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Prof. Norman E. Nagel Announces Retirement

Dr. Norman E. Nagel, graduate professor of systematic theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will retire at the close of the winter quarter of the 2005-2006 academic year after 22 years of distinguished service. The quarter ends on Feb. 17, 2006. “Our Lord has been astonishingly generous in putting me into the Office of the […]

Concordia Seminary Receives Thrivent Grant for Student Aid

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, has received a $90,000 grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans through its Lutheran Seminary Grant Program to be utilized in expanding tuition support for residential students who are preparing to serve as pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. The grant check was presented to Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Epiphany Celebration

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will hold its annual Epiphany Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, 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 […]

Concordia Seminary Recognizes Ordination Anniversaries

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recognized significant ordination anniversaries and commissioning dates of 12 faculty and professors emeriti at the end of chapel service on Dec. 7. Each faculty member was recognized and prayers of thanksgiving were offered for their service. A reception was held following the chapel service to allow individuals in the Seminary community […]

Professor Emeritus Dr. H. Richard Klann Called to Glory

Dr. H. Richard Klann, professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, died on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005. He was 90 years old. Klann served as professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary from 1985 to 2005. Previously, he was professor of systematic theology from 1963 to 1985. He received the bachelor of divinity degree from Concordia Seminary, […]

Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto Featured in Lay Vocation Resources

Dr. Uwe Simon-Netto, director of the Concordia Seminary Institute on Lay Vocation, will address vocational issues each Monday on a radio program that is broadcast worldwide. He also is the featured contributor to a new online discussion board titled “Vocation and Contemporary Issues,” which allows free online discussion to a worldwide audience. The radio program, […]

Hymn Competition Winners Acknowledged

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is pleased to announce the 2005 winners in the Pamela Anne Prevallet Memorial Fund Annual Hymn Competition. The competition was created in June 2000 by Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Prevallet in remembrance of their daughter. It serves to foster the creation of new liturgical hymns of the highest caliber for […]

Seminarian Paul Pal Called to Glory

Vicar Paul Pal, a Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, student, died in a car accident while traveling from Canada to his home in Columbia Heights, Minn., on Monday, Nov. 14, 2005. He was 37 years old. Pal was a student in the first cohort of Concordia Seminary’s Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT). He served as […]

Concordia Seminary Chorus Announces Advent Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, St. Louis, announces its 2005 Advent Tour. All of the presentations, with the exception of those in Wausau, Wis., will include an expanded choral version of Evening Prayer that encourages the participation of the congregation in hymns and psalms. The Seminary Chorus will present choral music for the season of Advent […]

Concordia Seminary Announces Winter Lay Bible Institute

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its winter 2006 Lay Bible Institute from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 25, and Feb. 1, 8 and 15, 2006, in Sieck Hall on the Seminary campus. “What Does the Indwelling of the Spirit in Christ Mean For You?” will be presented by Dr. Leopoldo […]

Uwe Siemon-Netto to Direct Concordia Seminary Institute on Lay Vocation

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, announces the appointment of renowned scholar and journalist Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto to the position of scholar in residence and director of the new Concordia Seminary Institute on Lay Vocation (CSILV). Siemon-Netto will divide his time between these responsibilities and serving as director of the newly formed Concordia Center on Religion and […]