St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Cohort Completes One-Year MA

Eight Students Connected to St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Journey through the One-Year MA Program In the Fall of 2019, Wartburg Seminary launched a one-year Master of Arts program. When WTS Board Member Michael (Mike) Carlson ’04 heard about this new program at one of the Board of Directors meetings, he immediately thought of the staff…

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Derecho: WTS Alumni Support Communities Across Iowa

Rev. Nat Bothwell ’16 and congregation rally to distribute free water in Iowa communities alongside other ELCA churches A derecho, or “land hurricane” as it has been described, moved slowly and devastatingly through the Midwest with winds topping 100 miles per hour earlier this month. The storm left over one million people without power with…

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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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WTS Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The Wartburg Theological Seminary community is eager to welcome two new professors to the faculty beginning July 1, 2020: Dr. Man-Hei Yip, who is called to serve as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, and Rev. Dr. Jan Schnell, who is called to serve as Assistant Professor of Liturgics. The searches for these new faculty members…

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Our Life Together: Updated COVID-19 Response

Wartburg Theological Seminary COVID-19 Response as of August 1, 2020 In our ongoing efforts to care for one another and our neighbors, Wartburg Theological Seminary has put into place temporary policies that will remain effective indefinitely to help us steward our shared life together. Care for one another during this time is our top priority!…

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