Since its founding in 1996, the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Novosibirsk, Siberia, has become recognized as a leading pastoral training school in Russia.

Keeping a great seminary operating can be just as challenging as building it. Besides normal operating expenses, the seminary also pays educational and living expenses while students pursue their studies. If the seminary closes, it is unlikely to reopen because of the financial burden.

Through the Holy Spirit’s power, this seminary and the pastors graduating from it, are once again evangelizing Russia, a place where God’s light was nearly put out under communism in past decades.  People are responding to the Gospel and hungry for God’s Word and Sacrament.

During the Rocky Mountain District Convention, it was decided that the Siberian Lutheran Seminary would be the focus for support for the next triennium.

How To Help

Congregations and individuals may send checks to the District office in support of the Siberian Lutheran Seminary. Checks should be made payable to the Rocky Mountain District and specify that the funds are for the Siberian Lutheran Seminary.

Your gift matters – now and for many years to come.

Your gift will go further than supporting the Novosibirsk Seminary. It also will touch the lives of people wherever pastors graduating from the seminary are called to minister. The full potential of your gift is realized as confessionally trained Lutheran pastors carry the Word and Sacrament to the Russian people.