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Faculty-led summer workshops offered nationwide

Updated All pastors, church workers and congregation members are invited to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Workshop Series to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry. Hosted by congregations across the country from May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, the 10 workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics that include the […]

Call Day 2018 set for April 24

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Tuesday, April 24, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on campus, 801 Seminary Place, Clayton, Mo. Concluding students will receive their pastoral and diaconal calls, and second-year students will receive their vicarage or internship assignments. Students […]

Gospel of Mark presentations scheduled in Missouri, Ohio

The dramatic presentation The Gospel of Mark will go on a tour of the Midwest this spring, with stops in Missouri and Ohio. Upcoming presentations include: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Mo. 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at St. John Lutheran Church in Dublin, Ohio 6:30 p.m. Saturday, […]

Registration opens for Multiethnic Symposium

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ annual Multiethnic Symposium, which is set for May 1-2 on campus. The symposium brings together missional leaders including pastors, congregational leaders and others from across The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The symposium explores what it means and what it will take to become a truly multiethnic […]

Concordia Seminary to host astrophysicist March 6

How does one reconcile being a scientist and a Christian? That will be the topic of discussion atConcordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Theological History of Science lecture series with Harvard University astrophysicist Dr. Paul Edmon at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Presidents Room on campus. Edmon’s lecture, “The Vocation of Scientist,” will address his […]

Visitation events set for prospective students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has scheduled a variety of on-campus visitation opportunities for prospective students, providing prospective students with valuable information about formation for pastoral and diaconal ministry. “People who attend an event on our campus, or come for a personal visit, frequently comment, ‘It’s one thing to hear about Concordia Seminary and all that […]


Laudamus choir spring 2018 tour dates set

Laudamus, a select choir of seminarians preparing for full-time service as pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), will make four stops in California and in St. Louis as part of its spring tour. Under the direction of Dr. James Marriott, the Seminary’s Kreft Chair for Music Arts, the choir delights in proclaiming the Gospel […]

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event raises $11K

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis raised $11,626 at the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser held Thursday in Koburg Hall, surpassing its goal of $11,000. Thirty-two “shavees” — which included President Dr. Dale A. Meyer and his grandson, students, faculty, staff and additional supporters from the St. Louis community — volunteered to “rock the bald” by having […]

Seminary hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser

Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, as well as students, faculty and staff will voluntarily shave their heads during the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser. Some participants have grown their hair and beards for weeks in anticipation of this event. What: For the seventh time, Concordia Seminary will “brave a shave” and participate in the […]

‘Hoops for Hope’ alumni game supports Lutheran Hope Center

In what might become a match for the ages, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students will face off against alumni — now serving as pastors — in a special “Hoops for Hope” alumni basketball game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9. Current Concordia Seminary Preachers basketball players will take to the court against the alumni. The […]

Winter Lay Bible Institute set for Feb.10

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary’s Winter Lay Bible Institute Feb. 10, which will explore the contribution of Africa to the life and doctrine of early Christianity. Dr. Joel Elowsky, professor of historical theology and director for the Center for the Study of Early Christian Texts, will lead the one-day workshop, “Early African Christianity.” […]

Ordination, commissioning anniversaries recognized

From left, Dr. Robert Weise, Dr. Peter Nafzger, Dr. Joel Elowsky, Dr. Timothy Saleska, Dr. Joel Elowsky and Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer Concordia Seminary, St. Louis recognized significant ordination and commissioning anniversaries of five faculty, five emeriti faculty and one staff member after chapel Dec. 6. Together, the men have served in ministry […]