While the academic year of LTS starts on 3 February 2020, two meetings have taken place between the LTS and the Lutherische Theologische Hochschule Oberursel, Germany. Rector Walter Winterle met up with Professors Gilberto da Silva, Christian Neddens and Christoph Barnbrock in Oberursel. Professor Barnbrock then met up with Dr. Heinz Hiestermann in Pretoria, South Africa, to discuss possibilities of closer co-operation between the seminaries.