Tina Beauvais’ Fieldwork Story: Before and During COVID-19

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

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Belief and Unbelief: God on Your Brain

Prolog Week Convocation Part of WTS Science for Seminaries Grant Work Who are we? What is our place in the cosmos? What is the meaning of life? These are just some of the questions Dr. Jake Kurczek, Loras College Assistant Professor Neuroscience and Psychology, led with during 2020’s first convocation (regular and intentional community dialogues)…

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Getting to Know Our Interim President

An Interview with Dr. Kristine Stache Stache has served Wartburg Seminary for 14 years in various roles on the faculty and in administration. She took on the role of Interim President beginning January 1, 2020. How has your sense of call at WTS changed over the last 14 years? I have to chuckle as I…

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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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Meeting the Hispanic Ministry Needs of the Church

Rev. Adriana Maria Johnson Rivas’ Story ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2013 ISSUE OF LIFETOGETHER “I will be ordained at Principe de Paz under a big tent on our six acres of open field where family, friends, congregation members, and colleagues alike will share with me a grand moment in my life made possible by hard work,…

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