The seminary community was thrilled to witness the ordination of student Paul Luth as a priest in the Reformed Episcopal Church on Sunday, 11 February. Here's the back story to this unusual event. Representatives of Lutheran Church–Canada and the LCMS have been participating in ecumenical dialogue with conservative Anglicans grouped together into the Anglican Church … Continue reading Seminary Student Ordained in Reformed Episcopal Church
The following sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of The Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Our Lord, 2 February 2018. Delicious irony is going on when Moses tells Mary not to touch anything holy for forty days after giving … Continue reading Sermon: The Presentation of Our Lord 2018
The latest issue of Lutheran Theological Review (vol. 29) is a themed issue dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. The publication of this 2017 volume has been delayed until now in order to publish essays from significant conferences in the jubilee year. Lutheran Theological Review is an annual journal published by the … Continue reading New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Celebrates Reformation 500
The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in observance of the Confession of St Peter, 18 January 2018. The Confessions of St. Peter (Mark 8) There was no indulgence for Peter. Jesus simply exorcised him: “Get behind me Satan”. Our Lord does not … Continue reading Sermon: The Confession of St Peter 2018
Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary opens her doors to anyone considering studies in CLTS or simply desiring more information about what the seminary education might be. Thursday, 22 February 2018 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm we are inviting university students or those already finished with college to come learn about our graduate degrees (click here … Continue reading Interested in seminary education? Mark the Open Doors in your calendar!
Each May at the annual Call Service Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary has the opportunity to confer two major awards on worthy pastors or lay members of Lutheran Church–Canada. The recipient of the "Friend of the Seminary" award is nominated by the faculty or Board of Regents for making a significant contribution to the well-being of … Continue reading Call for Award Nominations
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.
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)
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
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