Celebrating the Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Commencement Story: Real-Time Digital Ceremony The Wartburg Seminary Administrative Cabinet did not make the decision lightly to hold the 2020 Commencement and Baccalaureate as a distance celebration on Sunday May 17th. While the WTS community grieved with graduates, we also knew it would be possible to honor graduates, certificate earners, and our…

WTS Receives Donation of Svendsen Family Farm

Announcing the Largest Gift in WTS History With deep gratitude for bold generosity and faithful stewardship, Wartburg Seminary announces the donation of Illinois farmland from the Rev. Dr. Rick Rouse of Mukilteo, WA, and his sisters, Susan Brophy of Santa Ynez, CA and Robin Sharpe of Bend, OR. Rev. Rouse is a 1973 graduate of…

A Gathered & Sent Community

An Interview with Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben Wartburg Seminary has grown significantly in the past few years. Enrollment continues to rise, new technologies are introduced regularly, and the new curriculum which integrates all learners (distance, collaborative, and residential) into one classroom has been implemented. Much of the success of each of these growth metrics can…

Celebrating the Class of 2019

165th Commencement Exercises at WTS Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) honored thirty-five degree and certificate candidates and five special guests over the weekend of May 18-19, 2019. Graduation festivities included a banquet for graduates and special guests, their families, and friends at the Grand River Center in Dubuque on Saturday. Baccalaureate was held on Sunday morning…