learning research strategies:

10:30               Break:  Main Foyer

11:00               Formation:  RM 102

11:30               Lunch:  walk over to Marquis Hall for lunch

1:00                 The Ministry Backpack:  RM 102

 2:30 (approx)                    Close