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Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

CTSFW

Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

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#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...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—December 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. Join the Concordia Theological Seminary Guild for a cookie exchange and music by the CTSFW Kantorei on Tuesday, December 13, at 1:00 p.m. in Luther Hall. Bring a plate of cookies to share in the exchange and stay for...

Symposia Series at CTSFW Marks 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

The annual Symposia Series at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, will take place January 17–20, 2017. The theme for the 32nd Annual Symposium on Exegetical Theology, January 17–18, is “The Spirit of Reformation Exegesis Today.” The 40th Annual Symposium on the Lutheran Confessions, January 18–20, will meet under the theme “The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: Continuing the Celebration.” Scheduled to present are: Dr. Phil Anderas, a priest of the Anglican Church in North America, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin Dr. M. Hopson Boutot, pastor...

SMP Students Complete Courses at CTSFW

Congratulations and God’s blessings to the men who have completed their studies in the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, and were recognized during the morning chapel service on November 8, 2016. The SMP Program is a distance-education program designed to meet the need to train pastors in context for ministry and mission opportunities in the church. “We take wholesome Christian pride in these men and the ways God uses them in His kingdom,” said the Rev....

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—November 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. Reformation Series Lecture Luther’s Catechism: A Field Manual for Disciples October 16 Concordia Theological Seminary 6600 N. Clinton Street Luther Hall 4:00–5:00 p.m. Presenter: Prof. John T. Pless, CTSFW assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions Christians live an...

Reformation Lecture Series at CTSFW

As we look forward to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is hosting a series of Reformation-themed lectures. We invite all our friends in the Fort Wayne area to attend these lectures that are free of charge. Luther’s Catechism: A Field Manual for Disciples October 16 Concordia Theological Seminary 6600 N. Clinton Street Luther Hall 4:00–5:00 p.m. Presenter: Prof. John T. Pless, CTSFW assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions Christians live an embattled existence in...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—October 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. Lutheranism & the Classics IV: Listening to the Poets takes place on our campus September 29–30. The conference celebrates Lutheranism’s engagement with the poets of the past and contemplates their value for the propagation of the faith to the current and future generations....

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....

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...

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