A Call to Repent and Respond

Pain and unimaginable suffering continue to be present in our world as a result of systemic racism, and these days it is being made more visible than ever before. In times such as this, we are called to listen, speak, respond, and act. How each of us does that will look and feel different. Wartburg’s…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Commencement Story: Real-Time Digital Ceremony The Wartburg Seminary Administrative Cabinet did not make the decision lightly to hold the 2020 Commencement and Baccalaureate as a distance celebration on Sunday May 17th. While the WTS community grieved with graduates, we also knew it would be possible to honor graduates, certificate earners, and our…

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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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