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

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 concordia@brocku.ca.

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.

Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday 2020

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 2020

Sermon: St Andrew, Apostle

The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the Festival of St Andrew, Apostle, 30 November 2020. We’ve got rights responsibilities! (Ezek. 3:16-23) Grace, mercy and peace to you all from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. So here we are. … Continue reading Sermon: St Andrew, Apostle