St. Andrew Lutheran Church welcomes to St. Andrew University a variety of seminary and college professors to grow our Christian faith and life. During the 2016-2017 program year, our seminars were taught by Prof. Rollie Martinson, Prof. Hans Wiersma and Prof. Rolf Jacobson. Below are our current plans for the 2017-2018 seminars. Stay tuned for further updates to the calendar as planning continues.


Upcoming Seminars Fall 2017

Faith-based Mindfulness Meditation

Leaders: A Lutheran pastor, a Presbyterian minister, and a Catholic meditation professional

Age Range: Teenager–adults

Days/Times: October 25, November 1 and November 8 from 6:30–8:00 PM

Description: Stress has become America’s #1 health problem. Would you like to learn some faith-based techniques to counter daily anxiety and stress? Mindfulness is all the rage as an anecdote to daily stress and anxiety. Learn practical techniques to increase the relaxation response and decrease harmful stress responses through a contemplative spiritual practice. Discover how meditation is woven into the history of our Christian tradition and how it can help to manifest the Fruits of the Spirit among others. The three session series will include lecture, as well as time for practical application.

Price: $10/person.

Contact: Pastor Roger Schindel at