Blessed Lent 2021

In this year's Lenten Letter, Dr Thomas Korcok introduces the unique story of an extraordinary student who fled persecution for his Christian faith. The student, whose identity is concealed for his own protection, deeply desires to spread the hope that the Christian faith has given him. He writes: What do I hope to do with … Continue reading Blessed Lent 2021

Stained Glass Light Show

The Martin Luther Chapel of CLTS is lit by just one window: a tall, thin stained glass window installed in 1989 as a project supported by the Seminary Guild. The window depicts the six chief parts of the catechism. In winter, when the sun is low on the horizon and the sky is clear, the … Continue reading Stained Glass Light Show

(Audio) Dr Thomas Korcok: Lutheran Schools in the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Rev. Dr. Thomas Korcok joins The Wittenberg Hour to discuss Lutheran education on the occasion of National Lutheran Schools Week 2021. What is the purpose of a Lutheran school? Why must we “have and maintain” Lutheran schools? Why might we say that Lutheran schools teach children how to live well, but also how to die well?

Sermon: St Titus, Pastor and Confessor, 2021

This sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the Festival of St Titus, Pastor and Confessor, 26 January 2021. Occasionally unbelievers ask pastors what they do for a living. I have always found it hard to respond to that question. Convincing them as to why it’s important is … Continue reading Sermon: St Titus, Pastor and Confessor, 2021

Corrected Liturgical Calendar File Posted

We have posted an updated version of the Liturgical Calendar for 2020-21. The first version accidentally omitted Transfiguration (with its white colour) on 14 February. Our thanks to a sharp-eyed user who informed us of the mistake! We are always happy to receive such help. Contact us at

Sermon: The Confession of St Peter 2021

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger for the first morning chapel service of the winter semester, 18 January 2021, in the seminary's Martin Luther chapel in celebration of the Festival of St Peter. The text is Mk 8:27–9:1. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: If I were into dramatics, … Continue reading Sermon: The Confession of St Peter 2021

New Volume of Poems by Rev. Kurt Reinhardt

Rev. Kurt E. Reinhardt (CLTS MDiv 1999), serving Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kurtsville, Ontario, is one of the most prolific and profound poets in contemporary English-speaking Lutheranism. His first volume of poems, from the years 1995-2008, was published by Redeemer Press, Ft. Wayne, IN, as My Light and My Salvation. One from that set, "Baptismal … Continue reading New Volume of Poems by Rev. Kurt Reinhardt

Seminaries Sunday 2021

Seminaries Sunday 2021 "Feed My Sheep." (John 21:17) Lutheran Church–Canada no longer designates a specific day "Seminaries Sunday", but encourages her congregations to remember the two seminaries with prayers and offerings. We encourage you to use the propers appointed for the day, but you may also choose to make use of the seminaries’ joint theme … Continue reading Seminaries Sunday 2021

New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

The latest issue of Lutheran Theological Review (vol. 32) has been released. Lutheran Theological Review is an annual journal published by the two seminary faculties of Lutheran Church–Canada. It provides a forum for our professors and pastors to publish their research, and for the seminaries to provide resources and to stimulate the minds of our … Continue reading New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

Advent Newsletter 2020

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.