Courses and Workshops

Agora Course Offerings

We offer the following courses at Luther Seminary in St. Paul on a rotating basis, in both English and Spanish:

  • Understanding and Using the Bible, Part 1 and Part 2
  • Ministering with Children, Youth, and Families
  • Preaching
  • Leading in Congregation and Community
  • Caring in Community
  • Leading Worship
  • Evangelizing

Other Locations

Any other ministry site located in the five supporting synods can work with the Agora office to organize and offer a course, as long as they can:

  1. Register a minimum of five participants
  2. Identify a suitable meeting place
  3. Schedule at least ten hours of class time

Other workshops and consulting

Agora will also be available to consult, organize, facilitate, and/or participate in workshops on a variety of topics, including:

  • Financial Sustainability
  • Race, Gender, and Power Dynamics in the Church
  • Cultural Dynamics in Congregational Conflict
  • Getting to Know Your Neighbors
  • Worshipping Cross-culturally
  • Other topics as requested

Such work can be organized within a specific congregation or ethnic community, or in one or multiple synods.