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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 […]

‘The Gospel in Seven Words’ is focus of Pre-Lenten Workshop

Lent is all about the Gospel – and the Gospel forms the central theme of Concordia Seminary’s Pre-Lenten Workshop “The Gospel in Seven Words” for pastors from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The Pre-Lenten Workshop is hosted by Dr. Peter Nafzger, assistant professor of Practical Theology. 1 Peter 3:15 provides the biblical orientation […]

Gospel of Mark presentations scheduled in Missouri, California

Missourians and Californians have an opportunity to experience the dramatic presentation by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis known as The Gospel of Mark. Upcoming presentations include: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Raymore, Mo. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Town and Country Lutheran Church in Sacramento, Calif. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. […]

Concordia Seminary to host First Responders Appreciation Day

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will honor first responders at a special chapel service at 9:35 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Seminary campus. Local police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are invited to attend. A reception will follow the service on Chapel Plaza. “To […]

Laudamus choir fall tour celebrates Reformation anniversary

Laudamus, a select choir of seminarians preparing for service as Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) pastors, will bring music celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation to five LCMS churches and schools in four states in October as part of its fall tour. The choir name comes from the Latin Laudamus te, which means “we praise.” […]

Fall Lay Bible Institute begins Sept. 28

NOTE: Our apologies but this event has been canceled. We hope to offer this topic at our annual summer workshops or via an online offering. Our next Lay Bible Institute is set for Feb. 10, 2018. Check back later for more details. “The Arts in Worship: Past, Present and Future” is the focus of Concordia […]