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Donor Stories

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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Dr. Gerald R. Kleinfeld’s Donor Story

New Legacy Plan Supports Student Scholarships As a committed and faithful Lutheran, Dr. Gerald R. Kleinfeld believes deeply in the message of Jesus Christ, to love our neighbors, and to live a life of generosity. “All that I have does not belong to me,” Gerald said. “We are God’s stewards for a time, and then…

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Rev. Glen H. & Shirley Beito Gronlund’s Donor Story

Donors Pledge $100,000 to WTS Endowment Ever since Rev. Glen Gronlund graduated from Wartburg Seminary in 1959, he and his wife Shirley Beito Grondlund have been driven to give back in support of the future of the church and the seminary. Throughout their lives of service, Glen served as a pastor, as a leader in…

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Reflections on a Life of Advocacy for Namibian Independence

Ilah Weiblen’s Story FIRST PUBLISHED IN A 2016 ISSUE OF THE LIFETOGETHER MAGAZINE. “It was part of daily life. We always joked that someday she’d be arrested for political activism. [Her] belief in reaching out to the world and to other people was just part of our lives from the time when I was small.”…

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