A Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen ’97

Meet Wartburg Seminary’s Fifteenth President Wartburg Seminary welcomed the Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen ’97 in her new call as the Wartburg Seminary President in February 2021. At the time, she shared, “Coming back to Wartburg feels like coming home.” Learn more about Dr. Largen by reading the interview below! It’s probably safe to assume…

New Search: Dean of the Chapel and Director of Learning for Life

Wartburg Theological Seminary—a vibrant, innovative, and growing seminary—is seeking a Dean of the Chapel and Director of Learning for Life to steward Wartburg’s worship life and continuing education program. This position combines two central components of Wartburg Seminary’s life together by acknowledging the inherent link between Wartburg’s worship life and continuing education program. The Dean…

Join the Wartburg Seminary Community on our Lenten Journey to the Cross!

2021 Lenten Journey A daily devotional series from Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday This Lenten season of reflection, repentance and renewal, Wartburg Theological Seminary invites you to participate with us in a spiritual journey to the cross. Each day, you will receive a brief devotion via email, written by one of our community members. Each…

Wartburg Past and Present: The First Generation of Women Leaders

Revisiting a 2012 LifeTogether Magazine Article about Pioneering WTS Faith Leaders The ELCA’s 50/40/10 celebrations commemorate the 50th anniversary of ordaining Lutheran women, the 40th anniversary of ordaining Lutheran women of color, and the 10th anniversary of LGBTQ+ individuals being able to serve freely.  WTS joins the ELCA in celebrating the ways women, women of…

Getting to Know Dr. Man-Hei Yip

Dr. Man-Hei Yip, Assistant Professor of Systematics, Joined the WTS Faculty on July 1, 2020 GROWING UP IN HONG KONG I was born into a large family with six siblings: five older sisters and one younger brother. My parents are not Christians, but they sent us all to a Christian school, and from there I…

Welcoming Rev. Dr. Lydia Hernández-Marcial

The Wartburg Theological Seminary community welcomes the Rev. Dr. Lydia Hernández-Marcial to the faculty as Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible beginning January 1, 2021. The search for the Hebrew Bible position was conducted since August in a process that included the work of a faithful search committee that moved forward with their designated responsibilities using…

Announcing the Next Wartburg Seminary President

Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen ’97 The Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of Directors, as recommended by the Presidential Search Committee, is pleased to announce the unanimous election of the Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen ‘97 as the next President of our beloved institution, beginning February 1, 2021. Dr. Largen currently serves in a dual role…