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In this episode of Under the Fig Tree, hosts Rev. Micah Glenn and Dr. Ben Haupt talk with our admissions officers Rev. Tom Schlund and Rev. Jesse Kueker. Both Schlund and Kueker spent seven years as parish pastors before joining the Seminary’s Enrollment team. Listen as they share their journeys to the ministry, some of their pastoral ministry experiences and advice for those thinking about coming to the Sem. They also give an enrollment update and talk about what the admissions process looks like.

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Laity; Ministers; Future Seminarians; Future Deaconesses

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03-22 Under the Fig Tree: Hope, grace and the application process—Rev. Tom Schlund and Rev. Jesse Kueker

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