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Welcome new staff

Concordia Seminary recently welcomed two new staff members, Martin Hague and Rev. Jaime Nava. Hague is the new campus facilities director who joined the Seminary in August. Hague previously worked in several facilities and project management roles, including seven years for SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and four years with Ascension Health. He is […]

M.Div., EIIT, CMC, RAR students receive calls, assignments

Fourteen students recently celebrated calls and vicarage assignments and will serve congregations and ministries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The students were recognized during chapel services Oct. 21 and 28 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Master of Divinity students recently called include: James Prothro, Trinity Lutheran Church, Park Hills, Mo. Peter Heckert, St. James […]

Two special lectures offered

Heather Davis and Leann Luchinger presented their lecture “Loaded Words” to students, faculty and staff Oct. 13 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Their presentation focused on how to unpack “theological jargon” for lay people. The women are authors of the book, Loaded Words: Freeing 12 Hard Bible Words from Their Baggage. The women explained how […]

Loum receives honor

Congratulations to Dr. John Loum, director of the Seminary’s Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT) program, for receiving the Wakili Award Oct. 15 from Vitendo 4 Africa for community advocacy. The plaque reads: “In appreciation for your compassionate and exceptional care to the immigrant community in St. Louis.” Vitendo 4 Africa is a nonprofit African […]

Strides made to Catechism update

The Catechism Drafting Committee led by Dr. Chuck Arand, the Seminary’s dean of theological research and publication, met in Wittenberg, Germany, Oct. 5-8, to consider the many responses and suggestions it has received over the past few months regarding the draft that was mailed in July. The committee is overseeing updates to Luther’s Small Catechism […]

Welcome to our new Alumni Newsletter!

Via few words but many photos, we want to update you on happenings at your alma mater. Concordia Seminary is all about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and there’s an energy to get that Good News out into our communities and world. We want you to know … and we hope you’ll participate by sending […]

Alumni Reunion changes seasons

Concordia Seminary’s annual Alumni Reunion is making the move from the spring to the fall starting in 2017. The 2017 Alumni Reunion is set for Sept. 21-22, 2017, and will include a revamped schedule, said Melodie Bostic, senior coordinator of alumni and congregation relations. Typically, the Seminary’s Alumni Reunion is held in the spring but […]