Fall Time with Friends in the Seminary

The Fall semester of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary has not only seen new students begin their classwork and old vicars returning from the field, but also many joyful encounters between students, their families and the friends of the Seminary. Trusting that one picture tells more than a thousand words, we are happy to present photo … Continue reading Fall Time with Friends in the Seminary

Sermon for St Luke, Evangelist

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Esko Murto in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel for a divine service on the occasion of the Festival of St Luke, Evangelist, Tuesday, 18 October 2016. The text was Luke 10:1-9.  Christ said to his disciples: Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house!’ And if … Continue reading Sermon for St Luke, Evangelist

A Fair Day at the Fair

Five CLTS students travelled to Simcoe, Ontario, to assist in an annual outreach initiative of the local congregations at the Norfolk County Fair. The seminarians were given the opportunity to develop outreach and evangelism skills through the oversight of Pastor Dan Abraham. Andrew Cottrill relayed the experience of the fair as being "a great chance for … Continue reading A Fair Day at the Fair

Seminaries Sunday 2016

Seminaries Sunday 2016 “Christ, who is God over all, be blessed for ever. Amen.” (Romans 9:5) Lutheran Church–Canada no longer designates a specific day "Seminaries Sunday", but encourages her congregations to remember the two seminaries with prayers and offerings. You may wish to observe it in conjunction with an Education Sunday in the autumn, remembering … Continue reading Seminaries Sunday 2016

Give Thanks to God for Your Seminary

At Thanksgiving we not only give thanks to God for the blessings of our country and its rich harvest, but we remember His grace shown to us in Jesus Christ, our Saviour. That message is the focus of the Holy Ministry that Jesus instituted to preach the Gospel to all the world. This Thanksgiving please … Continue reading Give Thanks to God for Your Seminary