Upcoming Events at CTSFW—Spring 2021

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.

Upcoming Events Spring 2021
Come together to celebrate and “Make Known His Deeds!”

Note on Services: There will be no Daily Chapel service on April 2, Good Friday, nor on April 5, Easter Monday, due to Easter Break. There will also be no Daily Chapel services May 24 through June 11, due to a Summer Break.

In order to ensure adequate in-person space for students and their loved ones, we are inviting our broader community to attend our Placement and Call Services via livestream online at CallDay.ctsfw.edu and facebook.com/ctsfw.
All other events and services will be livestreamed online at 
ctsfw.edu/DailyChapel and facebook.com/ctsfw. 

175th Music/Lecture Series

“Luther on Trial at the Diet of Worms”
Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie

Sunday, April 25, 2021
2:30 p.m. Lecture
3:30 Refreshments
4:00 p.m. Easter Hymn Festival

Upcoming Special Services

Monday, April 26, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment Service
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
Candidate Call Service 

Friday, May 21, 2021
10:00 a.m. Baccalaureate
2:00 p.m. Commencement Organ Recital
4:00 p.m. Commencement 

Tuesday, September 7, 2021,
10:00 a.m.

Opening Chapel Service

Upcoming Events

Christ Academy: Confirmation Retreat
April 9–11
Each confirmation retreat focuses on one of the six chief parts of Luther’s Small Catechism, with catechetical session plus fun evening events and two nights in the dorms. Pastors are encouraged to attend with their confirmation class.
Cost: $110 per individual (catechumen or chaperone), which includes room and board
For More Info and to Register: Visit https://www.ctsfw.edu/ctsfw-events/christ-academy/confirmation-retreat. You can also email ChristAcademy@ctsfw.edu with the number of male and female students, their t-shirt sizes, and number of chaperones. Payment can be made by calling the Seminary’s cashier or by bringing a check to the retreat.

Christ Academy: High School
June 20–July 3

Free event for prospective students still in high school, who are interested in faith, fellowship, and fun! 
Christ Academy consists of three important elements: confessional catechesis, liturgical worship, and a fun life together. This tradition of learning, worship, and fun provides an incredible two-week experience for young men and women in high school, especially for those considering a future in church work. Christ Academy is comprised of two schools, Timothy School for men and Phoebe School for women.
Whether you are interested in becoming a pastor or deaconess or are just interested in theology, Christ Academy is the event for you. Spots are limited, so check us out and join the tradition!
For More Info and to Register: Visit ctsfw.edu/PhoebeSchool for women and ctsfw.edu/TimothySchool for men.

Organist Workshop
July 26–30
Students of all levels receive customized instruction in keyboard and pedal technique, leading congregational singing at the organ and/or piano through effective playing, hymn introductions, ideas for playing various settings of the Divine Service and daily prayer services (Matins, Vespers, etc.), repertoire ideas, and leading challenging hymns.

Register: Email Music@ctsfw.edu or call (260) 452-2224


Christian Care and Counsel Certification
Presented by
The Lutheran Foundation

Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 8:30 a.m.–
Friday, July 9, 2021, 2:45 p.m.
Taught by Dr. Beverly Yahnke (Executive Director for Christian Counsel at DOXOLOGY), this course provides those working with parishioners and Christian day school communities an opportunity to increase their understanding of, and to enhance their Christian response to, the emotional, familial and spiritual challenges that are common to so many entrusted to their care. 2.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne will be available. A $10 fee for the CEU certificate will be due upon registration online. Register by April 30 to receive a $50 discount.

Register: eventbrite.com/e/christian-care-and-counsel-tickets-136281592913

COVID-19 Preparedness for Conference & Event Attendees

Please know that CTSFW is truly blessed to have you as our guest, and we take your safety very seriously. We will keep you updated as we follow CDC Guidelines, clean all surfaces thoroughly and regularly, and design classes and events to allow for social distancing. We ask that all guests come prepared to wear masks to upcoming events. We are thankful for the opportunity to safely open our doors to you. We pray your experience is as enjoyable and enlightening as it is peaceful and protected.