Friday, May 29, 2015

Sacred Convocation Program and Webcast

Follow this link for the 31st Sacred Convocation Program and link to the live webcast: http://www.concordiasem.ab.ca/about/SacredConvocation2015.php

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

CLS Alumni Servant-Leaders

CLS thanks God for the recent election into District service of eight alumni who were elected to Boards of both Central and Alberta-British Columbia Districts this Spring.

Central District
VP - Thunder Bay Region: Rev. David Haberstock (CLS '04)
VP - Saskatoon Region: Rev. James Vosper (CLS '04)
VP - Yorkton Region: Rev. Arron Gust (CLS '01)
ABC District
1st VP: Rev. Roland Kubke (CLS '88)
2nd VP: Rev. Fraser Coltman (CLS '94)
3rd VP: Rev. Darren Siegle (CLS '92)
Clergy Representative: Rev. Mark Hennig (CLS '03)
Clergy Representative: Rev. James Paulgaard (CLS '03)

We thank God for you and uphold you in our prayers -- along with all of our graduates and all pastors across LCC who faithfully serve Christ.

Concordia Lutheran Seminary exists to train and certify pastoral leaders for the Lutheran church in Canada, and continues in its mission to form servants for Jesus' sake.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sacred Convocation - May 29

CLS celebrates the completion of its 31st Academic Year, Friday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m. MDT in the Robert Tegler Student Centre, Concordia University of Edmonton. You are warmly invited to join us for this Sacred Convocation.

Students Aaron Astley, Cody Cooper, Scott Gamble, and Eric Moffett will have successfully completed their coursework and will be awarded their M.Div degree.  These four students also stand ready to be assigned their first pastoral call at this service as “servants for Jesus’ sake.”  An honourary “Faith in Life” award will be granted to Mrs. Deanna (Laverne) Hautz recognizing her efforts to spearhead a stronger identity and relationship with ministry wives in the LCC, Alberta-British Columbia District. At the same service, three deacons, trained in the DPS program at Concordia University College of Alberta, will be recognized in preparation for their placement into service within LCC.  Rev. Nolan Astley will be the preacher for the service. We warmly welcome you to join us in person or via webcast as we celebrate God’s gifts to this Seminary and His Church together throughout this past academic year.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Campus News

Concordia University of Edmonton is the new and official name of Concordia University College of Alberta, our neighbours across the street. We celebrate that designation change with them.
We also thank God for our partnership with them even as we say farewell to four professors who have spent the past nine months housed in our building: Rev. Dr. Jonathan Strand, Rev. Dr. Bill Anderson, Rev. Dr. John Maxfield, and Dr. (Cand) Jenn Shack.  It has been a blessing to have you in our midst; we wish you God's richest blessings as you return to the CUE offices (with space made possible by the University of Lethbridge moving off the CUE campus). You survived the fire and displacements with us, reminding us all of our transience in this world.
 
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