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a seminary of Lutheran Church-Canada

Come and see! Open day for high schoolers interested in seminary studies

This is a reminder of our upcoming high school open day during March break … Have you ever thought about becoming a pastor – or has someone told you you should think about it? Do you love Christ and his … Continue reading

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St Matthias, Apostle, 2017

The following sermon was preached by Revd Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary’s Martin Luther chapel on 24 February 2017, the Festival of St Matthias, Apostle. The text is Acts 1:15-26. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: … Continue reading

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Sermon: St Timothy, Pastor and Confessor

The following sermon was preached in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel by Dr Thomas Winger for a divine service commemorating St Timothy, Pastor and Confessor, 24 January 2017.  42 Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day … Continue reading

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Summer Vicarages with Government Assistance

Together with our sister seminary in Edmonton, we encourage you to consider offering a summer vicarage opportunity to a first-year seminary student. Please contact President Thomas Winger (twinger@brocku.ca) if you would like information on available students. It may be possible … Continue reading

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Call for Award Nominations

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 … Continue reading

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Advent Newsletter 2016

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.

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RSVP Revisited: Recruiting church workers for a new generation

Feed: Canadian Lutheran Online Posted on: Tuesday, 06 December 2016 3.17pm CANADA – Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) is re-launching the RSVP initiative, a church worker recruitment program that successfully identified a number of prospective pastors and deacons throughout the 1990s and … Continue reading

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Sermon: St Andrew’s Day

The following sermon was preached by Dr Wilhelm Torgerson in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the Commemoration of St. Andrew the First-Called. The text is St. John 1:35-42. (Just a few remarks at the outset: … Continue reading

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Rev. Dr Harold Ristau Accepts Faculty Call

Rev. Dr Harold Ristau has announced today that he has decided to accept the call to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology at CLTS. He will officially take up the new post in August 2017. Plans for his installation have … Continue reading

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Honouring Humann and Grothe at Advent Lessons and Carols 2016

At the reception following this year’s Advent Lessons and Carols service we will recognise Founding Professor Roger Humann’s 80th birthday (18 May) and Emeritus Professor Jon Grothe’s 75th birthday (30 Nov.). Please join us as we host these special guests. … Continue reading

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