Upcoming Events at CTSFW—February 2019

Seminarian Timothy Bayer lights candles in Kramer Chapel for Vespers.

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.


All events take place in Kramer Chapel, unless otherwise indicated, and are open to the public. We will also livestream these events at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/ctsfw, except for the Kantorei tours and the organ recitals.

February 17, 4:00 p.m. Choral Vespers; Schola Cantorum
February 23–March 1 Kantorei Tour to Florida; for times and locations, click HERE
March 20, 11:00 a.m. Lecture/Recital Convocation: Church Music for Lent
April 24–28 Kantorei Easter Tour; location and times not yet available
April 28, 4:00 p.m. Easter Evening Prayer; Kantorei
May 17, 3:30 p.m. Graduation Day Organ Recital; Kantor Kevin Hildebrand


Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of every month during the academic year. They typically begin with a presentation and conclude with a report on the work and ongoing projects of the Guild. Times and locations are:

February 12, 1:00 p.m. in Luther Hall
March 12, 1:00 p.m. in Luther Hall
April 9, 12:00 p.m. Spring Luncheon in Luther Hall

To learn more, go to www.ctsfw.edu/SemGuild. The Guild can also be reached at SemGuild@ctsfw.edu or (260) 485-0209.


Christ Academy: Confirmation Retreat
February 15–17
The Rev. Dr. Arthur Just will teach on the topic of Baptism during this weekend retreat for youth currently receiving confirmation instruction. Register by emailing ChristAcademy@ctsfw.edu. You can also learn more about the Confirmation Retreat at www.ctsfw.edu/Confirmation.

Prayerfully Consider Campus Visit
March 21–23
This free, three-day campus visit runs twice a year (once in the spring and again in the fall) and is open to both second-career men and women as well as to college students considering a future vocation as a pastor or deaconess. Visitors will stay in the dorms, eat in the dining hall, attend classes, and explore campus, experiencing life as a Seminary student. Spouses and fiancés/fiancées are also welcome at no cost.

To register, go to www.ctsfw.edu/PCV. For questions or concerns, contact Admission@ctsfw.edu or call (800) 481-2155.

Golf Outing and Alumni Reunion
May 15–17
This year’s Alumni Reunion for the classes of 1949–2014 will celebrate all those who graduated in the years ending in 4 and 9. The Golf Outing on the 15th is open to all, including local pastors and congregations. Registration is not yet available for either event, but will open soon. Learn more at www.ctsfw.edu/Alumni.


Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment Service
Monday, April 29, 7:00 p.m.

Candidate Call Service
Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.

Baccalaureate, May 17, 10:00 a.m.
Graduation Exercises, May 17, 6:00 p.m.


Church Interpreter Training Institute
June 13–16
CITI trains its students in the specifics of church sign language, to help equip Deaf ministry programs to better serve Deaf people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Students of all experience levels are welcome, from American Sign Language interpreters to professional church workers and congregation members eager to serve the people in their home churches.
Learn more and register at: www.lutheranfriendsofthedeaf.org/citi

Christ Academy: Timothy School
June 16–29
Summer learning retreat for high-school-aged men.
Learn more and register at www.ctsfw.edu/CATS.

Christ Academy: Phoebe School
June 16–29
Summer learning retreat for high-school-aged women.
Learn more and register at www.ctsfw.edu/CAPS.

Organist Workshop: Primer Level for Organists and Service Playing for Pianists
June 17–21

Organist Workshop: Intermediate Level for Organists
June 24–28