LTSS Alumni


The alumni engagement efforts aim to connect LTSS alumni with the seminary and one another through a variety of programs, both formal and informal.

We offer opportunities to return to campus and foster a sense of community among seminary alumni.

Alumni Day


Make plans to return to Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary and take part in this celebration of all LTSS alumni.

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022

The Rev. Dr. Mary Shore and Mr. Hank Shore will host the Class of 1972 at a 50th reunion dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. at the rectory.

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022
  • 8-9 a.m. – Registration, Coffee and Fellowship Time | Student Union
  • 9-9:45 a.m. – Discussion with Martin Quick MDIV’14 on his book “e-Vangelism: Creating and Implementing a Social Media Ministry for Outreach.” | Student Union
  • 10-11:15 a.m. – Yost Lecture entitled "Hard History: Abolitionist Simeon Corley, the Seminary, and Comprehending the Incomprehensible" from Susan McArver MDIV’80, the H. George Anderson Professor of Church History at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary | Stavros Lecture Hall | *Event will be streamed online
  • 11:30 a.m. – Holy Eucharist service, which will include a memorial service for alumni who have died in the past year | Christ Chapel |*Event will be streamed online
  • 12:30 p.m. – Alumni Day Lunch | Reinartz Hall
    • Welcome

    • Recognition of Class of 2022

    • Recognition of Classes

    • Presentation of the Bedenbaugh Award

    • Remarks from Dr. Frederick K. Whitt, University President

    • Remarks from The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore, Rector and Dean

      *Event will be streamed online

  • 2 p.m. – Fellowship - Prayer and Blessing for Travel

The event schedule is subject to change. If COVID prevents us from holding the event safely, we will switch to a fully online format.

Planning to participate virtually? We will send links for the online programs to everyone who registers. The links will be sent the week of Feb. 14.

Register Today

Alumni Board


The LTSS Alumni Board works to find opportunities for LTSS alumni to engage with the seminary and with one another and generally further the interests of LTSS.

The board meets regularly and is led by the president and governed by bylaws.

Terms expire in 2021

  • The Rev. John Stirewalt, president
  • The Rev. Stephen Mims
  • Dr. Susan McArver, faculty representative
  • Christopher Girardeau, student body president

Terms expire in 2022

  • The Rev. David Drysdale
  • Deacon Dallas Shealy
  • The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Quick
  • The Rev. Jennifer Shimota, staff representative
  • The Rev. Dr. Mark Fitzsimmons
  • The Rev. Dr. Mary Shore