Fall Symposium

Classical Lutheran Education: A Growing Movement

October 18-19, 2024
Our Savior Church & School
Grand Rapids, Michigan

You are invited to join us for our second annual fall symposium presented by the Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education (CCLE). Gather with other educators, students, and guests on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, 2024 at Our Savior Church & School in Grand Rapids, Michigan to learn more about classical Lutheran education.

Find out why an increasing number of Christian schools are adopting this time-tested educational approach and why more educators are understanding the value of the pedagogy and principles reinforced by the classical liberal arts. Guest speakers Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Boyle, (Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN), Mollie Hemmingway, (Executive Editor, The Federalist), Nathaniel Pullmann, (Headmaster, Redeemer Classical School, Fort Wayne, IN), Julia Habrecht, (Headmaster, Our Savior Lutheran School, Grand Rapids, MI), Katie Schuermann, (Pastor’s Wife, University Lutheran Church, Champaign, IL) will discuss what classical Lutheran education is and is not, why it is a growing movement, and how you can benefit from the rich heritage of classical Lutheran education.

Attendees will receive one continuing education credit for attending (per request).

This conference is geared toward ages 13 and up. There is no children’s programming or childcare provided, but children are welcome to register and must stay with parents at all times. All attendees age 13+ must purchase a ticket to attend. Younger children may attend without a ticket, but only ticketed attendees will receive meals.

Registration opens on September 1, 2024.

Please contact Anna Martin at Executive.Director@ccle.org with any questions.

Ticket sales will begin September 1, 2024


Friday, October 20

6:00 p.m. Registration & Reception

7:00 p.m. Dinner

8:00 p.m. Keynote Address by Dr. Gene Edward Veith: “Why Classical Lutheran Education?”

9:00 p.m. End

Saturday, October 21

8:30 a.m. Matins

9:00 a.m. Presentation by Rev. Robert Paul: “Faithful to the Mission: Maintaining Cultural Integrity as a Growing School.”

10:15 a.m. Break & Refreshments

10:30 a.m. Presentation by Rev. Steve Kieser: “Classical Lutheran Education: Past, Present, and Future.”

11:45 a.m. Luncheon

1:00 p.m. End



Brenham barbeque, brisket and sausage from Pioneer Barbeque, Potatoes, Green Beans, Ice tea


Pulled pork sandwiches, Coleslaw, Chips, Ice tea