Providing Books for the Seminary in Bratislava

Further aiding the students in their studies, we provide books and periodicals to the library of the seminary. Religious texts and materials for theological study was at a scarcity immediately following the fall of communism due to the destruction of many religious materials, and even today they are still printed in limited quantities there. We…

Printing Serbian Church History Book

Printing a comprehensive book on the history of Slovak Lutheran Churches in Serbia is a greatly needed resource. The last book documenting the church history of the region was printed by Adam Vereš in 1930. This new book chronicles the first settlements and organizations of church life for the regions, and centuries of history ever…

Translation of theological materials into Slovak

In order to provide many resources for the scholarly work of seminarians in Bratislava, many theological texts must first be translated into Slovak. Much like Luther’s work in translating biblical texts into German for the German people, this provides greater availability of information and knowledge that can be used in the studies of these seminarians.

Restoration of Articular Wooden Churches

The countryside of Slovakia and much of Eastern Europe is adorned with beautiful articular wooden churches that had been constructed under severe restriction; no nails, no foundation, not facing the main road, and must be completed in one year or less. These buildings have stood the test of time… Hundreds of years even. And we’ve…

Student meal plan subsidy at Bratislava Seminary

At the Seminary in Bratislava, meal plans are not a regular part of student fees and are an added cost that many students can’t afford. Subsidizing them makes meals more accessible to all students at the school, and ensures they have the nutritional support they need to manage their studies and continue to do God’s…

Student Immersion Program

The Student Immersion Program annually hosts students of the Seminary for a summer internship in a United States congregation. These internships and immersion experiences empower participants with insight and experience that they can take back to their home Churches in Central & Eastern Europe. Learn more

Publication of Slovo, a theological journal

Faculty of the seminary in Bratislava have a great need for publishing the fruit of their continuing studies and scholarly work, especially in a foreign journal. By supporting the publication of Slovo, a U.S.-based theological journal, we give the faculty a venue for publication which adds prestige to their work and their names, and help…

Romani Mission

We have produced copies of scripture in the Romani language, bridging a language gap that has prevented the Romani people from engaging in Christian Education. This was the first step in a continuing ministry to the Romani people, who heavily populate much of Eastern Europe, and we continue to Proclaim the Love of Christ to…

Scholarships for future pastors and leaders

Scholarships that we provide for those in Slovakia who excel in their studies and their work are a crucial investment into the future of God’s church in Central & Eastern Europe. Our continued support of our future leaders ensures that the best and brightest of the seminary in Bratislava become a part of the best…

Computer Software for Bratislava Seminary

Software and other electronic resources are in great need at the seminary, as they are an integral part of keeping up with the needs of the students and faculty of today. These are resources in continuous need, due to the fast-aging nature of technologies.