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President of Ethiopian Church speaks at Concordia Seminary

Shares history and future growth goals in live-streamed lecture. Rev. Dr. Wakseyoum Idossa, president of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY), spoke on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Tuesday, Dec. 16, about the extraordinary growth of the … Continue reading 

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Faculty Book Reviewed at Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

Voelz’ commentary on Gospel of Mark subject of full seminar session   The Mark Seminar of the prestigious Society for Biblical Literature (SBL) formally reviewed the Concordia Commentary on Mark 1:1 – 8:26, recently published by Dr. James W. Voelz, … Continue reading 

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Fall placements send new pastors into the mission field

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, celebrated calls for Master of Divinity, Residential Alternate Route, Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology, and Specific Ministry Pastor programs this fall. Vicarage assignments and deaconess internships also were celebrated for Master of Divinity, Specific Ministry Pastor, … Continue reading 

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Free lectures: Liberian, Ethiopian church leaders to discuss successful evangelism in Africa

Explosive growth in the face of severe tribulation is the subject of two lectures by African church leaders Dec. 8 and 14, respectively, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The free lectures open to the public will focus on the advancement … Continue reading 

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Bach at the Sem: Advent with a Dash of Christmas

Concordia Seminary’s beloved Bach at the Sem continues its 22nd season with a holiday concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the seminary campus. The performance will feature a seasonal … Continue reading 

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Something old, something new at Winter Lay Bible Institute

Participants at Concordia Seminary’s Winter Lay Bible Institute, Saturday, Jan. 17, will study something old and apply it to something new! Featured speaker Dr. Joel Elowsky, associate professor of historical Theology and director of the Center for the Study of … Continue reading 

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Unpack St. Peter’s first epistle at pre-Lenten workshop

Calling all pastors! Concordia Seminary’s annual pre-Lenten workshop will meet Friday, Jan. 16, on the Seminary campus. This valuable one-day workshop, themed, “Calling Us Home,” will focus on the first epistle of Peter. It addresses life in a post-church and … Continue reading 

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Concordia Seminary Earns Top Marks from Accrediting Agencies

Concordia Seminary is pleased to announce the reaffirmation of its accreditations—with no notations—through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). “A potential pastor, Paul says, ‘must be well thought of by outsiders’ (1 Tim. 3:7). … Continue reading 

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Concordia Seminary receives “Science for Seminaries” grant

Funding will support special program to explore significance of science in pastoral ministry          Concordia Seminary is one of 10 Christian seminaries in the United States recently selected to participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) … Continue reading 

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Concordia Seminary Celebrates 175 Years

The invitation was “rain or shine,” and despite a day-long deluge, the show went on! Some 700 guests came to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Friday, Oct. 10, to celebrate its milestone 175th anniversary. The full-day event opened with a celebratory … Continue reading