Wartburg Seminary Appoints Dr. Kristine Stache as Interim President

Dr. Stephen J. Cornils, Chair of the Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of Directors, shared the news last month that the Rev. Louise Johnson notified him of her resignation as President of Wartburg Theological Seminary, effective December 31, 2019. If you missed this announcement, we invite you to read more about it here. Moving forward with missional…

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Celebrating the Life and Witness of Rev. Dr. Gwen Sayler

Arrangements and Livestream information are located at the bottom of this page. The Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Beth Sayler, William A. & John E. Wagner Professor of Biblical Theology and Distinguished Professor of Bible at Wartburg Theological Seminary passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, November 11, 2019. She was 71. Gwen served WTS faithfully as…

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Announcement: Rev. Louise Johnson Accepts a New Call

Dr. Stephen J. Cornils, Chair of the Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of Directors, shared the news this week that the Rev. Louise Johnson notified him of her resignation as President of Wartburg Theological Seminary, effective December 31, 2019. In his announcement to the WTS community, Cornils shared: “In our life together, we champion Wartburg’s mission of…

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Meet the New Wartburgers!

Welcoming What Could Be the Largest Graduating Class in WTS History Jackie Baumhover, Director for Admissions, reflects on welcoming the incoming class of students into the WTS community and introduces a few of the new Wartburgers, too! The WTS staff and faculty were absolutely incredible as we worked hard to ready campus to welcome this…

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An Interview with Rev. Louise Johnson, WTS President

Reflections on Her Leadership and What’s Next “There is no doubt I am an unusual choice for a seminary president. I have known that from day one. And it has pressed me to lean ever more deeply into God’s calling.” – Rev. Louise Johnson, President What has surprised you the most over the past four…

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