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St. Louis premiere of Luther movie set for Feb. 13

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, three Lutheran organizations are hosting a St. Louis premiere of the new movie “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at the Wehrenberg Des Peres 14 Cine, 12701 Manchester Rd., Des Peres, Mo. The sponsors include Concordia […]

Getting a head start at the Sem

Is this our future Seminary president? Ethan Kruse sure hopes so! He came to campus Dec. 7 to spend a day learning about the life of a seminarian and to visit the office of President Dr. Dale A. Meyer, whose shoes he hopes to fill one day. Ethan had lunch with Student Association President Rob […]

Welcome new BOR member

The Seminary’s Board of Regents in December appointed Rev. Max Mons to the board. Pastor Mons is originally from Middleton, New York. He holds a Bachelor of General Studies Degree concentrating in American History and Music History from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Following college graduation, Pastor Mons worked for a campus Christian group […]

Seminary reps visit Kyrgyzstan

By Dr. Timothy Dost Jeff Thormodson, director of the MissionShift Insitute, and I were guests in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for three weeks in late 2016. First let me say that the hospitality was outstanding. The Kyrgyz people are uniformly friendly and caring and the Christians among them specialize in making people feel welcome, so that was […]

Meyer in Rose Bowl Parade

Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer was honored to be invited to ride on the Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) float in the 128th Rose Parade Jan. 2. The annual parade featured floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units along the 5 1/2 mile route down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif. The parade’s theme […]

177 years of Concordia Seminary

We celebrated the Seminary’s Founder’s Day Dec. 9. Concordia Seminary’s original one-room log cabin was first opened to students on Dec. 9, 1839, in Perry County, Mo. It initially included 11 students, seven boys, four girls and four instructors. Eventually, the school became a preparatory institution for the Holy Ministry. We praise God for the […]

Dear alums

Welcome to this third issue of the Alumni Newsletter! Our Alumni Council recently shared with me that many graduates feel a bit isolated. We strive to make life on campus a loving and caring culture, but out in the field … well, it’s real-world ministry. We hope that in some small way this newsletter helps […]

Winter Lay Bible Institute set for Feb. 4

The Winter Lay Bible Institute, open to congregational members, students and pastors alike, will feature one of the Seminary’s most renowned Luther experts. “Reformation Reverberations: the Lasting Impact of Martin Luther’s Reforms” is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, on campus and will be presented by Dr. Erik Herrmann, associate professor […]