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…

Details

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…

Details

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,…

Details

Wartburg Seminary Appoints Dr. Kristine Stache as Interim President

Dr. Stephen J. Cornils, Chair of the Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of Directors, shared the news last month that the Rev. Louise Johnson notified him of her resignation as President of Wartburg Theological Seminary, effective December 31, 2019. If you missed this announcement, we invite you to read more about it here. Moving forward with missional…

Details

Celebrating the Life and Witness of Rev. Dr. Gwen Sayler

Arrangements and Livestream information are located at the bottom of this page. The Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Beth Sayler, William A. & John E. Wagner Professor of Biblical Theology and Distinguished Professor of Bible at Wartburg Theological Seminary passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, November 11, 2019. She was 71. Gwen served WTS faithfully as…

Details