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Help Concordia Seminary prepare pastors on #GivingTuesday

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis encourages friends and supporters to help “Prepare A Pastor” through online gifts on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29. Gifts donated during the Seminary’s Giving Tuesday campaign will benefit student financial aid and scholarships. “The joy of giving is magnified when the mission is so vital,” said Vicki Biggs, senior vice president for […]

Green & Gold Days welcomes prospective students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will welcome men and women college-age and older to Green & Gold Days Friday, Nov. 4. The visitation event gives prospective students the opportunity to spend the day on campus to see what the Seminary has to offer. Participants will meet with current students and professors, attend classes and chapel, and […]

Bach at the Sem schedule announced for 2016-17 academic year

Bach at the Sem enters its 24th season Sunday, Dec. 11, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis with a selection of works by J.S. Bach performed by the American Kantorei under Music Director Dr. Maurice Boyer. The concert will feature two complete cantatas — BWV 121 “Christum wir sollen loben schon” and BWV 147 “Herz und […]

Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) program students receive calls

Back row, from left: SMP Director Dr. Andrew Bartelt, Jarrett Jones, Michael Phillips, Matthew Hauser, Ramón Cabrales, Dean of Ministerial Formation Dr. Timothy Saleska, CHS Director Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez M. and Seminary President Dr. Dale A. MeyerFront row, from left: Anthony Celia, Nicholas Cordt, Charles Fenton, Curtiss Lanham, SMP Assistant Director Dr. Wallace Becker, […]

Contemplate visitation event to be held Oct. 13-15

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will host Contemplate, a three-day visit for college students and second-career men and women, Oct. 13-15. The visitation event’s goal is to provide an in-depth view of the Seminary’s world-class ministerial formation experience. While attending Contemplate, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the preparation that leads to service as a […]

124 new students welcomed at Opening Service

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis began its 178th academic year today with a worship service in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus. Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary, served as preacher and officially opened the new school year with the theme, “By Grace Alone, Grace in His Son.” “Grace means we have […]

Fall Lay Bible Institute begins in October

The authority of Scripture will be the focus of Concordia Seminary’s Fall Lay Bible Institute for laity, theology students, pastors and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel. The lectures will be held four Wednesday evenings this October and November. The deadline for registration is Sept. 30. The cost of registration is $30. “From […]

Seminary holds visitation events for prospective students

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has scheduled a variety of on-campus visitation opportunities for prospective students for the 2016-17 academic year. The first event of the year, Contemplate, is set for Oct. 13-15. Contemplate, a three-day visit for college students and second-career men and women, includes a campus tour and an opportunity to meet faculty and current students. All events […]

Green burial is focus of August workshop

Natural burial practices and how they relate to the Christian faith will be the focus of “From Baptism to Burial, From Perishable to Imperishable: The Practices of Natural (Green) Burial,” a workshop set for Aug. 8-10 on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus. The workshop will be presented by Dr. Kent Burreson, the Louis A. […]

Registration opens for the 27th annual Theological Symposium

Registration is now open for the 27th annual Theological Symposium, “From Font to Grave: Catechesis for the Lifelong Disciple,” set for Sept. 20-21 on the Seminary’s campus. This year’s symposium will explore how now, more than ever, the church needs to recover and renew its catechetical tradition, discovering anew what it means to be Christ’s […]

Concordia Seminary’s Summer Lay Bible Institute set for Aug. 6

Calling lay people, students involved in homiletical education, pastors and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world: Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Lay Bible Institute is for you! Meeting on campus under the theme “In Awesome Wonder: Finding Our Place in God’s Creation” Saturday, Aug. 6, the workshop will be presented […]