June 16 Fundraiser cancelled

The Seminary's fundraising event Merlot and Melodies, scheduled for June 16, has been cancelled after the minimum number of registrations requested by the venue was not met. We thank all those who showed interest in the event, and especially our scheduled musical guest, Tara Lynn Hart. The need and the desire to arrange such an event where … Continue reading June 16 Fundraiser cancelled

Call Service 2019: vicar to Redeemer Waterloo; pastoral candidate to St Peter Stratford

The Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary held her annual Call Service in Christ Lutheran Church, St Catharines on Saturday the 25th of May. In this service seminarian Markus Peschel was sent to do his vicarage in Redeemer Lutheran Church, Waterloo (ON), and Matthew Fenn received his first call to serve as the pastor of St Peter's … Continue reading Call Service 2019: vicar to Redeemer Waterloo; pastoral candidate to St Peter Stratford

Merlot and Melodies on June 16: Donations for the Silent Auction asked

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary is hosting a "Merlot and Melodies" event on June 16: more information about this evening of music, friends and good food can be found on the seminary's event page.  You can use the easy online registration for purchasing tickets online, or contact us (905) 688-2362 or email: concordia@brocku.ca. In this event a Silent Auction will … Continue reading Merlot and Melodies on June 16: Donations for the Silent Auction asked

Guild Day 2019: Thank you to Mrs Zastrow; Enjoying Music from Winterle

The Seminary Guild's biannual meeting on Saturday 27 April, held in beautiful spring sunshine, gathered around one hundred participants to decide on matters of the Guild and to find refreshment in God's Word, music and the company of friends. The Guild approved several projects for the coming year, such as purchase of a dishwasher for … Continue reading Guild Day 2019: Thank you to Mrs Zastrow; Enjoying Music from Winterle

Sermon: Annunciation

This sermon was preached by Rev. Esko Murto in the seminary’s Martin Lutheran Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of the Feast of the Annunciation, 25 March 2019. Luke 1:26-38 Immanuel, 'God With Us' is not only the name of the Son of God in Isaiah's prophecy, but also the current state of things … Continue reading Sermon: Annunciation

Lay course on Spirituality offered during Lent

Theology of Spirituality is where the doctrinal teaching of the church meets with the practical life of faith; what Christians believe forms and is formed by how they pray, preach, sing and praise God. This Lent season Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary offers a six-part lesson series on the Theology of Lutheran Spirituality. Instead of a … Continue reading Lay course on Spirituality offered during Lent

Chapel full of singers in Lessons and Carols

On the 9th of December, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary's advent tradition of Lessons and Carols made the Martin Luther chapel fuller than had been seen in years. Beginning with the prophetic writings predicting the coming of the Messiah until the culmination of "it came to pass in those days" in Luke 2, the readings in … Continue reading Chapel full of singers in Lessons and Carols

Sermon: St Michael and All Angels 2018

The following sermon was preached by Rev Esko Murto for the divine service in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel in observance of St Michael and All Angels, 1 October 2018. Revelation 12:7-12 "Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered!” So it was said to St John in the … Continue reading Sermon: St Michael and All Angels 2018

Fore!

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary's annual Golf Tournament saw 82 competitors get together for a day of fun and fellowship on the Sawmill Golf Course on 4 June. Strong winds provided excellent excuses for less-than-perfect swings, and beautiful sunshine brought a healthy red glow to the cheeks of golfers as they combed through tall grass in … Continue reading Fore!

Josh Brahm’s task: “To help pro-lifers to be less weird”

Josh Brahm from Charlotte, North Carolina, works for the Equal Rights Institute and sees his job to be to "help pro-lifers be less weird". This means connecting with people who think differently, and engaging in a dialogue where the other person can feel emotionally safe. It's not only about trying to appear nice, or avoiding … Continue reading Josh Brahm’s task: “To help pro-lifers to be less weird”