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.

Registration for Christ Academy—High School 2013 opens January 1. For two weeks each summer, high school-aged men of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod are offered the opportunity to delve deeper into their faith, enjoy the seminary experience and make friendships that will last a lifetime while attending Christ Academy—High School. This year’s event takes place June 16–29, 2013, on the campus of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne. Space is limited, so be sure to get your registration in early. Information concerning the registration process may be found at www.ctsfw.edu/ChristAcademy. If you know of a young man who may be interested in this opportunity please contact Christ Academy Student Director, Chad Smith at Chad.Smith@ctsfw.edu or 260-452-3140.

Forum with Timothy Goeglein. Please join us Monday, January 14, 2013, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Loehe Hall, classroom #7, for a timely forum "Faith in the Halls of Power: Christianity and American Public Life" with Focus on the Family Vice President Tim Goeglein. Tim's memoir, The Man in the Middle: An Inside Account of Faith and Politics in the George W. Bush Era, has received a lot of national attention and, as a member of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Fort Wayne native, Tim will give a timely lecture followed by time for questions, answers and conversation.

Music at the Seminary
Sunday, January 20–Epiphany Choral Evening Prayer
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.

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.

Do you know someone you would like to encourage toward becoming a pastor or deaconess? One way is to tell them about the Prayerfully Consider Visit which takes place on our campus March 21–23, 2013. During this three-day event they will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the daily life of the seminary while worshipping with the CTS community, attending classes, meeting with faculty, learning about financial aid options and getting to know the Fort Wayne area. There is no charge for this event and all on-campus housing and meals are included. For additional information go to www.ctsfw.edu/PCV, email Admission@ctsfw.edu or call our Admission Office at 800-481-2155.