The WTS Castle at 100 Years: A Reflection from Craig L. Nessan

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wartburg Theological Seminary Castle in Fall 2016, we have an occasion to reflect on the genius of the architecture which imprints its pattern on each and every one of us in our life together. The WTS community is centered at worship in the Loehe Chapel, where we […]

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Wartburg Seminary Board of Directors Approves Designation as an RIC Seminary

As approved by its Board of Directors in June, 2016, Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) officially identifies itself as a Reconciling in Christ (RIC) seminary. This designation of welcome makes clear that people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer are welcomed and affirmed. In service to the gospel of Jesus Christ for a […]

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Wartburg Theological Seminary 2016 Commencement Honors Graduates and Servant Leaders

Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) will honor thirty-eight degree and certificate candidates at commencement exercises on Sunday, May 15, at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 2001 Saint Joseph St, Dubuque, Iowa. Dr. Craig Nessan, Academic Dean said of the students being honored, “The theological and spiritual formation process of Wartburg Theological Seminary culminates with commencement as […]

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Wartburg Seminary Welcomes Musicians for Public Concert and Day of Learning

Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) is pleased to have Mary Preus and Tom Witt join the WTS community for the Musicians in Residence program in mid-November. The Musicians in Residence program is modeled after the Minister in Residence program where a pastor or ordained leaders spends a week among the seminary community participating and contributing in […]

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Wartburg Seminary to Host Rev. Heidi Neumark

The entire tri-state community is invited to join Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Loehe Chapel on the WTS campus for a presentation by Rev. Heidi Neumark titled Mud in Our Eyes: Seeing Our Way Forward. Neumark will delve into the connection between “(Jesus) spit on the […]

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WTS Marks 162nd Academic Year with Opening Worship

Wartburg Theological Seminary will mark the beginning of its 162nd academic year with Opening Worship on Monday, September 7, 2015 at 4 p.m. The worship service will begin outside in the seminary’s quad near the Martin Luther statue and will be followed by a procession of those gathered faculty, students, families, staff, and others into […]

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2015 Commencement Honors Graduates and Servant Leaders

    Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) will honor forty-six degree and certificate candidates at commencement exercises on Sunday, May 17, at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 2001 Saint Joseph St, Dubuque, Iowa.President Stanley N. Olson said of the students being honored, “We on the faculty and staff have the privilege of watching God renew the […]

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WTS Announces Appointment of New President

WARTBURG THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRESIDENT DUBUQUE, IA – April 22, 2015 – In its spring board meeting, the Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of Directors elected its fourteenth president, Rev. Louise N. Johnson. She was joyfully welcomed at a seminary community gathering following chapel today.  Rev. Johnson is a graduate of Wartburg Theological […]

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WTS Professor to Present Sabbatical Lecture

WARTBURG THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PROFESSOR REV. DR. NATHAN C.P. FRAMBACH TO PRESENT SABBATICAL LECTURE DUBUQUE, IA – April 15, 2015 – Wartburg Theological Seminary professor Rev. Dr. Nathan C.P. Frambach will present a sabbatical lecture entitled “Whither Church, Now and Then: What the Church of the Future Will Look Like?” on Wednesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. […]

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WTS to Co-Sponsor a Lutheran – Roman Catholic Event

WARTBURG THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, THE ARCHDIOCESE OF DUBUQUE, AND LORAS COLLEGE CO-SPONSOR A LUTHERAN-ROMAN CATHOLIC EVENT OF OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION DUBUQUE, IA – February 6, 2015 – On February 12-13, 2015, Wartburg Theological Seminary, the Archdiocese of Dubuque, and Loras College will co-sponsor a celebration of the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Joint Declaration […]

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