Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

The purpose of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is to offer theological training that prepares men to enter the pastoral ministry of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod or of churches within its confessional fellowship . The seminary also endeavors in various ways to offer opportunity for theological and professional growth to called workers who already are serving in the ministry of its confessional fellowship.

Learn more about our campus by navigating the links above. Featured news items and daily chapel recordings are found below.

Professor Tackmier Teaches in Germany

From June 23-July 4, Professor Tackmier taught two courses for the first summer quarter of the Lutherisches Theologisches Seminar. The LTS is the seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Free Church, our sister synod in Leipzig, Germany. The courses, held at St. John’s congregation in Nerchau, were open to pastors and theological students from various WELS-affiliated churches in Europe.

Annual alumni meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the annual meeting of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Alumni on Monday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. in the seminary chapel. WLS Alumni includes not only all WLS graduates, but also all WELS pastors listed in the synod yearbook.

The symposium will follow at 1 p.m. in the auditorium. Annual alumni meeting scheduled

2014 symposium on preaching

We will hold our annual symposium on Sept. 22-23. This year’s topic focuses on preaching and how Lutheran preachers in 2014 can clearly proclaim law and gospel in a rapidly changing society.

Registration is open to all WELS and ELS active and retired pastors. Please register as soon as possible. Complete information is available at http://wlsce.net/content/2014-symposium-preaching.

Otto teaching in Zambia

Prof. Otto will teach a summer course at the Lutheran Church of Central Africa seminary in Zambia. Read his blog here.