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Donor Stories

Roasting Coffee for a Cause: It’s Bean a Year

Rev. Paul Waterman ’16 and Pastoral Intern Jacob Krueger Brew Coffee to Support Seminaries Rev. Paul Waterman ’16 Normally, the people of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Carbondale, IL, gather each fall around Reformation to share in a meal and bid on dinners as a part of the “Dinner Auction for Seminary Education.” It is among…

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Faith-Filled Quarantine: Lessons from the Iranian Hostage Crisis

Kathryn (Kate) Koob’s Story Kathryn (Kate) Koob is a lifelong Lutheran, dedicated person of faith, and longtime Wartburg Seminary supporter. The faith learned at home and in church shaped her choices and life’s path, eventually leading to a career in foreign service with a posting in Tehran, Iran in 1979 shortly after the Iranian Revolution…

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Class of 1965 Reunion Gift Supports Students

Despite Reunion Cancellation, Class of 1965 Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Student Scholarships “We are grateful to God for God’s graciousness to us in so many ways. We are grateful to Wartburg Theological Seminary for the blessings given to us while we were there.” – Rev. Dr. Lyle Miller, WTS Class President As if celebrating their…

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Class of 2017 Funds Endowed Scholarship

Note from Rev. Kyle Barton & Rev. Megan Preston On Behalf of the Class of 2017 In 2017, as we approached graduation, our class was very aware of the changing landscape of theological education and the financial burden students and families were bearing. A few of us were sitting around the dinner table at the…

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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…

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