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Advent Newsletter 2017

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.

St Andrew, Apostle (Sermon)

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the Festival of St Andrew, Apostle, 30 November 2017. The text is John 1:35-42. Dear fellow disciples of Jesus: It is the end. It is the beginning. St Andrew’s Day is an odd duck. If … Continue reading St Andrew, Apostle (Sermon)

Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday

The "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" frenzies are all about accumulating the things of this world. Of course, we give thanks to God that He has so blessed us that we can enjoy the goodness of creation. But the world's greatest need is not to get more stuff but to receive the precious Gospel of … Continue reading Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday

Help the Seminary with Your Christmas Shopping

As think about your Christmas shopping, you can support the seminary in a few simple ways. If you shop at Amazon, you can put your shopping to work for us as well. Anything you buy at Amazon can be credited to us if you enter Amazon through our seminary link. This applies to books, electronics, … Continue reading Help the Seminary with Your Christmas Shopping

Seminary Supports Evangelism at Simcoe County Fair

Once again this year, students soon to be enrolled in the Spring Evangelism Course arrived at the Simcoe County Fair to participate in their annual outreach organized by Pastor Dan Abraham and the members of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Simcoe. Their booth, banner and materials emphasized the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with various … Continue reading Seminary Supports Evangelism at Simcoe County Fair

Advent Lessons and Carols Service 2017

The seminary community warmly invites you to our service of Advent Lessons and Carols. This treasured annual event takes place this year on the Second Sunday in Advent, 10 December 2017, at 4.00pm. The seminary faculty, staff, and students will be joined by Resurrection Lutheran Choir, under the direction of Dianne Humann, together with our own … Continue reading Advent Lessons and Carols Service 2017

Sermon: It’s Time for Christ Alone

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Kurt Lantz in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel on Wednesday, 15 November 2017. The text is Matthew 24:1-14. Herod the Great had started building the temple in 19 BC. It was still under construction at the time of Jesus and was not completed until AD 66. That makes … Continue reading Sermon: It’s Time for Christ Alone

Sermon on 1 Thessalonians 2:13-20

The following sermon was preached by Rev. Duane Peters in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel on Wednesday, 8 November 2017. The text is 1 Thessalonians 2:13-20. Wherever the Word of God is preached, inevitably there will be opposition. But adversity may bring thanksgiving and joy. The opposition St. Paul encountered in Macedonia resulted in thanksgiving … Continue reading Sermon on 1 Thessalonians 2:13-20

All Saints’ Day 2017 (Sermon)

The following sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel at the divine service celebrating All Saints' Day, 1 November 2017. Revelation 7:9-17; St Matthew 5:1-12 An aunt of mine shocked her siblings by going into hysterics in the moment her mother died, and they thought one of her brothers-in-law … Continue reading All Saints’ Day 2017 (Sermon)

Old Books Find New Home at Seminary Library

The Reformation Rare Book Room has officially opened at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines. The special room, built to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, houses the library’s oldest books, dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Lutheran Church–Canada President, Dr. Robert Bugbee, was on hand to cut the ribbon and … Continue reading Old Books Find New Home at Seminary Library