Showing posts from March, 2012

CLS MATCHING GRANT CHALLENGE runs now until May 15, 2012

Anonymous supporters have posed an $80,000 matching grant challenge! The following letter from Interim President, Dr. Norman Threinen is being sent out today. Dear Friend of Concordia Seminary, 1 Samuel 17 tells the story of a man named Goliath who challenged the Israelites to send one person out to fight him. Of course you know the end of the story: the boy, David, accepted the challenge and killed Goliath. Challenges can be deadly! But they can also be fun, exciting, and rewarding. That brings me to the purpose of this letter to our faithful Friends of the Seminary. A number of anonymous supporters have generously offered a challenge to everyone else who would be willing to support Concordia Lutheran Seminary. The individuals are challenging the Seminary to raise $80,000 before May 15th! If we do, they will match every dollar we raise dollar for dollar. This means that for every dollar which the seminary receives from you in the form of a special gift for operations between now

Spirituality Lecture Series continues

Next week, Rev. Ted Giese (CLS '00 & '07), Pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Regina, will present an open lecture on Spirituality and the Visual Arts. Six lectures on various topics are a large component of the Spirituality course that is required for all Master of Divinity students. This is the second last lecture for this semester. All are invited to attend - the lecture takes place at the seminary from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Thursday, March 29th, in the Schwermann classroom. There is no registration required and all sessions are free!

The Latest Seminary Newsletter

We're excited to announce the arrival of our winter newsletter. If you or your congregation has not received a copy of the newsletter, please contact Rhonda Buck, . Click here to open the Winter 2012 Newsletter as a PDF.