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seminary educator

Robert Herbert Albers, American seminary educator. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1968. Board trustees Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Blair, 1979-1988; board member Washington County Mental Health Association, Blair, 1980-1988, Region VI, Mental/Health and Alcohol Commission, Omaha, 1982-1988. Member National Interfaith Network on Alcohol and Drugs, Pastoral Care Network for Social Responsibility.

Background

Albers, Robert Herbert was born on September 28, 1940 in Kiester, Minnesota, United States. Son of Herbert Frederick and Helena Marie (Beckmann) Albers.

Education

Bachelor, Wartburg College, 1962. Master of Divinity, Wartburg Seminary, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern California School Theology, 1982.

Career

Pastor, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Corby, Northants., England, 1966-1967;assistant pastor, First Lutheran Church, Blair, Nebraska, 1968-1969;senior pastor, First Lutheran Church, Blair, Nebraska, 1969-1978;assistant professor, Lutheran Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, 1981-1983;associate professor, Lutheran Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, 1983-1991;professor, Lutheran Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, since 1991. Director Doctor of Theology program pastoral counseling Lutheran Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, 1987, director MTh program in pastoral care, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1968.

Membership

Board trustees Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Blair, 1979-1988. Board member Washington County Mental Health Association, Blair, 1980-1988, Region VI, Mental/Health and Alcohol Commission, Omaha, 1982-1988. Member National Interfaith Network on Alcohol and Drugs, Pastoral Care Network for Social Responsibility.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, reading, playing the piano.

Connections

Married Sonia Ann Syverson, August 12, 1962. Children: Joyce Lynette, Stephen Mark, Joel David.

father:
Herbert Frederick Albers

mother:
Helena Marie (Beckmann) Albers

spouse:
Sonia Ann Syverson

child:
Joyce Lynette Albers

child:
Stephen Mark Albers

child:
Joel David Albers