Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Quest - Fall 2019


“Lutheran Distinctives”

What is unique about being Lutheran? How does Lutheranism contribute to the greater Church? Why is Lutheran identity important today?

This fall’s Quest course at Concordia Lutheran Seminary explores “Lutheran Distinctives.” It is taught by Academic Dean, Dr. Stephen Chambers. All four evening sessions focus on Lutheran theological tradition that gives us a very special, irreplaceable role within the body of Christ.

Tuesday, 8 October:The Theology of the Cross: How God both hides himself and reveals himself.”

Tuesday, 15 October:Two Kinds of Righteousness: Discerning God’s work and our work in our lives.”

Tuesday, 22 October:Two Kingdoms: How God works in both the church and the world.”

Tuesday, 29 October:Together Under the Cross: How we live in the means of grace.”

Quest runs from 7:00-9:00 PM MDT. Quest classes are free, at the seminary or online at https://youtu.be/4MlQJsYMtXI. Groups can use the seminary’s online platform. To secure a place, please register with Kathy Budgell at kbudgell@concordiasem.ab.ca or 780-474-1468 ext. 225.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

2019 Field Education Assignments

An important part of our curriculum is the practical component of contextual education that happens in the Field Education parish for the pre-vicarage years (and then a full year of contextual vicarage). The Field Education parish-pastor-student pairings were announced during the chapel service on September 10. Seminarian Kyle Eddy was assigned to Concordia Lutheran, Edmonton (Mill Woods), working with Pastor Mark Hennig, and Seminarian Josh Timm, was assigned to Bethlehem Lutheran, Edmonton, working with Pastor Scott Lyons. We thank God for the pastors and congregations who partner with us on this labour of love.

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Welcome Dr. Mark Press


Rev. Dr. Mark Press will be teaching the September short term course, “Theology of Mission and Evangelism.” His doctoral work was completed at Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN. He comes with extensive parish ministry experience, but also has served as faculty and director of the Oswald Hoffman School of Christian Outreach until his retirement.

 
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