Upcoming Events at Concordia Theological Seminary

FORT WAYNE, IN (CTS)—Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. For additional information concerning all events, please go to www.ctsfw.edu, or phone 260-452-2100.

Our Advent Brunch will be Sunday, December 9 in Katherine Luther Dining Hall from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Music students from Concordia Lutheran High School will provide music of the season.Tickets are $16.00/adults; $15.00/age 60+; and $5.00/children 5–12; no charge/children 4 and under. We gladly accept cash and checks as payment for brunch, but cannot accept credit cards. For additional information on the brunches, please call 260-452-2204.

Music at the Seminary
Sunday, December 9–Advent Candlelight Choral Vespers with the Seminary Schola Cantorum at 4:00 p.m. in Kramer Chapel.
Sunday, January 20–Epiphany Lessons and Carols with the Seminary Kantorei at 4:00 p.m. in Kramer Chapel
Wednesday, January 23–Symposia Choral Vespers with the Seminary Schola Cantorum at 5:30 p.m. in Kramer Chapel.
Thursday, January 24–Symposia Vespers and Organ Recital at 4:30 p.m. in Kramer Chapel. Katie Timm of Bloomington, Indiana, will be the guest recitalist. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in organ performance and sacred music at Indiana University.
There is no charge for these events. For additional information email Music@ctsfw.edu or phone 260-452-2224.

The Seminary Guild will enjoy a special service with the Seminary Kantorei in Kramer Chapel on Tuesday, December 11 at 1:00 p.m. then adjourn to Luther Hall for more music, a devotion and refreshments. We encourage all our friends in the Fort Wayne area to join us. For more information please contact Seminary Guild President Elfrieda Spencer at espsalm63@gmail.com or Rev. Thomas Zimmerman at 260-452-2152.

Lenten Preaching Workshop, Monday, January 21, 2013, under the theme of "Preaching the Lord’s Passion with Dr. Luther." Dr. Naomichi Masaki, associate professor of Systematic Theology will lead the workshop. More details are available at www.ctsfw.edu/Symposia, then Lenten Preaching Workshop or by phoning 260-452-2204.

The 2013 Symposia Series takes place January 22–25. Complete schedule and speaker information, along with online registration and information on the Livestream Video Option can be found at www.ctsfw.edu/Symposia or by calling 260-452-2204.
The theme for the 28th annual Exegetical Theology Symposium, January 22–23, is “Love and Marriage: Does the Bible Still Mean What It Says?” Presenters will discuss theology of the body, the relationship between God and man, why attempts to make the Bible supportive of homosexual practice don’t work, the family unit and the value of children.
The 36th annual Symposium on the Lutheran Confessions has chosen “Morality and Ethics in the Church and in the Public Square: The Lutheran Challenge” as its theme and will take place January 23–25, under the sponsorship of the Department of Systematic Theology. Topics for this portion of the symposia include: ethics as a part of seminary curriculum, abortion and pro-life issues, the Christian challenge in the public square and a look at other Lutheran denominations.
Dr. Jean S. Garton, first president of Lutherans for Life and author of Who Broke the Baby, will be the keynote speaker for the Thursday, January 24 banquet.