Thursday, January 11, 2018

CLS seeks to call a full-time faculty member

Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, Alberta seeks to call a full-time faculty member. The MDiv curriculum follows the classical model (exegetical, historical, systematic, and practical coursework). Candidates meriting serious consideration will be ordained pastors of Lutheran Church-Canada or one of its partner-churches who possess significant parish experience, an earned terminal degree (Th.D or Ph.D), proficiency in one of the four specialty areas but able to teach in a variety of theological disciplines, administrative capability, a positive and pastoral personality, and a commitment to excellence in pastoral formation and service to the Church.

A call will be issued in May 2018 for service at CLS beginning in August 2018. Nominations are sought by 15 Jan 2018. Interested candidates are invited to contact Dr. Jim Gimbel, President ( 

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

CLS Welcomes Kathy Budgell as new Administrative Assistant

CLS is thrilled to welcome Kathy Budgell to our CLS Community.  She begins her new job January 3rd.  She is an experienced administrator and will gift the Seminary with her abilities.  May God bless your work at CLS and for the church at large.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Christmas Office Hours

Concordia Lutheran Seminary will be closed December 22 to January 1st.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Monday, December 11, 2017

CLS is offering 3 M.Div. courses by Distance Education this coming semester (beginning January 18).

These courses may be taken in "Open Studies" by anyone who holds a bachelor's degree and meets the following pre-requisities, where applicable.
(1) EXE-250, "Jesus and the Gospels" (Dr. Stephen Chambers). Pre-requisite is EXE-100, Introduction to the Study of Scripture.

(2) PRX-240, "Teaching the Faith" (Dr. James Gimbel). (3) SYS-440, "Faith, Life, and Ethics" (Dr. John Hellwege). Pre-requisite is SYS-100, Theological Method.

Please contact the seminary's Registrar, Anna Yang, for more information. or 780-474-1468 ext. 227 

Monday, November 20, 2017

CLS Offers Short Term Course on Islam, Christianity, and Religious Diversity

How do we navigate this world of religious pluralism? Many of us have Hindu neighbours, Muslim acquaintances, and atheist or agnostic relatives. Concordia Lutheran Seminary is offering an M.Div. level course that addresses these issues. Drawing on both anthropological and theological insights, this course aims to be a friendly, charitable, and hospitable study of other religions, focusing closely on Islam.

The instructor, Rev. Ken Chitwood, is an LCMS pastor and accomplished scholar. The course will explore Islam, study Christian-Muslim relations (past and present), and consider how Christians might foster peace-making in inter-religious encounters on a broader scale.

When: January 3 – 14, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Concordia Lutheran Seminary (7040 Ada Blvd NW, Edmonton)

Participants are required to hold a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) to enroll. For academic credit, tuition is $840. LCC churchworkers may audit the course for $100.

To register, please contact the registrar, Anna Yang, at or 780-474-1468 ext 227 by November 30, 2017.

Thursday, November 09, 2017


Thursday, October 26, 2017

Join us for our Reformation Hymn Festival!

CLS is sponsoring an Edmonton area Reformation Hymn Festival, "Here We Stand; Now We Sing."

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00 p.m.
All Saints Lutheran Church
13850 - 119A Street NW, Edmonton, AB


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Quest Part IV - Final Class tonight!

Dr. John Maxfield, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton, will present his final Quest course on "Martin Luther's Road to Reformation, 1483-1521."  This final class will look at the controversy over the 95 theses and the development of a reformer along with "A Wild Boar in the Vineyard? - The road to Luther's stand at Worms."

Please join us live at 7:00 MDT via or watch for it to be posted to our Web Player or YouTube Channel

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