Harvesting God’s Holy Mysteries

After her mother, Hazel J Knutson, died in 2009, Rev Barbara Knutson endowed a scholarship for students at Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) to honor both of her parents in, what Knutson calls, a “living way.” Knutson’s generous gift is bourne out of her gratitude for the ways her parents grounded her in the faith since…

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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,…

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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.…

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Wartburg Theological Seminary celebrates boost in incoming class

Wartburg Theological Seminary celebrates the beginning of our 164th year with a significant boost in our incoming student class. In a time where the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is calling for leaders, we are thankful that students, and those who send them, recognize that Wartburg Seminary continues to prepare bold, compassionate, and innovative leaders. We are…

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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…

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