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[April 7, 2017 | No Comment | ]
Rev. Dr. Thomas Winger; Terri, Sophia, and Isaac Paik; Matthew and Laurin Fenn; Iris Barta with Isaac Fenn; and Janice Buchner.

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario – Lutheran Women’s Missionary League–Canada (LWMLC) hosted its annual vicars’ dinner for students of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (St. Catharines, Ontario) on March 24, 2017.
The dinner was held at Christ Lutheran Church in St. Catharines. LWMLC President Iris Barta spoke on the multifaceted work of the women’s missionary league, and presented each vicar with a gift bag of LWMLC materials illustrating the depth of resources the organization provides the Canadian church.
CLTS has one regular vicar available for placement this year: Matthew Fenn, a native of Windsor. He …


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[March 13, 2017 | No Comment | ]
First edition of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

ONLINE – Video from Concordia Lutheran Seminary (CLS) in Edmonton’s recent Quest Course on C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia series are now available to view online.
Taking place over four weeks, “Narnia for Adults: Introduction to the Chronicles of Narnia” features lectures by Rev. Dr. Joel Heck, an internationally recognized specialist on C.S. Lewis. Dr. Heck is a veteran professor of theology at Concordia University Texas and is serving CLS as a visiting professor during the winter 2017 semester.
The lecture series has been divided into eight videos that you can watch …


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[March 2, 2017 | 2 Comments | ]
2017-Ellefson-Poster

EDMONTON – Grammy-award-winning musician David Ellefson of Megadeth will give a lecture entitled “From Megadeth to Megalife” at Concordia University of Edmonton on March 17, 2017 at 4:00 p.m..
In addition to being a long-standing member of the band Megadeth, Ellefson has also studied at Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Louis, and is the founder of MEGA Life ministries, a satellite of Shepherd of the Desert Church (a member of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod) in Scotsdale, Arizona.
Ellefson’s lecture will present Martin Luther’s view on music in a Law and Gospel oriented …


In: ABC District News, Education News, Headline, Reformation 500

[January 24, 2017 | No Comment | ]
CLTS President Thomas Winger talks to youth at the 2016 National Youth Gathering.

CATHARINES, Ontario – Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) is inviting all those considering pursuing theological education to visit them at a series of seminary-experience events this spring.
“Have you ever thought about becoming a pastor—or has someone told you you should think about it?” promotional materials ask. “Do you love Christ and His church, and wonder whether you could serve Him in pastoral ministry or other theological vocations? Are you interested in theology, and desire to learn more about Christian faith, Scriptures, and the hows and whys of Lutheran doctrine. …


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[January 24, 2017 | No Comment | ]
Give25-web

EDMONTON – Every year, 55% of Concordia Lutheran Seminary’s operating budget comes from donations. In an effort to make it easier for donors to make small recurring gifts, the seminary has launched the give25 campaign.
Through the give25 campaign, CLS is seeking $25 a month from 1,000 donors. The seminary is looking for 10 donors from each of 100 Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) congregations to commit in 2017.
“I’m so grateful to be a new partner to Concordia Lutheran Seminary in its ‘Give 25’ effort,” notes LCC President Robert Bugbee. “The Lord has …


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[January 18, 2017 | No Comment | ]
CCSCF-2017-poster

EDMONTON – The Canadian Centre for Scholarship and the Christian Faith is encouraging people to sign up soon for their sixth annual conference—“500 Years of Reformation.” The conference will take place March 24-25 at Concordia University of Edmonton.
Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Martin Luther, is keynote speaker for the event. His keynote address is entitled “How Luther’s Reformation Literally Changed the World.” He will also give a plenary lecture on “Luther’s Impact on University Education and Christian Liberal Arts.”
The conference has also issued a …


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