Lenten Letter from the Seminary

In this year's Lenten Letter the seminary president, Dr Thomas Winger, encourages you to remember and support the "essential service" that your pastor offers you according to his divine calling. The letter also includes a focus on MTS student Jane Jacob, who is nearing graduation. See the full letter here. The letter will not be … Continue reading Lenten Letter from the Seminary

Seminary Closes in Response to Ontario Directive

The Ontario government has announced stricter measures to combat the current pandemic. All businesses deemed non-essential are required to close by midnight today (Tuesday). Thus, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary will be officially closed on Wednesday, 25 March 2020, and will remain closed until further notice. Faculty and staff will continue to work from home, as they are … Continue reading Seminary Closes in Response to Ontario Directive

Guild Day Cancelled

The seminary's annual Guild Day is scheduled for Saturday, 18 April. In the current crisis, it is clearly unwise for us to hold this event. Guild President Nancy Bryans conferred today with Seminary President Dr Thomas Winger and agreed that an official cancellation notice should be sent out.  Please pass on this notice to members of … Continue reading Guild Day Cancelled

Seminary Procedures in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

As an affiliated college of Brock University we have a responsibility to abide by their decisions on health and safety matters. In fact, in situations such as we are now experiencing, they provide a great service to us by taking the best advice and providing us with guidance. Today Brock announced that all face-to-face classes … Continue reading Seminary Procedures in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Seminary Guild Winter Newsletter Released

The Seminary Guild's February newsletter has been sent out in bulk to congregations. But you can download it now and read it here. The newsletter includes reports on Guild events and projects, and a letter from the spiritual adviser. And if you haven't paid for an annual membership--at $5 it's a bargain!--please contact your congregation's … Continue reading Seminary Guild Winter Newsletter Released

Sermon: Come to Me and Rest (Festival of St Matthias)

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in commemoration of St Matthias, Apostle, 24 February 2020. 25 At that time Jesus declared, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and … Continue reading Sermon: Come to Me and Rest (Festival of St Matthias)

Sermon on Luke 5:27-39

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the weekly divine service on Thursday, 30 January 2020. 27 After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, “Follow me.” 28 And leaving everything, he … Continue reading Sermon on Luke 5:27-39

Sermon for St Timothy, Pastor and Confessor, 2020

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

Amazon shopping links discontinued

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

Advent Newsletter 2019

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.