“I Wanna Be an Angel” – Sermon for St Michael and All Angels 2014

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Kurt Lantz in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in celebration of St Michael and All Angels, 29 September 2014. The text is Daniel 10:10-14; 12:1-3. Dear messengers of the Gospel, Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading “I Wanna Be an Angel” – Sermon for St Michael and All Angels 2014

One Day Conference on “Militant Secularism”

We invite you to attend a one day conference on a topic of profound relevance to the church's ministry in the modern world: "Militant Secularism: Its Cause, Cost, & Cure" Featuring two speakers from the Lutheran Church and two representing the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), the open conference is a prelude to a … Continue reading One Day Conference on “Militant Secularism”

Seminaries Sunday 2014

“Train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come” (I Timothy 4:7b-8; 2014 seminaries theme). Lutheran Church–Canada no longer designates a specific day "Seminaries Sunday", but encourages her congregations to … Continue reading Seminaries Sunday 2014

“Train Yourself for Godliness” (Sermon for the CLTS Opening Service 2014)

The following sermon was preached by CLTS President, Revd Dr Thomas Winger, at the seminary's Opening Service on 7 September 2014. The text was the theme verse shared by LCC's two seminaries this year: “Train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it … Continue reading “Train Yourself for Godliness” (Sermon for the CLTS Opening Service 2014)

New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

Lutheran Theological Review is an annual journal published by the two seminary faculties of Lutheran Church–Canada. It provides a forum for our professors and pastors to publish their research, and for the seminaries to provide resources and to stimulate the minds of our pastorate and laity. Free copies are sent to every pastor in LCC, … Continue reading New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

Kleinig Spiritual Disciplines Lectures: Updated Links

We've been able to track down a recording of the first lecture in the series that Dr Kleinig presented to our seminary retreat. Here is the updated list: 1. The Practice of Receptive Piety (our recording failed, but you can listen to the Michigan 2013 version here) 2. The Practice of Receptive Prayer 3. The … Continue reading Kleinig Spiritual Disciplines Lectures: Updated Links

Opening Service 2014

Seminary President, Dr Thomas Winger, declared the official opening of the thirty-ninth academic year before the 60 worshippers gathered in the chapel for the Opening Service, this past Sunday, 7 September 2014. The service centred around the joint seminaries theme for this academic year 2014-15, “Train yourself for godliness” (I Timothy 4:7). Processional candlesticks, donated … Continue reading Opening Service 2014

Seminary Retreat 2014, with Dr John Kleinig

Mention “spirituality” or “spiritual discipline” to most believers and they probably imagine things they must do for God. Dr John Kleinig, guest presenter at Concordia’s Student-Faculty Retreat held 28-29 August at Mount Carmel Spiritual Retreat Centre, pointed out that spirituality begins first with receiving. Under the theme, “Train yourself for godliness” (I Timothy 4:7), students, … Continue reading Seminary Retreat 2014, with Dr John Kleinig

Opening Service 2014

You are invited to attend the opening service for the 39th academic year at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, on Sunday, 7 September, at 4:00 p.m. The service will be held in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel, 470 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. If you cannot attend, please pray for the students as they begin their studies, … Continue reading Opening Service 2014