Concordia Seminary Newsroom

Concordia Seminary Newsroom and Press Releases

New member to CSL staff!

Tiffany Hudson is a communications specialist. Tiffany has nearly 20 years of professional experience in marketing, journalism and nonprofit communications. Most recently she worked as an independent contractor for local, regional, statewide and national nonprofits, companies and other agencies. She also previously worked at the St. Patrick Center, the National Association of Electrical Distributors and […]

Lessons and Carols celebrate the coming of Christ

Laudamus sings several pieces. Ruth McDonnell and Nils Niemeier add their talents to the event. Chevron Chevron A Service of Lessons and Carols was held in chapel Dec. 14, 2017, featuring the Seminary choir Laudamus and several instrumental groups. This type of service originated in the United Kingdom. The order of service includes traditional liturgical […]

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree!

Dean of Chapel Dr. Kent Burreson led the group around campus. The new carolers outside of the log cabin The group gathers around the angel outside of Luther Tower. Sem kids peek inside the stable outside the chapel. Chevron Chevron Each year, the campus of Concordia Seminary comes alive with Christ­mas spirit during the annual […]

Congregations provide Christmas cheer

LCMS churches from throughout the country showed their support for Seminary families by sending Christmas gifts, delivered to the Admissions office, during the final week of classes before Christmas break in December 2017. Fifteen different groups and churches brought gifts for 32 families. Senior Administrative Assistant Diane Parker, who coordinates the event, says some churches […]

Dear alumni

Dear alumni I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, including some down time to be recharged physically and spiritually for the work in which you are now involved. You know that Generations: The Campaign for Concordia Seminary was very successful, thanks to our Lord and the motivated people of the church. Many of them sit […]

Dear alumni

All of us here wish you and yours a most blessed celebration of our Savior’s coming. And more so, after the heavy work of Advent, may you find much needed rest. “‘Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even […]

Dear alumni

I’ve been a vacancy pastor many times and now am honored to help out with Ken Klaus on The Lutheran Hour. I hope two recent emails from listeners will affirm your faith and public ministry. Several listeners were concerned when I said you could lose your faith. So many people are afraid these days of […]

Alumni Spotlight: Rev. Claude Houge (’96)

Chevron Chevron Rev. Claude Houge (’96 grad) was able to through-hike the Appalachian Trail (AT) twice — in 2011 and 2015.  It was an amazing experience for him, and he’s done some other long-distance hiking every year since 2011 with some of the friends he met on the first hike including sections of the AT, the Colorado […]

Welcome, Glynis!

Glynis Sekarski Glynis Sekarski is a donor stewardship specialist in Advancement Services. She previously worked at Penn Mutual as a new business processor and at Maritz Travel as a registration specialist in guest services. She graduated from Missouri Baptist University with a bachelor’s degree in communications studies and minored in public relations. Sekarski is married […]

Convocation held

Seminary President Dale A. Meyer shares news and updates from the recent Board of Regents meeting at a convocation Oct. 25, including an update on the Seminary’s new financial aid policy for M.Div. and RAR students. The campus master plan, the search for a new provost and strategic priorities were just three items discussed at […]

Reformation500 Service

The chapel is full for the service. To make room for visitors, extra seats were set up in the narthex and overflow seating was in Sieck Hall. The children’s choir, assembled from throughout the St. Louis area, sings“Lord, Keep Us Steadfast.” Dr. Peter Nafzger offers a meditation on sola Scriptura. Chevron Chevron The “three solas” […]