Spring 2017 Newsletter

The seminary's latest newsletter has been printed and is on its way to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada. But you don't have to wait. Read it now here. There are stories about our graduates, students, and faculty. Thanks to all of you for your ongoing support. If you wish to donate to the important work … Continue reading Spring 2017 Newsletter

A Fair Way to Support the Seminary: Golfers Gather at the Sawmill

Another quarter century of seminary golf tournaments began on Monday, 5 June 2017, as seventy-six golfers gathered at the Sawmill Golf Course in Fenwick, Ontario, for the seminary’s 26th annual tournament. Good-natured participants bought mulligans for $5 a piece (kind of like indulgences!), and the tournament was made fair to all with a "best ball" … Continue reading A Fair Way to Support the Seminary: Golfers Gather at the Sawmill

Pastoral, Vicarage, and Diaconal Placements 2017

At the sacred convocation of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton (25 May), and the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (27 May), the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Andrew Cottrill (CLTS): Zion Lutheran Church, Yorkton, Saskatchewan Kirk Radford (CLTS): Christ Lutheran Church, Sarnia, Ontario … Continue reading Pastoral, Vicarage, and Diaconal Placements 2017

Call Service Livestream 2017

The seminary’s annual Call Service takes place on Saturday, 27 May 2017, 4:00pm, at Grace Lutheran Church, St. Catharines. We plan to broadcast the service live by webcam. If you would like to watch, follow the link below. https://livestream.com/accounts/771825/events/7431231 A recording will be available after the event until 26 June.

What is Sanctification? Biblical Reflections on the Reformation (pt 2)

Dr Thomas Winger delivered the lecture, "What is Sanctification? Biblical Reflections on the Reformation" at the "Lutheran Golden Symposium" at Kobe Lutheran Theological Seminary, Japan, on 6 May 2017, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The present recording (in English) comes from a repeat of the lecture at the LCC East District Pastors' Conference, 17 May 2017.

What is Salvation? Biblical Reflections on the Reformation (pt 1)

Dr Thomas Winger delivered the lecture, "What is Salvation? Biblical Reflections on the Reformation" at the "Lutheran Golden Symposium" at Kobe Lutheran Theological Seminary, Japan, on 5 May 2017, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The present recording (in English) comes from a repeat of the lecture at the LCC East District Pastors' Conference, 16 May 2017.

Celebrating the Reformation with Lutherans in Japan

30 years since the  Asia Graduate School of Theology was established. 60 years since the foundation of their seminary. 500 years since the Reformation. So many gifts of God to remember at the "365" Symposium at Kobe Lutheran Theological Seminary. "When my friend, Dr Makito Masaki, President of the Kobe seminary in Japan, invited me … Continue reading Celebrating the Reformation with Lutherans in Japan

Sermon: St Mark, Evangelist (2017)

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Dr Wilhelm Torgerson in the seminary's Martin Luther chapel for the divine service in commemoration of St Mark, Evangelist, on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. “Luke alone is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he is very useful to me for service” (II Timothy 4:11) … Continue reading Sermon: St Mark, Evangelist (2017)

Twelve Axioms on the Relationship of Marriage to the Pastoral Ministry, part 2

Rev. Robert Krestick shared these insights with the students of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary on 4 April in a special convocation that reflected upon the similarities between marriage and the pastor's relationship with his congregation. (This presentation was first delivered at Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, for their Timothy Lecture in February 2016.) Note: this is a test of podcasting our audio recordings.

Twelve Axioms on the Relationship of Marriage to the Pastoral Ministry, part 1

Rev. Robert Krestick shared these insights with the students of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary on 4 April in a special convocation that reflected upon the similarities between marriage and the pastor's relationship with his congregation. (This presentation was first delivered at Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, for their Timothy Lecture in February 2016.) Note: this is a test of podcasting our audio recordings.