Prayerfully Consider Visit Can Begin a Path to the Seminary

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, biannual Prayerfully Consider Visit is set for March 14–17. For men and women considering a future in pastoral or diakonal service, whether they’re still in college or considering Church work as a second career, the Prayerfully Consider Visit is a chance to find out what it is like to be a student at CTSFW. Attendees live in the dorms, eat in the dining hall, attend classes, worship in Kramer Chapel, explore the campus and...

Confirmation Retreat at CTSFW Explores Importance of Apostle’s Creed

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—February 16–18 marks this spring’s Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne. Designed to complement the ongoing instruction that confirmands receive from their pastor, the retreat will cover the topic “We Believe: Why the Creed Matters Today.” Both students and chaperones will have the chance to study the Creed, gaining a stronger understanding of how this biblical and historical confession grounds Christians in a postmodern world in absolute truth told absolutely in God’s own words. Rev. Matthew...

Public Lecture on the Lutheran Church in Scandinavia

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Coming up this Sunday, January 21, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, continues the Public Lecture Series with a presentation by Dr. Timo Laato, professor of New Testament Exegesis at the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Laato is a CTSFW Symposia Series speaker and will remain on campus afterwards to teach a graduate course. His public lecture topic is on “The Current State of Lutheran Churches in Scandinavian Countries.” This presentation, though open at no cost to the...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—February 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  For additional information concerning all events please go to www.ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. Music Events Wednesday, January 17, 5:00 p.m. Symposia Choral Vespers Seminary Schola Cantorum Open to the public in Kramer Chapel and livestreamed at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/CTSFW. Thursday, January 18, 5:00 p.m. Symposia Vespers and Organ Recital Rev. Timothy Frank Though open...

Learning and Serving Through the D.Min. Program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Improvements to the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Program at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, continue to bear fruit. The change to a hybrid format of online learning and traditional classroom teaching led to eight pastors earning the degree in 2017, which is more than in any year in recent memory. “Students are able to work effectively on their coursework with minimal interruption to their ministry commitments,” explained the Rev. Dr. Gifford A. Grobien, director of the D.Min. Program. “Having...