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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” […]

Dear Alumni

Diane asked me if Luther really wrote all that’s being attributed to him, so much Luther are we hearing! I trust this anniversary has given you some new insights not only into the Reformer but especially into our Savior and holy faith. The most sobering thing I’ve learned is what Luther wrote on grace. Pauline […]

Seminary graduates help with hurricane relief

CSL alumni sprang to action to help those in Houston following the devastation left behind in Hurricane Harvey’s wake. Rob Bailey (‘17), left, of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas participated with a group of church volunteers working all over the community cleaning up and repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Kevin Hohnstadt (’17) […]

Congratulations, Preachers!

The Preachers soccer team celebrated its first soccer win of the 2017 season Sept. 15 against Kenrick Seminary, which the team shut out 5-0. The team hopes the win is a preview of the Nicea Cup, set for Oct. 20. Congratulations, Preachers! Follow the link for more upcoming games: www.csl.edu/campus-life/athletics/.

Concordia Seminary honors first responders

Chevron Chevron First responders joined students, faculty and staff for a special chapel service and reception in their honor Sept. 29. It was the Seminary second First Responders Appreciation Day; the first one was held in 2015. Rev. Kyle Castens, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Festus, Mo., and chaplain of the Festus Fire Department, […]

Friends, classmates reunite at Alumni Reunion

Chevron Chevron The 2017 Alumni Reunion was held Sept. 21-22 on campus. A special welcome was extended to graduates, spouses and widows of class years ending in “7” or “2.” Reunion highlights included recognition of the jubilarian class of 1967; a welcome and update from Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer and Diane Meyer; a […]

28th Annual Symposium focuses on justification

Chevron Chevron The 28th Annual Theological Symposium was held on campus Sept. 19-20. The theme was “The Just Shall Live By Faith: The Reformation Word for Then and Now,” and focused on the concept of justification, both for the time of Martin Luther and for today. The symposium included lecturers from Concordia Seminary and other […]

Dear alums

Dear alums, How wonderful the last days on campus! Some of you were here, and for you who weren’t, please know that the Theological Symposium and Alumni Reunion went very well. The first day of the symposium, I was down in my Sieck Hall office working with the door open while people were registering in […]

‘Lights Out!’ eclipse party held

In the path of totality for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the Seminary hosted a campus eclipse party for faculty, staff, students and their families on Chapel Plaza that day. Everyone enjoyed themed food including MoonPies, Milky Way candy bars, Starburst candy and Sun Chips while the moon made its way in front of […]

179th academic year begins

New students, faculty and staff headed to 14 servant events citywide. The Seminary began its 179th academic year with a special worship service at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer served as preacher and introduced the theme for the year, “Faith […]