Sermon: St Mark, Evangelist, 2019

The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau for the divine service on the occasion of St Mark, Evangelist, in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel on 25 April 2019. The text is Mark 16:9-20. Reclining with Jesus It’s nice to sit down and put your feet up after a long day at work. To … Continue reading Sermon: St Mark, Evangelist, 2019

Call Service 2019

The seminary's annual Call Service will take place at Christ Lutheran Church, 140 Russell Ave, St. Catharines, on Saturday, 25 May 2019, 4.00pm. We heartily invite members of LCC, and especially friends and family of the students and award recipients, to attend this festive event. Matthew Fenn will be certified to be called into the … Continue reading Call Service 2019

Sermon for Holy Thursday

The following sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel at the morning office. Maundy Thursday 2019 Exodus 12 & St John 13 The skies over Paris on Tuesday evening of this Holy Week 2019 were eerily akin to those over Jerusalem in September of the year of our Lord … Continue reading Sermon for Holy Thursday

Merlot and Melodies: An Evening with Tara Lyn Hart

Back from "Down Under", where Pastor Perry Hart served the Waikerie parish of the Lutheran Church of Australia, Tara Lyn Hart is the featured guest at this year's seminary fund- and friend-raising dinner. The Juno nominee and Canadian Country Music Association award winner lifted our spirits with music at a series of annual Valentine's Day … Continue reading Merlot and Melodies: An Evening with Tara Lyn Hart

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

Support Us in Lent 2019

This week the seminary appeals to the members of LCC to include support of the seminary in their Lenten discipline. In our regular Lenten appeal letter, seminarian Joshua Radke introduces himself and his family. Dean Esko Murto encourages us to think about our attachment to possessions--and freedom from them in the Gospel of Christ. He … Continue reading Support Us in Lent 2019

Sermon: St Joseph 2019

This sermon was preached by Rev. Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Lutheran Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of St Joseph, Guardian of Jesus, 19 March 2019. Joseph and you: Guardians of Jesus (Mt 2:13-15, 19-23) It’s bad enough that Lutherans barely talk about the blessed and holy Virgin, Mary, the … Continue reading Sermon: St Joseph 2019

CLTS Golf Tournament 2019 – Register Now

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary’s annual golf tournament will take place on Monday, 3 June 2019, at Sawmill Golf Course in Fenwick, beginning at 11:30am (shotgun start at 1pm). The $110 per person registration fee includes BBQ lunch (sausage, hamburger, or hot-dog, and a non-alcoholic beverage), green fees, golf cart, steak dinner, dessert, and prizes. Registration … Continue reading CLTS Golf Tournament 2019 – Register Now

Lay Course on the Theology of Spirituality: Videos Available

The first class in our lay course, "The Theology of Spirituality", was warmly received in Monday night. A video of the class is now available on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/IZoZv-8VNiA Subsequent class recordings will be posted each week by Wednesday. Just check our YouTube channel. It's still possible to join the class in person by … Continue reading Lay Course on the Theology of Spirituality: Videos Available

Rev. Min Kim Accepts Call as Assistant Professor

We are delighted to announce that Rev. Min Kim of St Albert, AB, has accepted a call to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology at CLTS. Rev. Kim will complete his current contract as chaplain in the Canadian Forces and take up the position in the summer of 2020. Rev. Min Kim (48) is a … Continue reading Rev. Min Kim Accepts Call as Assistant Professor