Upcoming Events at CTSFW—November 2018

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/events or phone (260) 452-2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. MUSIC & WORSHIP SERVICES All events take place in Kramer Chapel and are open to the public. We will also livestream these events at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/ctsfw unless otherwise indicated. November 4, 4:30 p.m. Organ Recital (no livestream); Lynne Davis November...

LCMS Campus Ministry Conference Coming to Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—To connect with Lutheran college students, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) works through LCMS U to help and encourage these young men and women as they face a world that will challenge their biblical worldview. This year’s annual LCMS Campus Ministry Conference on “Witness” will take place from January 2–5, 2019, here in Fort Wayne. Though most of the conference will be held at Purdue University Fort Wayne, on Friday they will shift locations to the campus of Concordia Theological Seminary...

Prof. Ryan Tietz Earns Ph.D.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—On August 30, the Rev. Professor Ryan M. Tietz became Dr. Tietz, successfully defending his dissertation “The Deliberately Delayed Eschatological Vision: The Hermeneutical and Theological Function of Isaiah 30” and earning his doctorate from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. In his dissertation he argued that Isaiah 30 functions as a mirror text for the tension in the delay of salvation, especially in Isaiah 30:18: Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to...

Learn with Your Seminary: Comforting the Heart of Hearing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Pastoral Ministry and Missions Department at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is hosting a public convocation on Wednesday, October 24 at 11:00 a.m. in Loehe 7. The Rev. Dr. John D. Koch, Jr. will speak on “Comforting the Heart of Hearing: Distinguishing Law and Gospel as Pastoral Care.” The convocation will last about an hour and is open to the public. Dr. Koch received his doctorate in Systematic Theology at the University of Humboldt in Berlin, Germany, in 2014,...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—October 2018

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/events or phone (260) 452-2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. MUSIC & WORSHIP SERVICES  All events take place in Kramer Chapel and are open to the public. We will also livestream these events at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/ctsfw unless otherwise indicated. November 4, 4:30 p.m. Organ Recital (no livestream); Lynne Davis...

Learn With Your Seminary—October 31–November 6

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, will host the following conferences for those who enjoy theological learning and traditional Lutheran worship: October 31–November 2: Luther Hostel Suffering and the Theology of the Cross: 500 Years After the Heidelberg Disputation All people go through suffering to some extent, whether in health, finances, relationships, or spiritual issues. The Church itself will have ups and downs in the days ahead, but by understanding suffering through the theology of the cross—that is, that Christ never...

Donation Day: Generations of Giving

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Donation Day at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is coming up on Tuesday, October 9. This annual event has a history that goes back well over a hundred years, nearly to the first days of the Seminary itself. Begun by the wife of one of the Seminary’s first presidents, Donation Day is sponsored by the Seminary Guild, which exists to encourage and meet the needs of her students. The day will begin in the Student Commons at 9 a.m., followed...

Campus Visit Opportunities for Prospective Students

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—As the newest class of first-year seminarians and deaconess students begin their training at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, now is a good time for those still only considering a future in church work to make their plans for the fall. CTSFW is hosting two events in October for men and women to come to campus and find out more about their prospective vocations. Free, including on-campus housing in the dorms and meals in the dining hall, both events follow...

173rd Academic Year at CTSFW Begins

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Shortly after 10 a.m. on September 4, 2018, the Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. declared the beginning of the 173rd academic year of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. President Rast preached for the Opening Service, speaking on the demands of Seminary in context of Jesus’ declaration that His yoke is easy, His burden light. “Some of you take up that yoke for the first time today as a student,”...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—September 2018

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. MUSIC & WORSHIP SERVICES All events take place in Kramer Chapel and are open to the public. We will also livestream these events at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/ctsfw unless otherwise indicated. September 4, 10:00 a.m. Opening Service of the 173rd Academic Year November...