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The Rev. Dr. Jonathan Linman

The Rev. Dr. Jonathan Linman

Biographical Information

Current Position
Assistant to the Bishop for Faith and Leadership Formation, Metropolitan New York Synod, 
2009 – present 
 
Congregation Membership & Date of Membership
Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church, 2002
 
Year of Ordination
March 4, 1989
 
Education and Earned Degrees
Ph.D., Formative Spirituality, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1997
MA, Formative Spirituality, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994
M.Div., Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH, 1988
BA, Sociology-Anthropology, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1984
 
Previous three (3) positions
Director of the Center for Christian Spirituality and Professor of Ascetical Theology
The General Theological Seminary, New York, NY, 2001 – 2009
Pastor, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh, PA, 1989 – 2001
 
List up to three (3) of your current or past synodical or churchwide activities that would inform your service as bishop of this synod.
Member, ELCA Church Council, 2005 – 2009
Member, ELCA Communal Discernment Task Force, 2008 – 2013 
Member, Outreach Committee, Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod, 1990 – 1999 
 
 
 
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