Upcoming Events at CTSFW—February 2017

CTSFW President Lawrence Rast Jr preaching in Kramer Chapel

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 and Organ Recital
Recitalist: Jacob Weber, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Dearborn, Michigan
5:00 p.m.

Symposia Series 2017 Marks 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
32nd Annual Symposium on Exegetical Theology
January 17–18
“The Spirit of Reformation Exegesis Today”

40th Annual Symposium on the Lutheran Confessions
January 18–20
“The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: Continuing the Celebration”
In addition to many members of the CTSFW faculty, several prominent theologians, including the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, will be presenting during this year’s Symposia Series. For online registration, schedule and speaker information, go to www.ctsfw.edu/Symposia.

Reformation Lecture Series
February 12
“The Reformation at 500: Still Worth Celebrating!”
Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie

April 30
“The Reformation After the Reformation: Interpreting Martin Luther After February 18, 1546”
Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr.
There is no charge for these lectures that take place from 4:00–5:00 p.m. in Luther Hall. If you cannot be with us on campus, you can watch live on the CTSFW Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ctsfw. For additional information email LeeAnna.Rondot@ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2204.

Seminary Guild
February 14
Mission Focus
Dr. K. Detlev Schulz
CTSFW Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions
Luther Hall
1:00 p.m.

March 14
Reformation Focus
Dr. Benjamin T. G. Mayes
CTSFW Assistant Professor of Historical Theology
Luther Hall
1:00 p.m.
If you would like more information concerning the Guild please contact the Seminary Guild President, Joyce West, at 419.258.2232 or joyciew43@gmail.com.

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.

Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat
March 17–19
Theme: “The Lord’s Supper: Where Heaven and Earth Converge”
Presenter: Rev. Michael Frese, associate pastor, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne
Retreat Fee: $110/person, includes on-campus housing and meals.
Register: Email Retreats@ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2204.
This retreat is open to students who are currently receiving confirmation instruction from their pastor.

Prayerfully Consider Campus Visit
March 30–April 1
This event allows men and women, and their families, to explore the pastoral and diakonal formation happening at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, and provides a time for contemplation on the vocations of pastor and deaconess. There is no fee for this event. On campus meals and housing are provided free of charge. For additional information go to www.ctsfw.edu/PCV, email Admission@ctsfw.edu or phone 800.481.2155.

Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment Service
Monday, April 24
Kramer Chapel
7:00 p.m.

Candidate Call Service
Tuesday, April 25
Kramer Chapel
7:00 p.m.

Summer Events for Future Pastors and Deaconesses
Phoebe Academy—High School, June 18–25, provides an opportunity for high school women to learn about the vocation of deaconess in the church from a theological perspective. The schedule for the event and the registration form can be found at www.ctsfw.edu/PAHS. Email PhoebeAcademy@ctsfw.edu or phone 800.481.2155 for additional information.
Christ Academy—High School, June 18–July. For two weeks each summer, high school-aged men of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod are offered the opportunity to delve deeper into their faith, enjoy the seminary experience and make friendships that will last a lifetime while attending Christ Academy—High School. Space is limited, so be sure to get your registration in early. Information concerning the registration process can be found at www.ctsfw.edu/ChristAcademy. Email ChristAcademy@ctsfw.edu or 800.481.2155 for additional information.

Concordia Theological Seminary Tours is offering a Lands of Luther & Eastern Europe: Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation tour, November 11–21, hosted by President and Mrs. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. Join one of the foremost Reformation scholars on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the lands of the Reformation on its 500th anniversary. Walk together through the places where the Gospel was rediscovered, history was made and the world forever changed. Destinations include Berlin, Wittenberg, Eisleben, Leipzig, Eisenach, Erfurt, Prague, Augsburg and Munich. For more information go to www.ctsfw.edu/CTSFWTours, email CTSFWTours@ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2119.