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"Mission Fest '99" Emphasizes End of Millennium

“Witnessing at the Turn of the Millennium” was the theme for “Mission Fest ’99” held on the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis campus January 8-9, 1999. The festival featured presentations, activities and displays designed to emphasize mission possibilities for the church as this millennium draws to a close. While adults in the Seminary community heard presentations […]

More than 40 Attend "Shepherds of God's Flock" Retreat

More than 40 participants, including 30 prospective students took part in the “Shepherds of God’s Flock” retreat, Jan. 5-7, 1999 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This retreat, the first of its kind at Concordia Seminary, offered participants the opportunity to explore the decision of whether or not to prepare to serve in […]

Concordia Seminary Announces LutherHostel '99

“Joy in the Journey” is the theme for the LutherHostel to be held Sept. 25-28, 1999, on the campus of Concordia Seminary. LutherHostel is an educational event for adults, 55 years of age or above, held every two years. LutherHostel combines presentations by Seminary faculty, attendance at Seminary classes, topical presentations by local experts and […]

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 […]