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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 […]

Multi-Ethnic Symposium to be held in January

Concordia Seminary will host the Multi-Ethnic Symposium on Jan. 27-28, 2014. This year’s theme focuses on ethnic communities as “Communities of Hope.” In this symposium, we will explore how ethnic communities confess that hope through diverse cultural expressions, as we celebrate both the differences among us and the unity of the faith that we share. […]

EIIT and DIT Students Receive Calls, Vicarage Assignments

Four students in the Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT) program received call or vicarage assignments, and two Deaf Institute of Theology (DIT) deaconess candidates received their calls during morning chapel on Friday, Oct. 25 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.   EIIT Pastoral Candidates Isaac Williams, Grace International Lutheran, Robbinsdale, Minn. Zang Yang (Placement Pending) […]