The following sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in commemoration of St Timothy, Pastor and Confessor, 24 January 2020. The text is Mt. 24:42-47. “Cultivate alertness, therefore, since you don’t know at what hour your Lord is coming.” … You don’t need to be … Continue reading Sermon for St Timothy, Pastor and Confessor, 2020
Dear supporters of Concordia, In our Advent newsletter we again encouraged you to use our links for Amazon shopping to support the seminary. However, we have very recently been informed that our account with Amazon is cancelled. The reasons are technical and aren't all that important. But you will no longer find the link on … Continue reading Amazon shopping links discontinued
The latest news from Concordia has been sent out to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada in our Advent Newsletter. You can read it online here. Please remember to support our mission as you consider your Christmas giving.
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
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
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 received Christian burial through a service of Resurrection Lutheran Church, held at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, St. Catharines, on 19 November 2019.
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
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
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