Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday

The "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" frenzies are all about accumulating the things of this world. Of course, we give thanks to God that He has so blessed us that we can enjoy the goodness of creation. But the world's greatest need is not to get more stuff but to receive the precious Gospel of … Continue reading Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday

Welcoming a Visiting Scholar from Our German Sister Church

We are delighted to welcome Rev. Dr Werner Klän as a visiting scholar in the winter semester and spring short term 2020, to teach courses on dogmatic theology. Dr Klän will most ably fill the gap left by the departure of Rev. Esko Murto (and his wife Elisabeth) this past summer after the four years … Continue reading Welcoming a Visiting Scholar from Our German Sister Church

Advent Lessons and Carols Service 2019

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, 8 December 2019, at 4.00pm. The seminary faculty, staff, students, and Seminary Chorus will be joined by singers from Resurrection Lutheran Church, with music of handbells, violin, … Continue reading Advent Lessons and Carols Service 2019

Linda Ann Lantz Funeral Service Audio (podcast)

Linda Ann Lantz received Christian burial through a service of Resurrection Lutheran Church, held at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, St. Catharines, on 19 November 2019.

Linda Ann Lantz, Obituary

Our Saviour Jesus Christ has destroyed death and brings life and immortality to light though the gospel. Let us remember with thanksgiving what God has done through Linda. Linda Ann Storer was born in Kitchener on June 1, 1971, to Alfred and Muriel Storer. She was reborn as a child of God in the waters … Continue reading Linda Ann Lantz, Obituary

Sermon: Funeral of Linda Lantz, 2019-11-19

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Dr Thomas Winger at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, St. Catharines, for the funeral service of Linda Ann Lantz. The order of service may be downloaded here. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ, especially Kurt, Daniel, Ben, Nathaniel, Rachel, and mother Muriel: For me to tell … Continue reading Sermon: Funeral of Linda Lantz, 2019-11-19

Two Week Course Looks at Christianity in Art and Film

Popular Canadian Lutheran and Issues, Etc. movie reviewer, Pastor Ted Giese (Mount Olive, Regina), will be teaching a short-term course for two weeks at the beginning of January here at Concordia, St. Catharines. The course is titled, Christianity, Fine Art, and the Movies: A Lutheran Approach to Media Consumption, and promises to be an engaging … Continue reading Two Week Course Looks at Christianity in Art and Film

Sermon: St James of Jerusalem

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of the Festival of St James of Jerusalem, Brother of Jesus and Martyr, 23 October 2019. The text is Acts 15:1-22a. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: A search of … Continue reading Sermon: St James of Jerusalem

Liturgical Calendar 2020

For more than a decade CLTS, St. Catharines (lately in co-operation with CLS, Edmonton), has provided all LCC congregations with a wall calendar primarily meant for use by altar guilds. The calendar contained the liturgical festivals of the three-year and one-year lectionary series, together with their parament/vestment colours and space to write notes. In recent … Continue reading Liturgical Calendar 2020

Harvest Day 2019

The great theme of Thanksgiving resounded loud and clear in the seminary chapel throughout the Harvest Day kept under beautiful autumn weather this past Saturday, 19 October 2019. In Dr Winger’s absence—the seminary president was in the midst of a mammoth 34-hour return journey from the Philippines—Dr Stephenson welcomed all who had journeyed to Harvest Day … Continue reading Harvest Day 2019