Showing posts from April, 2014

Dr. Kettner’s Retirement Celebration

Join us in celebrating Dr. Kettner’s retirement on May 29th, 2014. Service of Celebration: 7:00 pm Grace Lutheran Church Preacher: Rev. Dr. Robert Bugbee

History Short Term - May 12-26

Dr. Richard Beinert of Winnipeg will be at CLS in May to teach a two week short term class, Apostolic Fathers through the 7th Ecumenical Council (HIS 110). Dr. Beinert is an adjunct professor at CLS, and has been teaching very well-received short term history classes for several years. HIS 110 is open to Master of Divinity students and Open Studies students. This is a regular 3 credit, masters-level course, but it can also be taken as an "audit" for a lower fee. The seminary's Board of Regents recently approved a new policy allowing LCC rostered Churchworkers (Pastors and Deacons) to audit 3-credit courses for $100 ($25 per credit plus $25 registration fee). The regular audit fee is $100 per credit hour. Send all inquiries to the Director of Admissions (

Special Honourees Recognized at CLS Sacred Convocation

On May 30, CLS will recognize two unique servant leaders. The Rev. Hans-Jörg Voigt, International Lutheran Council Chairman and Bishop of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (SELK), is receiving the Doctor of Divinity degree, Honorus Causa.  This is based upon his reputation as a quiet, humble servant of Christ and courageous Christian leader and advocate for biblical values in a more open culture.  An honourary degree recognizes the significant contribution of a committed practitioner and brother in Christ. (See The Canadian Lutheran Online article LCC servant leader Rev. Larry MacKay (Grace, Edmonton) will also be receiving the Doulos dia Iesoun award, reserved for “veterans of the cross”:  pastors with a minimum of 30 years of faithful and distinguished service in the ministry.  The name of this award is connected to the seminary’s motto, which is drawn from Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 4:5, “W