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Concordia Seminary Chorus Announces Spring Tour

The Concordia Seminary Chorus, under the direction of Rev. Henry V. Gerike, will visit Lutheran churches in Missouri, California, Arizona and Nevada on its 2009 Spring Tour. The Chorus will provide sacred concerts in the form of choral Evening Prayer that includes prayer, Scripture readings and congregational singing. In addition, the Chorus will perform the […]

Concordia Seminary Recognizes Ordination/Commissioning Anniversaries

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recognized significant ordination anniversaries and commissioning dates of three staff members at the end of chapel service on Dec. 17. Each was recognized individually and prayers of thanksgiving were offered for their service. A reception was held following the chapel service to allow individuals in the Seminary community the opportunity to […]

Rossow Authors New Book

A new book, Gospel Patterns in Literature, authored by Dr. Francis Rossow, professor emeritus of practical theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, was recently published by Lutheran University Press.  Gospel Patterns in Literature explores 18 literary works in which Rossow has identified common Gospel themes. His thesis states that Gospel themes have become so familiar […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Epiphany Celebration

Concordia Seminary will hold its annual Epiphany Celebration on Sunday, Jan.11, 2009, 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 and Brass Choir. The Epiphany Celebration will […]

Liturgical Banners Donated to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, received a generous donation of five liturgical banners that were placed in the Student Chapel in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. The banners were created by Jeanette Paulson, a liturgical fabric artist from Duluth, Minn., and were donated by Marcia Hoemann in memory of […]

Concordia Seminary Honors James Brauer

Professor James L. Brauer, professor of practical theology and dean of The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, was honored on Nov. 12 to acknowledge his retirement from the faculty on Dec. 1. Formal recognition was given at the chapel service followed by a reception. Brauer was honored for […]

Concordia Seminary To Hos 'Making Abortion Unthinkable' Workshop

Concordia Seminary will offer a workshop titled “Making Abortion Unthinkable” on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, to be held on the Seminary campus. The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m. “Making Abortion Unthinkable” will be led and moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs, professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Seminary. Using video-based […]

First 'Reaching Out Together' Conference In February

Concordia Seminary will hold an evangelism conference titled “Reaching Out Together” on Feb. 14, 2009, on the campus of Concordia Seminary. The conference is sponsored by the partnership of Concordia Seminary, the Missouri District of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) and North American Missions Ablaze! of the LCMS. This event is designed for pastors, evangelism […]

Bach at the Sem Presents Music For Advent and Christmas

Music for Advent and Christmas is featured at the next Bach at the Sem concert on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 3:00 p.m., in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus at Concordia Seminary. The American Kantorei chorus and orchestra, under the direction of Seminary artist-in-residence Rev. Dr. Robert Bergt, performs a concert of J.S. […]

Concordia Seminary Recognizes Ordination/Commissioning Anniversaries

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recognized significant ordination anniversaries and commissioning dates of 13 faculty and emeriti at the end of chapel service on Nov. 12. Each was recognized individually and prayers of thanksgiving were offered for their service. A reception was held following the chapel service to allow individuals in the Seminary community the opportunity […]

Concordia Seminary Offers Epiphany Celebration

Concordia Seminary will hold its annual Epiphany Celebration on Sunday, Jan.11, 2009, 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 and Brass Choir. The Epiphany Celebration will […]

Concordia Seminary Announces Winter Lay Bible Institute

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its winter 2009 Lay Bible Institute from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2009, in Sieck Hall 202 on the Seminary campus. “Woman and Man—According to God’s Plan” will be presented by Dr. Joel Biermann, associate professor of systematic theology at […]