We are delighted that the instructor for the course will be the Rev. Kristen Koch.
Class Audit: $75
For Credit Students: $150
Pastor Kristen has 19 years of experience in ordained ministry, preceded by a nine-month stint as a volunteer missionary in Tanzania East Africa. She currently lives in St. Louis and serves Shepherd of the Hills in St. Ann, Missouri. For fun Kristen enjoys reading, art journaling, and most recently, watching “k-dramas” and learning Korean. Kristen in married to Daryn and they have two teenage/young adult children, Sophia and Joshua.
Participants will develop a framework for connecting with the biblical text in order to preach good news to God’s people. Through this course, students will gain skills to engage scripture through prayer and reflection while building a toolbox of resources for continued growth and support in the discipline of preaching. The class is designed for current and student lay preachers, for serving and student Parish Ministry Associates and others who want to develop and improve their preaching skills.
Classes will be offered via Zoom on Saturday mornings, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT on September 10, September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, and November 19, 2022.
For credit students: In addition to the course work, PMA students in Central States Synod will complete their practicum requirements per synod guidelines.
Registration fee: $150 REGISTER NOW
For all those wishing to audit the class, the registration fee is: $75
Questions? Contact Pr. Stephanie Doeschot, LST Program Administrator at