CTSFW

Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

CTSFW

Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

Musician Workshop 2022

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) was recently delighted to have even more marvelous music on campus than usual, due largely to the talented attendees of our Musician Workshop.   A popular and beloved event (it sells out and has a waitlist every year), the Musician Workshop allows the Seminary community to do one of the things closest to the heart of our mission: teach the faithful and provide resources for our church. CTSFW is extremely blessed with its music staff—Dean of Chapel Dr....

Graduation Day 2022

Baccalaureate, Organ Recital, and Commencement Ceremony (Photo gallery below and at facebook.com/ctsfw.) Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) is proud to announce that the class of 2022 has officially completed the requirements for their degree programs and are officially alumni of the Seminary. The weeks leading up to commencement are always similar to those leading up to Call Day. Many passing conversations on campus revolve around the fact that this is “a busy time of year.” It may be busy and even challenging in...

CTSFW Hosts Golf Outing and All Alumni Reunion

Graduates from Over the Years Gather for Food, Fellowship, and Fun  Due to the inability to meet in recent years, this past week, May 18–20, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) hosted a special All Alumni Reunion, inviting all previous classes to CTSW to retreat, relax, and reconnect.  The Director of Alumni and Church Relations, Rev. Dr. Timothy Puls, was very happy with the CTSFW Golf Outing and all of the other reunion activities. “It was joyful to witness old classmates greet and embrace...

Deaconess Placements Announced

The Daily Chapel service on Thursday, May 19, 2022, was an exciting one for some of our deaconess students! Three deaconess placements were announced:   Marissa Kroenke (née Manor) Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church St. Petersburg, Florida Florida – Georgia District (from Bettendorf, Iowa)   Jennifer Siukola Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church Zionsville, Indiana English District (from Carmel, Indiana)   Ashley Wenndt (née Roehrborn, not present/pictured) Trinity Lutheran Church Port Edwards, Wisconsin North Wisconsin District (from Marshfield, Wisconsin)   The afternoon featured a lovely deaconess luncheon...

Class of ’22 Honors Nordling with Portrait

At a special Daily Chapel service this week, the 2022 graduating class of seminarians presented gifts that they are giving to the Seminary in gratitude for the wonderful education and experience they have had during their time here. Announced by class president John Dolde, the soon-to-be graduates gave money for the restoration of the Te Deum series banner in the Student Commons. The class also chose to honor beloved Professor Dr. John Nordling with the gift of a portrait (which is soon to arrive...

New Position Open at CTSFW: Helpdesk Technician

JOB TITLE: Helpdesk Technician   CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt   DEPARTMENT: Seminary Technology   SUPERVISED BY: Lead Helpdesk Technician   POSITION SUMMARY:   The Helpdesk Technician is responsible for assisting and supporting all staff, faculty and students with high-level customer service in troubleshooting and education of computer systems at  CTSFW.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   1) Provide Installation and Training.  Install needed hardware and software on the system and workstations.  Provide software and hardware training to the end-user.  Teach staff to use information resources legally, safely, and efficiently.  2) Maintain and troubleshoot the...

Awards Given for Excellence in Academics and Service

The awards presentations on CTSFW’s campus are so special. These are certificates handed out and hands shaken, these are snapshots of what is now a culmination of hours of prayer, service, and dedication to the vocation set before them. In recognition of achievements in academics and service, a number of awards were given in today’s Annual Awards Convocation. The following is a list of awards received, followed by the presenters and recipients (in that order): The St. Timothy Award ~ Dr. Peter J. Scaer...

Call Day 2022

  CTSFW Sends Out Servants in Christ Who Teach the Faithful, Reach the Lost, and Care for All FORT WAYNE, IN, April 29, 2022—This year’s Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment Service saw Kramer Chapel filled to the brim, and, from the resounding sound of the congregation’s singing, it was apparent that the feeling behind “Awake, My Heart, with Gladness” was truly felt. What a blessing to need to print more bulletins! Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) President Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. commented...

CTSFW Comprehensive Campaign Exceeds Goal

Seminary Announces Successful “Make Known His Deeds!” Campaign Raising $82 Million  FORT WAYNE, IN, April 24, 2022—Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) is blessed, grateful, and excited to announce the completion of a beyond successful comprehensive campaign, thanks to the faithful generosity of beloved supporters.  Chief Operating Officer Lance Hoffman has been involved with the campaign in an advancement capacity from the beginning. “The origins of the campaign started back in 2014 and 2015 with the planning—what we were going to do and how...

LWML Gives Students Beautiful Send-off

So much of the vibrancy of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne is due to not only the grace of God but also the generosity of faithful people such as the dedicated ladies of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML). Recently, ladies from both the regional and national LWML gathered at the Seminary for a lovely send-off dinner in honor of our fourth-year seminarians and their spouses. We heard from LWML National President Debbi Larson, Vice President of Organizational Resources Marie Chow, Marketing and Development...