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

Call Service 2021

The seminary's annual Call Service will take place on Saturday, 29 May 2021, 4.00pm. This is a joyful occasion for the pastoral candidates and vicars. Because of current restrictions limiting service attendance to ten people, we have decided to forego holding the service in a local congregation and have relocated it to the seminary chapel. … Continue reading Call Service 2021

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

New Volume of Poems by Rev. Kurt Reinhardt

Rev. Kurt E. Reinhardt (CLTS MDiv 1999), serving Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kurtsville, Ontario, is one of the most prolific and profound poets in contemporary English-speaking Lutheranism. His first volume of poems, from the years 1995-2008, was published by Redeemer Press, Ft. Wayne, IN, as My Light and My Salvation. One from that set, "Baptismal … Continue reading New Volume of Poems by Rev. Kurt Reinhardt

New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

The latest issue of Lutheran Theological Review (vol. 32) has been released. Lutheran Theological Review is an annual journal published by the two seminary faculties of Lutheran Church–Canada. It provides a forum for our professors and pastors to publish their research, and for the seminaries to provide resources and to stimulate the minds of our … Continue reading New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

Advent Newsletter 2020

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.

Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2020

At the sacred convocation of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, and the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, both held in limited online fashion on Friday, 29 May 2020, the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Adam Robert Chandler (CLS) Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, Victoria, … Continue reading Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2020

Liturgical Calendar 2020

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. In recent … Continue reading Liturgical Calendar 2020