Arnold Kromphardt, Former Eastern District President, Dies

The Rev. Dr Arnold E. Kromphardt, former president of the LCMS Eastern District, died 23 April 2016 in New Port Richey, Florida. He was 86. Dr Kromphardt served 13 years as Eastern District President, from 1978 to 1991. These were the formative years of our seminary, in which Dr Kromphardt took a leading role. He … Continue reading Arnold Kromphardt, Former Eastern District President, Dies

Sermon for St Mark, Evangelist

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for a divine service on the occasion of the Festival of St Mark, Evangelist, Monday, 25 April 2016. The text was Mark 16:9-20. It is deeply ironic that the Feast of St Mark falls without exception within the season of … Continue reading Sermon for St Mark, Evangelist

Guild Day 2016

The Seminary Guild is a precious treasure. This group of faithful women and men raises hundreds of membership fees each year in order to fund projects to support the students and mission of CLTS. Just as importantly, the members gather together twice a year for business, worship, entertainment, edification, and a good meal! As President … Continue reading Guild Day 2016

Seminary life enriched by visiting friends

During the spring months Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary has enjoyed visits by friends and supporters of the seminary community. On March 29th, Stephen Klinck from the Lutheran Laymen's League of Canada gave a presentation about the work of Lutheran Hour Ministries, where missionary mindset and media skills come together with solidly confessional Lutheran message. On behalf … Continue reading Seminary life enriched by visiting friends

Call Extended for Professor of Old Testament

Following interviews on Saturday, 2 April 2016, with the seminary president, the Board of Regents, and the electors of Lutheran Church–Canada, the Board of Regents extended a solemn call to Rev. Geoffrey Boyle to serve as Professor of Theology with a specialisation in Old Testament. A native of Michigan, Rev. Boyle is currently senior pastor … Continue reading Call Extended for Professor of Old Testament

Sermon for Annunciation of our Lord

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Esko Murto in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel for the Feast of the Annunciation of our Lord (observed 4th of April 2016).  Luke 1:26-38 Today I greet you with the same greeting Mary received from the angel: “Greetings, O favoured ones, the Lord is with you.” [Amen.] On this feast … Continue reading Sermon for Annunciation of our Lord