Pathways for Tomorrow Grant – Phase 2

Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Pathways for Tomorrow Grant – Phase 2, created to help theological schools strengthen and sustain their capacities to educate and support pastoral leaders for Christian churches. This $725,000 grant will move the Journey Together program from the launch phase to a…

Doug Rothgeb

Doug Rothgeb, Master of Divinity Contextual Learning Student is constantly amazed by the leadership, educators, and staff at Wartburg.  Wartburg’s ability to bring students together from all over the world into a close-knit community is an experience that he feels no other Seminary can match.  Working in his church and attending classes and activities online…

Matthew Engum

Matthew Engum, a Master of Divinity student, finished his undergraduate work in Business Management and felt that he still needed more, that something was missing.  He began to look at different seminaries, investigating the Master of Divinity degree as a way to gain ministry skills, complement his Business degree, and serve God and neighbor. God led…

Alyssa Prinzivalli

All it took was spending time at the Castle during a Consider Your Call weekend for Alyssa Prinzivalli (she/her/hers), a Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry student, to realize that Wartburg was the right place for her. Despite the distance from her Northern Virginia home, she was ready and excited to jump headfirst into distance…

Inauguration Schedule

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast  Von Schwartz Refectory, WTS 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM  Displays & Hospitality    WTS Campus 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM Shuttle Bus WTS Campus to St. John’s Episcopal Church 1410 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001 11:00 AM  Worship St. John’s Episcopal Church 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Shuttle Bus St. John’s…

Inauguration Displays

Presidential Display (Jung President’s Dining Room) The Presidential Display contains interesting facts and memorabilia from our past presidents, pictures, and a timeline from Wartburg Seminary’s past. Fritschel Remodel (Fritschel Hall) Fritschel Hall Display – See the first public showing of preliminary floor plans and architectural sketches for the proposed major remodel of Fritschel hall. Papua New Guinea…

PRISM (People Respecting Identities and Sexualities in Ministry)

PRISM (People Respecting Identities and Sexualities in Ministry) is a WTS group for LGBTQIA+ identifying, questioning, and exploring students. Previously, this group gathered under the name “Proclaim”, which is also the name of the national professional community of rostered leaders and seminarians, organized through Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries (ELM), for those who publicly identify as LGBTQIA+…

Celebrating the Life and Witness of Rev. Dr. Gwen Sayler

Arrangements and Livestream information are located at the bottom of this page. The Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Beth Sayler, William A. & John E. Wagner Professor of Biblical Theology and Distinguished Professor of Bible at Wartburg Theological Seminary passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, November 11, 2019. She was 71. Gwen served WTS faithfully as…