Liturgical Calendar 2022

For more than a decade CLTS, St. Catharines (lately in co-operation with CLS, Edmonton), has provided all LCC congregations with a wall calendar primarily meant for use by altar guilds. The calendar contained the liturgical festivals of the three-year and one-year lectionary series, together with their parament/vestment colours and space to write notes. For the … Continue reading Liturgical Calendar 2022

Harvest Day 2021 Reminder

Here is a reminder of the Seminary Guild Harvest Day taking place this coming Saturday. Please join us through the YouTube link provided in the story below. The Seminary Guild is a large community of church members who support the seminary and her students with regular gifts, loving service, and prayers. For many years they … Continue reading Harvest Day 2021 Reminder

Thanksgiving to the God who Opens Doors

With your gift, you open doors … for some to become parish pastors, others to train to better serve the Lord and His church in their various vocations, and still others to become chaplains. Dr Thomas Korcok opens this year's Thanksgiving letter with this reflection on the opportunites God has offered to our students. At … Continue reading Thanksgiving to the God who Opens Doors

Seminary Guild fall Newsletter Released

The Guild's fall newsletter has now been released. Print copies have been sent to reps and congregations who have requested it, while the remainder are receiving it by e-mail to distribute to their members. You can download it now and read it here. If you haven't paid for an annual membership—at $5 it's a bargain!—please … Continue reading Seminary Guild fall Newsletter Released

46th Year Begins with a Bustle of Activity

Forty-five years ago, Christ Lutheran Church in St. Catharines was full as people gathered for the opening service of the first academic year of the newly formed Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary. Dr Robert Preus was the preacher and Dr Albin Stanfel was the officiant. It was a time of great excitement. Here, finally, was a … Continue reading 46th Year Begins with a Bustle of Activity

Harvest Day 2021

The Seminary Guild is a large community of church members who support the seminary and her students with regular gifts, loving service, and prayers. For many years they have held two annual gatherings at the seminary: Harvest Day in October and Guild Day in April. Alas, for a year and half these wonderful gatherings have … Continue reading Harvest Day 2021

Spring Newsletter 2021

  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 you consider your Christian giving.

Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2021

At the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, held with a limited attendance in the seminary chapel and streamed online on Saturday, 29 May 2021, the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Markus Peschel (CLTS)....................... Commended to the Free Evangelical Lutheran Church in South … Continue reading Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2021

New Baptismal Font Installed and Consecrated

Baptism Depicted in the Cranach Altarpiece, City Church, Wittenberg When Dr Wilhelm Torgerson retired from teaching at the seminary in 2018--he had served as an instructor in pastoral theology since his first "retirement" from parish ministry in Germany back in 2011--the seminary community wanted to honour this unique man in a unique way. His love … Continue reading New Baptismal Font Installed and Consecrated

Rev. Dr Roger E. Winger, Rest in Peace

Rev. Roger E. Winger, DD, Delta Chi Rev. Dr Roger E. Winger, former LCC East District President, Guest Instructor at CLTS, and father of President Dr Thomas Winger, was received into his eternal rest on Thursday, 29 April 2021. “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,’” says the … Continue reading Rev. Dr Roger E. Winger, Rest in Peace