FLS Symposium & Sverdrup Society Forum

Date: January 17 - January 19

The 2024 Seminary Symposium is a continuing education opportunity for pastors, seminary students, and other interested parties. The symposium format invites presentations on various topics, leaving space for thought-provoking interaction. This year, presentations will center around the topic of Ethics

You can watch last year's symposium livestream here: 2023 Seminary Symposium—Patristics. To watch this year's symposium livestream in real-time, viewers must register.

All Symposium attendees are encouraged to stay for the Georg Sverdrup Society Forum on Friday.


Wednesday, Jan 17

6:00PM Check-in opens 

7:00PM Opening Dinner Reception for paid registrants

8:00PM Session 1 with FLBCS President Dr. Wade Mobley.

Thursday, Jan 18

9:00AM–Noon Session 2 

  • 9:00 Dr. Joel Biermann–“The Three Estates and the Christian Life” 
  • 10:15 Coffee/Snack Break 
  • 10:45 Dr. Joel Biermann–“Virtue Ethics in the Church” 

Noon Lunch in cafeteria for paid registrants

1:15–4:00PM Session 3 

  • 1:15 Rev. Micah Klemme—“Technology and the Christian Life”
  • 2:00 Break  
  • 2:15 Rev. Nicholas Schultz—"The Psalms and Christian Ethics"
  • 3:00 Break
  • 3:15 Dr. Nathan Olson—“The Rise and Fall of Lutheran Pietism” 

Dinner on your own 

Of Interest:
AFLC Home Missions is hosting a roundtable event "The Future AFLC" at 6pm in Hauge Chapel basement. They are also providing dinner for those who register for that event.
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Friday, Jan 19

8:00AM Breakfast in cafeteria

9:00AM–Noon Georg Sverdrup Society Session 

  • 9:00 Rev. Terry Olson—“The Heart of the Servant Pastor” 
  • 10:00 Mr. Loiell Dyrud—"Pioneer Pastor Rev. Elias Aas: Bringing the Gospel to Norwegian Immigrants in the Red River Valley"
  • 11:00 Rev. Steve Mundfrom—"Sverdrup and Walther on the Office of the Ministry"

Noon Lunch in cafeteria

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