CTSFW President Rast Next Speaker in Reformation Lecture Series

CTSFW President Rast Next Speaker in Reformation Lecture Series
April 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—As part of the observance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is sponsoring a Reformation Lecture Series.
The third installment in the series takes place Sunday, April 30, at 4:00 p.m. in Luther Hall on the CTSFW campus, 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne. The speaker will be CTSFW President Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. His topic will be “The Reformation After the Reformation: Interpreting Martin Luther After February 18, 1546.”
There is no charge for these lectures. If you cannot be with us on campus, you can watch live on the CTSFW Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ctsfw. For additional information email LeeAnna.Rondot@ctsfw.edu or phone260.452.2204.
The first two lectures in the series, by Prof. John T. Pless and Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie, plus additional Reformation 500 resources, may be found on the CTSFW website at www.ctsfw.edu/Reformation-500.

This Week at Redeemer

Thank you to John Maxwell and his helpers for preparing the Easter breakfast!

Thank you to the musicians and choir who add so much to our Good Friday and Easter services.

Thank you to everyone who put in extra hours and effort for Easter and Holy Week, especially the acolytes, choir, musicians, and altar guild.

Team D, the youth, will be cleaning this week.

The April Voters Meeting is on April 23rd, at noon, in the undercroft.  This is the annual budget meeting.

The Great American Cleanup is on May 20th.  We will be participating in the city-wide effort to remove trash and debris in the area around the church along Rudisill, Webster, Harrison, and in the alley.  We will also be painting the fence around the snorkel and spreading some mulch.

Dr. Larry Rast, President of the Seminary will be speaking on Sunday, April 30th at 4 pm in Luther Hall at the Seminary on “The Reformation After the Reformation:  Interpreting Martin Luther After February 18, 1546.”  There is no charge for the lecture.

President Harrison will be teaching bible class at 9:15 am this Sunday at Redeemer and preaching for both the 8 am and 10:30 am services.

Special Prayer Requests:  Kurt Reinhardt; Amy Gerdts; Maureen DeLassus; Susie Kessler; Jean Dray; Wille Schwartz; John and Ele Sullivan; Oscar Matter; Ed Maxwell; John Bentz; Ed McClure; Joan Holzmer; Jim Steinke; Mark Crouch; Emma Casey; Emily Hercamp; Emily Cockran

Mark Your Calendars: 

  • April 23rd – Voter’s Meeting
  • April 28 & 29 – Rummage Sale – take donations to the storage room
  • May 7 – Confirmation
  • May 20 – Great American Cleanup

CTSFW Assignment Services April 24 and April 25

CTSFW Assignment Services April 24 and April 25
April 5, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Future pastors and deaconesses, and their families, are eagerly looking forward to the spring assignment services at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, Indiana, on April 24 and 25. Those who cannot join us on campus can watch via the live stream atwww.ctsfw.edu or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ctsfw.
The Vicarage and Deaconess Internship Assignment service will be Monday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. (EDT), in Kramer Chapel. The Rev. Nabil S. Nour, third vice-president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), will serve as preacher for the service.
The Candidate Call service takes place the following evening, Tuesday, April 25, at 7:00 p.m. (EDT), in Kramer Chapel. The preacher for the service will be the Rev. Timothy J. Scharr, president of the LCMS Southern Illinois District.
“As I think of all those who will be placed this year, I understand more fully how God continues to give blessing upon blessing to His Church,” commented theRev. Prof. Jeffrey H. Pulse, director of Certification and Placement at CTSFW. “These men and women have benefitted from excellent instruction and shepherding from our Seminary faculty and pastors of the LCMS, all this working together to prepare faithful servants who will serve God’s people wherever they are needed.”
And that need continues to grow. “While we will once again be short over 70 workers for the harvest field, we trust the Lord to provide as He uses all of us to encourage, equip and send,” said Pulse. Those interested in learning more about the vocations of pastor or deaconess can connect with the CTSFW Admission staff at www.ctsfw.edu/Future-Students, Admission@ctsfw.edu or800.481.2155.