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Professor David Weiss Named Theologian in Residence

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Hamline Religion Professor David Weiss has been named theologian in residence at Pilgrim Lutheran Church for the upcoming year. In his new position, Weiss will act as a long-term teacher and adviser to those seeking a deeper spiritual journey and more faithful discipleship of Jesus Christ. Beginning in October and continuing through next June, Weiss will present to the congregation as a teaching theologian, sharing programs around the theme, "Being a Theologian 'Out of Breath': Chasing after the Word that Chases after Us."

His first presentations will be Sunday, October 12, when he will offer a sermon titled, "A Parable Where Gospel Runs Amok: Talking Back to Find Good News.” His adult forum will be "Playing with Fire: Putting Words & Images to the Tune of a Welcoming God." Pilgrim Lutheran Church is located at 1935 St. Clair Ave. in St. Paul. Worship is at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., with adult education hour beginning at 9:45 a.m. between services.  To learn more about Weiss's presentations, visit Pilgrim Lutheran Church's website.