Advent Newsletter 2013

The latest news from Concordia has been sent out to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada in our Advent Newsletter. You can read it online here.

Seminary Christmas Party

“And a good time was had by all,” might summarize the seminary Christmas social Sunday evening at Resurrection Lutheran Church. There was the customary fine selection of food. The ham is provided by the Seminary Guild and the labour by the students to thank the staff, faculty, and Guild for their service to them throughout … Continue reading Seminary Christmas Party

ATS Accreditation Visit

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, is undergoing a review of its accreditation with the Association of Theological Schools in the US and Canada. An evaluation committee from the ATS will be visiting its campus on 10-13 March 2014. Parties who wish to comment on the seminary’s qualifications for accreditation are invited to do so … Continue reading ATS Accreditation Visit

Advent Lessons and Carols 2013 + Video

Candles and choirs, violin and harp, trumpets and hymns—all combined for the 2013 version of Concordia’s “Advent Lessons and Carols”. Dr Wilhelm Torgerson led the 88 worshippers gathered in the seminary chapel this past Sunday at 4pm through responses, carols, and lessons appropriate for the Advent season. Special thanks goes to the choir members from … Continue reading Advent Lessons and Carols 2013 + Video

Livestream for Advent Lessons and Carols 2013

The Advent Lessons and Carols Service on Sunday, 8 December 2013, 4:00pm, will be streamed live on the internet. Follow this link: you will be asked to create a LiveStream account in order to watch the video. This is safe, free, and easy to do. Using LiveStream enables the seminary to broadcast events at no … Continue reading Livestream for Advent Lessons and Carols 2013

Call for Award Nominations

Each May at the annual Call Service Concordia Luthern Theological Seminary has the opportunity to confer two major awards on worthy pastors or lay members of Lutheran Church–Canada. The recipient of the "Friend of the Seminary" award is nominated by the faculty or Board of Regents for making a significant contribution to the well-being of … Continue reading Call for Award Nominations

An Old Hamburger Visits New Hamburg

The seminary's adjunct professor, Rev. Wihelm Torgerson, visited St. Peter’s in New Hamburg, Ontario, on the first Sunday of Advent. First, he gave a presentation of the church situation in Germany, then offered encouragement to support the seminary in St. Catharines. Having served at Trinity in (Old!) Hamburg in Germany for over 16 years, Torgy … Continue reading An Old Hamburger Visits New Hamburg