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Concordia Seminary Recognizes Ordination and Commissioning Anniversaries

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recognized significant ordination and commissioning anniversaries of 8 faculty and emeriti and one staff member at the end of chapel service on Dec. 13. 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 express their gratitude.

The following Concordia Seminary faculty and staff members were recognized:

  • Joel Biermann             25 years
  • William Utech             25 years
  • Glenn Nielsen             30 years
  • Timothy Saleska          30 years
  • Robert Weise              30 years
  • Blake Wolf                  35 years
  • Bruce Hartung            45 years
  • Robert Kolb (emeritus)           40 years
  • Louis Brighton (emeritus)       60 years











In the photo, front row, from left: Timothy Saleska, Glenn Nielsen, Louis Brighton, Robert Kolb, Bruce Hartung; back row, Robert Weise, William Utech, and Joel Biermann.