Gilsong Waldkoenig, Gettysburg Seminary

waldkoenig@ltsg.edu
Gettysburg Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 338-3029  Office

Current Position/Vocation/Location

Professor of Church in Society, Gettysburg Seminary

Director, Town and Country Church Institute (TCCI)

Relevant Publications by Speaker

·       “Ecological Restoration and Scenes of Grace” in Journal of Lutheran Ethics 15:2 (Feb 2015). http://www.elca.org/JLE/Articles/1073

·       “From Commodity to Community: Churches and the Land They Own,” The Cresset LXXVII:5 (2013). http://thecresset.org/2013/Trinity/Waldkoenig_T13.html

·       “Scenes and Means of Grace,” Dialog: A Journal of Theology (Winter 2011).

Workshop/Lecture/Presentation titles

The Holy Earth, Rural Churches and Ecological Stewardship

Appalachia: Environment, Strife & Resilience

Outdoor Ministry, Environment and Post-Christian Society

Current Personal/Public Activity relating to ecology

GreenFaith Fellow, 2011

Faculty advisor to Gettysburg Seminary Green Task Force and sustainability efforts

Seminary Stewardship Alliance participant

Washington Theological Consortium, Certificate in Theology & Ecology, participating faculty

Organizer & teacher: “Environment & Religion in Northern Appalachia” immersion experience

Links/Websites/Blogs highlighting work

https://vimeo.com/91113288 invitation to “Environment & Religion in Northern Appalachia”

https://vimeo.com/91113288 “Ecological Restoration & Scenes of Grace” presentation

http://tinyurl.com/pal6685 Washington Theological Consortium Certificate in Theology & Ecology

https://townandcountrychurch.wordpress.com/ Town and Country Church Institute (TCCI)

Summary Quote from Speaker

“I look at the life and ministry of the church in light of rural and environmental histories in hopes to spur critical assessment in mission, encourage respect for creation, and remind that Christ is present.”  Gilson Waldkoenig