Seminary Bookstore

Concordia Seminary Bookstore

The Bookstore at Concordia Seminary sells hundreds of new and used books on religion, history, language, and philosophy.  Reference material, including academic writing guides, encyclopedias and dictionaries, and audio visual items, like sacred music on CD, are also available.  Children's books, devotional items, and miscellaneous goods such as pastor's clothing and accessories, cards and hasty notes, are usually in stock.

We are happy to fill phone or email orders using VISA or Mastercard.  Simply contact us by emailing or telephoning (905) 688-2362.   Shipping and handling charges will apply.  If you are looking for a specific item, feel free to contact us and we will try to order it for you.

Use this link for a pdf of our current bookstore inventory with pre-sale prices.  Please note that availability may vary and you are encouraged to contact the bookstore by phone or email in advance to ensure an item is in stock.


Sale on now!

Most existing bookstore stock is now 50% off.   Take advantage of our latest sale and find a bargain on hundreds of in-stock books.


Pastor's Desk Diary 2016

cover of pastor's desk diary Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, is again pleased to offer the annual pastor's desk diary. It contains readings from the three-year and one-year lectionaries, including variants for the major Lutheran churches in Canada (LCC, ELCIC, WELS). The original work of Thrivent Financial in the US has been adapted to the Canadian calendar.

Although we can no longer offer the diary for free, the cost has been kept to $19 (plus shipping and GST) through the support of our advertisers. The diary is available through, an online, print-on-demand service. You may order your diary, which will be shipped directly to you, by searching on or following this direct link:


The base shipping cost in Canada is $5.99, but there are quantity discounts available if you can put an order together with other pastors or church workers. (It’s always worthwhile to check Lulu’s website for specials like discounts and free shipping.)

Unfortunately, this item is not stocked in our Seminary bookstore and must be ordered directly by the customer through Lulu.

Our Amazon Bookstore

If you need to purchase items through Amazon, you can support the seminary by using our Amazon Associates program.   The seminary receives a percentage of sales that are made through our customized links to Amazon, both on the Canadian and American sites.  Select the appropriate link below and any purchases you make will be credited to us.  Please bookmark the links for future shopping:

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Antiquarian Books Available

Image of rare bookWe also offer for sale a wide variety of antiquarian books, some dating back to the early 18th century.  These materials are available in German, Latin and English and are often duplicates of items already held in our rare book collection. Works by prominent authors featured in our sale of used books include

  • Wilhelm Ernst Tenzel (1717)
  • Theodor Christoph Lilienthal (1750)
  • Dr. Martin Luther (Walch ed.) (1743)
  • If you are interested in learning more about the titles currently available, or are searching for a specific item, please email us



    Seminary Now Selling on Alibris

    Our surplus books are now being sold through one of the world's largest online booksellers, Alibris.  To date, we have over 140 items, ranging from recent publications to books dating from the 17th century.  Look for our listings at  Our seller name is CLTS Bookstore.


    Christmas CD Makes for Perfect Holiday Listening

    TTara Hart CD cover imageara Lyn Hart's new Christmas CD, Perfect Holiday, is now available in the bookstore at a cost of $10.00 (CDN), tax included.  Shipping is an additional $2.99.

    Songs featured on this compilation include the title track, Perfect Holiday, original songs like the The Very First Christmas Gift, Christmas Alleluia and I Will Praise You as well as traditional Christmas favourites like Winter Wonderland and What Child is This.

    To learn more about this CD and hear samples of Tara's songs, visit her website at

    This CD is a fundraiser for Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary so your purchase helps support our work.  Contact us to order your copy today!




    2016 Hours of Operation

    We are open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am - 4 pm; 9 am - noon on Fridays (holidays excepted). In the summer we are closed for the month of July, re-opening in August after the Civic holiday. August hours are Monday to Thursday, from 9 am - 1 pm.  We are closed over the Christmas holidays.