CTSFW Kantorei Lenten Tour Set for Indiana, North Carolina and Tennessee

Kantor Hildebrand directs the 2017 CTSFW Kantorei in Kramer Chapel

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Kantorei of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, will be presenting its annual Lenten Evening Prayer service for congregations in Indiana, North Carolina and Tennessee. The Kantorei is a men’s choir of CTSFW students studying for the pastoral ministry. They represent the Seminary on two annual tours, sing for daily chapel services, seasonal Choral Vespers and other events.

The service will include choral music for the season, congregational hymns and canticles. The choir is directed by Kantor Kevin Hildebrand. The organist is Associate Kantor Matthew Machemer. Depending upon the location, the liturgist and preacher for the evening services will be the Rev. Derek Roberts, pastor of Praise Lutheran in Maryville, Tennessee, or the Rev. Larry Wright from the CTSFW Seminary Advancement Office. Dates and locations for the tour include:

Sunday, March 5
Grace Lutheran Church
Clarksville, Tennessee
8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. (CST)
Heavenly Host Lutheran Church
Cookeville, Tennessee
7:00 p.m. (CST)

Monday, March 6
Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
Loudon, Tennessee
7:00 p.m. (EST)

Tuesday, March 7
First Lutheran Church
Knoxville, Tennessee
6:30 p.m. (EST)

Wednesday, March 8
Salem Lutheran Church
Taylorsville, North Carolina
7:00 p.m. (EST)

Thursday, March 9
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
Greensboro, North Carolina
7:00 p.m. (EST)

Friday, March 10
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Johnson City, Tennessee
7:00 p.m. (EST)

Sunday, March 12
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Seymour, Indiana
9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. (EST)

Sunday, March 26
Concordia Theological Seminary
Kramer Chapel
Fort Wayne, Indiana
4:00 p.m. (EST)
(This service will be broadcast live at www.facebook.com/ctsfw.)

The choir has recorded several CDs of sacred music that may be purchased from the CTSFW Bookstore at www.ctsfw.edu/Bookstore.

For additional information about the tour go to www.ctsfw.edu/LentenTour, email Music@ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2224.