Concordia Historical Institute to Host Mühlenberg Exhibit

The Concordia Historical Institute, in cooperation with Concordia Seminary, will host a traveling exhibition from April 26 through May 20 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Henry Melchior Mühlenberg, the patriarch of colonial American Lutheranism.

A special set of lectures by Dr. Robert Kolb, “‘So Much Began in Halle,’ The Mission Program That Sent Mühlenberg to America,” and Dr. Gerhard Bode, “Man on a Mission: Henry Melchior Mühlenberg and the Lutherans in America,” will open the exhibit on Tuesday, April 26, from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., at the Concordia Seminary Library in Fuerbringer Hall, across the street from the Concordia Historical Institute. A wine and cheese reception will follow the lectures at the Institute’s facilities where visitors may view the exhibit.

There is a $3.00 admission fee to view the exhibit. The Concordia Historical Institute is located on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, at 804 Seminary Place. The hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 314-505-7900 or email chi@lutheranhistory.org.

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