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Seminarians Take Wing

A weekend of practical experience in Western Canadian churches is offered each year to second-year seminarians and sponsored by the CLS Guild. Since it began, Take Wing has landed in 48 Lutheran Church–Canada congregations, from Thunder Bay, Ont., to Vancouver Island and offers students practical experience, assistance for pastors and congregations, and a look at how ministers are made.

On the weekend of February 5th to 7th, five seminarians will visit congregations in Drumheller, Winkler (Manitoba), Calgary, Vancouver,Campbell River, and Victoria.

The seminary's director of development, Daniel Deyell says, “The student returns better prepared for the ministry. His experience boosts confidence for future ministry. Congregants experience firsthand the formation of their pastors. Pastors in the host congregations are helped in their duties for one Sunday and get to mentor ministers-in-the-making. The seminary gets flesh-and-blood exposure in churches...Take Wing is a worthwhile pursuit for everyone involved.”

Congregations participating in the program are expected to make students feel welcome, greeting them at the airport Friday night and dropping them off Sunday. They are also expected to help students with local transportation and room and board for two nights and the chance to serve.

Guild sponsorship includes cost of travel and a modest stipend for the students.

Congregations are also encouraged to contact the seminary to invite students for future Take Wing experiences.

For more information contact Daniel Deyell at the seminary at 780-474-1468 extension 230.

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