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The Lutheran Seminary in the Southwest (LSPS) was started in 1975. Its many achievments include:

  • Graduated over 140 M. Div. candidates
  • Served 180 M. Div. students for part of their theological training
  • Now has graduates serving in 25 states and four countries (USA, Mexico, Chile and Sierra Leon)
  • Graduated 27┬áTEEM (Theological Education for Emerging Ministries) students who are serving in seven states.
  • Served students from the USA, Colombia, Guatemala, Argentina, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Chile, Nicaragua, The Philippines, Indonesia, Korea and Taiwan.
  • ┬áHas as Faculty the only two Ph.D. Latinos of Mexican heritage in the ELCA.
  • Utilizes the talent and experience of theologians from across the country.
  • Has a donor support base of over 5,000 individuals and 240 congregations in 21 states.
  • Offers continuing education opportunities.