$50,000 Grant made to PLTS to Fund Creation of New Certificate in Racial Equity

A grant from the Lily Foundation will allow PLTS to develop a BIPOC certificate program to address the challenge of racism in the church and society.

Faculty retiring with emeritus status

Seven California Lutheran University faculty members with a combined total of more than 160 years of service are retiring with emeritus status. 

Fall 2020 Update

Given that health officials have indicated that the COVID-19 health crisis will be with us through the fall, we have decided to deliver the courses that had been scheduled face-to-face for the fall 2020 semester virtually.

Hope in all climates

From Cal Lutheran's seminary in Berkeley, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda helps people in faith communities and secular society to be agents of justice.

Faith tested

When horrific events affect both congregants and additional outsiders, their need for advice and prayer is piled on top of the usual emotional and spiritual demands presented by requests to discuss life’s hardest aspects ranging from addictions and marital problems to grief counseling — creating a surefire recipe for pastor burnout.

Cal Lutheran receives $1M to help pastors

California Lutheran University has been awarded nearly $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help pastors and church leaders throughout 14 Western states avoid burnout and thrive in their ministries.

Accreditation input requested

A committee from the Association of Theological Schools will be on the campus of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary October 22-25 for an accreditation visit.

Muslim college buys seminary campus

The hilltop property where a Lutheran seminary stood for 65 years before moving downtown will now house a Muslim college.

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