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LCMS Atlantic District Lay Deacon Training

2023-24 Academic Year

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This Year's Catalog

  • A survey course of the Old Testament, its literature and importance in preparing for the coming of the Messiah and the covenant history between God and His people. (September-October)

    Instructor: The Rev. Martin A Tyce, Pastor, Atonement Lutheran ChurchStony Point, NY

    Dates: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17,  2023

  • A survey of the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, and the origins and growth of the Christian message within the Apostolic Church. (November-December)

    Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell, Pastor, Village Lutheran Church Bronxville, NY

    Dates: November 7, 14, 21, 28. December 5, 12, 2023

  • An overview of the beliefs of the Christian Church with a special emphasis on the Lutheran perspective as explained in the Book of Concord. (January-February)

    Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Joshua Hollmann, Pastor, True Light Lutheran Church New York, NY

    Dates: January 9, 16, 23, February 6, 13, 20, 2024

  • an overview of the history of Christian worship and Lutheran practices, including practical experiences in assisting in a variety of worship settings ranging from traditional to contemporary and blended worship formats. (March-April) This is a practical course which will include "home congregation" activities supervised by local pastor including assisting at worship [Mid-Week Lenten Services, for example].

    Instructor: The Rev. Adam Wiegand, Pastor, St Paul's Lutheran Church Saratoga Springs, NY

    Dates: March 5, 12, 19, April 9, 16, 23, 2024

  • a study designed to provide the student with the knowledge, skill and desire to deal gently with those whom they are called to serve, learning to carry each other's burden and so fulfill the law of Christ [Gal. 6:1-2]. (May-June) This is a practical course which will include "home congregation" activities supervised by local pastor, including visitations.

    Instructor: The Rev. Dr. John Fleischmann, Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church East Moriches, NY

    Dates: May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 11, 18, 2024