Why Choose WLS
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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Brice Balmer teaches Spiritual Care and Counselling. He teaches from his experience in community and congregational ministry as well as his academic background in ministry, community development, spirituality and addiction. Over the past ten years, Brice has worked among different faith groups in Waterloo Region and Ontario. He has published many articles in community ministry and authored Meeting Our Multifaith Neighbours, published in 2006. Brice is adjunct faculty in social work and practical theology at Conrad Grebel University College, Renison College School of Social Work, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, and Wilfrid Laurier University School of Social Work.
Dr. Brice Balmer
Spiritual Care and Counselling,
Waterloo Lutheran Seminary