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Gaylin R. Schmeling

Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology


  • S.T.M. (History of Dogma) -Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Nashotah, WI, 1993
  • M.Div. -Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, MN, 1978
  • B.S. -Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN, 1973

Other Academic Work:

  • Northwestern College, Watertown, WI; Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN; Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN


  • President -Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1997–
  • Pastor -Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Okauchee, WI, 1986–1997
  • Pastor -English Lutheran Church, Cottonwood, MN & Zion Lutheran Church, Tracy, MN, 1978–1986
  • Vicar -Lake Mills Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, IA; Lime Creek Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, IA; First Shell Rock Lutheran Church, Northwood, IA; Somber Lutheran Church, Northwood, IA; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Riceville, IA

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