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Six New Students Enroll at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is pleased to announce that six new students began their preparation to serve as Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) pastors at the beginning of the Winter Quarter on Dec. 1, 2003. The new students are: Rex Casner – Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wichita, Kansas (Kansas District); Richard Futrell – Zion Lutheran Church, […]

First Concordia Seminary Deaconess Students Prepare for Placement

Three students in the deaconess program at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, are anticipating placement in May 2004. These deaconess students are the first ones to have completed the classroom requirements of the program which the Seminary began in fall 2002. Two students will be assigned an internship in May, and the third will receive her […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Epiphany Celebration

Concordia Seminary will hold its annual Epiphany Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at 3:00 p.m. in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Participating in the celebration will be several vocal and instrumental groups from the Concordia Seminary community, including the Concordia Seminary Chorus, Pro Musica Sacra, Laudamus, Brass Choir and String Ensemble. […]

Concordia Seminary Recognizes Faculty Anniversaries

On Dec. 10, a group of 14 faculty members at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, were recognized for having reached significant anniversaries of their ordination and commissioning dates. During the Seminary’s morning chapel service, each was recognized, and prayers of thanksgiving for their service were offered. A special reception also was held following the chapel service […]

Concordia Seminary Receives Synodical Approval for CBC Financing Plan

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, received approval from The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Board of Directors for a financing plan of up to $26 million to purchase the adjacent Christian Brothers College High School (CBC) campus and to complete necessary renovation work. The financing plan was submitted by Concordia Seminary for approval and involves […]

Rev. Dale Skeesick Joins Concordia Seminary Staff

Rev. Dale Skeesick has accepted the call extended him by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to serve in the Seminary=s division of development as director of congregational support. In his new position, Rev. Skeesick will be involved in directing the Seminary’s effort to increase financial support specifically from Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod congregations. Rev. Skeesick […]

Who Attends Concordia Seminary?

Concordia Seminary began the 2003-04 academic year with its largest incoming class in 32 years. A total of 178 new residential students preparing to serve in the pastoral ministry in The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) marked a 44% increase over last year’s incoming class and continued a trend of dramatically increasing enrollment. Concordia […]

Concordia Seminary Participates in Accreditation Evaluation

On Nov. 9-12, a team representing the Association of Theological Schools in the U.S. and Canada (ATS) and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) accrediting agencies will visit Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The team will evaluate the Seminary’s ability to meet the NCA’s Criteria for Accreditation and […]

Lutherhostel 2003 Is Success

An enthusiastic group of 68 adults, age 55 and above, participated in LutherHostel 2003, held Oct. 4-7 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Dr. Paul L. Maier, noted Lutheran scholar and author, was the main presenter for the event. Participants experienced Seminary class instruction and attended presentations by Seminary faculty and local experts […]

Concordia Seminary Announces Lay Bible Institute

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its winter Lay Bible Institute from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 21 and 28 and Feb. 4 and 18, 2004, in Sieck Hall on the Seminary campus. The class, “Talk About God!: How to Read the Psalms for All They Are Worth,” will be presented […]