Student & Community Life

Community:  a unified body of individuals such as a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society. (Merriam-Webster).

That’s who we are; this is Wartburg Seminary.  Whether we live residentially, commute from nearby, or from a distance via video conferencing, we are a community. This is where we challenge ourselves and one another, stretch our intellectual capacities, share the human experience, forge friendships. We do all of this so we can grow the Church into the future and serve its people. We do this together. In community.


This student handbook is both roadmap and maintenance manual. It will help lift your eyes to the vision, help you find your way around, and help you learn how things work. The handbook is winnowed wisdom from decades of life together as the church of Christ and as Wartburg Seminary. As you use this material, it will also become a tool by which your own wisdom can be added to this community. So, use it often; we all benefit!