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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:

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 […]

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 […]