Announcing Pastor Violeta Siguenza, Interim Director, Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest

Dear Wartburg Community members: Wartburg Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Pastor Violeta Siguenza has accepted our offer to serve as the Interim Director for the Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest. Pastor Siguenza brings more than 16 years of experience as a solo pastor for Walnut Hill Lutheran Church in Dallas, TX, and 14…

Celebrating the Class of 2021

Wartburg Theological Seminary Hosts Digital Baccalaureate and Commencement for 167th Graduating Class The Wartburg Seminary Administrative Cabinet did not make the decision lightly to hold the 2021 Commencement and Baccalaureate as distance celebrations. While the WTS community grieved with graduates, we also knew it would be possible to honor graduates, certificate earners, and our special…

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…

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…