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Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

CTSFW

Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

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Ladies Carry on Generous Tradition

Donation Day 2021 FORT WAYNE, IN, October 27, 2021—This year’s Donation Day at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW), was a wonderful opportunity for the community to give thanks for its many gifts and enjoy fellowship with one another. Once again, the dedicated ladies of the Concordia Theological Seminary Guild and the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) generously bestowed gifts of food, clothing, household goods, and funds to help support Seminary families as they pursue careers of service to the Church. The LWML magnanimously...

The Classics & Beauty through a Theological Lens

Lutheranism & the Classics VI: Beauty FORT WAYNE, IN, October 26, 2021—Lutheranism & the Classics VI: Beauty, was an enjoyable and enriching experience for all in attendance. Alongside our overwhelmingly positive guest surveys, Dr. Nordling was keen to express his joy and satisfaction with the conference. “In general, I feel this was the best conference yet, both in terms of the numbers of attendees and the quality of papers presented. Lutheranism & the Classics is a meeting of pastors, Lutheran educators, home-schoolers, and experienced...

Word for the Wee Class Learns about Panama and Mexico

Word for the Wee is a Wednesday-morning, Sunday-school-style class for the children of the Seminary community—and this week families were treated to two special guests with tales and treasures from around the world. Fourth-year student Charles Nemec spoke to the children about his mother from Panama, as well as many of the arts and traditions of the country. He brought along beautiful examples of molas, a traditional textile craft made from layers of colored fabric that are stitched and cut using applique techniques to create...

Ribbon Cut on New Trail

RIBBON CUT ON NEW TRAIL Scenic Seminary Campus Now Home to Beckett’s Run Trail   FORT WAYNE, IN, October 5, 2021—Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) welcomed Mayor Tom Henry, Fort Wayne business owners and residents, and the local press to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a 1.8-mile stretch of trail on the Seminary’s scenic campus. CTSFW is now home to a brand new section of Beckett’s Run Trail. This project was made possible by a partnership between the Seminary, Fort Wayne...

President Rast Honored as Distinguished Alumnus

FORT WAYNE, IN, September 30, 2021—The Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast, Jr., president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was honored as the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by his alma mater, Concordia University Chicago (CUC), on September 25, 2021. “This award honors individuals who have enhanced the prestige of the University by virtue of their character, integrity, and personal accomplishments,” explains CUC President Russell Dawn. “Dr. Lawrence Rast exemplifies the spirit of leadership and service we hope to instill in each of our...

MDiv and Deaconess Fieldwork Assignments 2021

MDiv and Deaconess Fieldworker Assignments Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana  September 27, 2021 CITY CHURCH PASTOR FIELDWORKER AUBURN, IN Trinity Rev. Jonathan Nack Adam Hiles CORUNNA, IN Zion Rev. Stephen Koziol James Bruss DECATUR, IN Immanuel Rev. David Koeneman Nash Ringquist DECATUR, IN St. John (Bingen) Rev. Peter Brock Rev. Christopher Maronde Benjamin Wessel DECATUR, IN St. Paul (Preble) Rev. Andrew Yeager Jeff Windoloski DECATUR, IN St. Peter (Fuelling) Rev. Leonard Tanksley Michael Speckhard DECATUR, IN Zion Rev. James Voorman Zachary Wessel DECATUR,...

Deaconess Rose Adle Installed at CTSFW

FORT WAYNE, IN, September 24, 2021—Assistant Director of Deaconess Formation Rose Adle was installed at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, on Monday, September 20, 2021.  Deaconess Rose Adle earned a BA in Spanish from Valparaiso University in Indiana in 2003. She graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 2006 with an MA in deaconess studies and systematic theology. Her deaconess internship was on the mission field in Caracas, Venezuela. She has been teaching online deaconess classes for CTSFW since 2010. She and her husband,...

Opening Service 2021

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne Opens Its 176th Academic Year Welcoming students and celebrating the installation of new faculty and staff FORT WAYNE, IN, September 14, 2021—By God’s grace and to His glory alone, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW), held its Opening Service on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. President Lawrence R. Rast Jr. thanked the faculty, staff, students, families, and friends—gathered both in person and online around the world—and welcomed them “as we begin our 176th academic year, which is really a testimony,...

Commencement 2021

                                 COMMENCEMENT 2021 “Fear God and Fear Not” The 2021 Baccalaureate, Organ Recital, and Commencement Ceremony at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne FORT WAYNE, IN, May 25, 2021—The 175th academic year of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) has officially reached its completion. On a beautiful, sunny day in May, faculty, staff, students, and loved ones gathered together to send graduates out into the world to teach the faithful, reach the lost, and...

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne Sends Workers into His Harvest Field

         Assignment & Call Services 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Ahlersmeyer, (260) 452-3151, rebecca.ahlersmeyer@ctsfw.edu Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne Sends Workers into His Harvest Field The Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment Service and Candidate Call Service 2021 FORT WAYNE, IN, April 29, 2021— At last. Not only did our vicars, deaconess interns, and call candidates reach this milestone in ministry training, but their loved ones got to be there to cheer them on. What a difference a year makes. We missed this. We missed...