“Make Known His Deeds!”
“Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name;
make known his deeds among the peoples!” Psalm 105:1
Together with you, for 175 years we have been forming servants to teach the faithful, reach the lost, and care for all.
The funds we seek to raise will champion the Lord’s work at the Seminary in three chief ways: supporting vital day-to-day operations, providing 100% tuition assistance to relieve students and their young families from incurring debt, and maintaining and repairing the historic buildings of our campus so they will stand solidly to serve many generations to come.
Our goal for achieving these aims is to raise $75 million dollars. We know that God is able to bless us abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that we need, we will abound in every good work.
It is your faithful support that is shaping the leaders of tomorrow.
Thank you for building up and blessing your Seminary.
It is you who enable us to “Make Known His Deeds!”
Requests from 25 LCMS congregations for residentially-trained pastoral candidates went unmet in 2016. By 2017 that number grew to 60. By 2018 that number went back to 30. Therefore, we must graduate additional talented and qualified pastors.
Why is CTSFW the Key?
CTSFW is vital to the future of the Lutheran Church, both in the U.S. and around the world. Our faithfulness to the Lutheran Confessions does encourage other Lutheran Christians abroad to remain faithful. The newer state-of-the-art library serves all residential students in ways that distance learning cannot match. Our faculty members are sought out to teach around the world in support of the Gospel.
What is Needed to Meet the Challenge?
- $25,000,000 in current annual giving for support of current operations.
- $10,000,000 in new endowments will provide $500,000 in annual current operations support.
- $10,000,000 in current giving for Student Tuition Aid
- $20,000,000 in new endowments will provide $1,000,000 in annual student tuition aid.
- $10,000,000 in Facilities repair and replacements over the next 25 years.
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