Upcoming Events at CTSFW—November 2019

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.

Services open to the public in Kramer Chapel and livestreamed online at www.ctsfw.edu/DailyChapel or www.facebook.com/ctsfw unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, October 31, 7:00 p.m.
Concert: Windsbacher Knabenchor
(Boys Choir of Windsbach, Germany)
No livestream

Sunday, November 10, 4:30 p.m.
Organ Recital
(Tom Mueller, Concordia University Irvine)
No livestream

Sunday, November 10, 7:30 p.m.
Choral Vespers
(Schola Cantorum)

Monday, November 11, 5:00 p.m.
Choral Evening Prayer
(Children’s Choir of St. John Lutheran Church, Fraser, Michigan)
No livestream

Monday, November 11, 7:30 p.m.
Hymn Festival
(Kantorei; Kevin Hildebrand and Matthew Machemer, organists)

Saturday, December 14, 4:00 p.m.
Advent Candlelight Evening Prayer
(Choirs of CTSFW)

Wednesday, January 22, 5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Evening Prayer

Thursday, January 23, 4:00 p.m.
Symposia Vespers & Organ Recital
(Schola Cantorum)

Sunday, February 2, 4:00 p.m.
The Presentation of Our Lord Choral Vespers
(Schola Cantorum; Daniel Eifert, bass)

Sunday, March 22, 4:00 p.m.
Lenten Evening Prayer

Sunday, April 19, 4:00 p.m.
Easter Hymn Festival
(Schola Cantorum)

Friday, May 22 (time TBA)
Graduation Day Organ Recital
(Paul Grime, CTSFW)
No livestream


Christ Academy: College
October 25–27
Free event for prospective students still in college, who are interested in learning more about the vocation of pastor or deaconess. Room and board provided on campus, and spouses as well as fiancés/fiancées are welcome.
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/college


Luther Hostel
Creation and the New Creation
November 6–8
This annual seminary retreat is for both laity and church workers, to learn and gather for worship and fellowship on the campus of CTSFW. Lectures this year will focus on Creation and the New Creation: A Consideration of God’s People in Genesis and Revelation.
Cost: $200, includes meals
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/LutherHostel

Good Shepherd Institute
A Living Tradition and Something New
November 10–12
This year’s conference will focus on the living tradition of the Church’s song through several milestones (the 400th anniversary of Heinrich Schütz’s Psalms of David, the 300th anniversary of Isaac Watt’s collection of psalm paraphrases, and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jaroslav Vajda), plus how hymnody informs our present and guides our future. Special music will be presented throughout the conference.
Cost: $130 for first registration and $90 for every additional ticket from the same congregation or family; $75 for Monday-only registration, plus $40 for a banquet ticket. Lunch is included while breakfast and dinner can be purchased at the dining hall for $7.00 and $10.00 respectively; Luther Hostel attendees eligible for a 50% discount.
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/GSI

Advent Preaching Workshop
November 12, 1:30–8:30 p.m.
Sermons for the three midweek services in Advent will examine each of the articles of the Apostles’ Creed through the lens of the central themes of the season.
Cost: $40, includes dinner
Registration: www.ctsfw.edu/PreachingWorkshop


Lenten Preaching Workshop
January 20, 2020
“Christ’s Work of Creation and Re-Creation” with Dr. Don Wiley
Register: www.ctsfw.edu/preachingworkshop

2020 Symposia Series
January 21–24, 2020
   Exegetical Topic: “The Cross, the Atonement, and the Wrath of God”
   Lutheran Confessions Topic: “Ecclesiology: Locating Confessional Boundaries”
Early Bird Registration Open: www.ctsfw.edu/Symposia

Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat
February 21–23, 2020

Prayerfully Consider Visit
April 2–4, 2020