CTSFW Assignment Services April 24 and April 25

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Future pastors and deaconesses, and their families, are eagerly looking forward to the spring assignment services at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, on April 24 and 25. Those who cannot join us on campus can watch via the live stream at www.ctsfw.edu or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ctsfw. The Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment service will be Monday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. (EDT), in Kramer Chapel. The Rev. Nabil S. Nour, third vice-president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS),...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—April 2017

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. Registration Now Open for Christ Academy High School (CAHS) and Phoebe Academy High School (PAHS) 2017. Phoebe Academy—High School, June 18–25, provides an opportunity for high school women to learn about the vocation of deaconess from a theological perspective. The schedule...

CTSFW Tuition Grant Increased Thanks to Donor Generosity

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—“Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matt. 4:19). So spoke Christ Jesus nearly 2,000 years ago to a group of unremarkable fishermen. Leaving their nets behind, those fishermen would go on to devote their lives to the proclamation of the Gospel to a broken and dying world. It cost them everything, including their lives. The road to becoming a pastor or a deaconess has never been an easy one. It requires future servants of Christ’s Church to...

Good Shepherd Institute Art Exhibit Call for Entries

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Good Shepherd Institute of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, will sponsor its second art exhibit in conjunction with its 2017 conference. The theme of the exhibit is based on the great Solas of the Reformation: Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Sola Scriptura (Grace alone, Faith alone, Scripture alone). All artwork submitted to the exhibit should in some way reflect one or more of these cornerstones of the Reformation. Complete entry information...

Summer Workshops Provide Continuing Education for Church Musicians

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Church organists and pianists of all skill levels will reap the benefits of continuing education by attending the summer Church Musician Workshops at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana. Basic Level Organists and Service Playing for Pianists will be offered June 19-23, with the Intermediate and Advanced Level Organists session taking place June 26–30. More information on the sessions, instructors and registration is available at www.ctsfw.edu/MusicWorkshops. “Each year we look forward to working with musicians from all ability levels during...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—March 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. CTSFW President Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. will be the preacher on “Worship for Shut-Ins,” Sunday, February 26. Click here to see options for viewing the program. Lutheran Ministries Media Inc., which produces “Worship for Shut-Ins,” is located on the CTSFW campus. Registration Now Open for Christ Academy High School (CAHS) and...

CTSFW Kantorei Lenten Tour Set for Indiana, North Carolina and Tennessee

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Kantorei of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, will be presenting its annual Lenten Evening Prayer service for congregations in Indiana, North Carolina and Tennessee. The Kantorei is a men’s choir of CTSFW students studying for the pastoral ministry. They represent the Seminary on two annual tours, sing for daily chapel services, seasonal Choral Vespers and other events. The service will include choral music for the season, congregational hymns and canticles. The choir is directed by Kantor Kevin Hildebrand....

CTSFW Hosting Free Screening of “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—As part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, will host a free screening of Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World. The film will be shown on Sunday, March 19, at 4:00 p.m. in Sihler Auditorium on the CTSFW campus, 6600 N. Clinton St. Seating is limited, so free tickets must be reserved at CTSFW.NewLutherMovie.com. A preview of the movie is also available at this site. For those without Internet...

“Bach in Fort Wayne” Auditions Open for College-Aged Singers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is seeking college-aged singers (age 18–25) to sing Bach Cantata 137, “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” for a special Sunday observance of the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession, June 25, 2017. Singers need not be enrolled in an academic program. The choir and soloists will be selected by audition. The choir will be directed by CTSFW Kantor Kevin Hildebrand. “We want to provide an experience that connects talented young people to this observance of...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—February 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. Music Events All events take place in Kramer Chapel and all times are Eastern Sunday, January 15 Epiphany Evening Prayer Seminary Kantorei 4:00 p.m. (Will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/ctsfw) Wednesday, January 18 Symposia Choral Vespers Seminary Schola Cantorum 5:00 p.m. (Will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/ctsfw) Thursday, January 19 Symposia Vespers...