Stand Firm in Christ’s Armour (Winger)

Essay/Bible Study delivered to the national convention of Lutheran Church-Canada on 12 June 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Spring Newsletter 2022

The latest news from Concordia has been sent out to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada in our Spring Newsletter. It includes congregational placements for our graduate and vicars, a story from a current vicar, and news about the call of a new faculty member. You can read it online here. Please remember to support our … Continue reading Spring Newsletter 2022

CLTS Student Called to Niagara Congregation

Rev. Saulo Bledoff, a Brazilian pastor enrolled in our seminary's Master of Theological Studies degree, was called to St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Snyder, Ontario, and installed on Sunday, 22 May 2022. Pastor Bledoff follows Rev. Darryl Stefanik, who retired last year after 25 years of service at St John's. In addition to the great … Continue reading CLTS Student Called to Niagara Congregation

Dr Harold Ristau Deploying to Lutherans in Africa

This summer we bid farewell to Dr Harold Ristau and his family as they join the Lutherans in Africa mission in Kenya for three to five years. After teaching a course in 2019 at the Lutheran School of Theology in Nairobi, Kenya, he was impressed by the high quality education, which surpassed any other contexts … Continue reading Dr Harold Ristau Deploying to Lutherans in Africa

Called to Serve: Call Service 2022

The Call Service is a once-in-a-lifetime event for students who have devoted four or five years of their life to seminary studies, fervent­ly desiring to enter the pastoral ministry. We are thankful once again to have been able to have gathered for this joyful occasion. Chad Miller received his congregational placement as Assistant Pastor at … Continue reading Called to Serve: Call Service 2022

Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2022

At the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, held at Christ Lutheran Church on Saturday, 28 May 2022, the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Kyle Eddy (CLS)Zion Lutheran Church, Prince George, BC /Vanderhoof Lutheran Church, Vanderhoof, BCChad Miller (CLTS)Assistant Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church, … Continue reading Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2022

Dr James Kellerman to Join the Faculty

We are delighted to announce that Rev. Dr James A. Kellerman has accepted the call to join the seminary faculty. He announced this decision to his congregation, First Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Chicago, on Sunday, 15 May, at the end of their celebration of the congregation's 150th anniversary. The seminary's Board of Directors (Regents) had extended … Continue reading Dr James Kellerman to Join the Faculty

Call Service 2022

CLTS Call Service 2019 The seminary’s annual Call Service will take place at Christ Lutheran Church, 140 Russell Ave, St. Catharines, on Saturday, 28 May 2022, 4.00pm. We heartily invite members of LCC, and especially friends and family of the students and award recipients, to attend this festive event. Chad Miller will be certified to … Continue reading Call Service 2022

Faculty Call Extended

The Board of Directors (Regents), upon recommendation of President Winger, have extended a solemn call to Rev. Dr James A. Kellerman to join the seminary faculty. The decision was taken with prayer after interviewing candidates on Thursday, 28 April. The call process began after Dr John Stephenson announced his intention to enter retirement at the … Continue reading Faculty Call Extended

Sermon: St Mark, Evangelist, 2022

The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of St Mark, Evangelist, 25 April 2022. The holy apostles, most of whom shed their blood for their Lord, weren’t always courageous. They had their moments. But God used them anyway to carry … Continue reading Sermon: St Mark, Evangelist, 2022