Upcoming Events at CTSFW—June 2018

A view behind Kramer Chapel of both the Chapel Bell tower and the Springfield bell tower.

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.

Alumni Reunion Events
This year’s Alumni Reunion is on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18, for the class years ending in eight and three (1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013). Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on May 17 and concludes with the graduation exercises on May 18.

To view the schedule of events, go to www.ctsfw.edu/ctsfw-events/alumni-reunion. Register at https://my.ctsfw.edu/alumni-reunion/register. For additional questions or concerns, contact LeeAnna Rondot at LeeAnna.Rondot@ctsfw.edu or 260.452.2204.

Graduation, Friday, May 18

10:00 a.m., Baccalaureate
3:00 p.m., Commencement Organ Recital
6:00 p.m., Graduation Exercises

All events take place in Kramer Chapel and are open to the public. Baccalaureate and the Graduation Exercises will be livestreamed at www.facebook.com/ctsfw and www.ctsfw.edu/Daily-Chapel. The organ recital by Kantor Matthew Machemer will not and will need to be attended in person.

SUMMER EVENTS

Continuing Education
Continuing Education courses taught by CTSFW faculty, theologians and pastors in the LCMS will begin in June and run through November at sites across the country. To view a full schedule of the continuing education opportunities sponsored by CTSFW this summer, click here. Courses are open to both laypeople and pastors and are worth 1.5 or 3.0 CEU and cost $100 – $150 and $150 – $225, respectively.

For a detailed list of locations, topics and speakers, visit www.ctsfw.edu/CE. Registration for each event will be updated on this page as the information becomes available, with locations listed alphabetically according to state and city. For any additional questions or concerns, email CE@ctsfw.edu or call 260.452.2103.

Phoebe Academy High School
For young women in grades nine to twelve, Phoebe Academy from June 17–24 is a chance to explore the vocation of deaconess, learn what it is like to live and learn on campus, and to meet other theologically-minded women their age. Registration costs $400 for new applicants and $300 for returning attendees. The cost is all-inclusive, covering room, board and any additional events both on and off campus.

For more information or to register, go to www.ctsfw.edu/PAHS.

Christ Academy High School
For young men in grades nine to twelve, Christ Academy from June 17–30 is a chance to explore the vocation of pastor, learn what it is like to live and learn on campus, and to meet other theologically-minded men their age. Registration costs $600 for new applicants and $400 for returning attendees. The cost is all-inclusive, covering room, board and any additional events both on and off campus.

For more information or to register, go to www.ctsfw.edu/CAHS.

Musician Workshops
The registration deadline for the musician workshops offered at CTSFW is June 8. Participants may choose from the following:

Basic Level Organists and Service Playing for Pianists
June 18–22
This workshop covers the basics for those organists who have had very little or no training on how the instrument works, including how to choose registrations and how to play pedals with both feet. Both pianists and organists will learn how to lead the congregational singing of hymns and liturgy through effective playing.

Intermediate & Advanced Level Organists
June 25–29
This workshop is designed for organists who have already learned the basics but want to improve their skills. Instructors will cover creative hymn introductions, making informed choices about organ repertoire and strategies for leading challenging hymns. Instruction at this level is customized to the ability of each student.

Register online at www.ctsfw.edu/MusicWorkshops. For any additional concerns or questions, email MusicWorkshops@ctsfw.edu or call 260.452.2224.

Church Interpreter Training Institute
For interpreters, church members and professional church workers who desire to reach out to the deaf community, the CITI Program will hold classes at CTSFW from June 28–July 1, which costs $350 for non-commuter (covering the cost of food and board), and $200 for commuters (which includes lunch only). The registration deadline is June 1.

To learn more about this year’s summer workshop or to register, go to www.lutheranfriendsofthedeaf.org/citi. For additional questions, contact Deaconess Heidi Sias at hsias@millneck.org.