Wartburg Grads Start a New Kind of Ministry with JustChurch

Rev. Sarah Goettsch, WTS ’01 and Rev. [Dr.] Jan Rippentrop [Schnell], WTS ’04 Start JustChurch ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER 2017 E-LIFE TOGETHER NEWSLETTER There’s a new kind of ministry in town. JustChurch. JustChurch is not a new congregation; it is the name of an ELCA Saturday evening worship service supported by Gloria Dei Lutheran Church,…

Finding Home at Wartburg Seminary

Daniel Grainger from his blog: wayless on seasons of faith           There is something oddly, deeply familiar about this time and place called seminary. Perhaps it’s because the private, Lutheran, higher education vibe resonates with my experience from Luther College. It’s also a small campus, with an emphasis on community, faith, and learning.…

Meet DaMisha!

Meet DaMisha, Master of Divinity student! “When I first visited campus, I felt like I had come home. Everyone—the staff, students, and professors—engaged me personally and challenged me intellectually. For me, it is all about community and being a part of this amazing WTS family.” Whether you’re discerning a call to public ministry or looking…

Meet Amalia!

Meet Grant! Master of Divinity, Collaborative Learning student. “I love being in seminary at Wartburg! I’ve felt a deeper level of clarity about why I went to seminary and have felt challenged and affirmed in important ways.” Whether you’re discerning a call to public ministry or looking at pursuing a Master of Arts degree, deciding…

Meet Grant!

Meet Grant! Master of Divinity, Collaborative Learning student. “Visiting Campus helped to solidify in my life the vision and mission that I am blessed to participate in as a student and community member of WTS. I think the three core experiences on campus that etched this place in my heart were the worship, the hospitality…