“Annually, the Alumni Board of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago confers the seminary’s Distinguished Alumni Awards upon individuals whose commitment to Jesus Christ and partnership in ministry have been exemplary. In this regard, it is my great joy and delight to officially inform you that you have been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Parish Ministry Award, which celebrates your work as a rostered leader in a parish setting. I am delighted you were chosen for this honor and look forward to your visit to LSTC in October for the Awards Ceremony.”
– Dr. James Nieman, President
Pastor James Lapp recently received this letter and is pleased the seminary has recognized his achievements in ministry. He is looking forward to the Awards Ceremony with joyful anticipation. Please see the May 2017 Newsletter
for more of Pastor Jim’s response.