Women, Women of Color, and LGBTQ+ Ministry Stories

The ELCA’s 50/40/10 celebrations commemorate the 50th anniversary of ordaining Lutheran women, the 40th anniversary of ordaining Lutheran women of color, and the 10th anniversary of LGBTQ+ individuals being able to serve freely. 

WTS joins the ELCA in celebrating the ways women, women of color, and LGBTQ+ persons have contributed to the life of the church (ELCA or otherwise!) and its people across the country by taking a look back (and forward) at some of the pioneering leaders from our own community.

Will join us by giving in honor of a WTS woman, woman of color, or LGBTQ+ faith leader who has impacted your life? Your gift makes it possible for WTS to continue preparing leaders like these for an ever-changing church in need of the good news of Jesus Christ.

WTS Announces Election of 14th President

Rev. Louise Johnson ’99 to Serve as WTS’ First Woman President ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN A 2015 ISSUE OF LIFETOGETHER In its spring board meeting, the Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of…

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