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Seventh Season of "Bach at the Sem" Begins November 22

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is pleased to announce the seventh season of “Bach at the Sem,” featuring presentations of J.S. Bach’s music by the American Kantorei under the direction of Robert Bergt. The sacred concerts and worship services that comprise the “Bach at the Sem” series take place in The Chapel of St. Timothy and […]

Concordia Seminary Theater Presents C. S. Lewis Play

A play entitled “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” was presented on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Nov. 5-8, 1998 by Concordia Seminary Theater. Hundreds of people, including more than a dozen groups of children from area elementary schools, enjoyed the production. The play is an adaptation of a 1950 book […]

Sabbatical Weekend Is Successful

Fifteen parish pastors and several spouses attended the Fall 1998 Sabbatical Week Oct. 19-23 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This year’s Sabbatical Week, entitled “Leadership: Pastor, People, Parish, Public,” featured presentations by Professors William Utech and Dean Nadasdy of the Seminary faculty. Dr. Norbert Oesch of the LCMS Pastoral Leadership Institute and Rev. Stephen Wagner, […]

Fall Visitation Weekend Draws Record Number of Guests

Over 80 prospective students and their family members attended the “Fall Visitation Weekend,” October 8-10, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The visitors heard presentations on the academic program, resident field education, vicarage, financial aid and housing, and on many other aspects of life at the seminary. They also were able to attend chapel services and […]

Concordia Seminary Hosts Four International Visitors

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis was host to four international visitors during the final week of September. One visitor was from the People’s Republic of China, two were from Sweden and one was from Finland. “All of these visitors brought important messages concerning the international aspects of Lutheranism,” said Dr. Andrew Bartelt, Vice President for Academic […]

Concordia Seminary Begins 160th Academic Year

On Sunday, September 6, at 4:00 p.m., the beginning of the 160th academic year at Concordia Seminary was marked with a special worship service on the Seminary campus. The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus was filled as Dr. John F. Johnson, President of Concordia Seminary, officially opened the new academic year. During the […]

Seminary To Host Fall Sabbatical Week

The Fall 1998 Sabbatical Week for pastors will be held Oct. 19-23 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, with the topic, “Leadership: Pastor, People, Parish, Public.” Four presenters will bring a rich background of knowledge and insight on issues of leadership. Dr. Norbert Oesch, Director of Parish Leadership Institute in Orange, Calif., will […]

National Lutheran Choir Performs at Concordia Seminary

The National Lutheran Choir presented a concert in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the Concordia Seminary campus on Sunday, April 19. The concert was the fourth appearance for the group as it continues its 1998 Spring Tour. A large audience was treated to a wide range of choral works including those […]

"J.B." Launches Concordia Seminary Theater Series

On April 17-19, the Pulitzer Prize winning drama entitled “J.B.” was presented in Wyneken Auditorium on the campus of Concordia Seminary. The cast and crew were composed entirely of seminarians, spouses, children and staff members from the Concordia Seminary community. The presentation was directed by Dr. Dean Nadasdy, a professor who occupies the Gregg H. […]

1998 Institute on the Ministry A Big Success

“It was a wonderful weekend and helped make our decision easier,” was just one of the responses received from participants in the 1998 Institute on the Ministry, held March 12-14, on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. More than 100 participants attended the 1998 Institute and learned a great deal about life in the […]

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Announces 1998 Theological Symposium

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis announces that its Eighth Annual Theological Symposium will take place May 5-6, 1998. The 1998 symposium is the first in a two-part series, each dealing with the topic of preaching. The 1998 symposium is entitled “Expanding Homiletical Horizons: Part I – Reaching into the Text.” The 1999 symposium, building on this […]