Monday, July 09, 2018

New Testament Greek by distance education

BL-092/093, New Testament Greek, can meet different goals for different people. Laypeople will gain the ability to read the New Testament in its original language. Pre-seminary students will acquire the competence they need to begin seminary classes. Pastors will refresh their ability to prepare for sermons and Bible classes.
Starting on Tuesday September 4, Concordia Lutheran Seminary is offering an evening course in New Testament Greek. This is a 9-month course being offered by distance education, so you can access it on the internet from anywhere. It meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30 pm (Mountain Time).

In addition to these two “live” class sessions every week, led by the instructor, the course relies heavily on students’ independent work using the course’s textbook, workbook, and online materials. The course follows William Mounce’s Basics of Biblical Greek (3rd edition). A syllabus is available upon request.

The course is reasonably priced at $250 per semester. (Church-workers in Lutheran Church-Canada pay even less.) The instructor is adjunct faculty member Alex Marque, a Ph.D. student at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis who specializes in the Greek writings of the early church.

Interested? Contact the Registrar, Anna Yang: or 780.474-1468 ext. 227.

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Adopt A Student

Consider adopting a student for 2018-2019. Check out the program through the Adopt-A-Student links on our Support or Enrolment pages. You can make a difference is a student's life.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CLS Sacred Convocation May 24

We look forward to seeing you tonight at Bethel Lutheran Church, 298 Bethel Dr., Sherwood Park for Sacred Convocation, 7:00 pm.

Sacred Convocation

We are very grateful for all the people who supported the Concordia Lutheran Seminary Sacred Convocation on May 24. Adam Chandler, Travis Heide, Peter Knelson, Joshua Kurtenbach, and Mark Rekken all received their placement for vicarage. Lenora Wallden received her Director of Parish Services certificate and a call. We recognized the completion of of studies, and the entry into ministry, for Terry Goerz through the Pastors with Alternative Training program and for Jakob Valsson through the Colloquy program. Kristopher Scott Brayall, Kai Buck, and Andrew McDonald received their M.Div. degrees, theological diplomas, and their first calls. Thank God for His many blessings.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

May 18 is the last day of classes and the final exam for Summer Short Term. Please remember our faculty and seminarians in prayer.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Semester 2 finals are over. Now it is time to take a short break and then gear up for Summer Short Term.

Monday, April 30, 2018

It is finals week!

Our student's are studying hard and writing final exams for the winter term. Please remember them in prayer.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Winter term is coming to a close

Our students are in their final week of the Winter Term classes. We remember them in our prayers.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A reciprocal borrowing program for the CLS library

CLS has joined a reciprocal borrowing program through the American Theological Library Association (ALTA). This will be a great help to our distance education students, who can borrow books from participating theological libraries in their own communities. It will also help our local students and faculty members while travelling. If either of these situations pertains to you, check with CLS librarian Anna Yang for details on how to take advantage of this program!

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