Reformation 500 Conference Opens the Fall Semester at CLTS

The fall semester at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary opened in the beginning of September with the traditional barbecue in Burgoyne Woods, followed by the faculty-student retreat in Niagara Falls a week later. This year CLTS was honoured to host an international guest at the opening retreat, when the bishop emeritus of our sister church in … Continue reading Reformation 500 Conference Opens the Fall Semester at CLTS

Holy Cross Day 2017

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the Divine Service commemorating Holy Cross Day, 14 September 2017. John 12:20-33 Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: Holy Cross Day is a somewhat peculiar interloper in this Reformation anniversary year. After all, Luther was pretty … Continue reading Holy Cross Day 2017

Last Chance to Register for the Reformation 500 Conference

Registration for the Reformation  500 conference closes this Friday, 1 September. We need attendance confirmed by that point so that we can arrange for catering and parking. Please follow the instructions below to register as soon as possible.   As part of this year's celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, Concordia will … Continue reading Last Chance to Register for the Reformation 500 Conference

Dr Winger Honours His Teacher in Festschrift for Voelz

Dr James W. Voelz was honoured with the presentation of  a Festschrift edited by colleagues Andrew Bartelt, Jeffrey Kloha, and Paul Raabe at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in November 2015. The volume, not yet complete at the time, has now appeared in print (2017). Dr Voelz is the author of … Continue reading Dr Winger Honours His Teacher in Festschrift for Voelz

Book of Revelation for the Laity

Beginning 5 October, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary will offer a ten-session lay-oriented lesson series on the Book of Revelation.  Understood throughout the history of the church in various ways, the Revelation remains a compelling but difficult book - and the modern reader's task is not made any easier by the flood of commentaries that often … Continue reading Book of Revelation for the Laity

Reformation 500 Conference, 10-11 September 2017: Registration Now Open!

As part of this year's celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, Concordia will hold a conference exploring the Reformation's impact on parish life. "The Reformation of Worship and Preaching" will feature Rev. Dr Jobst Schöne, bishop emeritus of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (SELK) and Rev. Fredrik Sidenvall, Principal at … Continue reading Reformation 500 Conference, 10-11 September 2017: Registration Now Open!

“Take Wing” Gets Airborne in Winnipeg

CLTS is not afraid of stealing a good idea! With thanks to our sister seminary in Edmonton, we have inaugurated our own “Take Wing” programme, designed to give second-year seminary students an experience in a parish more distant from the seminary than our usual field work, and to give them personal contact with the seminary. … Continue reading “Take Wing” Gets Airborne in Winnipeg

Talking about “The Wittenberg Reformation”

On the evening of Monday, 19 June 2017, Dr John Stephenson skipped over to the circuit in Western New York in which he served as a pastor from 1986 to 1989. In the context of LCC's Reformation 500 celebration, he addressed a discussion group chaired by Pr Alan Bauch (CLTS 2005) on the topic of … Continue reading Talking about “The Wittenberg Reformation”

Spring 2017 Newsletter

The seminary's latest newsletter has been printed and is on its way to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada. But you don't have to wait. Read it now here. There are stories about our graduates, students, and faculty. Thanks to all of you for your ongoing support. If you wish to donate to the important work … Continue reading Spring 2017 Newsletter

A Fair Way to Support the Seminary: Golfers Gather at the Sawmill

Another quarter century of seminary golf tournaments began on Monday, 5 June 2017, as seventy-six golfers gathered at the Sawmill Golf Course in Fenwick, Ontario, for the seminary’s 26th annual tournament. Good-natured participants bought mulligans for $5 a piece (kind of like indulgences!), and the tournament was made fair to all with a "best ball" … Continue reading A Fair Way to Support the Seminary: Golfers Gather at the Sawmill