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Continuing Education For LOC Clergy

On this page can be found Continuing Education resources for all LOC clergy, Sunday School Teachers, Seminarians, and is available free of charge for all members of the public who have an interest in the subjects provided. 

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Continuing Ed Opportunities within the LOC  

Continuing Education Opportunities

Faith Evangelical College and Seminary, Tacoma, WA
Rev. Brad Varvil, serving as Assistant Professor of Lutheran Studies for graduate and undergraduate Lutheran Systematic Theology and Confessions online education courses.  FECS offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degree and certificate programs through residential, online, and hybrid mediums, fully accredited through TRACS (Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS))

A Lutheran Hermit
Rev. Brad Varvil’s personal blog, providing a look-ahead meditation on the upcoming Sunday Scripture readings, and serving as an ongoing laboratory for the proper distinction of Law and Gospel.

1580 Book of Concord
The theological Confessions of the Lutheran princes and theologians during the 16 century Reformation, which include the three Ecumenical Creeds, the Unaltered Augsburg Confession of 1530, the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, the Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope, the Smalcald Articles, Luther’s Small and Large Catechisms, and the Formula of Concord (Epitome, and Solid Declaration.)

Augustana Enchiridion:  A Christian handbook of catechesis, doctrine, and practice
(link to file)

Written by Rev. Brad Varvil for use in parish catechesis, it is an edited summary of the 1580 Book of Concord, with commentary, explanation, and application notes. 

The above info is downloadable with the below link. 

Chaplaincy Field Manual

Field_Manual.pdf (PDF — 250 KB)