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…

Wartburg Seminary Hosts Hispanic Theological Education Network Meeting

The ELCA Seminaries and the ELCA churchwide organization continue to discern together God’s call to build theological education models that emerge out of the Hispanic-Latinx context. Wartburg Theological Seminary hosted scholars and church leaders who are part of the Hispanic Theological Education Network (HTEN) in March to work to begin to determine curriculum and pedagogy,…

Wartburg College Receives Major Student Scholarship Gift for Integrated BA/MDiv Program with Wartburg Seminary

Wartburg College Receives $150,000 Student Scholarship Gift for Integrated Bachelor of Arts/Master of Divinity Degree Program with Wartburg Seminary A $150,000 challenge grant, provided by O. Jay and Pat Tomson of Mason City, will support scholarships for students enrolled in Wartburg College and Wartburg Theological Seminary’s new Integrated BA/MDiv Degrees program for ordained ministry. The…

WTS Increases Generous and Competitive Tuition Scholarships for Future Seminarians

Wartburg Seminary’s Board of Directors supported an increase in scholarships for students who plan to begin a Wartburg Seminary degree program in the next year. This financial support will make seminary more affordable, and make it possible for prospective students to choose Wartburg Theological Seminary. We want future leaders to be able to discern the…