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...

Cameron MacKenzie Next Speaker in Reformation Lecture Series at CTSFW

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, continues to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with the Reformation Lecture Series. February 12, 2017 “The Reformation at 500: Still Worth Celebrating!” Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie The Forest E. and Frances H. Ellis Professor of Historical Theology Chair and professor, CTSFW Historical Theology This presentation will discuss the origins of the Reformation in the teaching of Martin Luther, especially the 95 Theses, and argue for the ongoing significance of what Luther taught about...

Register Now for Symposia Series 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Scholars, theologians and lay people from all around the world will gather for Symposia Series 2017 at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, January 16–20. There is still time to register at www.ctsfw.edu/Symposia. Those who cannot be on campus may register for the live stream option at the same site. The week begins with the Lenten Preaching Workshop on Monday, January 16. Prof. John T. Pless, assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions at CTSFW, will present under the theme of...

CTSFW Offers Lenten Preaching Workshop and Symposia Series 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Symposia Series 2017 at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is just around the corner. The week begins with the Lenten Preaching Workshop on Monday, January 16. Prof. John T. Pless, assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions at CTSFW, will present under the theme of “Preaching the Penitential Psalms in Lent: ‘Lord, Have Mercy.’” Drawing on Luther’s work on the Psalms, this workshop will seek to equip pastors to preach on the penitential Psalms for the midweek Lenten services. The...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—January 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. The Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW) Kantorei will take their service of Epiphany Evening Prayer to congregations in Terre Haute, Indiana, and Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 6–8, 2017. For a listing of congregations to be visited by the Kantorei click...

#GivingTuesday at CTSFW: Giving Thanks for Faithful Servants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Last week we asked God’s people to share stories of how their pastors and deaconesses care for them. On this Giving Tuesday we’d like to introduce you to some of these dedicated servants; pastors and deaconesses who are serving young and old, in places big and small, wherever and whenever they are needed. To read their stories, go to www.ctsfw.edu/TeachReachCare. If you have a story to share, it’s not too late to celebrate the pastor or deaconess who has made a...

Share Your Story With Us on #GivingTuesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Pastors are the tireless shepherds of God’s people, and we don’t know what we’d do without them. They’re the hands that baptize the newborn child in water and Word, the wise counsel to the growing confirmand, the quiet voice at the hospital bedside and the last one standing beside our loved one’s grave. Week in and week out our pastors labor to bring us God’s Word, to give us Christ’s body and blood, and to ensure that we are cared for...