Upcoming Events at CTSFW—March 2018

Students and faculty exit Kramer Chapel after Ash Wednesday service.

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.

Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat
We Believe: Why the Creed Matters Today
February 16–18, 2018
Presenter: Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt, director of Christ Academy
Retreat Fee: $110 per person (includes on-campus housing and meals)
Registration: Email Retreats@ctsfw.edu or call 260.452.2204.

Prayerfully Consider Campus Visit
March 14–17, 2018
Free of charge, the Prayerfully Consider Visit allows men and women considering a vocation in church work to visit the campus in order to consider the pastoral and diakonal formation that happens at CTSFW. Prospective students will live in the dorms, eat in the dining hall, explore the campus and surrounding Fort Wayne area, attend classes, worship in Kramer Chapel and have many opportunities to speak with current students and faculty. Spouses are welcome, also at no cost.

To learn more or to register online, go to www.ctsfw.edu/PCV. For additional questions, contact the Admission Office at Admission@ctsfw.edu or by calling 800.481.2155.

Seminary Guild Tuesday, March 13, 1:00 p.m.
Student Focus Meeting

Tuesday, April 10, 12:00 p.m.
Spring Luncheon

All gatherings take place on the CTSFW campus in Luther Hall. To learn more about the Seminary Guild and their work serving the needs of the students, visit www.ctsfw.edu/seminary-guild. For any additional questions, contact Guild President Joyce West at joyciew43@gmail.com or by calling 419.258.2232.

Music Events
Sunday, March 18, 4:00 p.m.
Lenten Evening Prayer
Seminary Kantorei
This worship service in Kramer Chapel is the last stop in the Kantorei’s Lenten Tour, which will stop at local congregations in Washington, Oregon and California from March 3–9. For information about the dates, times and locations, visit www.ctsfw.edu/ctsfw-kantorei-heads-west-for-lenten-tour. This final service is open to the public and will be livestreamed at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/CTSFW.

Sunday, April 22, 4:00 p.m.
Easter Choral Vespers
Seminary Schola Cantorum
Open to the public and livestreamed at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/CTSFW.

Friday, May 18, 3:00 p.m.
Commencement Organ Recital
Kantor Matthew Machemer
Though open to the public in Kramer Chapel, this performance will not be livestreamed.

Public Lecture Series
On Sunday, April 15 at 4:00 p.m., Dr. David Scaer, professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, will lecture on “The Resurrection of Jesus: The Current Relevance of the Ancient Accounts.” All are invited to come to Luther Hall to listen in person or to visit www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel or www.facebook.com/CTSFW where it will be streamed live.

Assignment and Call Services
All services take place in Kramer Chapel and will be available online, streaming at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel and www.facebook.com/CTSFW.

April 24, 7:00 p.m.
Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment Service

April 25, 7:00 p.m.
Candidate Call Service

Graduation events take place on Friday, May 18.
Baccalaureate, 10:00 a.m.
Commencement Organ Recital, 3:00 p.m.
Graduation Exercises, 6:00 p.m.


Phoebe Academy High School
June 17–24, 2018
This one-week summer retreat is for high-school-aged women considering diakonal ministry as a possible vocation. For more information, go to www.ctsfw.edu/PAHS.

Christ Academy High School
June 17–30, 2018
A two-week summer retreat for high-school-aged men considering pastoral ministry as a possible vocation. For more information, go to www.ctsfw.edu/CAHS.