Category: Education News

December 14, 2018

Annual Call for CLS Award Nominations

EDMONTON – Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton wants to ask you a question: Do you know someone who has given greatly of themselves in service to the Church? This could be a dedicated pastor, deacon, or layperson who has done much for the Kingdom of…

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December 13, 2018

Annual Call for CLTS Award Nominations

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – 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 the…

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September 27, 2018

LCC Seminaries welcome new students to 2018-19 school year

CANADA – Classes at Lutheran Church–Canada’s two seminaries are well underway and both schools have welcomed a number of new students. Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines, Ontario held its first full day of classes on September 5, while Concordia Lutheran Seminary (CLS)…

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September 13, 2018

Faculty Call Process Begins at CLTS

Concordia’s Professor of Theology and Dean of Students, Rev. Esko Murto, has accepted a call to return to Finland and serve a congregation in Tampere. In view of his departure at the end of the current academic year (2018-19), the seminary is beginning the call…

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August 31, 2018

International seminary missionaries reach out in Ottawa

by Dave Zakel Striking up a conversation with a complete stranger is a lot like writing an open-ended article on a broad topic. Where do I start? What do I say? How am I going to do this? These questions and others are sure to…

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August 30, 2018

“Les Petites Rencontres avec Jésus”: for the Lost and Found

“Often the mission of the Church is divided into two mandates: ‘in reach’ and ‘out reach’. It is a useful distinction, because there is a time and a place for all things. Just as treating Divine Service as primarily an outreach opportunity to unbelievers or…

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August 7, 2018

Supreme Court Rules against Christian University

OTTAWA – On June 15, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled against Trinity Western University (TWU), which was seeking to have the law societies of Ontario and British Columbia’s refusal to accredit graduates of TWU’s proposed new law school overturned. The societies had stated they…

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July 12, 2018

New Names for LCC Districts

At the meeting of Lutheran Church–Canada’s (LCC) Board of Directors on April 26, 2018, the board voted to approve a motion to change the names of its three regions (currently districts) to reflect the new structure of the organization. As of January 1, 2019, the…

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June 19, 2018

Odessa Seminary in Ukraine hosts graduation

[metaslider id=”14597″] The Odessa Seminary in Ukraine hosted its graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 9th where four students received their theological diplomas after completing a three-year course together. Dr. James Gimbel of Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton and Dr. Wilhelm Torgerson of Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Catharines attended…

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May 26, 2018

Seminaries celebrate graduations and placements

In two annual events Lutheran Church–Canada received five church workers and sent an additional six into the field for a year of vicarage in preparation for the pastoral ministry. Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton held its Sacred Convocation, Thursday, May 24 at Bethel Lutheran Church in…

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