Luther Seminary

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Support Luther Seminary for the future of the church.

Give to Luther Seminary and Make a Difference for Generations to Come! 

Luther Seminary, located in St. Paul, is a community centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a place where theological learning is engaged with heart, mind, and spirit.

Luther Seminary listens to the needs of the 21st century church and responds by sending leaders trained with a deep biblical and missional understanding to lead and serve in God's world. It is rooted in the mission to educate leaders for Christian communities called and sent by the Holy Spirit to witness to salvation through Jesus Christ and to serve in God's world.

When you give to Luther Seminary, the effects multiply! You help prepare strong leaders who will go out with the gospel of Jesus Christ: preaching, teaching, healing and serving.

Each graduate will touch the lives of thousands of people you may never meet, extending your own calling by inviting people into a life of faith.

Academic Quick Facts 

  • 480 students enrolled in 2020-21
  • 27% represent 35 denominations and faiths other than ELCA
  • 48 international students from 20 countries
  • Almost all of our students receive the full-tuition Jubilee Scholarship, thanks to the support of our donors.

Students by degree program

  • Master of Divinity (65%)
  • Master of Arts (23%)
  • Ph.D. and Master of Theology (7%)
  • Certificate, non-degree or special programs (5%)

Luther Seminary is your seminary

Luther Seminary offers resources for lay leaders and clergy alike.  Here are just a few:

Tens of thousands of pastors, lay people and church professionals throughout the world use Luther Seminary's online resources each month. Hundreds take part in conferences and continuing education workshops each year.

Luther Seminary is the largest of the seven ELCA seminaries. It educates nearly one-third of pastors and an increasing number of lay professionals in the ELCA, as well as a growing number of non-Lutheran ecumenical leaders. Many global Lutheran churches are Luther Seminary graduates.

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2481 Como Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108



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