Celebrating the Class of 2021

Wartburg Theological Seminary Hosts Digital Baccalaureate and Commencement for 167th Graduating Class The Wartburg Seminary Administrative Cabinet did not make the decision lightly to hold the 2021 Commencement and Baccalaureate as distance celebrations. While the WTS community grieved with graduates, we also knew it would be possible to honor graduates, certificate earners, and our special…

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Residential Students Reflect on Being WTS Community in a Pandemic

A Conversation with Master of Divinity Students Nathaniel Adkins, Elise Hynek, DaMisha McFarland-Pollock, and Kurt Saenger Heyl Let’s start at the beginning of your seminary experience. Why did you choose Wartburg? Nathaniel Adkins: My family and I ultimately moved to Wartburg, and 90% of our decision was because of the sense of community that we…

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Wartburgers Reflect on Ministry in the Nation’s Capital

Stories from Current MADM Student Alyssa Prinzivalli and Deacon Kenny Champagne ’20  ALYSSA PRINZIVALLI Current Student and Deacon Candidate in the Metro D.C. Synod I came to the D.C. area for the politics, so I like to think that I knew what I was getting myself into when I started an internship here in 2012.…

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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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A Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen ’97

Meet Wartburg Seminary’s Fifteenth President Wartburg Seminary welcomed the Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen ’97 in her new call as the Wartburg Seminary President in February 2021. At the time, she shared, “Coming back to Wartburg feels like coming home.” Learn more about Dr. Largen by reading the interview below! It’s probably safe to assume…

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