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Opening Service 2019

You are invited to attend the opening service for the 44th academic year at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, on Sunday, 8 September, at 4:00 p.m. The service will be held in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel, 470 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. During the service Rev. Thomas Prachar, recently retired president of the Central District, will … Continue reading Opening Service 2019

When You Fast

Since joining the CLTS faculty in 2017, Dr Harold Ristau has taken on responsibility for (among many other things) the "practical" courses that teach such skills as preaching and pastoral practice. His interest in pastoral care has emerged in a series of short publications, the latest of which, When You Fast: The Sacramental Character of … Continue reading When You Fast

Seminary Guild Spring Newsletter Released

The Seminary Guild's spring 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 Spring Newsletter Released

Spring Newsletter 2019

The latest news from Concordia has been sent out to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada in our Spring Newsletter. You can read it online here. Please remember to support our mission as we enter the summer holidays. Donate quickly and easily through Canada Helps. See our Support Page for other options.

Supporting the Seminary as a Matter of Course–Golf 2019

The sun shone kindly on the seminary's annual gathering at the Sawmill Golf Course on Monday, 3 June 2019. "Tournament" may be an exaggeration when applied to this friendly social event. Seventy-two registered participants from all over southern Ontario came out not just for enjoyment of the game, for good food and beer, but most … Continue reading Supporting the Seminary as a Matter of Course–Golf 2019

June 16 Fundraiser cancelled

The Seminary's fundraising event Merlot and Melodies, scheduled for June 16, has been cancelled after the minimum number of registrations requested by the venue was not met. We thank all those who showed interest in the event, and especially our scheduled musical guest, Tara Lynn Hart. The need and the desire to arrange such an event where … Continue reading June 16 Fundraiser cancelled

Call Service 2019: vicar to Redeemer Waterloo; pastoral candidate to St Peter Stratford

The Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary held her annual Call Service in Christ Lutheran Church, St Catharines on Saturday the 25th of May. In this service seminarian Markus Peschel was sent to do his vicarage in Redeemer Lutheran Church, Waterloo (ON), and Matthew Fenn received his first call to serve as the pastor of St Peter's … Continue reading Call Service 2019: vicar to Redeemer Waterloo; pastoral candidate to St Peter Stratford

Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2019

At the sacred convocation of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton (24 May), and the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (25 May), the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Matthew Fenn (CLTS) St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Stratford, ON Shiekh Lief Mauricio (CLS) Good Shepherd Lutheran … Continue reading Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2019

Call Service Livestream – updated link

Please use this link instead of the one originally posted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6tW4b-8qLw

Praying the Psalms with Jesus and His Body, the Church (audio)

Dr Thomas Winger delivered this essay to the Good Shepherd Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN, 6 November 2018. The theme of the conference was Daily Prayer. (This recording was made later when he "reused" the essay for the East Regional Pastors' and Deacons' Conference at Camp Pioneer, 14 May 2019.) You may follow the slideshow here: https://1drv.ms/p/s!AjEr6lG7BhobgeEKwUaecgoBXaEwFA.