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2020 Summer Spanish Language and Ministry Intensive

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - May 29 @ 12:00 pm

Forming Leaders for a Globalized World | Formando líderes para un mundo globalizado 

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All of us are concerned with what is happening at the border.  We address the border crisis in our intensives in light of our Biblical mandate to “care for the stranger/foreigner among you, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt,” a powerful reminder by Rabbi Von Pesner whom I heard this summer at a conference in support of and in solidarity with asylum seekers and refugees at the border.   We invite you to attend one of our summer intensives, always a powerful experience with folks from throughout the ELCA and country.

The Rev. Dr. Javier (Jay) Alanís

Associate Professor of Theology, Culture and Mission
Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest

Seminary of the Southwest, 501 E. 32nd St., Austin, TX 78705

Level I Intensive – May 24 at 5 pm – May 29 at noon

Registration Fee: $1,300.00 single room (3 rooms available; first come first serve) includes a daily continental breakfast and lunch and a dinner on Memorial Day. $800.00 without lodging on campus: includes a daily lunch and a dinner on Memorial Day. 

All other meals are on your own. Restaurants within walking distance. Please request a list of nearby hotels. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION No refunds after April 30. Sorry, no scholarships available. 

Level II Intensive – June 7 at 5 pm – June 11 at noon

Registration Fee: $650 per person, or $500 per person for 3 from the same congregation (includes three lunches)

You are responsible for your own lodging and meals. Please contact us for a list of nearby hotels.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION. No refunds after April 30. Sorry, no scholarships available. 


May 24 @ 5:00 pm
May 29 @ 12:00 pm
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Seminary of the Southwest
501 E. 32nd St.
Austin, TX 78705
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