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Amy Schifrin

NALS President and Associate Professor of Liturgy and Homiletics

Biography: ​ Ph.D., The Graduate Theological Union M.Div., Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary M.Mus., Northwestern University B.Mus., Arizona State University O give thanks to the Lord for he is good; His steadfast love endures forever. This refrain of faithful Israel sounds throughout the halls of Trinity School for Ministry. We are a place and a people who trust that God’s faithfulness is leading us into the future that he has prepared for us. With that refrain sounding in my heart, my calling is to help prepare the next generation of pastors and church leaders to be a bold and faithful witness to the love that God our Father has poured out through his Son, and which, in the power of his Holy Spirit, we live. My prayer is that when our graduates arrive in parishes, they will be competent and wise, expressive and articulate, humble and joyous, and above all—loving, serving those for whom Christ died and for whom he now lives. Research Interests: - Hymnody and Liturgical Music - 20th-21st Century Homiletic Theories - The Law/Gospel Dialectic - Eucharistic Prayer and Theology - Pastoral Formation - Liturgical and Ritual Studies: lex orandi, lex credendi, lex vivendi

Discerning a Call to Ordained Ministry

When do you hear it? How do you hear it? Why do you hear it? From whom do you hear it? What will you be doing if you do hear it? Seminarians and pastors often reflect on questions surrounding the meaning of a pastoral call. Call committees often ponder these questions from their varying perspectives […]

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