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Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
July 24, 2014
 
 
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At Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, our students discover the best of all worlds -- the close-knit social community of a small college, the rich diversity of a dynamic city, and all the amenities of a world-class university. Our ecumenical, multifaith and inclusive practice creates a diverse and vibrant community.

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary offers a unique graduate experience that is personal within the Faculty of Graduate Studies of Wilfrid Laurier University, which confers our degrees. WLU is one of Canada's top ranked universities and provides resources that allow our students the opportunity to pursue research and scholarly interests in a personalized environment that fosters a high standard of academic excellence.  Our graduates find rewarding careers where they serve with the heart, such as counsellors, pastors, ministers, chaplains and social workers.

Most importantly, WLS is a community.  Our faculty and staff are committed to helping you become all that God has called you to be.  We hope you can join us in this great adventure.


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People at Laurier

David Pfrimmer, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary Dr. Pfrimmer has served as the Principal Dean since May 1, 2005. After twenty years working on public policy issues and in the ecumenical/multifaith community, he believes churches are in the process of articulating a new public theology to address a changing context for mission and witness. Diakonia or social ministry is increasingly causing the church to engage globalization, human rights, the ecological future, and political and social questions as profoundly theological as well as social issues. Dr. Pfrimmer has a keen interest in the area of applied Christian ethics. Among the courses he has developed are Liberation and Development, Church and Society-Organizing for Community Action, Deciding How to Decide-An Introduction to Christian Ethics, and God and Globalization. Some of his recent research has focussed on a history of Canadian ecumenical social justice movements in Canada since World War II, reclaiming the vocation of government and developing a new understanding of the public.

David Pfrimmer
Principal-Dean,
Waterloo Lutheran Seminary