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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 […]

Call Day 2017 set for April 26

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Wednesday, April 26, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on campus, 801 Seminary Place, Clayton, Mo. “Call Day is always a joy, but especially this 500th anniversary year of the Reformation,” said Seminary President […]

Concordia Seminary to host Harvard’s Gingerich March 21

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host Dr. Owen Gingerich as part of the Theological History of Science series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the Presidents Room on campus. The topic will be “An Introduction to the Rev. Dr. Kepler,” referring to German astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the three laws of planetary motion. […]

Prospective students invited to visitation events

Prospective students are invited to choose from four visitation events this spring and summer. These events are all meant to serve as an opportunity for those interested in full-time ministry to learn more about seminary preparation and the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis community. The events include: Contemplate, for college students and second-career men and women: […]

Reformation scholar Dr. Robert Kolb to close annual speaker series

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host the final lecture in the Reformation500 Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in Werner Auditorium. The lecture, “Luther’s Fiercest Foes: Satan, Sin, the Wrath of God,” will be presented by Dr. Robert Kolb, professor emeritus of […]

Prepare/Enrich Workshop to be held on campus March 11

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host Rev. Jeffery S. Schubert and the Prepare/Enrich Workshop Saturday, March 11, on campus. This workshop is designed to help facilitators learn how to use the Prepare/Enrich program with premarital and married couples. Prepare/Enrich is a program based on a set of five inventories that examine major relationship issues a […]