CLTS Profs Honoured for Articles in the Canadian Lutheran

Two CLTS professors, Dr Harold Ristau and Dr John Stephenson, were honoured to receive awards from The Canadian Christian Communicators Association's 2020 ceremony. Their articles in the Canadian Lutheran last year were recognised. Awards also went to Rev. Ted Giese (who taught a short-term course at CLTS last January) and editor Mathew Block, whose work … Continue reading CLTS Profs Honoured for Articles in the Canadian Lutheran

Spring Newsletter 2020

The latest news from Concordia is included in our Spring Newsletter. We are particularly pleased to highlight our vicar and pastoral candidate, who were placed at our call service in May. You can read the newsletter online here. Please remember to support our mission this summer as we prepare to receive a bumper crop of … Continue reading Spring Newsletter 2020

New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

The latest issue of Lutheran Theological Review (vol. 31) 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

Faculty Opinion – Facts and Faith: What we know to be true in the face of a pandemic

The seminary faculty have been consulted regularly by LCC pastors seeking advice on how to balance concerns about public health with the need to provide spiritual care. As most jurisdictions in Canada are allowing churches to gather again for public worship, it is important to think theologically about how to comply with health directives without … Continue reading Faculty Opinion – Facts and Faith: What we know to be true in the face of a pandemic

David Schutz, Former Board Chairman, Dies

The seminary community is saddened by the news that David Schutz died this past weekend at the age of 77. Mr Schutz served on the CLTS Board of Regents for twelve years, beginning in 1999, and was chairman of the board for seven. In 2013 CLTS thanked him for his service with the Friend of … Continue reading David Schutz, Former Board Chairman, Dies

Faculty Call Process Restarts

At its regular meeting on 29 May 2020 the CLTS Board of Regents resolved to restart the call process for a new seminary professor. This decision arose following the news that Rev. Min Kim, who had accepted the call in 2019 but intended to complete his contract as a military chaplain before coming this summer, … Continue reading Faculty Call Process Restarts

Call Service 2020: Homily

The following introduction and homily were delivered by CLTS President Rev. Dr Thomas Winger at the online Call Service Vespers on Friday, 29 May 2020, 7pm, from the Martin Luther Chapel. Welcome and Introductory Remarks The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the communion of the Holy Spirit be … Continue reading Call Service 2020: Homily

Call Service 2020

The joy of the seminary's call service was not diminished by the unusual circumstances that surrounded it. With public services still forbidden in Ontario, the seminary community was unable to gather at a local church for the usual service in which placements would be announced and awards given out. Instead, they heard God's Word, sang … Continue reading Call Service 2020

Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2020

At the sacred convocation of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, and the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, both held in limited online fashion on Friday, 29 May 2020, the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Adam Robert Chandler (CLS) Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, Victoria, … Continue reading Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2020

CLTS Golf Tournament 2020 Cancelled

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary’s annual golf tournament was scheduled to take place on Monday, 1 June 2020, at Sawmill Golf Course in Fenwick. Unfortunately, though we have waited hopefully for a last minute relaxing of regulations, the tournament will not be able to go ahead. There are currently no plans to reschedule it, but we … Continue reading CLTS Golf Tournament 2020 Cancelled