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					                                 Letters of Reference to be Sent to the PLTS Admissions Center


Dear Friend,

You have been designated as a reference by an applicant to Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. Thank you
for your appraisal of this person's potential for graduate study and church leadership. Please send a letter of
reference in a timely manner to:

        The PLTS Admissions Center
        2770 Marin Avenue
        Berkeley, CA 94708
        admissions@plts.edu

Please include your name, address, email address and phone number in your letter of reference. Please address
the following questions and include additional comments if desired.

Pastors:
1. For how long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
2. Please provide a sense of your knowledge of the applicant's personal faith and spirituality, personality and
moral character, emotional stability, intelligence and common sense, leadership promise, and theological
maturity.
3. How would you summarize this person's strengths and weaknesses? Do the weaknesses outweigh the
strengths, constituting a barrier to the work this applicant proposes to do?

Employers:
1. For how long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
2. Please provide a sense of your knowledge of the applicant's ability to collaborate with others, personality and
character, ability to accept responsibility, intelligence and common sense, leadership promise, and maturity level.
3. How would you summarize this person's strengths and weaknesses? Do the weaknesses outweigh the
strengths, constituting a barrier to the work this applicant proposes to do?

Professors:
1. For how long and in what capacity have you known
the applicant?                                                                                We want our Graduates to become:
2. Please provide a sense of your knowledge of the                                            - Disciples of Jesus Christ
                                                                                              - Lovers of God and the People of God
applicant's cability to do graduate level work, make plans
                                                                                              - Readers of Cultural, Political,
and follow through, ambition and motivation, intelligence and
                                                                                                and Social Issues
common sense, leadership promise, and ability to interact
                                                                                              - Tellers of the Christian Story
with others in class.                                                                         - Builders of Community
3. How would you summarize this person's strengths and                                        - Leaders of Congregational Community
weaknesses? Do the weaknesses outweigh the strengths,                                         - Missioners Reaching Out
constituting a barrier to the work this applicant                                             - Learners for a Lifetime
proposes to do?

  PLTS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or disability.

				
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