The Luther Institute advances the role of faith and ethics in public life through learning, service, and leadership. Based in the nation's capital, the Luther Institute offers seminars, conferences, and publications for laity and clergy. An inter-Lutheran organization, it recognizes and serves leaders, scholars, educators, and those in social ministries, both within and outside of the Lutheran community.

 

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Mission

The Luther Institute advances the role of faith and ethics in public life through learning, service and leadership. Based in the nation’s capital, the Luther Institute offers seminars, conferences, and publications for laity and clergy. An inter-Lutheran organization, it recognizes and serves leaders, scholars, educators, and those in social ministries, both within and outside of the Lutheran community.

The Luther Institute is called to be a catalyst in and from the nation’s capitol to enhance learning and to recognize servant leadership. The Institute focuses on issues of faith and public policy as they meet on the "public square." The Institute is a non-partisan, educational organization, edifying various constituencies on issues of national and global importance. It does not advocate any particular position or candidate. The Luther Institute approaches its mission from a Lutheran perspective and invites both Lutherans and non-Lutherans to participate in its events. The Institute consciously facilitates discussion and shared insights among laity and clergy from all Lutheran Church bodies, other Christians and with people from other faiths.

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