Grow In Grace And Knowledge
February 16, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
On Saturday February 16, 2019 Christ Lutheran Church will host Chaplain Major Glen Wurdeman who will speak to us on the timely topic of bio-ethics from a Christian perspective.
Chaplain (MAJ) Glen Wurdeman earned a B.A in speech communication from the University of Nebraska in 1983 and an M.S. in college student personnel administration from Indiana University in 1985. After working as the coordinator of student organizations and special projects at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, he attended Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis, receiving an M. Div in 1990. Following graduation, he received a call to Redeemer Lutheran Church in Armour, SD and was ordained. He then was called to start a mission congregation in Dakota Dunes, SD and served as pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church until 2000 when he accepted a call to Zionsville, IN.
CH Wurdeman took the oath of office for the Chaplain Corps of the United States Army in August of 2008. He attended Chaplain Officer Basic Leader Course at Ft. Jackson, SC. After graduation, he served as squadron chaplain at 1/4 CAV at Ft Riley, KS, deploying to Iraq in 2009 and Afghanistan in 2012. He then served as battalion chaplain at 1-6 Infantry at Ft Bliss, TX. He completed the Chaplain Captains Career Course in June 2016, receiving the Francis P. Duffy Award as distinguished honor graduate. He served as battalion chaplain at 242 EOD at Ft Carson and is currently studying toward an M.S. in Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University. He anticipated receiving orders to serve as a bioethicist at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
He is married to Gala Wurdeman. Their family includes daughter Anna, son David and wife Shaina and grandson Joseph, and son Andrew and his wife Lauren.
The title of his presentation is Bioethics: A Christian Perspective.
Our schedule is as follows:
09:30 AM – 10:00 AM Coffee & Bagels etc.
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Matins
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Presentation; Q&A; fellowship
By this, and following seminars, Christ Lutheran Church hopes to increase Christian knowledge among God’s people; and foster Christian fellowship among the Lutheran parishes in Greater Cleveland.
Our next event will be on Saturday May 11, 2019. Featured speaker will be Rev. Robert Marshall of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation.
Please make this information available to your family, friends and fellow Christians.