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The Remembrance of the Lord

Those who follow the LSB Daily Lectionary (also used in the Treasury of Daily Prayer) recently heard the story of the Flood from Genesis. At the beginning of chapter 8, “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark.” And...

Ordained Calls and Vacancies – Updated February 28, 2024

CONGREGATIONS / RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SENIOR or SOLE): Note: Changes from last week's list are marked in colored font. AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) BEDFORD, Calvary - called Rev. Daniel Harrington (Holy Cross, Fort Wayne) CHURUBUSCO, Faith - called...

Christ Academy Opportunities – CTSFW

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...

Vocatio: High School at Concordia Seminary-St. Louis

Find God’s calling and direction for your high schooler's life! Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites ninth- through 12th-grade students to attend Vocatio: High School — a retreat that encourages high school men and women to explore many aspects of the Seminary,...

Martini Board of Elders Invites You to a Mission Rally

Martini Lutheran Church of 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven is hosting a Mission Rally on Wednesday Evening, May 8, 2024, from 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. Guest Speaker:  The Rev. Gary Schulz, Assistant Director, of Mission Central in Western Iowa. You will hear stories of...

The Fifth Biennial Exhibition of Sacred Visual Art at CTSFW

“Singing of Jesus Christ” The Fifth Biennial Exhibition of Sacred Visual Art, sponsored by the Good Shepherd Institute of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW), invites artists to capture the spirit of "Singing of Jesus Christ" from the following hymns,...

CTSFW Alumni Reunion May 16-17, 2024

You are cordially invited to attend the annual Alumni Reunion May 16-17, 2024, at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW). All alumni are invited, with special encouragement to classes celebrating five-year milestone graduations (years ending in “4” or...

CTSFW Alumni Golf Outing May 15, 2024

All alumni and friends of CTSFW are invited to our annual CTSFW Golf Outing Wednesday, May 15, at Cherry Hill Golf Club in Fort Wayne. The day will begin with registration and warm-up at 10 a.m., followed by lunch at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 11:45 a.m. Proceeds...

2024 Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series

2024 Prof Insights in-depth workshops set. Faculty to lead 13 studies, various locations nationwide. Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty members will share their expertise on topics including the books of the Bible, the loneliness pandemic, the early church, Law and...

Some Recent Additions to My Reading List

Over the past year, a number of books have come to my attention and piqued my interest in a variety of ways, and it seems good to share at least some of those titles with others, as well. I’m always interested in new and worthwhile books, although I don’t get as much...