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Seminary choir Laudamus announces spring tour

The Laudamus men’s choir from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will begin its spring tour in February and make nine stops in five states in late February through mid-April. Laudamus is a select choir of 14 seminarians preparing for full-time service as pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Under the direction of Jim Marriott, the […]

Concordia Seminary to host first HMong Symposium Jan. 23-25

The first HMong Symposium, “One Household in Christ: Ib Tse Hauv/Huv Tsww Yexus,” will be held Jan. 23-25 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The symposium will explore the biblical concept of becoming one family in Christ through the means of grace and how everyone is united as one family in Christ through His mission. The […]

Dec. 13, 2015, 3 p.m.

ADVENT 3 – J.S. Bach: Organ prelude on Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1; Cantata BWV 61, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland; Cantata BWV 133, Ich freue mich in dir; Cantata BWV 40, Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes; Chorus from BWV 1, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Pre-Lenten Workshop for pastors set for Jan. 15

Everyone suffers — personally and privately. Some people also suffer in more public ways. A husband loses a job. A child gets divorced. A parent dies. And now, owing to today’s super connected society, people are able to see and experience more and more of the world’s catastrophes and suffering. The book of Job and […]

Seminary offers workshop for wives of pastors

In our culture today, there are any number of myths about the role of a pastor’s wife in the parish and in the community. There are also untold joys and challenges. In light of this, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is offering a morning of discussion to offer support, sort through the topics of expectations and […]

Support Your Sem this Giving Tuesday

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is encouraging its friends and followers to “Support Your Sem … for Generations to Come” during the annual Giving Tuesday charitable day of giving Dec. 1. Gifts to the Seminary’s Giving Tuesday initiative — #SupportYourSem — will benefit the Generations Campaign’s Annual Support and Scholarships fund. Gifts to the fund are […]

Seminary professor honored for HMong work

Rev. Kou Seying, the Lutheran Foundation Professor of Urban and Cross-Cultural Ministry at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, was one of 17 historians to receive awards Nov. 13 from the Concordia Historical Institute (CHI). Seying received one of the institute’s “Awards of Commendation” for his article, “Hmong Mission in the LCMS,” which was published in the […]

Emeritus Professor Dr. Louis A. Brighton enters rest

Dr. Louis A. Brighton, emeritus professor at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, peacefully was called to rest with Christ Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. He was 88. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy Blvd., Savannah, Ga. “Dr. Brighton was […]