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LutherHostel 2010 Wraps Up

An enthusiastic group of 59 adults, age 55 and above, participated in LutherHostel 2010, held Oct. 2-5 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Dr. Paul A. Maier was the main presenter for the event. Participants experienced Seminary class instruction and attended presentations by Seminary faculty on the theme, “Christ or Caricature?”

Rev. Walter Schoedel and his wife Leota were the host couple for the event. Bible studies were led by Professors Thomas Egger and David Lewis. Professor William Schumacher and Senior Vice President for Seminary Advancement Paul Devantier gave faculty presentations.

Scheduled activities began on Saturday evening with an Oktoberfest dinner. Additional activities included a pipe organ demonstration in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, student-led evening devotions, and a reception at the home of President and Mrs. Dale Meyer. A tour of the LCMS International Center and its Concordia Historical Institute was a highlight of the event.   Some participants enjoyed the optional tour of the Saxon Lutheran sites in Perry County on Oct. 6, immediately following the LutherHostel.

LutherHostel 2011 will take place on Oct. 1-4. The optional Perry County tour will take place on Oct. 5. For more information, call the continuing education and parish services at 314-505-7486, e-mail, or visit the Seminary’s website at Concordia Seminary is located at 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105.