Upcoming Events at CTSFW—June 2019

The Kantorei gather outside before entering the chapel for Easter Evening Prayer.

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.

GRADUATION DAY
Friday, May 17

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. Baccalaureate and Graduation Exercises will also be livestreamed at www.ctsfw.edu/dailychapel and www.facebook.com/ctsfw, but the Commencement Organ Recital featuring Kantor Kevin Hildebrand will need to be attended in person.

SUMMER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Continuing Education
May–November
Registration has opened for 33 Continuing Education sites across the country, covering a variety of subjects taught by faculty from CTSFW and other theologians. The current list of locations, times, topics, and teachers can be viewed HERE. Learn more and register for courses at www.ctsfw.edu/CE. 

Church Interpreter Training Institute
June 13–16
Instruction in American Sign Language for trained interpreters, church members, and professional church workers to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to Deaf people. Students of all experience levels are welcome to the campus of CTSFW.
Register: www.lutheranfriendsofthedeaf.org/citi
Registration Deadline: May 24, 2019

Christ Academy: Timothy School
June 16–29
Summer learning retreat for theologically-minded high school men. Applications will be accepted until all spaces are filled. Only a few openings remain.
Apply: www.ctsfw.edu/CATS

Christ Academy: Phoebe School
June 16–29
Summer learning retreat for theologically-minded high school women. Space is limited and applications will close as soon as those last few spots fill.
Apply: www.ctsfw.edu/CAPS

Basic Level Organists and Service Playing for Pianists
June 17–21
This workshop will provide basic training on how the organ works, choosing appropriate registrations, pedal playing, and how to lead the singing of hymns and liturgy through effective playing. Pianists will learn the same leadership concepts on the piano.
Cost: $275, which includes five lunches and four dinners (breakfast available for purchase each morning for $6); on-campus housing available for an additional $100 (four nights) or $125 (five nights).
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/musicianworkshops
Registration Deadline: June 10

Intermediate and Advanced Level Organists
June 24–28
Workshop topics will include creative hymn introductions, making informed choices about organ repertoire, and strategies for leading challenging hymns. At this level of playing and experience, instruction is customized to the abilities of each student.
Cost: $275, which includes five lunches and four dinners (breakfast available for purchase each morning for $6); on-campus housing available for an additional $100 (four nights) or $125 (five nights).
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/musicianworkshops
Registration Deadline: June 10

SAVE THE DATE: FALL CONFERENCES

What in Heaven Is Going On? Christ and the Angels in the Book of Revelation
This fall retreat will coincide with the festival of St. Michael and All Angels, which will be observed with a special choral Vespers service in Kramer Chapel. The weekend will also mark the opening of a new art exhibit, “With Angels and Archangels.”
September 28–29
Art exhibit entries are due by June 8, 2019. Learn more about the call for entries and download an entry form at www.ctsfw.edu/GSI.
Registration TBA

Christ Academy: Confirmation Retreat
Theological learning opportunity for any youth confirmation class, plus an appropriate number of chaperones.
October 4–6
Learn more: www.ctsfw.edu/confirmation

Prayerfully Consider Visit
Free prospective student visit event for men and women in college or older, interested in learning more about becoming a pastor or deaconess.
October 10–12
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/PCV

Christ Academy: College
Free event for prospective students still in college, who are interested in learning more about the vocations of pastor or deaconess.
October 25–27
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/college

Luther Hostel
November 6–8
Details TBA 

Good Shepherd Institute
November 10–12
Details TBA