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Students celebrate passing Greek

Our fall Greek students celebrated passing the class with a celebratory jump into the fountain Nov. 10. It was a chilly 62 degrees in St. Louis, but the guys jumped right in! The jump was also an opportunity for our Communications team to dip its toe in the water (no pun intended!) with Facebook Live. […]

Green & Gold Days Nov. 4

We welcomed three prospective students to campus for Green & Gold Days Nov. 4. Participants attended class with seminarians, took a tour of campus and met members of the faculty. They also attended Prof ’n Stein that evening. We pray for these men as they consider attending Concordia Seminary to pursue full-time ministry. Know a […]

Profs attend conference

Three Concordia Seminary professors were featured speakers at the LCMS Missouri District Pastors Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, in Osage Beach, Mo. Dr. Rick Marrs, Dr. David Adams and Dr. Robert Weise were all responders at the keynote discussion “God’s Gift of Marriage,” which focused on educating conference attendees about the challenges facing pastors and the […]

Dear alums

We wish you blessed observance of all our Savior’s advents! With this new emailing, we hope to communicate current happenings at your alma mater. While there are only three weeks of classes in December, they are important for more than academic reasons. Culture is important in congregational and campus life. Mission statements, worship, bylaws and […]

Advent sermon series ready for download

Advent Sermon Series 2016: Everyone needs godly wisdom when it comes to family relationships. In this new sermon series from Pastor Reed Lessing, we learn from the families connected with our Lord’s birth. This includes Joseph, Mary and Jesus, along with Zechariah, Elizabeth and John. These families faced infertility, frustration, loss, misunderstandings, death and so […]

Advent devotional available

Moments to Treasure: Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer invites us on the ADVENTure of our lives in a new daily devotional booklet. The Advent devotions beckon us to treasure the special moments in the presence of Christ as we prepare to celebrate His birth. Learn more and order your copy of the booklet, Moments […]

All in the family for the Bostics

For Marla Bostic and her daughter, Melodie Bostic, working at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is a natural extension of their family. For three years, the mother and daughter have both worked at the Seminary but in different departments. Marla is a cashier in the Campus Store and Melodie is senior coordinator of alumni and congregation […]

Ironman pastors support future church workers

Four LCMS Michigan District pastors, including three Concordia Seminary alums, recently swam, biked and ran to raise money for future church workers. Rev. Mark Milatz (’03), Rev. Ben Vogel (’11), Dr. Evan Gaertner (’01) and Rev. Drew Gruenhagen (CTSFW ’02) completed the 140.6-mile Ironman Triathlon Oct. 9 in Louisville, Ky. The foursome, nicknamed “Tri1406,” all […]

Provost participates in debate

Seminary Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha participated in an Oct. 15 debate with Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, research professor of philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, at Concordia University, Chicago, River Forest, Ill. The debate was titled “Textual and Literary Judgments on the Biblical Text–What Happens to the Lutheran Commitment to Scriptural Inerrancy?” During the debate […]

Soccer and basketball coaches’ notebooks

Here’s some news from our soccer and basketball coaches about the 2016 season. From Preachers soccer Coach Rev. Kou Seying: Concordia Seminary’s 2016 soccer season ended Oct. 26 in a hard fought match against St. Louis School of Pharmacy, with the team losing 7-2. As their head coach, I am very proud of these men. […]

Alumni highlight from the class of 1996 … Rev. Robert Donovan

Pastor Robert Donovan serves as the senior pastor at St. James Lutheran Church and School in Chicago. Serving St. James since 1999, Donovan is responsible for charting the vision and managing the ministry of the church. For Donovan, pastoral ministry was a second career. Before entering the ministry, he spent 17 years working in marketing […]