Dr. Gary Zieroth Accepts Call to CTSFW

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, faculty is growing with the addition of the Rev. Dr. Gary W. Zieroth. He will serve as assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions, as well as dean of Students and director of Vicarage. “This decision didn’t come easy as I will be leaving the parish ministry after 26 years and will greatly miss the daily and weekly shepherding that comes as a pastor relates to his people. I continue to hope and pray...

CTSFW Website Redesigned With Ease of Use in Mind

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, has completed a redesign of its website, www.ctsfw.edu. “Technology is always moving forward and the Church continues to move with it,” commented the Rev. Bill Johnson, director of Education Technology. “By making our site more user-friendly and accessible, we hope to make it easier for God’s people to find the information they’re looking for from their Seminary.” One of the major goals of the redesign was to streamline the site so users can pinpoint...

CTSFW Faculty Members Receive Advancement and Tenure

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—In a recent meeting, the Board of Regents of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, advanced two faculty members in rank and granted tenure to one. “CTSFW is very blessed to have these three men on its faculty. They each bring a wonderful blend of academic and theological education and experience to the task of preparing pastors and deaconesses who faithfully testify to Christ,” commented CTSFW Academic Dean Dr. Charles A. Gieschen. “I am very thankful that their exemplary service...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW

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. CTSFW Continuing Education offerings for both church workers and laypeople are available through October in nearly 30 locations from California to Iowa to North Carolina. Topics include “Confronting Confusion About the End-Times,” “Luther’s Theology in Today’s World” and...

Dr. Benjamin Mayes Accepts Call to CTSFW Faculty

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—It is with great joy that we announce that the Rev. Dr. Benjamin T. G. Mayes has accepted the call to serve as assistant professor of Historical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana. “We are delighted to welcome Ben Mayes to the CTSFW faculty. In addition to being a faithful servant of the Church, he is a gifted historian and writer, both qualities that will enrich the formation experience for our student body,” commented CTSFW President Dr. Lawrence...

Commencement Marks Close of 170th Academic Year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—On Friday, May 20, the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, community will mark the closing of the 170th academic year with Baccalaureate and Commencement. Those who cannot join us on campus can watch these events live by going to www.ctsfw.edu and clicking on the link in the Live Stream Events box. “We rejoice with the men and women who are completing their studies at CTSFW and will soon embark on the next phase of their journey of service to Christ,”...

CTSFW Deaconess Interns, Vicars and Candidates Receive Placements

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—New vicars, deaconess interns and pastors will soon be serving in congregations and institutions all across the United States. Assignments and placements for students from Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, were announced during services on April 26 and April 27. The list of all assignments and placements and archived video of the services can be found at callday.ctsfw.edu. “How appropriate it is to welcome these new workers into our midst in the same week that we celebrate the 169th...

CTSFW Deaconess Students Receive Placements

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Placements for deaconess students were announced, Thursday, April 21, during morning chapel service at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana (CTSFW). Prior to announcing the deaconess placements, Dr. James Bushur, CTSFW director of Deaconess Formation, explained that the Seminary will announce deaconess placements several times a year, “Instead of limiting deaconess placements to a single day, we’ll be announcing our deaconess placements throughout the year, as they happen, so we can, as we do today, give thanks to God for these...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW

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. Assignments for vicars, deaconess interns and pastoral ministry candidates will be announced during special services on the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, campus. For those who cannot join us on campus, the services will be live streamed...

Dr. Lawrence Rast Jr. Reappointed as President of CTSFW

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW) — The Board of Regents of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, is delighted to announce the unanimous reappointment of the Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. as president. “The Board of Regents looks forward with eager and confident expectation to the next five years of Dr. Rast’s service,” commented the Rev. Dr. Ronald M. Garwood, chairman, CTSFW Board of Regents. “He has excellent qualifications to serve as a seminary president in that he is a great theologian, an exceptional...