CTSFW to Begin 171st Academic Year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, community will gather to celebrate the opening of the 171st Academic Year. The Opening Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) in Kramer Chapel. CTSFW President Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. will serve as preacher for the service. Those who cannot be with us on campus can watch live at www.ctsfw.edu/DailyChapel. “Both our seasoned and newer faculty members are looking forward to the start of the new academic year....... Read More >>

CTSFW Thankful for LCMS Convention Proceedings

CTSFW President Lawrence R. Rast Jr.(Photo LCMS Communications)FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) concluded on July 14, 2016. The faculty and staff of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, would like to express their thanks for the time and effort expended by delegates and Synod leaders in making this a successful convention. “The collegial spirit of the delegation went a long way in helping make challenging decisions that will positively affect not just CTSFW but also the...... Read More >>

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—August 2016

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 more....... Read More >>

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...... Read More >>

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...... Read More >>

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...... Read More >>

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...... Read More >>

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...... Read More >>

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,”...... Read More >>

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...... Read More >>