Learn & Worship with Your Seminary: Public Lecture and Easter Choral Vespers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—There are two events coming up at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, over the next two Sundays. One is an opportunity to learn and the other is an opportunity to worship. This Sunday, April 15, at 4:00 p.m. (EDT), Dr. David P. Scaer will teach a public lecture on “The Resurrection of Jesus: The Current Relevance of the Ancient Accounts.” All are welcome to attend either in person, where it will be held in Luther Hall, or online, where it...

Equipped to Serve: Providing Graduates With the Tools They Need for Ministry

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Last year, through the generosity of our donors to the Logos Project, we were able to fully cover the cost of Greek textbooks for our incoming first-year students who were just beginning four years of study. In fact, that generosity so overflowed that we have nearly taken care of the Greek needs for the class incoming this fall — over $13,000 already raised! As such, today we are able to turn our thoughts and giving to the needs of those who...

Public Convocation: Pastoral Care and Preaching in Light of the Hidden God

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Pastoral Ministry and Missions Department at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is sponsoring a public convocation on Wednesday, May 9 at 11:00 a.m. in Loehe 7. Dr. Joshua C. Miller, instructor in the religion department at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will speak on “Pastoral Care and Preaching in Light of the Hidden God.” “In The Bondage of the Will,” Dr. Miller explained, “Martin Luther says that anytime we talk about God in theology, we need to distinguish between...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—April 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. Upcoming Spring Fundraiser: Tools for the Ministry From April 9–May 7, CTSFW will run a month-long fundraiser to help equip this year’s graduating class with the tools they need as they graduate and either enter into the Office of Holy Ministry or...

CTSFW Call Day 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—With the start of spring quarter, future pastors and deaconesses at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, are beginning to anticipate the spring assignment services coming up at the end of April. The Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment service will be Tuesday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). On the following evening, candidates will receive their calls at the Candidate Call service on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). Both services will take place in Kramer Chapel, and will be...

Learn with Your Seminary: Musician Workshops Coming Up in June

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is pleased to announce the annual summer workshops for church organists and pianists of all skill levels. By the end of the workshop, musicians will have gained practical skills that will not only improve their playing but will help them more effectively lead and encourage their congregations in singing. “Whether it’s helping musicians understand how the instrument works, what sounds and registrations to choose, finding appropriate music to play, playing the pedals more efficiently, or...

Learn with Your Seminary: Continuing Education Opportunities this Summer

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Beginning in June and running through November, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is offering both church workers and laypeople the opportunity to learn through the continuing education courses taught by CTSFW faculty, theologians and pastors in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. The topics are as varied as the locations, currently scheduled to take place in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. More courses and locations...

New Online Book Reviews by Pastors and Faculty

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—One of the newest resources offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, are online book reviews, published by Concordia Theological Quarterly. These book reviews are written by CTSFW faculty and pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), summarizing what each book has to offer and highlighting their value to fellow pastors as well as laypeople. Book reviews currently available are: 1 Samuel: Concordia Commentary Series Reviewed by Rev. Peter F. Gregory, pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Westminster, Massachusetts Becoming...

Applications for Ph.D. in Theological Studies Due Soon

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—As of February 1, four highly qualified applicants have been accepted into the new Ph.D. in Theological Studies Program offered at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, to begin their coursework in September. There are only a few spots still open, and the program has extended the deadline to March 15 for this first year. In subsequent years, applications will be due by January 15. The Ph.D. in Theological Studies marks CTSFW’s second academic doctoral program, offering concentrations in the areas...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—March 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. Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat We Believe: Why the Creed Matters Today February 16–18, 2018 Presenter: Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt, director of Christ Academy Retreat Fee: $110 per person (includes on-campus housing and meals) Registration: Email Retreats@ctsfw.edu or call 260.452.2204. Prayerfully Consider Campus Visit...