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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 […]

New CSL staff member!

Michelle Poneleit returned to the Seminary as a graphic designer this summer. She has worked for a wide range of companies across the St. Louis area doing design work, including at Concordia Seminary from May 2014 to February 2017. She says she is excited to be back in Communications/Creative Services! She graduated from Western Illinois […]

Sem at LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry

The Seminary was well represented at the LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 12-16, in Birmingham, Ala. Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez M., the Werner R.H. and Elizabeth R. Krause Professor of Hispanic Ministries, delivered the keynote address and spoke on the topic “Confessing Christ in the 21st Century.” Also attending and representing the […]

Faculty members in demand for speaking engagements

As summer wraps up, several Seminary faculty members are guest preaching or presenting at various venues around the world this fall. Some recent and upcoming engagements include: 8/8 – Dr. Erik Herrmann: Plenary “Luther’s Divine Aeneid: Continuity and Creativity in Reforming the Use of the Bible” at the Thirteenth International Congress for Luther Research in […]

Congratulations to SMP students

June and July were busy months for our Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) students! More than 60 men traveled from congregations and ministries to campus for intensive courses June 26-30, the conclusion of their SMP studies that began in the fall of 2013. Due to scheduling constraints, a smaller group of SMP students completed their classes […]

Summer calls announced

Congratulations and God’s blessings to the six students whose calls were recognized in chapel July 20! Those recognized included: Two Master of Divinity students: Alexander “Alec” Fisher, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Odenton, Md.; and Adam Carnehl, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fairmont, Minn. Two Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT) students: Ejaz Abid, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, […]

Dear Alums

Dear alums, You can sense the energy picking up on campus. A new year beginning, new students arriving, semesters, the 500th day on Oct. 31 and … the Great American Eclipse! That heavenly show gave us an occasion to come together, look up and stand in awe of the Creator. Surveys show one reason young […]

2017 Alumni Reunion set for Sept. 21-22

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will hold its 2017 Alumni Reunion Sept. 21-22 on the Seminary’s campus. Graduates, spouses and widows of class years ending in “7” or “2” are invited to attend the annual event. Reunion highlights include: A special recognition of the jubilarian class of 1967 and all alumni in chapel. A welcome and […]

Marrs travels to Germany with Reformation500 choir

This summer, the Seminary’s Associate Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Richard Marrs joined a group of 22 pastors and one seminarian for a musical tour of Germany. The group, called the Reformation500 choir, toured Martin Luther’s homeland in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. To see more photos from the tour, click here.