Concordia to Host Ft. Wayne Seminary Past President at Summer Festival

Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 1-724-352-1571 x8266

Concordia to Host Ft. Wayne Seminary Past President at Summer Festival

Cabot, PA - Concordia Lutheran Ministries announces its 131st Summer Festival on Sunday, July 29 from noon - 6:00 p.m.

The 3:00 p.m. worship service will be led by Dr Dean O. Wenthe, former president of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTS) who served as leader for the past 15 years until his retirement last June. According to the CTS website, Dr. Wenthe is currently on sabbatical to continue his writing of the Concordia Commentary on Jeremiah and Lamentations. Beginning in the 2012-13 academic year, he will return to the classroom to teach M.Div. and S.T.M. courses in Old Testament, his field of specialty. Dr. Wenthe graduated with a B.A. from Concordia Senior College in Ft. Wayne and earned his mastory of Divinity at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. Graduate work includes a M.A.of Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, and both a masters and doctorate from Notre Dame University. He is a longtime Professor of Old Testamnet Theology at CTS 

"We are blessed to host one of the most experienced faculty members in the LCMS educational system,' says Keith E Frndak, President & CEO. "His blend of scholarship and theological integrity are unmatched."

The event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call Director of Public Relations Shirley Freyer at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266.