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Seminary Receives Lilly Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded more than $12.3 million for 51 theological schools across the United States as part of the second round of its Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers. Concordia Seminary is a thankful recipient of a part of this grant. Recent research indicates that student educational debt in […]

Upcoming Admissions Events at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host three visitation events for prospective students in the month of January. Shepherds of God’s Flock: January 9, 2014 Designed for those in college or older, this retreat will focus on the spiritual and personal aspects of the decision-making process. Concordia Seminary invites you to explore questions you may have […]

Center for Hispanic Studies Announces Calls

The Center for Hispanic Studies (CHS) at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, announced the calls of pastoral and deaconess candidates during morning chapel on Thursday, Nov. 14.  CHS Pastoral Candidates  Jorge Mazariegos, Placement Pending Antonio Mercado, LINC, Houston, Texas Angel Morales, Placement Pending   CHS Deaconess Candidates Diana Bermudez, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla. Raquel Eusebio, Messiah […]

Seminary Recognizes Ordination Anniversaries

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recognized significant ordination and commissioning anniversaries of 15 faculty, emeriti, and staff members at the end of chapel service on Dec. 4. 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 […]

22nd Annual Schola Cantorum and Hymn Festival set for February

Concordia Seminary will offer its 22nd Annual Schola Cantorum: An Adult Choir Member Workshop and Hymn Festival, on Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The workshop will be held in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. Dr. David Cherwien will serve as this year’s clinician. A Choral […]

Staff and Faculty Installed in New Positions

Two staff members and one faculty member were installed into new positions during morning chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Dr. Andrew Bartelt, professor of exegetical theology, was installed as the initial holder of The Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Chair in Exegetical Theology. This chair supports excellence in scholarship and teaching of the Old Testament. Dr. […]

Advent Lessons and Carols at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will hold its annual Advent Lessons and Carols, “The Lord Will Come,” on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Eunice and Lois (undercroft chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus) on Concordia Seminary’s campus. Pro Musica Sacra—A Lutheran Community Choir, directed by Rev. David Johnson, will […]

Bach at the Sem Concert on Dec. 1

Bach at the Sem, presented by Concordia Seminary and the American Kantorei, is in its 20th season with a full schedule of Sunday concerts: Oct. 20, Dec. 1, Feb. 16, and April 6. All concerts are at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the campus of Concordia Seminary in […]

Summer and Fall Placements Announced

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis celebrated eight pastoral calls, four deaconess calls, and two vicarage assignments announced in summer or fall 2013 in chapel on Friday, Nov. 1.   Front row, from left: Dr. Glenn Nielsen, James Thomas, Glen Emery; back row: Rev. Wayne Knolhoff, Maryann Hayter, Dr. Timothy Dost, Dr. Timothy Saleska.   Pastoral Calls […]

Pre-Lenten Workshop Offered at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will offer a one day pre-Lenten workshop for pastors on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 called “CrossWords: A Lenten Sermon Series on Jesus’ Words from the Cross.” The sermon series provides sermons and worship resources for the seven weeks of Lent (including Good Friday). This series, intended for midweek services during Lent, […]

Winter Lay Bible Institute 2014

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its winter 2014 Lay Bible Institute from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 8, 15, 29, and Feb. 5 in Sieck Hall 202 on the Seminary campus. Praise to Thee Who Light Dost Send: Concordia Seminary at 175” will be presented by Dr. Gerhard Bode, assistant […]

Making Abortion Unthinkable

The Concordia Seminary Life Team will offer a workshop titled “Making Abortion Unthinkable” on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, to be held in Sieck Hall 202 on the Seminary campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., the program begins at 9:00 a.m., and will conclude at 2:30 p.m. The learning will include video-based presentations as well as […]