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Holy Week presentation of The Gospel of Mark set for St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ presentation of The Gospel of Mark will be performed during Holy Week at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 4045 Holly Hills Blvd., in St. Louis. The Gospel of Mark is a dramatic presentation of the second book of the New Testament by Concordia Seminary faculty and alumni […]

Prepare/Enrich Workshop to be held on Seminary campus

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host Rev. Jeffery S. Schubert and the Prepare/Enrich Workshop Saturday, March 12, on the Seminary campus. This workshop is designed to help facilitators learn how to use the Prepare/Enrich program with premarital and married couples. Prepare/Enrich is a program based on a set of five inventories that examine major relationship […]

Being accountable in God’s household of creation

When “Noah” came out starring Russell Crowe, a number of Christians took issue with the movie for never mentioning the word “God.” Instead, Noah referred to God throughout the movie simply as the “Creator.” There is something both basic and profound about speaking of Jesus as both Creator and Redeemer. Not the least of which […]

Feb. 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

TRANSFIGURATION – J. S. Bach: Cantata BWV 127, Herr Jesu Christ, wahr’r Mensch und Gott ; Concerto for violin in A minor, BWV 1041, movement 2; Aria for alto with chorale, “Ich folge dir nach,” from BWV 159, Sehet! Wir geh’n hinauf gen Jerusalem ; Cantata BWV 161, Komm du süße Todesstunde ; Cantata BWV […]

Helping the Seminary be accountable in a diverse world

Rev. Laokouxang (Kou) Seying says his heart is in education and his passion is mission work. Seying joined the faculty of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in September as associate dean for urban and cross-cultural ministries and the Lutheran Foundation Professor of Urban and Cross-Cultural Ministry. He oversees the Seminary’s two ethnic-focused pastoral formation programs, the […]

'This is what I’m made for'

By Melanie Ave James Kirschenmann was a pastor’s kid who spent five years of his childhood at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church—College Hill, on the outskirts of downtown St. Louis. It was a turbulent time in the neighborhood, filled with much racial tension. But something about his time there from 1963-68 left a lasting impression on […]

‘It’s not about me. It’s about God’

By Kim Plummer Krull Christine Ouko’s gentle voice grows soft when she recalls the survivors she counseled as a social work intern at a women’s hospital in Nairobi. When post-election violence rocked Kenya seven years ago, she listened to stories of abuse, longing to offer more than she was equipped for with only a bachelor’s […]

Concordia Seminary volunteers raise $10K for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis raised $10,700 at the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser held Jan. 28 in Koburg Hall, surpassing its goal of $10,000. Thirty-one “shavees,” including Concordia Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer, various faculty and staff members, students and additional supporters from the St. Louis community participated in the event. St. Baldrick’s head-shaving […]