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Pastoral, Vicarage, and Diaconal Placements 2018

At the sacred convocation of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton (24 May), and the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (26 May), the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Kristopher Scott Brayall (CLS) Associate Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, Grande Prairie, AB Kai Philip Buck (CLS) … Continue reading Pastoral, Vicarage, and Diaconal Placements 2018

Call Service 2018 Livestream

The 2018 Call Service can be watched live here: https://youtu.be/8SkfYIT-aM0  (If the link fails, go to our main YouTube page here.) The seminary's annual Call Service will take place at Christ Lutheran Church, 140 Russel Ave, St. Catharines, on Saturday, 26 May 2018, 4.00pm. We heartily invite members of LCC, and especially friends and family of … Continue reading Call Service 2018 Livestream

Seminary Guild Spring Newsletter Released

The Seminary Guild's May 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

Vicars’ Dinner with the LWMLC (2018)

Vicarage is a very important step in a seminary student's formation towards the pastoral ministry—the opportunity to spend a whole year working in a congregation to put their theological education into practice. The annual vicars' dinner, hosted by the Lutheran Women's Missionary League–Canada (LWMLC), opens the door a crack to see what they're getting into. … Continue reading Vicars’ Dinner with the LWMLC (2018)

Annual Seminary Golf Tournament – Register Now

Concordia Seminary’s annual golf tournament is scheduled for Monday, 4 June 2018, 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, chicken/rib combo dinner, dessert, and prizes. Look for a … Continue reading Annual Seminary Golf Tournament – Register Now

Guild Day Cancellation: Update

The spring Guild Day gathering at Concordia, planned for Saturday, 14 April 2018, was cancelled because of the severe ice storm that affected most of southern Ontario. The Guild Executive have now met to consider possible dates for rescheduling. Unfortunately, it appears that every Saturday between now and Call Day in May has conflicts that … Continue reading Guild Day Cancellation: Update

Call Service 2018

The seminary's annual Call Service will take place at Christ Lutheran Church, 140 Russel Ave, St. Catharines, on Saturday, 26 May 2018, 4.00pm. We heartily invite members of LCC, and especially friends and family of the students and award recipients, to attend this festive event. Second-year student Vishal Paul will receive his assignment to serve … Continue reading Call Service 2018

Guild Day Cancelled Due to Impending Ice Storm

With the impending ice storm set to make travel extremely dangerous, we have decided to cancel Guild Day tomorrow, 14 April. Brock University has also announced cancellation of exams and on campus events. Please stay home and stay safe. We will be attempting to contact all registrants by phone, but please pass on the message … Continue reading Guild Day Cancelled Due to Impending Ice Storm

Sermon: Palm Sunday, the Annunciation, and Bach

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, Bergholz, NY, for a Bach Vespers on Palm Sunday, 25 March 2018. Bach's cantata 182, Himmelskönig, sei willkommen ("Heaven's King, Be Welcome!"), performed in the service, was originally composed for Sunday, 25 March 1714, when the two liturgical occasions also coincided. (The … Continue reading Sermon: Palm Sunday, the Annunciation, and Bach

Support Us in Lent 2018

This past week the seminary appealed to the members of LCC to include support of the seminary in their Lenten discipline. In our regular Lenten appeal letter, seminarian Joshua Langill introduces himself and his family. Dr Harold Ristau encourages us to think about the seminary as part of our Christian family. He writes: We have … Continue reading Support Us in Lent 2018