Seminary President Attends International Conference Addressing the Challenges of “Post-Christian” Society

Thanks to the Canadian Lutheran for the following story. Following an invitation from the Commission on Theology (CT) of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (SELK), representatives of various commissions on theology from Lutheran churches in Europe and North America met in Oberursel, Germany March 4-5, 2015. This meeting served the purpose of exchanging … Continue reading Seminary President Attends International Conference Addressing the Challenges of “Post-Christian” Society

Easter Drama at Concordia

On Tuesday, 7 April, our seminary will host a special Easter drama produced jointly by the Brock University Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Department of Dramatic Arts, and the Department of Music. The Visitatio Sepulchri ("Visit to the Sepulchre") is a mediaeval Christian liturgical drama portraying the visit of the women to the … Continue reading Easter Drama at Concordia

The Annunciation of Our Lord (Sermon)

The following sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service observing the Festival of the Annunciation, 25 March 2015. The text is Luke 1:26-38. The way Mary and Gabriel conducted themselves prompts me to ask you some searching questions: What role does reverence play in your … Continue reading The Annunciation of Our Lord (Sermon)

St Joseph, Guardian of Jesus

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service commemorating St Joseph, Guardian of Jesus, 19 March 2015. The text was Mt. 2:13-23. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: Last Sunday the historic church celebrated Mothering Sunday. Prompted by the old epistle … Continue reading St Joseph, Guardian of Jesus

Lenten Appeal 2015

Rev. Cameron Schnarr, pastor of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Winnipeg, a 2010 graduate of this seminary, and a current member of its Board of Regents, has written our Lenten Appeal Letter. (Printed copies will be sent to every LCC congregation for distribution, but you can read it sooner here!) Pastor Schnarr calls upon our church … Continue reading Lenten Appeal 2015

Looking Forward to a Visiting Scholar: Rev. Esko Murto

We are pleased to announce that our seminary community will shortly be enhanced by a visiting scholar from Helsinki, Finland. Rev. Esko Murto will spend the 2015-16 academic year in St. Catharines. This is the third in a sequence of very successful similar arrangements. Rev. Juhana Pohjola of Helsinki was in residence at our seminary … Continue reading Looking Forward to a Visiting Scholar: Rev. Esko Murto

Dead Sea Scrolls Brought to Life

One of the mysteries surrounding the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, explained Sister Eileen Schuller, professor in McMaster University’s Department of Religious Studies, to students, faculty and area clergy in a convocation on 10 February, was that no one really knew what they were or what to do with them. Subsequently, many first ended … Continue reading Dead Sea Scrolls Brought to Life