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Concordia Seminary Announces Black Lutheranism Celebration

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its third annual worship service celebrating the history of Black Lutheranism on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 3:00 p.m. in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. The service, “Celebrating the Black Lutheran Experience,” is part of a series of events honoring Black History Month at the Seminary. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Dr. Phillip Campbell, Executive Director of the Board for Black Ministry Services, will serve as preacher. The service will include a choral performance by the children of Unity Lutheran School, East St. Louis, Ill. Rev. Donald Anthony, Chairman of the Board for Black Ministry and Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Conover, N.C., will bring greetings during the service. Books and photographs highlighting significant dates in Black Lutheran History will be on display in the chapel’s narthex.

For more information, contact Seminary Relations, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7370; SemRelations@csl.edu.