Sermon: St Andrew’s Day

The following sermon was preached by Dr Wilhelm Torgerson in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the Commemoration of St. Andrew the First-Called. The text is St. John 1:35-42. (Just a few remarks at the outset: St. Andrew is considered to have done mission work in south Russia, where the Christians … Continue reading Sermon: St Andrew’s Day

Rev. Dr Harold Ristau Accepts Faculty Call

Rev. Dr Harold Ristau has announced today that he has decided to accept the call to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology at CLTS. He will officially take up the new post in August 2017. Plans for his installation have not yet been determined. Rev. Harold Ristau, PhD, is a native of Kitchener, Ontario. He … Continue reading Rev. Dr Harold Ristau Accepts Faculty Call

Honouring Humann and Grothe at Advent Lessons and Carols 2016

At the reception following this year's Advent Lessons and Carols service we will recognise Founding Professor Roger Humann's 80th birthday (18 May) and Emeritus Professor Jon Grothe's 75th birthday (30 Nov.). Please join us as we host these special guests. In their honour, consider making a donation to the Humann Family Fund or the Grothe … Continue reading Honouring Humann and Grothe at Advent Lessons and Carols 2016

Rev. Esko Murto Accepts Faculty Call

Rev. Esko Murto announced to the seminary community today that he has decided to accept the call to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology at CLTS. Since he is already serving as a visiting professor, the transition will be smooth. He will officially take up the new post on 1 July 2017. Plans for his … Continue reading Rev. Esko Murto Accepts Faculty Call

Concordia Seminary Professor Featured in Prestigious Oxford Handbooks

The newly-published book, The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Theology, 1600-1800, has arrived in Concordia Seminary's Martin Chemnitz library. It includes a contribution authored by our own Professor of Historical Theology, Dr John R. Stephenson. Dr Stephenson’s article, “Sacraments in Lutheranism, 1600–1800”, is also featured in the electronic version, Oxford Handbooks Online: Scholarly Research Reviews. … Continue reading Concordia Seminary Professor Featured in Prestigious Oxford Handbooks

Advent Lessons and Carols 2016

The seminary community warmly invites you to our service of Advent Lessons and Carols. This treasured annual event takes place this year on the Second Sunday in Advent, 4 December 2016, at 3.00pm. Note the earlier time. The seminary faculty, staff, and students will be joined by Resurrection Lutheran Choir, under the direction of Dianne Humann. … Continue reading Advent Lessons and Carols 2016

Lutherans for Life: more than an anti-abortion group

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary was privileged to host, together with the Niagara Circuit of LCC, Pastor Michael Salemink, the executive director of Lutherans for Life since January 2016. During his visit in the Niagara area, Rev. Salemink preached in Trinity Lutheran Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake, gave a convocation to the pastors and laity of the circuit (hosted … Continue reading Lutherans for Life: more than an anti-abortion group

Sermon: Commemoration of St Martin of Tours

The following sermon was preaching by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for a divine service with the Commemoration of St Martin of Tours (11 November 2016). The readings were Exodus 3:13-20 and Luke 20:1-8. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: If the eldest surviving son of Hans and … Continue reading Sermon: Commemoration of St Martin of Tours

Call Extended for Two Seminary Professors

Following interviews on Wednesday, 2 November 2016, with the seminary president, the Board of Regents, and the electors of Lutheran Church–Canada, the Board of Regents extended solemn calls to two candidates to serve as professors of theology. Rev. Esko Murto, STM, has been called to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology with a specialisation in … Continue reading Call Extended for Two Seminary Professors