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Registration opens for 28th Annual Theological Symposium

Registration is now open for the 28th Annual Theological Symposium, “The Just Shall Live by Faith: The Reformation Word for Life Then and Now,” set for Sept. 19-20 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This year’s symposium will explore the term “justification” — the watchword of the Reformation. Five hundred years ago, it […]

Summer Lay Bible Institute set for Aug. 5

We are living in a scientific age and our theology should be adequate to deal with the assumptions, methods and findings of modern science. Pastors, church leaders and lay people alike are invited to attend the Summer Lay Bible Institute “What Christians in a Scientific Age Should Know About Theology” from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, […]

Faith and Writing Workshop to be held in July

Explore the various forms of creative writing – starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, story, nonfiction, drama, poetry – and everything in between at the Faith and Writing Workshop set for July 25-27 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The workshop will focus on what it means to create and communicate as a person […]

Seminary Commencement celebrates 84 students

Some 84 students and six honorees were celebrated and recognized at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Friday, May 19, as part of the school’s 2017 Commencement exercises. Of the 84, 53 earned the Master of Divinity degree, eight earned the Master of Arts degree, one earned the Master of Arts in Deaconess Studies and eight students […]

Convocation set for May 17

A convocation to talk about important matters as the current academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis draws to a close and share goals for next year is set for 4-4:30 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, May 17, in Werner Auditorium at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The convocation, with the theme “Concordia Seminary and Congregations,” will include […]

Concordia Seminary to celebrate faculty authors

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will honor faculty members who have recently written or contributed to published books at its annual faculty author reception May 16 co-hosted by Concordia Publishing House. “The first two decades of this century may be well remembered as the halcyon days for faculty publishing at Concordia Seminary, and this year is […]

Commencement exercises planned at Concordia Seminary

Commencement exercises for the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis graduating class will take place Friday, May 19. The public is invited to attend. The day’s events will begin at 9:30 a.m. (CDT) with the Theological Diploma Service in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary’s campus. Theological diplomas will be presented at […]

New pastors, deaconesses, church leaders receive calls

Capping years of preparation and a day of excitement, 119 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis students took part in Call Day today, learning their placement of first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry, and assignments as vicars and deaconess internships. Fifty-six students received their first calls to serve as pastors, chaplains and missionaries for The Lutheran […]

Summer workshops offered nationwide May through August

All pastors, church workers and laity are invited to Concordia Seminary’s Summer Workshops to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry. Hosted by congregations across the country May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, the 19 workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics ranging from the teachings of Martin Luther […]

Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) program students celebrate first calls

Eight students in the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) program at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis celebrated their first call assignments in chapel today. The students, who began the SMP program in spring 2015, were on campus this week for their spring residential seminar. SMP students receiving calls include: Anthony Arias, Grace Lutheran Church, Arcadia, Fla. Charles […]