Continuing Education



February 2015

9-10/ "Spiritual But Not Religious"

Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Linda Mercadante of the Methodist Theological School of Ohio, author of Beliefs Without Borders: Inside the Minds of the Spiritual but Not Religious, which recently received attention in the New York Times. For more information, click here.

April 2015

30-May 1/ Nelson W. Trout Event

Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Teresa Fry Brown from Emory University and the Candler School of Theology. Dr. Brown will speak around the necessity of vital proclamation in the 21st century. Her overarching theme will be "The Power and Paucity of Proclamation in the 21st Century."

May 2015

6/ Lecture on World Religions and Interreligious Dialogue

Sponsored by the Theological Consortium of Greater Columbus. This year's topic is "Religions of India in America," delivered by Dr. Vasudha Narayanan who teaches in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida.

The lecture, followed by conversation with those in attendance, will take place at 7 p.m. in the Alfred Centrum at the Methodist Theological School of Ohio (MTSO).

June 2015

10-11/ The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Reconciliation and Renewal

A Christian-Jewish exchange featuring plenary speakers and workshops. More info coming soon.

July 2015

27-31/ Great Lakes Theological Academy

General Topic: Luthercostalism or Pentelutheranism - Dialogue between Lutherans and Pentecostals.
Speakers: The Rev. Dr. Cheryl Peterson, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Trinity Lutheran Seminary; and Leila Ortiz, PhD candidate at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

If you would like to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), please download and complete the request form here.

You can email the document to Steve Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

Trinity Lutheran Seminary
Center for Continuing Education
Attn: Steve Smith
2199 East Main Street
Columbus OH 43209