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Accent on compassion

A Texas seminary program lives out the ELCA multicultural emphasis

Students at The Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest in Austin, Texas, make Paul's words come alive through ecumenical community services. The seminary has a special emphasis on ministry in the Southwest where Anglo, Hispanic and African American cultures combine. Its mission carries out mandates reaffirmed at the 1997 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, calling for a strong multicultural mission program and for advocacy and service to refugees and immigrants.

Students at The Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest in Austin, Texas, make Paul's words come alive through ecumenical community services. The seminary has a special emphasis on ministry in the Southwest where Anglo, Hispanic and African American cultures combine. Its mission carries out mandates reaffirmed at the 1997 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, calling for a strong multicultural mission program and for advocacy and service to refugees and immigrants.


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