What are you thankful for? Blessed Thanksgiving 2022

"In short, at both the church and the university, I got paid to tell people about how God saved us through Christ Jesus. How great is that?" Dr James Kellerman opens our Thanksgiving letter to the church by reflecting on God's blessings in his own life, particularly three decades as a parish pastor. As you … Continue reading What are you thankful for? Blessed Thanksgiving 2022

Harvest Day 2022; Guild Newsletter Released

The Concordia Seminary Guild will hold its Harvest Day gathering at the seminary on Saturday, 15 October. In the Fall Guild Newsletter, Guild President Nancy Bryans extends this invitation: We look forward to visiting with you! Please mark your calendars, send in your registration form, and plan to attend. Please find the Registration Form included … Continue reading Harvest Day 2022; Guild Newsletter Released

Seminaries Sunday 2022

Seminaries Sunday 2022 "Benedictus: He has visited and redeemed His people" (Luke 1:68) - the seminaries' shared theme for 2022-23. Lutheran Church–Canada does not designate a specific day as "Seminaries Sunday", but encourages her congregations to remember the two seminaries with prayers and offerings, particularly as the new academic year begins in September. We have … Continue reading Seminaries Sunday 2022

Opening Service: Installation, Awards, and a New Year

The worshippers gathered in the seminary chapel to inaugurate the 47th academic year lifted the roof with their singing. What a joy it was to have a large and festive gathering again. Organist and pre-seminary student Andrew Hayes, together with MTS student Dr Eduardo Farias on trumpet, supported the singing, while fourth-year seminarian Nigel Prozenko … Continue reading Opening Service: Installation, Awards, and a New Year

Volume 34 of Lutheran Theological Review Released

The latest issue of Lutheran Theological Review (vol. 34) 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 Volume 34 of Lutheran Theological Review Released

Through the Valley: New Poems by Rev. Kurt Reinhardt

Rev. Kurt E. Reinhardt has released a new volume of poetry written to accompany Christians "through the valley of the shadow of death". The 25 poems are accompanied by Scripture verses and illustrated with photography by Rev. Reinhardt, Dr Thomas Winger, and Rev. Will Weedon. Two icons by H. Avery Prozenko complete the artwork. Rev. … Continue reading Through the Valley: New Poems by Rev. Kurt Reinhardt

Summer Hours at Concordia

The seminary will be officially closed for the month of July 2022. This is to accommodate faculty and staff holidays. Some faculty are travelling to speak at conferences. Most of our students are also away. Please continue to remember us with your gifts and prayers. Although it's a quiet time, we still have work to … Continue reading Summer Hours at Concordia

Spring Newsletter 2022

The latest news from Concordia has been sent out to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada in our Spring Newsletter. It includes congregational placements for our graduate and vicars, a story from a current vicar, and news about the call of a new faculty member. You can read it online here. Please remember to support our … Continue reading Spring Newsletter 2022

Called to Serve: Call Service 2022

The Call Service is a once-in-a-lifetime event for students who have devoted four or five years of their life to seminary studies, fervent­ly desiring to enter the pastoral ministry. We are thankful once again to have been able to have gathered for this joyful occasion. Chad Miller received his congregational placement as Assistant Pastor at … Continue reading Called to Serve: Call Service 2022

Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2022

At the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, held at Christ Lutheran Church on Saturday, 28 May 2022, the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later. Pastoral Candidate Placements Kyle Eddy (CLS)Zion Lutheran Church, Prince George, BC /Vanderhoof Lutheran Church, Vanderhoof, BCChad Miller (CLTS)Assistant Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church, … Continue reading Pastoral and Vicarage Placements 2022