Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Church's Prayer

You are invited to an all-day workshop on

The Church's Prayer

The focus is on the historic prayer offices of the church.

Presented by:
The Reverend Dr. Frank C. Senn, STS
Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Evanston, Illinois
Senior of the Society of the Holy Trinity

The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (LCMS)
1601 North Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville South Carolina 29609
(864) 244-5825

Day and Time:
Saturday, February 5, 2011
9:30 AM -3:30 PM

$10.00 per person
(includes lunch)

The Church's Prayer

9:00 AM Registration & refreshment

9:30 AM Office of Matins Lutheran Service Book

10:15 AM break

10:30 AM Session One

11:45 AM break

12:00 PM Responsive Prayer 1 (Suffrages) Lutheran Service Book

12:15 PM lunch

1:00 PM Session Two

2:00 PM break

2:15 PM Session Three: Questions and discussion

3:00 PM Office of Vespers (Evening Prayer) Lutheran Service Book


Please register by Monday, January 31, 2011

NAME: ____________________________

PHONE # ( _) _____________________

E-mail: _____________________________

Please enclose $10.oo

Checks should be made out to:
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
and mailed to:

LCGS Prayer Workshop
1601 N. Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29609

The Reverend Dr. Frank C. Senn, STS

Dr. Frank C. Senn has served as Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Evanston, Illinois since 1990. He is also Senior of the Society of the Holy Trinity, a Lutheran ministerium (religious order) for Lutheran pastors.

He holds a B.A. from Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, a M.Div. from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.

He has served congregations in South Bend, IN, Louisville, KY, Chicago, IL, and Lincolnshire, IL before his current pastorate in Evanston.

He served as Assistant Professor of Liturgics at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago from 1978-81 and has taught courses at the University of Chicago Divinity School, the University of Notre Dame, Concordia University in River Forest, IL, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston.

Active in liturgical circles, Dr. Senn has served as President of the North American Academy of Liturgy and The Liturgical Conference. Active in ecumenical affairs, he was a member of the Lutheran-Episcopal Dialogue in the U.S.A. from 1977-81 and served as the ecumenical officer of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America under former Bishop Ken Olson.

Dr. Senn is the author of ten books, including most recently Lutheran Identity: A Classical Understanding (Fortress Press, 2008) and The People's Work: A Social History of the Liturgy (Fortress Press, 2006). Other recent books include Christian Liturgy—Catholic and Evangelical (Fortress Press, 1997), A Stewardship of the Mysteries (Paulist Press, 1999), and New Creation: A Liturgical Worldview (Fortress Press, 2000).

He has contributed chapters to other books, written essays and reviews in many journals, and provided articles to several dictionaries and encyclopedias. He has lectured throughout the United States as well as in Canada, England, Sweden, Iceland, and Australia.

Pastor Senn is married to Mary Elizabeth Langford and they have three children: Andrew, Nicholas, and Emily.

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