WTS Presidential Search: Welcoming Applications & Nominations

The Board of Directors of Wartburg Theological Seminary invites nominations and applications for the calling of its next President. Wartburg is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in Dubuque, Iowa. Wartburg Theological Seminary is in a position of financial and program vitality, having welcomed one of the largest classes in its…

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Rev. Dr. Thomas Schattauer: Continuing as a Worship-Centered Community

Rev. Dr. Thomas Schattauer & Matthew O’Rear Reflect on New Daily Rhythm of Digital Worship at WTS March 14, 2020: The New Rhythm Begins REV. DR. THOMAS SCHATTAUER, DEAN OF THE CHAPEL & PROFESSOR OF LITURGICS During this time of heightened concern, uncertainty, and social isolation due to the coronavirus, it remains essential that we…

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Emily Norris’ Story: Community in COVID-19

Master of Divinity Student Emily Norris’ Story Preparing for graduation from the WTS Master of Divinity program in 2020, Emily Norris launched the new church community called The Dwelling in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Dwelling is specifically, but not exclusively, for those experiencing homelessness. Emily shared her excitement for this new venture in partnership with…

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Hannah Purkey’s Fieldwork Story: Before and During COVID-19

Master of Divinity Student Hannah Purkey’s Story Originally published in the Spring 2020 issue of the LifeTogether Magazine, Hannah Purkey shared her fieldwork story with us. As the world rapidly changed around us during the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing measures, so did Hannah’s fieldwork experience. Read her very different experiences below – both before…

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“He Is Risen!” Easter Crosses Planted on Campus

Nichole D’Onofrio Brings Long-Held Tradition to WTS Master of Divinity student Nichole D’Onofrio began in the Fall of 2019 as a distance learner in southern California. She had roots in Iowa and fell in love with the community at WTS and decided to move to Dubuque with her family to become a residential learner beginning…

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