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Former Concordia Seminary Chaplain Rev. Jonathan Stein enters rest

Rev. Jonathan Stein, the first campus chaplain at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, entered eternal rest in Christ Jesus Dec. 21, 2016. Stein began serving at Concordia Seminary in 2006 as the chaplain. The creation of the chaplain role was meant to encourage personal spiritual care and development for students and all members of the Seminary […]

Christus Vivit Award Honoree Mary Ellen Peck enters rest

We pray for God’s peace and comfort for the family of Mary Ellen Peck, who went to sleep in Jesus Sunday, Dec. 18. Mary Ellen and her husband, Peter, received the Seminary’s Christus Vivit Award at Commencement in May for their exemplary service to the church. The Pecks have been vigorous supporters of the Seminary, […]

Laudamus men’s choir announces spring 2017 tour

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

Golfing in N.C.

The Seminary’s Dr. James W. Voelz (’71) and Rev. Benjamin Delin (’13) sported their Seminary regalia while playing in the “2016 Ross Member Guest” tournament in September at the historic Pinehurst Country Club in North Carolina. They competed against more than 100 other teams in the annual event. Pinehurst member Voelz invited Delin, who serves […]

Kloha shares Generations Campaign in Arizona

Some of the Seminary’s alumni serving in and around Scottsdale, Ariz., visited Nov. 5 with Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha at a special Generations: The Campaign for Concordia Seminary luncheon at Desert Foothills Lutheran Church. Kloha shared some insights about mission priorities at the Seminary and about the ways our alumni can help to support the […]

Students celebrate passing Greek

Our fall Greek students celebrated passing the class with a celebratory jump into the fountain Nov. 10. It was a chilly 62 degrees in St. Louis, but the guys jumped right in! The jump was also an opportunity for our Communications team to dip its toe in the water (no pun intended!) with Facebook Live. […]

Green & Gold Days Nov. 4

We welcomed three prospective students to campus for Green & Gold Days Nov. 4. Participants attended class with seminarians, took a tour of campus and met members of the faculty. They also attended Prof ’n Stein that evening. We pray for these men as they consider attending Concordia Seminary to pursue full-time ministry. Know a […]

Profs attend conference

Three Concordia Seminary professors were featured speakers at the LCMS Missouri District Pastors Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, in Osage Beach, Mo. Dr. Rick Marrs, Dr. David Adams and Dr. Robert Weise were all responders at the keynote discussion “God’s Gift of Marriage,” which focused on educating conference attendees about the challenges facing pastors and the […]

Dear alums

We wish you blessed observance of all our Savior’s advents! With this new emailing, we hope to communicate current happenings at your alma mater. While there are only three weeks of classes in December, they are important for more than academic reasons. Culture is important in congregational and campus life. Mission statements, worship, bylaws and […]

Concordia Seminary recognizes ordination and commissioning anniversaries

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis recognized significant ordination and commissioning anniversaries of six faculty, eight emeriti faculty and two staff members during chapel Dec. 7. Together, the men have served 605 years. Each person was recognized individually and prayers of thanksgiving were offered for their service to the church. Concordia Seminary Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha called […]